Everyone knows the popular, "normal" openings played at the top level of chess.
The Ruy-Lopez, the Sicilian, the French: thousands of pages have been written about these world-championship-level openings.
But what if you're not playing a... | Read More
The Northern Gambit
The moves of the Danish or Northern Gambit are 1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3 - after which Black can accept the gambit with 3...dxc3 or decline it in a variety of ways.
The Danish or Northern Gambit
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What if Chess.com added a food consumption element to its Death Matches? On which meal would GMs Sam Shankland and Georg Meier prefer to gorge?
For this and other pressing and non-pressing questions, we caught up with the players. You can read b... | Read More
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Peter’s Chess Vibes
“The month of February used to have one big event: Linares. This year there were no less than fiv... | Read More
In the 1890s women's chess in England, as in most places, was considered nearly inconsequential. To bring this arena to the forefront required dedication, energy and persistance. It so happened that many of the women who had those re... | Read More