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  • The All-Time World Chess Champion Bracket: Finals

    Who is the greatest world chess champion ever? Magnus Carlsen defeated Vishy Anand yesterday in the 2014 world chess championship in Sochi to defend his title. Meanwhile, the All-Time World Chess Championship... | Read More

  • The 14 Most Amazing World Championship Blunders

    Magnus Carlsen won the 2014 world championship match in game 11 today to defend his title.  But the sixth game of the Carlsen-Anand match made waves around the world.   Some chess journalists rushed to christen the astonishing m... | Read More

  • Bobby Fischer's Beautiful Bishops

    Bobby Fischer was one of the most well-rounded players in history. He was at once a tactical wizard and a positional genius, a theoretical expert and a peerless endgame player. He was essentially unbeatable in match play largely because his oppo... | Read More

  • All About Mary

          Mary Weiser Bain always seemed to have gotten lost in the shadows of Mona May Karff and Gisela Gresser.  But this pioneer of women's chess in the United States played no less a role.  While Gresser was home-grown, Mary Bain was born in... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, November 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Gelfand the Great There was one top GM who played the Baku Grand Prix, the Tashkent Grand Prix ánd the Petrosian Memorial (Novemb... | Read More


    • A funny game that was (yet again) blundered away..

      Hello everyone. I recently finished playing a pretty wacky five-minute blitz match earlier today, & surely there were some possibilties for both sides. As a matter of fact, thanks in-part to my amazing concentration & foresight, lol, I pre... | Read More

      • KB24_GOAT
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    • ChessIQ November Plus Score

      On Saturday I played in the open section of the ChessIQ November Plus Score. This was the first time I qualified for the open section of a tournament, and it meant that the competition was tough. However, I thought I proved myself equal to the tas... | Read More

      • Pligrim
      • | Nov 23, 2014
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    • Rook endgames

      Rook endgames are the most difficult endgames to win. Recently I played against 100 points higher rated oponent. in the middle game the queens were exchanged. Althrough it's not the most precise endgame, I beat my opponent with nice technique. Her... | Read More

    • Wuk0ng Games

      There are 8 Games found in the database with the above position, 2 winning for white, 2 draws and 4 wins for black. Black failed to anticipate position of Rook after Queenside castle and was left holding 2 unpr... | Read More

      • Kaempen
      • | Nov 22, 2014
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    • how to take rook in openning

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      • Krish_01
      • | Nov 22, 2014
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Chessopedia


  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • endgame positions

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    Most endgame positions are tough.You should play easy endgames first.2 rook  or 2 queens are the easiest.More difficult is Q&K mate and the rook and king mate.Even more tough is the pawn and king mate.This is the last and the difficultest par... Read More »