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  • Giving Up On Chess? -- The Zalakaros Open

    After six rounds of the Zalakaros Open in Hungary, I had four points -- which was not a bad score, since the average of my opponents' ratings was high. Earlier in the tournament, I was sure that it was time for me to give up chess, or at... | Read More

  • What Is The Greatest Brilliancy Ever?

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on Chess.com. I try to give a good mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of so... | Read More

  • Walter Browne's 9 Best Games

    Last week, chess fans received the sad news that GM Walter Browne had died at 66. Browne was a legendary chess figure in the United States, a six-time national champion, and a fixture in the strongest chess tournaments for decades. FM Mike Kle... | Read More

  • Bobby Fischer's Chess Jab

    In my previous articles, I discussed two "chess boxing" combos,  "The Chess Uppercut" and "The Chess Sucker Punch."  Today, I'll show you "Fischer's Jab." The definition of a jab is "a quick, sharp blow, especially with the fist... | Read More

  • The Little Chess Village, Part II

     n 1616 Augustus of Brunswick‑Lüneburg, writing as Gustavus Selenus in his work, "Das Schach- oder König-Spiel," tells of his visit to Ströbeck where he encountered three types of chess being played.  One was the Mediæval Chess, which ... | Read More


    • Newsletter #47 ~ 100 Days till Millionaire!

      With exactly 100 days to go till the first round of the 2nd edition of the Millionaire Chess Open, the excitement is already starting to build. Five hundred and twenty-five players including 47 GMs (up from 33 last year) have already thrown their... | Read More

    • Inception in Chess

      Below is a nice game submitted by Zigwurst:   Try to find the best move.Hint: Where does Black's knight want to go?   Did you find the answer? This is the part where "inception" happened, hopefully asking yourself the guiding question led ... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Jul 2, 2015
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    • Andrea Jeremiah

      Andrea Jeremiah is an Indian actress, playback singer, musician and dancer. She works mainly in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu film industry. Beginning her career singing playback, Andrea has gone on to appear in films, mostly in the Tamil language. ... | Read More

      • soniyaa
      • | Jul 2, 2015
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    • World Open, Round 2

      Another round, another teenage girl opponent. This one was from Kyrgizstan, with no USCF rating. She was assigned a rating of 1750 for pairing purposes based on her FIDE rating in the low 1600s, but it is pretty clear that her post-tournament rati... | Read More

    • Rajinikanth

      Rajinikanth is an Indian film actor, media personality, and cultural icon. Rajinikanth struggled as an impoverished child. He began acting in plays while working in the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor. Born: December 12, 1950 (a... | Read More

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      • | Jul 2, 2015
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Video Lessons


Chessopedia


  • Pins

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    Pins are a commen tactic that usually occurs in the lower level of play. Also, pin means the the piece can not move because the king is behind the piece which is pined and you usually win material. Read More »

  • tactis

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    see the tactis whit to play Read More »

  • Scandinavian Defense not always a good opening?

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    it is true! i personally usually play nc6 instead of c6,but in some cases i must play c6. by 9OOO7OOO Read More »

  • ALL IN vs FRENCH DEFENCE

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    A lot of players choose to play the french defence in order to slow down the action in the center and hope to play a quiet position. Ladies and gents, here's how you can go ALL IN against the french, especially in blitz! Read More »

  • TOUCH PIECE

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    The 'touch-move' rule is [particularly] used in live 'face-to-face'-type (OTB [Over The Board]) tournament- and/or match-format play.  Its use is less common in most formats of internet-chess.  It most likely evolved not only from 'formal'-... Read More »