I think about chess a lot. I think about chess news, chess history, chess openings and endgames, my chess friends (living and dead), beautiful chess games, and how my 4,000 chess books are pushing me out of my home.
But my main chess thoughts ar... | Read More
As 2014 draws to a close, it’s a natural time to look back at the best chess of the year.
The past year was a good one for fans of the world’s most popular board game. There was an exciting world championship match, several amaz... | Read More
After winning the Mexico City tournament in 2007, Viswanathan Anand had become the world champion.
Anand defended his title for a first time by defeating Vladimir Kramnik in the 2008 match held in Bonn, Germany,
He again defende... | Read More
This is a fully detailed article regarding Chess.com University's Prodigy Program. Please read this post in its entirety whether you have already registered for the Prodigy Program or are reading about it for the first time.
Want your child to... | Read More
"Is the Fried Liver Attack good to play against players rated 1800-2000?"
This was one of the questions in this month's Chess.com TV show "Q&A with Coach Heisman. My answer: "Well, yes, but that's not the problem (and I get a similar question... | Read More