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  • 6 Chess Moves You Have To Play Before You Die

    The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike traveling the world or buying your dream ho... | Read More

  • The Knockout Blow

    At one time or another, all of us have experienced the agonizing pain of drawing or losing a completely winning position. One move — one millisecond of imprecise thinking — can nullify hours of hard work and inspired play. ... | Read More

  • 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

  • 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

  • The 10 Chess Pieces Least Likely to Survive a Game

    Most of us have our favorite openings to play, and lots of players know their favorite chess piece. Despite our preferences and best intentions, though, most of the actual pieces on the chessboard don’t survive to the end of the game. Ch... | Read More


    • Bobby Fischer queen sacrifice ("La partida del Siglo" - variacion)

      "The Chess Game of the CEntury" may have been won by White as demonstrated below: La partida (del Siglo) se pudo haber decidido en menos de un movimiento (como demuestro en la variacion del movimiento 18) a favor de las blancas. | Read More

    • Solve Tactics Problems

      When I started my serious chess training program in July 2013, I created a Google Docs spreadsheet for tracking all of my chess activity. Over the past eighteen months I've logged over 1400 chess actions in my spreadsheet, actions such as playin... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Jan 25, 2015
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    • An unusual queen sacrifice

      Are you obsess ^h^h fascinated about queen sac-ing in chess? No, not yet ? Read on ! To my big surprise, after the game Stockfish chess engine was not complaining at all about the queen sac. According to Stockfish white had been better duri... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 24, 2015
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    • You must be crazy ! :)

      Another crazy queen sac. Not correct but great "dopamine" fun, and the opponent needed more time to defend and eventually, as seen before with queen sacrifices, blundered. | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 17, 2015
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    • Beautiful chekmate with Queen sacrifice.

      Beautiful chekmate. Queen sacrifice. At first I thought make a fork.But then I saw the opportunities opened up. | Read More

      • Osokor
      • | Jan 12, 2015
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  • Sacrifice

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    To voluntarily give up material in the hope of gaining other advantages as compensation. The following is an example of using queen sacrifice to checkmate: Read More »

  • Algebraic notation

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    This article is about Algebric notation.First we will talk about what the pieces mean: K=king Q=queen R=rook B=bishop N=knight when pawns move,only the destination square is described. Here is an example of an opening with algebric notation... Read More »

  • London System

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    The London system is a complex chess system in which white develops his bishop on f4 early on, and subsequently develops a closed game pawn structure that would usually limit the Queen's bishop. It is preferable to develop the Queen's Bishop ear... Read More »

  • 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 fianche... Read More »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a world-famous game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64-square board of alternating colors (black and white, or, most commonly, light and dark). The earliest known ancestor of modern chess ... Read More »