tactics

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "tactics" on Google.


Artxzta
Artxzta
Location: International
Joined: 6/16/15
Last Online: 6/23/15
Points: 0 points
Danger_Tactics
Danger_Tactics
Location: Basements Anon., United States
Joined: 6/16/15
Last Online: 6/25/15
Points: 0 points
propertactics
propertactics
Location: United States
Joined: 6/2/15
Last Online: 7/26/15
Points: 0 points
simplicity1452
simplicity1452
Location: Canada
Joined: 10/26/14
Last Online: 6/17/15
Points: 2 points
JediiTactics
JediiTactics
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Joined: 5/14/14
Last Online: 5/18/15
Points: 0 points

  • You Won't Believe These Miracles On The Chessboard

    At its heart, chess is a logical game. Every move — no matter how outwardly mysterious — can be explained and rationalized. To be sure, an idea can (and often should) violate general principles, but it still must satisfy the ... | Read More

  • Chess Lessons Exposed: A Lesson Learned?

    This series is about chess lessons and how a chess teacher tries to push key points home. If you are looking for a chess teacher, don’t grab anyone that comes along! Take your time, take a lesson or two from various teachers so you can get a... | Read More

  • The 8 Best Chess Apps

    The mobile platform now dominates the Internet. Many more YouTube videos are watched on mobile devices (mostly smartphones) than on desktop and laptop computers combined. Two months ago, Google announced that the majority of its search... | Read More

  • What Is The Greatest Brilliancy Ever?

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on Chess.com. I try to give a good mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of so... | Read More

  • 5 Grandmaster Tips To Improve Your Strategy

    In my last article, I gave you five tips to improve your tactics.  If you did your homework and practiced your tactics (either Tactics Trainer, or my Chess Genie app) you will see the benefits right away! However, learning strateg... | Read More


    • Tactical Combinations With Discovered / Double Attacks

      Hello Chess Fans, Welcome back to another episode of Chess Tactics, designed to develop and challenge your Tactical Vision.                                       In previous articles we covered Pins, Forking T... | Read More

    • Survival Mode - One of the Craziest Comebacks of my Career

      Hi Chess Friends, Last week I played one of the most intersting endgames of my life against a higher rated player in the DC Chess League. After a crazy opening, I blundered and found myself down two pawns for essentially no compensation. Fortunat... | Read More

      • CoachJKane
      • | Jul 28, 2015
      • | 579 views
      • | 3 comments
    • annotate #2

      second game, and another win, but one where i had a worse position and missed some tactics i think. | Read More

      • untoward
      • | Jul 28, 2015
      • | 49 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Real game tactics 18: an instructive endgame

      This is an instructive endgame played by Robert James Fischer (FIDE-rating January 1971: 2740) played in 1971 against Mark Taimanov (FIDE-rating January 1971: 2620), this match was one of the matches played in the quarter final of the candidates t... | Read More

      • vc153415
      • | Jul 28, 2015
      • | 93 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Guaranteed Way to Become a Grandmaster in Six Weeks

      Do you want to become a Grandmaster in six weeks? Okay, maybe that is too tall an order... maybe six months? Wait, maybe six years? How many hours do I need to study? What is the best method? Do I have to memorize openings? Study endgame... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 27, 2015
      • | 1216 views
      • | 19 comments

Video Lessons



  • decoy

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    Chess games many times are won and lost because of a single tactical move. One of the most common tactics that you will see in any chess game is the decoy. The decoy in chess is finding a poisoned square that your opponent would never want to g... Read More »

  • What You Need to Know Well as a Beginner

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    The Tactics! If you are directed to the wrong page from my profile,please go back. Forks A fork is basically when one piece attacks two. Skewer When one piece attacks a more valuable piece and then a less valuable piece behind it. Pawns can't... Read More »

  • Underpromotion tactics

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    In 90% of the cases pawns are promoted to queens. Sometimes though, it would be better to promote to something else other than a queen, like in the following examples: Here is one that involves promoting to a rook: If you think your skills at ... Read More »

  • Queen's Gambit

    • 164 Reads
    • | 164 Reads

    The Queen's Gambit is the starting position of many respectable chess opening such as the Queen's Gambit Accepted, the Queen's Gambit Declined and the Slav Defence. Black in most cases prefers not to capture the pawn as he cannot keep it without ... Read More »

  • Chernev, Irving

    • 3 Reads
    • | 3 Reads

      Irving Chernev (1900-1981) was born on January 29, 1900 in Priluku, Ukraine   In 1904 (some sources say 1920), Chernev’s family emigrated to Brooklyn, New York.   In 1912, Irving Chernev’s father taught him chess.   In the 1930s, ... Read More »