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  • The 7 Weirdest Chess Openings

    Everyone knows the popular, "normal" openings played at the top level of chess. The Ruy-Lopez, the Sicilian, the French: thousands of pages have been written about these world-championship-level openings.  But what if you're not playing a... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, March 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Tournaments, tournaments... “The month of February used to have one big event: Linares. This year there were no less than fiv... | Read More

  • Fill Out Your Bracket To Win Prizes

    The sports network ESPN estimates that 70 million college basketball brackets will be filled out this week in the United States alone. You can get in on the fun by joining the official Chess.com college basketball bracket contest. Play along wit... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, January 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Another Year “Another year has gone by, and this Bulletin starts the second year of our magazine in this form. While the Tata... | Read More

  • Can You Solve Our 2014 Holiday Puzzler?

    Your favorite holiday chess tradition is back!  Chess.com is proud to celebrate the holiday season with an all-new puzzler quiz for 2014. UPDATE:  The 2014 Holiday Puzzler has ended. Thanks to all who played and commented.  O... | Read More


    • Don't Fear the Isolated Pawn

      When I was a kid, I attended a few chess camps organized by FM Alex Betaneli, the founder of the Wisconsin Chess Academy. Alex is an amazing coach and organizer. While I was a student the staff included many strong players and experienced coaches ... | Read More

      • CoachJKane
      • | Apr 18, 2015
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    • This Website

      Ok, I have been on other chess websites, as well.  But, of all the websites I've been on, this is, by far, my favorite.  For one thing, the annotations are amazing because all you need is the fen and then game analysis so that you can show the g... | Read More

    • How To Become A Top Blogger For Chess.com!

        Have you ever wanted to write content for Chess.com? You can! Chess.com offers all its members the ability to maintain their own blog. Click here to get your blog started today -- we encourage all our members to be active bloggers! ... | Read More

      • webmaster
      • | Apr 9, 2015
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      • | 6 comments
    • Black Listing Players

      I have played here long enough to know that we are surounded by chess app's and engine user's. I will be posting name's on who not to play. I have also come across some player's admiting to cheating on Chat. Please note, I have read other player's... | Read More

      • Iron_Man7
      • | Mar 31, 2015
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      • | 2 comments
    • Miracle At The Great Falls Open - Round 4

      This is one of the wildest games, perhaps THE wildest game, I've ever played. It was against my friend Guy Stafford, who has had some tough tournaments recently but dominated this one. We both came away with something. I managed to be the only pl... | Read More

      • logosx1
      • | Mar 30, 2015
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  • Donaldson, John Walter

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    William John Donaldson, born in 1958, is an International Master (1983).   In 1983 he was the captain of the US team at the Greece Olympiad when he eloped with one of the top Russian lady players, Elena Akhmilovskaya.    H... Read More »

  • Campomanes, Florencio

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    Florencio Basa Campomanes, born Feb 22, 1927, was the first non-European elected FIDE President (1982-1995).  In 1956, he was the first National Master of the Philippines Chess Federation.  He played Board 2 for the Philippines in the 19... Read More »

  • Menchik-Stevenson, Vera

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    Vera Menchik-Stevenson (1906-1944) was the World Woman Chess Champion from 1927 to 1944.   Vera Menchik defended her title six times, scoring 78 wins, 4 draws, and only 1 loss.  In 1927 she won the first Women's World Chess... Read More »