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  • The Ohio Masters Open (3 days to go !)

    The Ohio Chess Academy & The Dayton Chess Club Bring You A Single Open Section Chess Tournament Open to Everyone!   First Annual Ohio Masters Chess Tournament July 25-27, 2014 OPEN FORMAT THE SAME FORMAT USED AT THE US OPEN CHESS... | Read More

  • Riding The Winds Of Fashion, Part 3

    Warning! This is a fairly advanced article. I try to write for players of all ratings, so sometimes I explore basic stuff, and other times I bow to the 1800-and-above crowd. Though the opening in question is too advanced for beginners, I hope that... | Read More

  • The Best Groups on Chess.com

    There are so many groups on Chess.com that site members can join but which groups are the best, and why? Below, you will find a list of the absolute best groups on Chess.com.   #1 Chess.com University Chess.com University is the largest group... | Read More

  • 10 Chess Facts You Might Not Know

    If you’re reading this article, you’re probably well-informed on chess in general. So you already know that Chess.com offers an extensive library of chess news, articles, videos, openings information, training tools, and lessons... | Read More

  • The Chess Terminator: Hasta la Vista, Baby!

    The game from round 17 of the Soviet Championship 1957 was more proof that Tal was getting back to his great form. Even though it was just a draw, this game was one of Tal's favorites. In his book, Tal wrote that he always loved the b... | Read More


    • Illusory Protection

                      Kids enjoy a few games at HHCF San Jose Summer Camp Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) ... | Read More

    • Oman to take part in Chess Olympiad

      Five of these Omani players will take part in the Chess Olympiad to be held in Norway. For the first time in the history of Oman, the national chess team will take part in the Chess Olympiad — a biennial tournament in which teams from all over... | Read More

    • Continued: From 1400 USCF to 2000: #7 Building a Repertiore + Sample Game

      Expanding on the previous post I wanted to write down the resources I will be using to study from. White: The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White: A Complete, Sound and User-friendly Chess Opening Repertoire Kaufman's book goes through the be... | Read More

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    • Morphy's Opera House Game

      This is a beautiful game. I hope you enjoy it. Morphy plays a duke and a count in Paris, 1858.   Why not memorize it?    | Read More

    • Wesley So, victorious in Bergamo

      Wesley So, the young and talented GM from Philipinnes had no problems to take the first place at the 2º ACP Golden Classic chess tournament in Bergamo (Italy). His games were very solid, showing mature chess, being in no rush and playing precise ... | Read More


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  • 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 »

  • Queen's Gambit

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    The Queen's Gambit is the starting position of many respectable chess opening such as the Queen's Gambit Accepted, the Queen's Gambit Declined and the Slav Defence. Black in most cases prefers not to capture the pawn as he cannot keep it without ... Read More »

  • close game

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    Opening play is often designated by the terms Open, Semi-Open or Closed. In Open games--marked by 1. e4 e5--both sides try to develop quickly and start an attack. In Semi-Open games (Sicilian, French, Caro-Kann etc.) Black tries to slow down Whit... Read More »