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  • How To Be A Chess Legend

    Legend: a story coming down from the past; especially: one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable (Merriam Webster Dictionary). There are great chess players and there are legendary chess players. What's the differenc... | Read More

  • The Dominican Order

          In his 1968 book called "The Poor Knight" ("Рыцарь бедный"). Vasily Panov described 23 year old Mikhail Tschigorin walking down Nevsky Prospect, a busy thoroughfare in St. Petersburg, with his friend Fedor discussing chess,... | Read More

  • Indonesian player FM Sean Winshand Cuhendi won the April First Saturday GM event in Budapest

    Two players reached the IM-norm, FM Sean from INA and FM Petrov (RUS) the next First Saturday GM IM FM events schedules: 3rd-13th May, 7th-17th June, 5th-15th July, 2nd-12th August, 6th-16th Sept, etc.  IO Nagy Laszlo - www.firstsaturday.hu | Read More

  • Alexander Alekhine (Part 7): The Dark Years

    In Part Six of this seven-part series, we saw Alekhine lose the World Championship to Max Euwe in 1935, only to win it back in 1937.  After shocking the world (and Euwe, who was sure he would finish Alekhine off once and for all) with that ep... | Read More

  • A Chess Player's Best Friend

    Let me start today's article with a little brain teaser. What can every single chess piece (that is king, rook, bishop, knight or pawn) do that a queen can't? You'll find an answer to this question at the end of the article. Today we'll talk abo... | Read More


    • The Open Game, 1. e4 e5

      An introduction to the various openings stemming from 1. e4 e5 for both the white and black pieces, including the following openings: Portuguese Opening Lopez Opening Vienna Game Bishop's Opening Ponziani's Gambit Danish Gambit Ce... | Read More

    • Trampling Horses

      A chess puzzle by A. Petrov (1838). You can either end the misery of the Black King in 6 moves or you can drive the King from b2 all the way to h8 and be victorious in 14 moves.  | Read More

    • Rapid chess

      Rapid events are common in Baltic states. The idea of rapid chess was introduced into practice years ago in Soviet Estonia. Later European and World Championships were held at the end of 1980-s. The FIDE rapid and blitz Championships were organiz... | Read More

      • Malev212
      • | Mar 14, 2015
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    • A near Karyakin experience

      I am waiting to cross a street in a populous area of Taipei when I notice another westerner to my left. He looks just like Sergey Karyakin. For a more than a moment I glance at him, and consider asking ... "Sergey...?" But then I decide ... "Na... | Read More

      • Tapani
      • | Mar 9, 2015
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    • My Games #2: Our Unprotected Pieces, + How I Analyse

      For my level and below, I think this method of analysis could help you. After the game, try to understand important moments without the asistance from a people or of a chess engine. If your opponent or teacher is not a master, take seriously only... | Read More

      • Haggard-CC
      • | Mar 8, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »