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  • 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

  • Alekhine's Defense: World Championship Openings

    Alexander Alekhine won the title from Jose Raul Capablanca in their 1927 match. The Franco-Russian master had an unusually wide opening repertoire compared to the earlier champions, and he loved to experiment with different openings. So while A... | Read More

  • Shadow Pictures of the Vienna Players

         The Vienna Chess Tournament of 1898, one of many tournaments sponsored by Albert von Rothschild, ran from May 31 to July 25 and was played at the Vienna Chess Club.  It attracted many strong and now-famous masters. Tarrasch and Pillsb... | 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

  • Bishops Do Not Retreat!

    Some time ago, I wrote an article with a similar title where we discussed a sacrifice that happens when Black plays h7-h6 and attacks White's Ng5, but instead of moving the knight back, White plays Ng5xf7! starting an attack. Today we'll analyze... | Read More


    • Time Lost: Sinquefield Cup R6/R7

      The title was a shortened version of highlights from Rounds 6 and 7: Fabiano Caruana and his time scrambles against Grischuk in R6 (36 seconds for 7 moves, which he once again lost shortly after the 40th move) and Magnus Carlsen and his loss again... | Read More

      • smith8800
      • | Aug 30, 2015
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    • Two pawns for one minute

      Long time ago, when I was learning to play chess in my hometown of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) in Russia, we used to play quite a lot of blitz. We were mostly playing for the fun of it, so the mood was relaxed and talking during the game was n... | Read More

      • ddt_ru
      • | Aug 28, 2015
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    • Pirate Week

      Three strange pirate-related things happened to me last week. Now there's a sentence you don't see every day. Admittedly, some of the links to buccaneering are a little tenuous, but it still makes for an unusual theme. It started when I found ou... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Aug 27, 2015
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    • My first FIDE rated standard tournament

      Do you remember that feeling when you got into your first tournament... How you were looking forward for it... How painful every loss was... Or how nice it felt to become positioned in top half of the tournament... Well, a month ago I would have ... | Read More

      • Poryg
      • | Aug 25, 2015
      • | 138 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Putin’s Hostages Sentsov & Kolchenko.

      Putin’s Hostages Sentsov & Kolchenko   This Is How The Image Of ‘Terrorists’ Was Created For Kidnapped High-Profile Ukrainians words by Hromadske.TV edited by Damian Kolodiy produced by Maxim Eristavi and Maria Zhdanova Get up ... | Read More

      • Osokor
      • | Aug 25, 2015
      • | 145 views
      • | 2 comments

Video Lessons



  • Baburin, Alexander

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    Alexander Baburin was born on Feb 19, 1967 in Gorky.  He learned chess from his father at the age of 7.  In 1990 he was awarded the IM title.  He  moved from the Russia to Ireland in 1993 and became a Grandmaster in 1996.  He is the first an... Read More »

  • Chigorin, Mikhail

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    Mikhail Ivanovich Chigorin (1850-1908), was born on November 12 (October 31, Old Style), 1850 near St. Petersburg.   In 1860, he parents died and at the age of 10, he became an orphan.  In 1867, at the age 16, he learned chess from his school t... Read More »

  • 1935 in chess

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    In 1935, the magazine CHESS was founded by B.H. Wood in Sutton Coldfield. In January 1935, Isaac Kashdan and A. Kupchik tied for 1st in the Manhattan Chess Club championship.  After dividing the prize money, they played one game to decide the Cl... Read More »

  • Karjakin, Sergey

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    Sergey Karjaki is a Ukrainian Grandmaster, born in simferopol, Ukraine on January 12, 1990,later moved to russia.   On August 20, 2002, at the age of 12 years and 7 months, he was the youngest grandmaster in history.  He was the world champion ... Read More »

  • Alekhine, Alexander

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    Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946) was the winner of the first Soviet Chess Championship (1920) and the only man to die while holding the world chess championship.  He learned chess from his older brother Alexei (1888-1939).  He studied law at the S... Read More »