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
Hello Chess Fans,
Black's strongest weapon against 1.e4 is the Sicilian Defence 1...c4. The Dragon and Accelerated Dragon are Black's most direct counterattacking schemes in the Sicilian, where a fianchettoed bishop on g7 exerts a powerful inf... | Read More
This is the fifth in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we catch up with Matt Lodge, aka... Kirkwood!
Where do you live?
I currently reside in Brooklyn, New York though my home will always be in... | Read More
The photo above is of Alexander Kotov. He was the author ofsuch books as "Think like a grandmaster", and "Train like a gandmaster." Kotov's advice to identify candidate and methodically examine them to build up an "analysis tree." this idea is... | Read More
1. The idea or Our chess dreams
Together with my friend Krzysztof, we have thought for a long time about organizing a classic chess tournament in Toruń, a place which, surprisingly, lacks such events, although the town has rapid and blitz tou... | Read More