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  • Giving Up On Chess? -- The Zalakaros Open

    After six rounds of the Zalakaros Open in Hungary, I had four points -- which was not a bad score, since the average of my opponents' ratings was high. Earlier in the tournament, I was sure that it was time for me to give up chess, or at... | Read More

  • What Is The Greatest Brilliancy Ever?

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on Chess.com. I try to give a good mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of so... | Read More

  • 5 Grandmaster Tips To Improve Your Strategy

    In my last article, I gave you five tips to improve your tactics.  If you did your homework and practiced your tactics (either Tactics Trainer, or my Chess Genie app) you will see the benefits right away! However, learning strateg... | Read More

  • Ups And Downs In Life And Chess: Zalakaros Open

    It has been some time since I wrote about my own tournaments or annotated my own games. In general, it seems more legitimate and honest to annotate one's own games. You know precisely what was going on in your head, you remember your emotions, wha... | Read More

  • Reader Questions: Agenda, Study, And Analysis

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the, “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on Chess.com. I try to give a heady mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of ... | Read More


    • Inception in Chess

      Below is a nice game submitted by Zigwurst:   Try to find the best move.Hint: Where does Black's knight want to go?   Did you find the answer? This is the part where "inception" happened, hopefully asking yourself the guiding question led ... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Jul 2, 2015
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      • | 2 comments
    • Garry Kasparov. My Best Chess Game

      Article from the magazine Chess In Russia, 1999 My Best Chess Game "My best game is ahead..." How many times have we heard this answer from chess players of any age and level of success. The dream of playing that game, which would shine upon t... | Read More

    • My Favorite ChessPlayer: Super Nezh!

      RASHID GIBIATOVICH NEZHMETDINOV(born Dec-15-1912, died Jun-03-1974, 61 years old) Russia       Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov was born in Aktubinsk, then part of the Russian Empire and now known as Aqtöbe, in Kazakhstan, into a poo... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | Jul 1, 2015
      • | 277 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Basic tips for people rated under 500

      I'm not a very strong chess player but I'll help those who are very new to chess. First of all, control the center. Those are e4, e5, d4, d5. Develop your pawns and minor peices first like knights and bishops and then majors like rooks and queen. ... | Read More

      • kkarla
      • | Jul 1, 2015
      • | 200 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Live chess 7-1 g/15

      This game starts out with a kings gambit declined. Around move 5 or 6 it seems like white may be in a small bit of trouble but it's resolved fairly quickly leaving white with a lead in development and in space. Around move 13 white has all their... | Read More

      • katclaws
      • | Jul 1, 2015
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