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  • A Walk on the Wild Side, Part I

          Take a walk with me on the wild side . . . of chess.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       When Tarrasch wrote,  ". . .Sg5 , den ich für einen richtigen Stümperzug halt... | Read More

  • 5 Grandmaster Tips To Improve Your Tactics

    Do you find yourself getting a good position only to spoil it by missing a simple tactic?  How about getting a promising attack but failing to find a forced mate or win of material?  I hope these five simple tips will help to sharpen y... | Read More

  • Pawn Endgames: A Practical Guide

    Let us begin with a small challenge. Take a look at the following diagram: It is the starting position, stripped of all pieces except kings. If you managed to examine it without a yawn, eye roll, or grimace, you have passed the test . ... | Read More

  • The King Hunt, Revealed

    To me, the term king hunt invariably conjures up an image of a bygone era, when chess was played over coffee and cigars at the Café de la Régence. With defensive tenacity largely considered a hindrance to the game's beauty, spec... | Read More

  • In Pursuit Of Zugzwang

    Zugzwang in chess seems like a simple concept: being forced to move even when it's disadvantageous.   To me, zugzwang is the saudade of chess; a straightforward idea on the surface, but a profound and fascinating concept on the in... | Read More


    • 1400 vs chess.com member 1200

      In todays game I willl give you a recommandation what to play against the reti. You should study this game well, because there happend a lot of mistakes, but thats a reason why it's instructive. First black has the chance to win the exchange but ... | Read More

      • SKh94
      • | Jul 4, 2015
      • | 154 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Bishop versus bishop

      A positional game, just finished. Opponent didn't play the best moves in the middlegame, and ended up in a worse endgame, which ended with zugzwang. | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jun 30, 2015
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    • The Band YES Chris Squire pass away at 67 so sad what a awesome band

                                                                                                                                                                     ... | Read More

    • Browne v Belle- two classic Q v R endings

      Here (reposted from GM Walter Browne's orbituary page) are my notes of Browne's classic 1978 win against Bell Telephone Company's BELLE chess program which had been programmed with an endgame tablebase of the Q vs R ending.   Browne's metho... | Read More

      • DavidMMIX
      • | Jun 27, 2015
      • | 194 views
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    • Outside Passed Pawns Continued

      This is continued from the prior article. If you haven’t read that part, please check it out first. General Technique There are a couple of ideas in play. Let’s go through some of the rules of thumb in these endings, but first a disclaimer: ... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jun 19, 2015
      • | 248 views
      • | 2 comments

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