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    • Real game tactics 16: 2 beautiful checkmates

      This is real game tactics 16 with two beautiful checkmates, the second puzzle is slightly more difficult. Puzzle 1, black to move and checkmate in 2: Puzzle 2, white to move and checkmate in 3: | Read More

      • vc153415
      • | Jul 5, 2015
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    • My Early Days on Chess.com

      I joined chess.com on May 24, 2015. I registered with my mom's e-mail because I forgot my e-mail. :( I registered on the old version of the app. You know, the one with learning positions and setup position. The first thing I did was some ta... | Read More

    • how to reach 1200elo

      Hi guys and followers,   I made up this new series to show how you can reach 1200elo. But also stronger one's will find maybe somethings which will seem to be difficult to them. So what is the difference between somebody with >1200elo and s... | Read More

      • SKh94
      • | Jul 5, 2015
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    • Why I love chess: combinations (part 2)

      I always thought that I was good in tactics. But I found that most of my “combinations” were forced. I wonder how masters sacrifice pieces in calm positions, when only after 5-10moves spectator realizes that the combination was correct. Somet... | Read More

      • YurPav
      • | Jul 5, 2015
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    • Tactics puzzle 16: build a fort to draw!

      This tactics puzzle post is going about building a fort to get stalemated. There is one easy puzzle and a difficult one. Puzzle 1, white to move and draw: Puzzle 2, white to move and draw: Another variation on puzzle 2: | Read More

      • vc153415
      • | Jul 4, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • decoy

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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      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 »