In last week's article, we saw that breaking the classical rules of play in the openings is one of the cardinal sins of less experienced players.
Another common problem that you can find in their games is missing basic tactical ideas. ... | Read More
The World Youth Championship that took place in Greece last month was a great showcase of the best young chess players from all around the world.
It also demonstrated the typical mistakes many young players make. While today we are going to... | Read More
Chess sets and equipment make great gifts for the holidays. Studies have shown that playing chess has many benefits, including better memory function, problem-solving skills, creativity, social skills, concentration and more. (10 Big Benefits of P... | Read More
Jacob Henry Sarratt (1772-1819)
Jacob Henry Sarratt, born in 1772, worked primarily as schoolmaster but was much better known for his avocations which, of course, included chess.
After Philidor's death, Verdoni (along with Leg... | Read More
San Luis, Argentina, 2005: A double-round-robin tournament was held to determine the FIDE world champion.
In those days the world championship was still split after Garry Kasparov and Nigel Short left FIDE for their 1993 match. The chess world l... | Read More