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  • What Is The Greatest Brilliancy Ever?

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on Chess.com. I try to give a good mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of so... | Read More

  • Bobby Fischer's Chess Jab

    In my previous articles, I discussed two "chess boxing" combos,  "The Chess Uppercut" and "The Chess Sucker Punch."  Today, I'll show you "Fischer's Jab." The definition of a jab is "a quick, sharp blow, especially with the fist... | Read More

  • The Little Chess Village, Part II

     n 1616 Augustus of Brunswick‑Lüneburg, writing as Gustavus Selenus in his work, "Das Schach- oder König-Spiel," tells of his visit to Ströbeck where he encountered three types of chess being played.  One was the Mediæval Chess, which ... | Read More

  • Pete's Pathetic Chess: Ridiculous Endgame

    Last week, we presented the first part of my intermediate-level blitz chess game, annotated by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili and checked by Stockfish 6, in an effort to learn from my predictably subpar play. Now, let’s proudly conclude th... | Read More

  • GM Serper's Chess Video Quiz

    This is the time of the year when kids are passing their final exams in school, so I decided to offer a quiz for our readers too. We did regular chess tests before (for example, here and here), so today I decided to try something new. You... | Read More


    • Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Hello everyone. Sorry I haven't been posting lately. I recently read a book titled Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess. This book is for beginners and intermediate players who would like to learn and improve the concept of checkmate. It includes everythin... | Read More

      • Apache15
      • | Jun 30, 2015
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    • Good Games, Bad Games (Recap of my games in the 2015 Alabama Quick & Blitz Championships)

      Last Saturday I participated in two USCF tournaments. The first was the Alabama Quick Chess Championship. The second was the Alabama Blitz Chess Championship. In this blog post I analyze my games from the Quick Championship and briefly recap the b... | Read More

      • SJFG
      • | Jun 30, 2015
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    • Blitz with IM Milanovic: 3.5-0.5 win for me!

      Hi everybody!  If you have been following my blog, you would have seen that I recently had the chance to play four games, earning a 2-2 split. That recap can be found here: http://www.chess.com/blog/yk333218/blitz-with-im-milanovic-2-2-tied-mat... | Read More

      • yk333218
      • | Jun 30, 2015
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    • Guiko Piano

      My favourite opening is the Guiko Paino.Though it is not Famous I like it.I play it every time I'm white.The Guiko Piano is a sacrifice of a pawn and a rook to get a queen later.Who likes Guiko Piano! | Read More

      • MDL4
      • | Jun 30, 2015
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    • If you're using chess.com to share 960 games, don't use Chrome

      I've been troubled by a bug in my chess.com blog entries and forum posts — when sharing 960 games, sometimes castling places the kings and rooks on the wrong squares. The bug isn't in chess.com's publishing tools, it's in Chrome's interaction w... | Read More


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  • Shogi

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    Shogi is the Japanese form of Chess. It has been evolving in a different direction as international Chess for more than 1000 years, however, and its history contains many Shogi variants, some even still played today. Modern Shogi is played on a 9x... 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 »

  • Castling

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    Castling is the only time in the game when more than one piece may be moved during a turn.  Castling can only occur if there are no pieces standing between the king and the rook.  Neither king nor rook may have moved from its original position.... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • brige

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    the brige a rook and king endgame Read More »