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  • The Amazing Chess Illusion

    Most people are fascinated by optical illusions. Indeed it is a very strange feeling that what you see with your own eyes is not exactly what it is. This reminds me of the punchline to the old joke that I already mentioned in this article: "who ... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #73: Three vs. Two

    Professor: It's good to see you, class.  The kids didn't say much. A few of them even looked sad.  Professor: Why so pale and wan, if I may ask? Rachel: Well, the semester's coming to an end.  Professor: That's true. But you've all learned... | Read More

  • The Paulsen Sicilian: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we looked at the history of the Paulsen Sicilian until the late 1950s.  Around this time, it was accepted that the c2-c4 plan was not terribly dangerous for Black, whose dark-squared bishop was still unimpeded by the pawn. The li... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, December 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Carlsen-Anand “This Bulletin focuses on the World Championship — especially the featured article and the opening articl... | Read More

  • Chess.com: 1 Billion Games Served

    How many games have been played on Chess.com? OK, so maybe Dr. Evil asked for 100 billion, but we're getting there. A billion is a big number. If one game started every second, 24 hours a day, it would take nearly 32 years to get to a billio... | Read More


    • Tal - Kasparov 1980

      This is an illustrative game in the Caro-Kann, Classical variation. Since the game is out of book, what is your next move? Here is a checklist for how to follow up the opening. What are the opponent's immediate threats? How do you addres... | Read More

    • Look a bit deeper before dismissing that move.

      Hopefully this will be the first in a series on the nature of slightly more advanced tactics. One thing I've noticed since working on more complex tactics is how often they start with a move which might be easily dismissed with only a cursory gla... | Read More

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    • WAS CHESS...

      WAS CHESS INVENTED... a few minutes ago · Quote · Edit · Delete · #1 ZeeghamShaarih Was Chess Invented in Ireland or China or India or…? November 5, 2012 Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Medieval , trackback       Th... | Read More

    • fork just here !!

      fork or  double Attack  In chess , a fork is a tactie  whereby a single piece makes two or more directattacks  simultaneously. Most commonly two pieces are threatened, which is also sometimes called a double attack  The attacker usu... | Read More

      • Krish_01
      • | Dec 22, 2014
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    • HOW TO PLAY BULLET

      Ok so I'm bored so I'm going to post a few tips on how to play bullet. These tips are mostly for people rated less than 1500... 1) PLAY A DEFENSIVE OPENING AND USE PREMOVES : Playing a defensive opening allows you to premove and save some time.... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Chess

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    Chess is a world-famous game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64-square board of alternating colors (black and white, or, most commonly, light and dark). The earliest known ancestor of modern chess ... Read More »

  • Minor Pieces Checkmates

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    MINOR Pieces Are Rarely used for mate  It sometimes only used for support mate Im gonna serve you with some puzzle in a position where king is in the Corner/Edge of the board and , we got a few minor pieces(Bishop, Knight, and maybe a Pawn) I thi... Read More »

  • Robatsch Defence

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    In the Robatsch Defense, named after Karl Robatsch, also known as the Modern Defense, Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4. Black's hope is to attack and undermine White's "ideal" position without directly attempting to... Read More »

  • pin; a way to win

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    Pins are a way to win because the piece checks the king and the knight, bishop, rook or queen can block it.This is a severe weakness becase if  the pinner is less valueable than the blocker,the pinner can capture the blocker and get a bigger va... Read More »

  • Petroff's Defence

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    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »