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  • Let's Get Physickal

         There were a few 19th century London chess players who, although they weren't quite on par with the best, were by no means second-rate players  and made names for themselves both locally and abroad.      One such player was the pr... | Read More

  • 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

  • Levitsky

         Meisterdrittel.      It's a curious fact that the informal title of "Master" ("Mаэстро"), the equivalent of today's International Grandmaster that was used in Russia during the late 19th-early twenieth century, was based upon ... | Read More

  • 13 Songs With Chess Lyrics

    Chess and music have been linked throughout history. Both of these cerebral pursuits live at the intersection of science and art, and both are breeding grounds for amazing geniuses and prodigies. The logic, structure, and meaning of music can ... | Read More

  • The Longest Plan In Chess

    Chess is well known as a game of strategy. This is why it is prominently pictured in all kinds of television commercials that have to showcase long-term planning (e.g. insurance, banking, etc.). It is a popular myth among people who don't play c... | Read More


    • In Conversation with International Master Jack Peters!

      (This interview was initially published in January 2015 on our blog; view it here!) International Master Jack Peters is currently one of the top 200 players in the USA.  Peters wrote the renowned LA Times chess column for nearly 30 years, and h... | Read More

    • Like

        Yes, you can become a chess master, here's how: part 1 NM aww-rats | Nov 3, 2014 at 6:11 PM | Posted in: aww-rats's Blog | 3006 reads | 15 comments I've been touting how to become a chess master it for 2.5 years on YouTube, summarized in 37 mi... | Read More

      • mahimajain
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    • How to play chess:

      This is a guide how to play chess: 1. Introductory Matters. [+] 1.1. A Short Guide to the Site. [+] 1.2. Rationale for the Project. [+] 1.3. The Elements of Tactics: A Primer. [+] 1.4. Notation; Jargon; the Look of the Site; Hard Copies. [+]... | Read More

      • raphaff24
      • | Jan 29, 2015
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    • Improving at Chess Tactics - train the visual and the logical

      There is both a visual and a logical piece to chess, and both need to be trained.   Beginners need to know basic tactical motifs -- both what they look like (visual), and how they work (logical).  For the visual piece they need to know, for exa... | Read More

      • Doirse
      • | Jan 29, 2015
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    • Solving Chess Tactics -- the Logic of Forced Variations (or, only calculate what matters)

      In my original blog series on calculation I recommended ways to more efficiently calculate forced variations using the broadly-recommended approach of calculating ALL "checks, captures, and threats".  My original blog series discussed the overall... | Read More

      • Doirse
      • | Jan 29, 2015
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  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Pawn

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    The new pawn move, advancing two squares on its first move instead of one, was first introduced in Spain in 1280.  Starting a game by making two pawn moves before the opponent moved was common in Germany and Holland up to the 16th century, and st... Read More »

  • Mating Patterns

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    Hi! This is Chessking47 (or CK47) writing about Mating Patterns. First, Anastasia's Mate.              I hope you enjoyed that cute mate. Now, the mate can be applied more strikingly. Combine decoy and clearance sacrifice. ... Read More »

  • Chess960

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    Chess960 (Fischer random) is a chess variant created by Bobby Fischer where the pieces on the back rank are randomized, there are 960 possible starting possitions, hence the name Chess960 As you can see the pawns a still on rank 2/7 but the piece... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »