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  • Knights On The Rim Are Amazing

    As beginners, we learn myriad principles that guide our chess development and steer us away from common positional vices: Develop knights before bishops. Do not move a piece twice in the opening unless strictly necessary. Knights on the rim ... | Read More

  • Mailbag: How To Improve Your Game

    Chess.com member Nietsoj wrote: “I read your recent post where you answered a question about aiming for a 2000 rating. Just as so many other amateur players, I have the same goal, and I am wondering what a realistic training program would look ... | Read More

  • The Weird And Wonderful Empty Square Sacrifice

    I will not hide the fact that I love to hear the spectators react after a sacrifice of a piece or pawn. I dont think that there is anything bad in such a feeling; no artist or musician is indifferent to the reactions of the public.  -- Mikh... | Read More

  • Saving Chess With The a-Pawn

    The first part of this article has brought a great response and many reader suggestions. But I have a confession to make. It was a totally tongue-in-cheek article and I am surprised that the majority of our readers took it for face ... | Read More

  • Why Do Grandmasters Blunder?

    Over the years I’ve noticed that whenever a grandmaster hangs his face, the masses of fake names go berserk and not only berate the unfortunate player but toss sick (and completely ignorant) accusations his way: “He lost on purpose! It’s a ... | Read More


    • Rook Ending Lessons: Minev 1985

      Simple Rook Endings never cease to amaze. A position which appeared so mysterious suddenly in 2 or 3 moves becomes so clear. I think with Rook endings, given how many possible moves there are at each branch, if you don't have a clear plan of what ... | Read More

    • Crouching Tiger

      Nothing upsets me more in chess calculation than missing a candidate move.   Take the following tactical training position from Blokh's Combinations Motives.   I had looked at Rxh7, Nxe7, Nf6 and Qe4   See if you can solve the following. ... | Read More

    • Intersecting Lines

      I flagged this position in my tactical training as I still have trouble getting to the most important features of this position.   See if you can solve the following:   Blokh's Combinational Motives: Diagram 779, Difficulty 4      W... | Read More

    • 10 Reasons Why Most People Are Not Good at Chess (and how to fix it)

      About 8.6% of the world’s population or roughly 700 million people play chess. Majority of these players will never reach even 1000 rating level which is considered to be a beginner’s strength. Why is that the case? How to change it? Most p... | Read More

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    • CHESS – A LOOK AT SHARP TACTICS

      Important as it is to have very well-developed positional understanding and excellent strategic skills in chess, every player must have sharp tactical skills as well. After all, chess tactics and strategy are the main weapons that one use... | Read More

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      • | Sep 4, 2015
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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 »