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  • The Greatest Combinations You've Never Seen

    In this day and age, nary a chess player is unfamiliar with the most famous tactical games of all time: Morphy-Count Isouard, Anderssen-Kieseritzky (The Immortal Game), Anderssen-Dufresne (The Evergreen Game), Glucksberg-Najdorf (The Polish Immort... | Read More

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 5

    This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 years of age... | Read More

  • The 10 Chess Pieces Most Likely to Survive a Game

    Last week, we looked at which chess pieces and pawns were least likely to make it to the end of a chess game. Unsurprisingly, the central pawns and belligerent knights were the least likely to survive, regardless of the game’s opening. W... | Read More

  • More Ways to Not Get Brainwashed

    In the first part of this article, we discussed the situations where well-known chess rules can be successfully ignored. On the other hand, the classical rule that you should develop your pieces in the opening as quickly as possible is not easy ... | Read More

  • The Move You Can't Afford to Miss

    Imagination is a vital component of every attacking player's arsenal. When attacking, it is easy to assume that a certain move or sequence is forced, thereby allowing your opponent to build up a sudden defensive bastion or attain counterplay. In ... | Read More


    • ChessIQ October Quad II

      On Saturday I played in a quad at ChessIQ, my second tournament of the month. I played well for the most part, scoring two out of three and bumping my rating up to 1518. In this blog post, I'm going to try something a bit different--listing one mi... | Read More

      • Pligrim
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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    • County Chess

      Okay, I got roped into playing chess for Bedfordshire County today (Sunday 19th October). Having been advised I'd be playing people close to my own rating, I wasn't in the least bit surprised to find myself against a 170 (24 ECF points higher) and... | Read More

      • timlawson
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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    • Witney Chess Congress 2014 (18/19 Oct)

      Held at Cokethorpe School in Witney, a 5 round Swiss tournament. Time controls were 90 minutes plus 15 seconds per move from move 1. I took a bye on round 3 and my results were as follows:   Round 1: A disappointing loss after a solid game. Qu... | Read More

      • DrDeal
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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    • When you lose, stall technique

      I currently losing badly, with a king and a knight against a knight, rook, king, and queen. I have 13 minutes left. | Read More

      • sparklenpt
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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    • Learning chess: Week 3: Tournaments are fun

      In my 3th week of playing chess I haven't actually spend much time in studying or analysing games. Instead I spend much more time in playing, and had lots of fun with it.  Learning chess is a long endavour and not something you will learn overni... | Read More

      • Passero82
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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Video Lessons


Chessopedia


  • Queen's Indian Defense

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    The Queen's Indian Defense (QID) is defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e63. Nf3 b6 The opening is a solid defense to the Queen's Pawn Game. 3...b6 increases Black's control over the central light squares e4 and d5 by preparing to fianchett... Read More »

  • Swallow's Tail Mate

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    Hi! Swallow's Tail mate is a rare mating pattern. It happens when a king is mated , usually because of a queen. 2 other friendly pieces block off potential escape squares. It is quite a simple but strange mate. Hope you had fun reading, and enjo... Read More »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... Read More »

  • Fool's Mate

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    Fool's mate, also known as the "two-move checkmate," is the quickest possible checkmate in the game of chess. One example consists of the moves leading to the position shown... There are eight slight variations on the pattern — White might p... Read More »

  • mating combinations

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    More violence in this page of chessopedia,(a game of chess)as you learn some more ways of killing the enemy king.Most of these ideas involve sacrifices,and very often, queen sacrifices. when you attack the enemy king in a way that you let him esc... Read More »