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  • The Amazing Chess Illusion

    Most people are fascinated by optical illusions. Indeed it is a very strange feeling that what you see with your own eyes is not exactly what it is. This reminds me of the punchline to the old joke that I already mentioned in this article: "who ... | Read More

  • The Four Most Amazing World Championship Blunders

    The chess world gasped when in game six of this year's world championship match, both Carlsen and Anand missed a simple tactical shot 26...Nxe5! (see #10 in the second part of this series). Some reporters even rushed to call it "the bi... | Read More

  • Pfc. Seidman

              Despite the War, the 1940s were an exciting time in American chess, especially in New York.  The USCF, newly formed, still seemed vibrant and "Chess Review,"  Horowitz' somewhat self-serving periodical, reflected the vivacious... | Read More

  • How to Mate Your Opponent

    How to Mate Your Opponent   "Winning Chess" by Irving Chernev and Fred Reinfeld gave the following three quotes that inspired this presentation: As soon as a true thought has entered our mind, it gives a light which makes us see a crowd of o... | Read More

  • The Extra Knight

    Professor: Hello, class. Idris: Hello, professor. A number of people were smiling. Rachel: So, is there a plan for today? Wei: What kind of chess player plays without a plan? Zephyr: I never thought of the professor as being a player. Lucian... | Read More


    • The Principles of the Opening -- for Beginners!

      Top Ten Rules to the Opening!  There are many rules and principles for the three different stages of a chess game, but the focus of this article is how to "get out of the gates" in a hurry!    Rule #1 - Develop Your Pieces! Development mean... | Read More

      • Krish_01
      • | Dec 21, 2014
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    • Endgame. Part 7

      Ладейные окончания. Теоретические позиции. Rook endings.   White to move and win.                                  Part 6: http://www.chess.com/blog/AbrahAmuis... | Read More

    • Avenues of Attack: Cut Them Open or Cut Them Off?

      The secret of war lies in the communications. –Napoleon Bonaparte In a combat situation when lives are on the line, the lines of communications may mean life or death. Open and secure lines of communication are vital for any (military, chess... | Read More

    • two rooks vs one queen

      hihelloyobros this is my first blogpost and it is about tworooks vs one queen. acutally i depends on many things postions of rooks position of queen all that things.There will be two parts.in the first part we will discuss  about rooks and in the... | Read More

      • SHIVAMSRI
      • | Dec 19, 2014
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    • lebesgue72 vs. rahimshajirati: Ruy Lopez: 12/19/14

      Hi all! This is another game I played today. I don't know much about the Ruy Lopez, and when there was the possibility for that, I went into it. One issue I don't have alot of experience with, and don't understand, is how to exploit/play against b... | Read More

      • lebesgue72
      • | Dec 19, 2014
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  • 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 »