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Location: Paris, France
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  • Can You Solve Our 2014 Holiday Puzzler?

    Your favorite holiday chess tradition is back!  Chess.com is proud to celebrate the holiday season with an all-new puzzler quiz for 2014. UPDATE:  The 2014 Holiday Puzzler has ended. Thanks to all who played and commented.  O... | Read More

  • John Grefe: Talent Isn’t Enough!

    My relationship with International Master John Grefe was complex, with many ups and downs. I met him two days after I arrived in San Francisco. At that time I was a penniless 18-year-old chess professional who was sleeping on a friend’s floo... | Read More

  • The Michigan Fall International, Part 1

    For the past few years, since the fall of 2011, I had a really bad period in chess. I was really having trouble concentrating, not enjoying playing chess, and making many blunders. My nerves were shot and I couldn't calculate variations. In a shor... | Read More

  • The State of Chess.com - August '13

    The State of Chess.com is the revival of a monthly segment the CEO used to provide for Chess.com members on Chess/TV.  The State of Chess.com was airied on August 14th at 11:30 AM Pacific with Erik, Chess.com's CEO and co-founder.  There will b... | Read More

  • Computers in chess... Cheaters paradise.

    In the last week's article I touched the subject of cheaters who use computer engines during their games. To my great surprise, judging by reader's messages, many of you are not aware of this problem.  I was asked how can cheaters possibly us... | Read More


    • Camping Trip 5.0!

      So, I'm back! What I come back to: 63 moves, 53 messages, 2 friend requests, 1 challenge. Pros of home: chess.com, full power, internet connection. Pros of camping: swimming, fresh air, peacefulness. I choose home, because I will be on chess.c... | Read More

      • mkelowna
      • | Jul 29, 2015
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      • | 3 comments
    • Guaranteed Way to Become a Grandmaster in Six Weeks

      Do you want to become a Grandmaster in six weeks? Okay, maybe that is too tall an order... maybe six months? Wait, maybe six years? How many hours do I need to study? What is the best method? Do I have to memorize openings? Study endgame... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 27, 2015
      • | 1254 views
      • | 19 comments
    • Please no more group invites or asking to join matches via messages !

      Hi my friends ,just wanted to ask you not to send me any group invites and matches invites via messages or notes ....I am very busy and trying to reduce my activity in chess.com ,including online games ! So please ,no group invites and no matches... | Read More

      • monika84
      • | Jul 23, 2015
      • | 801 views
      • | 23 comments
    • CHESS.COM/TV Basic Rules & Guidelines for Participants

      Hello, Chess.com/TV Fans! For convenience sake, here you will find basic rules and guidelines for Chess.com/TV. For more in-depth info, look to the “Constitution” News post in the Chess.com/TV Group, And for MUCH more in-depth info on Chess.c... | Read More

    • Titus 1:15-16 And A Deleted Forum Post

      Titus 1:15-16, And A Deleted Forum Post   To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their mind and their conscience are defiled. They profess to know GOD, but by deeds they deny, b... | Read More



  • Fred defense

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    Hello. I'm caveatcanis and this message was written by AwesomeXue. There was some sort of message error though.  You'll see this message has zero views but several comments which is pretty hard to do.  Maybe some psychics left messages with th... Read More »

  • Heidenfeld, Wolfgang

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    Wolfgang Heidenfeld (1911-1981) was a German-born (Berlin) Jewish chess author who was forced to emigrate to South Africa in the 1930s and then settled in Ireland in 1957.  He was South African Champion in 1939, 1945-46, 1947, 1949, 1951, 195... Read More »