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    • Study plan for 1600 rated player?

      Ok so I have a problem here...... I have been stuck at 1600 for a loong time and I want to know how I could improve to 1700 or even to 1800. If you have any suggestions, please post in the comments below. Thanks | Read More

      • THESWAGKID
      • | Jul 18, 2015
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    • Study plan creation coaching session for 25 dollars

      If you would like to book a coaching session then please send me a message or send me an email to attilaturzo@gmail.com! Thank you. I wish you great games! Attila Turzo International Master and Chess Coach www.attilaturzo.com | Read More

    • Bad Blitz Habits

           When I became a member on Chess.com, the professor who referred me to the site advised me to stick to 15 minute games or longer if I wanted to truly improve my chess ability. His reasoning being that longer games provide enough time to stu... | Read More

      • dillarse
      • | Jun 27, 2015
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    • Prodigy Program - July 2015 Registration Open UPDATE

      This is a fully updated and detailed article regarding Chess.com University's Prodigy Program. Please read this post in its entirety if you are a new student or a prospective student wanting to join the program in July. Most importantly, registr... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Jun 23, 2015
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    • My Journey to 1800

           June is almost over and my USCF rating is at 1406. My goal is to be playing like an 1800 by the time the first rated tournament of the 2015-2016 school year comes around in mid-September. That means that I have almost three months to impr... | Read More



  • Zwischenzug

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    The German word zwischenzug means 'in-between move', and it is a common tactic that occurs in almost every game of chess! It is also known as an `intermezzo`. Picture your opponent making a move that directly threatens one of your pieces: instead... Read More »

  • Zugzwang

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    Pronounced "tsoog-tsvung", Zugzwang is a German word meaning "obligation to move".  The term is used for a position in which whoever has the move would obtain a worse result than if it were the opponent’s turn to play. A player is said to b... Read More »

  • Durkin Opening

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    The Durkin Opening (also known as the Durkin Attack or the Sodium Attack) is a rarely played chess opening beginning with the move: 1. Na3The Durkin Opening is named for Robert James Durkin (1923–?) of New Jersey. The name "Sodium Atta... Read More »

  • Kenny Solomon

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    Kenny Solomon 8 October 1979 is a South African chess International Master. He took up chess at the age of 13, inspired by his elder brother’s qualification for the Chess Olympiad in Manila in 1992. Borrowing a chess book from him to study,... Read More »

  • Horwitz, Bernard

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    Bernhard Horwitz (1807-1885) was a German-born card player(specialized in miniatures) and chess study composer.    In 1845, he settled in England and began teaching chess.  In 1846, he lost as match with Howard Staunton, losing 14 games, winni... Read More »