If there is such a thing as a chess traveler or chess nomad, then FIDE Master Mike Klein is one of them. He is also a popular chess writer, coach and journalist, and for Klein chess is a pleasant way to make his way through life. Here at Chess.com... | Read More
Professor: Hi there, class. I’m wondering if any of you have had an opportunity to castle today.
Zephyr: I haven’t even had a chance to play chess yet, Professor. How could I castle?
Lucian: Really? You haven’t played chess yet? Well I... | Read More
Chess.com's 21st Death Match will have GMs Georg Meier and Imre Balog at the card table on Saturday, February 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern, 10 a.m. Pacific. (GMT - 8) But who brings better cards to the casino?
Meier, FIDE 2636, has a chip lead... | Read More
February 10 commemorated the 150th birthday of Max Harmonist. I first came across Harmonist in I.A. Horowitz's book, "The Golden Treasury of Chess" and was entralled by the included game:
Max Harmonist2-10-1864 - 10-16-1907
B... | Read More
When I first started playing, it eventually dawned on me that there were only two gears to play chess: Try your best or resign. For a critical tale of how I reached that conclusion, please refer to The Train Story.
Today I would like to relate an... | Read More