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  • The Illegal Move That Wrecked A Chess Career

    The summer of 1992 was the most memorable time of my chess career. Our team just took silver medal at the 30th Chess Olympiad in Manila and I felt like I was on the top of the world. That Olympiad deserves a separate article, since I am absolutely... | Read More

  • An Incidental Champion

         Some men and women are clearly champions and reach the pinnacle of their field in an almost predictable manner. Some are champion material, but the fates have conspired against them, keeping them from reaching the very top.  Still other... | Read More

  • The Touch Move Rule

    The touch move rule is the most basic rule of tournament chess.  Even people who don't play chess at all know that when a chess player intentionally touches one of his pieces, he must make a move with this piece (of course if such a legal mov... | Read More

  • Stop Making The Same Mistakes Over And Over

    In the movie Groundhog Day (1993), Bill Murray plays Phil Connors, a weatherman who inexplicably starts repeating February 2 every day in the groundhog-crazed town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Connors spends an unknown amount of time stuck i... | 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


    • Playing Fair

      Here are some players to avoid. TheFicklePickle, TheManWhoKnew, resignorelse, AliMoumani, fifaone, Mita4ko, Storms_Fast, | Read More

    • what's the point of disconecting in live chess?

      Isn't it annoying when people disconnect when they're losing in Live Chess? Plus, what's the point? Well, they're eventually going to lose on time and they're going to have violated the Fair Play Policy. I mean, isn't it better to just resign? Ins... | Read More

      • wiFi2424
      • | Mar 25, 2015
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    • 2001: A Space Odyssey

      With films like "The Shining", Dr.Strangelove", Clockwork Orange" and "Full Metal Jacket" director Stanley Kubrick showed why he was one of the best.Chess was one of his biggest interests during his life.In his youth he played in parks for money a... | Read More

      • SFN
      • | Mar 22, 2015
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    • 3.5/5.0 at the Delaware Open 2015

      Hey guys, this is my first big Open tournament and overall I did pretty well with the exception of the 4th round. I got pretty lucky in Round 2 but lost my luck when I think I should have won a game in round 3 and played poorly without concentrati... | Read More

    • Reddedilmiş Vezir Gambiti, Lasker Tuzağı / Queen Gambit Declined, Lasker Trap

      Siyah olarak oynadığım bir maçta, rakibim Vezir Gambiti oynamayı tercih etmişti. O sırada açılışların çoğunu bilmiyordum, bu yüzden bunu bir vesile addederek Vezir Gambiti açılışlarını inceledim. Çeşitli açılışlara bakar... | Read More

      • gkaan
      • | Mar 18, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Checkmate

    • 68 Reads
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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 »

  • Bardeleben, Curt von

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    Curt von Bardeleben (1861-1924) was a German count and the strongest German player of the late 19th century, an openings expert, and player of Grandmaster strength.  He studied law, but never practiced, preferring to play chess. He was German cha... Read More »

  • Capablanca, Jose

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    Cuban-born, Jose Capablanca (1888-1942) was American-educated and sent to a private school (Woodycliff School of South Orange) in New Jersey when he was 16 in 1904.  He joined the Manhattan Chess Club at that time and impressed many of the pl... Read More »