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    • Cracking the Top 100

      No chess games or puzzles this time. Just a post celebrating my having cracked the top 100 list in the USA for the first time ever! 1 Nakamura, Hikaru (12641216) NY USA 2855 2 Kamsky, Gata (12528459) NY USA 2799 3 Akobian, Varuzhan (12740522) KS ... | Read More

    • Minor update

      Study - doing puzzles as prescribed each night, been on a study lull last couple days thoughHand - still having issues (the tingling/weakness is persistent, it'll be three weeks on Monday) so i really should put a moratorium on computer usage as m... | Read More

    • Sacrifice after double fault

      I wanna introduce you one of my online games I finished a few days ago. In the position you see below I moved the white pieces. Luckily I sometimes do find some combination we can practice every day by the daily puzzles of chess.com! Do you also f... | Read More

      • Glondo
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    • Tactical puzzles broken down

      Knowing different tactical and mating motifs makes calculating variations through recognizing (these) patterns much simpler and they gradually become second nature. First, attempt this puzzle before scrolling down: Did you manage to... | Read More

    • How to Solve Chess Puzzles #15

      I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles from Tactics Trainer. Can you go 3 for 3? :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymDxNRsTMkw | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Mating Net

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    This article is in relation to Mating Patterns Parts 1 and 2. If you didn't read those yet, please do so before reading this. When you are attacking your opponent's king, the normal reaction is to check as much as possible. It gives you a feeling... Read More »

  • Mating Patterns Part 2

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    Have you read Chessking47's (CK47's) article named Mating Patterns? If not, please head over there and solve the puzzles. I would've have never knew this if it weren't for IM Silman! First, I left off with Legall's Mate, so I will do Morphy's Mat... Read More »

  • Puzzles

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    some good puzzles   oh and for the one above there are other variations some including interesting mates Read More »

  • Polgar, Susan

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    Susan Polgar, born Zsuzsanna Polgar in Budapest, Hungary, was the oldest of three sisters, Judit and Sophia Polgar. She discovered the game purely by accident when she was not quite four years old. She had been rummaging around in a closet looking... Read More »

  • Loyd, Sam

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    Sam Loyd (1841-1911) was the most famous American chess composer.  He was 14 when his first chess problem was published by a New York newspaper.  As a 16 year old, he served with Paul Morphy as a contributor to Chess Monthly.  When ... Read More »