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  • Tactics Or Positional Play? The Ladies Return!

    I’ve long insisted that the best way to improve (aside from playing stronger players) is to look at reams of master games. Most games between titled players have some important lesson hiding behind the moves, and I decided to make it easy fo... | Read More

  • Tactics Or Positional Play? The Ladies Teach Chess

    I’ve long insisted that the best way to improve (aside from playing stronger players) is to look at reams of master games. Most games between titled players have some important lesson hiding behind the moves, and I decided to make it easy fo... | Read More

  • Manny

     Chess often forms a juncture with various disciplines such as literature, poetry, music, painting or films.  The point where they meet can be symbolic, thematic or just a hook meant to reel in the audience.  Certain artists or writers are, in... | Read More

  • Sac A Queen To Find A Mate! A Love Story

    We all have terrible ideas now and then. Typically, they stem from the crazy urge to sacrifice a piece. Even the best of the best can’t always resist. In fact, this series will pay tribute to those special moments when the game's most powerf... | Read More

  • A Guide To Underpromotion

    The concept of underpromotion epitomizes the beauty of chess. Mathematically speaking, the queen is far and away the most potent force on the board. Yet there are certain situations in which the lady's subordinates are more deserving of reincarnat... | Read More


    • A Middlegame Plan

      Roofslovepizza asked me about creating plans in the middlegame. This is something that I have thought a lot about. Sometimes I know what the plan is and play solidly. Sometimes I wonder how the horsie moves. Here is a game where both happened. Re... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | May 26, 2015
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    • At Their Best: Mir Sultan Khan's Centralized King

      I'm a big fan of Mihail Marin's book "Learn from the Legends." Marin takes some of the greatest chess players and showcases them in their element. Chapters are dedicated to Rubinstein's famous rook endgame wins, Karpov's opposite colored bishop en... | Read More

    • Moments of Khanty-Mansiysk FIDE Grand Prix 2015

      Fide GP 2014-2015 is over. Caruana, Nakamura and Jakovenko shared 1st place (6,5/11) in Khanty-Mansisyk. Caruana (370 GP points) and Nakamura (347 GP points) are qualified for the Candidates 2016. Also Caruana (elo 2804,9) took back the world #2 p... | Read More

      • Haggard-CC
      • | May 26, 2015
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    • Review of the seventh simul or Closing Ceremony

      Hi everyone! So, 7th simul with awards which was at Sunday, May 24, was successful for me. According to the claimed regulations I can't give a prize to someone, but I will be upset if my idea about awarding will not be realized. A fortiori, all ... | Read More

    • The Art of Falling Apart 2 Part 2

      This instalment revolves around what I believe to be the critical position in the game described in my previous blog post.  After White has played 25) Bxh6.  I have chosen to analyse this position "manually" in the style of Jeremy Silman in ho... | 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 »