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  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #38 - Nine Lives

    Professor: Good afternoon, class. I hope this past week has been spectacular. Zephyr: It was for me. I got to go to a concert. I heard Beethoven’s "Symphony No. 9". It was glorious. Professor: The Ninth Symphony! I wish I could have been ... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Apr 18, 2014

    In life, improvement is usually achieved by proceeding along the triangle "->Learn->Practice->Test->". In chess, this is "->Study->Play->Get Feedback->". Leave something out of the loop and you get diminishing returns. Thi... | Read More

  • Stalemate

    S T A L E M A T E _______________________________________________________      The existing rule has this in its favour, that it appeals strongly to the sporting instincts of mankind; and the last chance which it affords to a player who ap... | Read More

  • Fischer, Tal, and the most frequently forgotten chess rule

    Let me start from the very end of this story. Sousse Interzonal 1967 will always be remembered for Fischer's withdrawal after ten rounds. At that point he had seven wins and three draws. Even though the participants were supposed to play 22 game... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 3

    Today we’ll look at three games and one comment. Each entry has important instructive points that are well worth pondering. We’ll start with the comment, alluding to my article, You Have It He Doesn’t! Part 1, which was all about... | Read More


    • Magnus takes early lead in Gahsimov Memorial

      A strong tournament is being played from today in Azerbaijan in memoriam of Vugar Gashimov, who passed away in January, just before the first round of the Tata tournament started. Chess world was really shoked and I tried to make my own humble tri... | Read More

    • A Norwegian Adventure

      I just finished the Fagernes International with 7.0/9 and a performance rating of 2770, definitely my best result yet. Remarkably, it was not even enough for first as there was a huge swing in the final round where the other critical game went fro... | Read More

      • Shankland
      • | Apr 20, 2014
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    • Annotated Games From My 20th Tournament (Portland Chess Club Quad in 45)

      Hello Guys, I am glad to report that I actually had a decent tournament this past Saturday. I managed 1.5/3 in a pretty strong field, but I feel like I played pretty well, although I could have played more quickly. My first game was against Mica... | Read More

    • Montana Open 2014, Round 5

      The tournament thus far had been a case of strikes and gutters for me, with satisfactory results from uninspiring games on the first day followed by a bad result from an interesting, tough fight on the second. The last round would define my tourna... | Read More

      • MrMayor
      • | Apr 19, 2014
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    • Montana Open 2014, Round 4

      After achieving decent results from a few somewhat drab games on the first day of the tournament, with a win against a less experienced player and two draws against two experienced, conservative players, I was ready for a fight. My next opponent w... | Read More

      • MrMayor
      • | Apr 19, 2014
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Chessopedia


  • tablebase

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    An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of a chess endgame position. It is typically used by a computer chess engine during play, or by a human or computer that is retrospectively anal... Read More »

  • Chajes, Oscar

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    Oscar Chajes was born in Brody, Galacia, Austria-Hungary (what is now Ukraine) on December 14, 1873.  In 1909 he was the winner of the U.S. Open in Excelsior, Minnesota.  He became secretary of the Isaac L. Rice Progressive Chess Club.  In 1... Read More »

  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Fool's Mate

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    Fool's mate, also known as the "two-move checkmate," is the quickest possible checkmate in the game of chess. One example consists of the moves leading to the position shown... There are eight slight variations on the pattern — White might p... Read More »

  • Tempo

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    In chess, tresesponded to. In this case, since both players have "lost" a tempo, the net result in terms of time is nil, but the change brought about in the position may favor one player more than the other.   Gaining tempo may be achieved, for... Read More »