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  • The Evans Gambit: Modern Play

    Last week, we looked at the origins of the exciting Evans Gambit. Today, let's find out how the opening has journeyed through history to modern day.  While in keeping with his style, Wilhelm Steinitz's torturous defensive method against t... | Read More

  • More Ways To Battle The Caro-Kann

    Last week, we discussed the first few options to fight against Black's Caro-Kann.  Now let's take a look at some of the most important ways White can respond to this opening. The Advance Variation: The line 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 has... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Lost In Losing

    Topic for next month: Speed Chess (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions different from the above theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments.)   Question 1: (Submitted by War... | Read More

  • The Caro-Kann: Modern Times

    In part 1 of this series on the Caro-Kann, I discussed the earliest beginnings of the opening, the origin of the name, and its first adoption by top players. It is always fascinating to learn about the beginnings of these openings, which today see... | Read More

  • A Sicilian Idea You Must Know

    There are some ideas associated with certain openings. For example, mention a pawn minority attack to any experienced chess player and he will immediately visualize the Carlsbad Variation of the Queen's Gambit Declined. If you ask me to name the... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.17.2015 - day 128

      World Champion Jose Raul Capablanca beat Herman Steiner in Los Angeles in 1933: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Garry Kasparov won against Grzegorz Wrobel in a simul in Katowice in 1993: White to move and mate in 2: Our reader ... | Read More

    • Part 2 - King Hunts: Mating on the Opposite Rank

      Last week I shared 7 king hunts in which the opposing king was driven all the way to his opponent's home rank. This week I have another 7 I've come across. These games are somewhat more recent than the first 7 so there may be a touch more sophisti... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.14.2015 - day 125

      World Champion Jose Raul Capablanca beat M. Coll in a simul in Barceloma in 1920: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Garry Kasparov won against Grandmaster Viktor Kortschnoj in Tilburg in 1991: White to move and mate in 4: Our rea... | Read More

    • 透明なDragon

       去る4/12に、イスラエルのGM・Emil Sutovskyが大阪へSimulを指しにいらっしゃいました。穏やかながら眼光鋭い方で、向き合うと圧倒されました。Dragonを選択し、“一太刀で”仕留められ... | Read More

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    • Short vs. Kasparov

      As the 'Clash of the Aging Titans' or a 10-game match between Nigel Short and Garry Kasparov draws nearer, I took a look at how their meetings had ended previously. Short - Kasparov: wins 17%, draws 53%, lost 30% Kasparov - Short: wins 64%, draw... | Read More

Video Lessons

  • AIPE

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    The Association Internationale de la Presse Echiqueenne (AIPE) was the International Association of Chess Journalists.  It was an organization of chess journalists founded in 1967 by Jordi Puig (1928-1989) of Barcelona, Spain. AIPE awarded the Ch... Read More »

  • Kasparov, Garry

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    Garry Kasparov, originally named Weinstein, was born on April 13, 1963. He is unainamously regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. In 1976, he was the strongest player in the world under age 13.  He became a grandmaster at 17, the ... Read More »

  • The Stare

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    In chess, as in other games that promote gamesmanship, "The Stare" is a common tactic used by players to intimidate, annoy, confuse and otherwise put an opponant out of his or her comfort zone. It is generally done when a player is trying to thi... Read More »

  • Yusupov

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    Artur Mayakovich Yusupov (Jussupow in German) was born on February 13, 1960 in Moscow.  He learned the game of chess in 1966 at the age of 6 and trained at the Moscow Young Pioneers’ Palace. In 1977, at the age of 17, he won the World Ju... Read More »

  • Beliavsky, Alexander

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    Alexander Genrikhovich Beliavsky (Belyavsky) was born on Decmber 17, 1953 in Lviv, USSR.  After finishing school, he did not qualify for the University Law Faculty, but was accepted in the Sports College as chess was considered a sport in the USS... Read More »