Topic for next month: Losing
(Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions outside of that theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments. If I get the opportunity to answer a different ki... | Read More
Modernized: The Open Sicilian
by IM Zhanibek Amanov & FM Kostya Kavutskiy
This book is the second in the Modernized series, as last year MetroChess released Modernized: The King's Indian Defense&nbs... | Read More
Some men and women are clearly champions and reach the pinnacle of their field in an almost predictable manner. Some are champion material, but the fates have conspired against them, keeping them from reaching the very top. Still other... | Read More
The Internet is full of memes and funny pictures for virtually all subjects, including chess.
We've already looked at the weirdest chess sets, the best chess GIFs, and the 11 worst chessboard photos.
We even found 14 chess couples who fell in ... | Read More
Dr. Richard Eales' great book "Chess: the History of a Game" in part traces the popularity of mostly modern chess through time. I was chagrined, however, by its minor mention of the Turk in this regard. Obviously I consider the explo... | Read More