Last week, we had some fun discussing dumb things your non-chess friends say about the game.
In chess as in life, turnabout is fair play. It's time to laugh at the silly things chess players themselves say -- and there's certainly no shortage of... | Read More
It is time for the big national scholastic tournaments here in the U.S., and that means that we are going to witness thousands of kids making similar mistakes on and off the chess board.
A clear sign of a person getting older is when he starts c... | Read More
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 study of theoretical endgames is a necessary evil. For most players, it is a rather torturous experience simply because there is no room for innovation or creativity.
However, as any strong gandmaster will tell you, there are several th... | Read More
UPDATE: This article, written for the first "Nakamura's Knockout" event in March. NEXT Nakamura's Knockouts is this Saturday, April 18th at 2pm Pacific, 5pm Eastern.
Have you ever wanted to take on the best chess player in the United States and... | Read More