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ChatGPT Gives Terrible Chess Advice

ChatGPT Gives Terrible Chess Advice

NathanielGreen
| 5 days ago

Artificial intelligence is well on its way to controlling the world, or so the computers would have us believe. In reality, computers on their own are still pretty dumb things, even when they appear smart. We spent some time asking ChatGPT some ...

Do You Use This Powerful Game Changing Trick?

Do You Use This Powerful Game Changing Trick?

GM Gserper
| 11 days ago

When I was just starting in chess, our chess club's team went to participate in one of the national competitions. Here I need to mention that unlike the U.S. Nationals, open to anyone who knows how to move pieces, the Soviet Nationals were highly ...

Chess Played Quick — Kingdom Chess Edition

Chess Played Quick — Kingdom Chess Edition

ChesscomEmeric
| 8 days ago

Don't blink and miss Chess Played Quick (CPQ), Chess.com's series of events where top chess streamers complete bounties for prizes. Chess Played Quick — Kingdom Chess Edition happens on March 4 at 12 p.m. ET / 18:00 CET / 10:30 p.m. IST. F...

The 7 Most Mindblowing Magnus Carlsen Records

The 7 Most Mindblowing Magnus Carlsen Records

TarjeiJS
| 13 days ago

At just 33 years old, GM Magnus Carlsen has conquered pretty much every peak in the world of chess. On his journey to achieving G.O.A.T. status, he has also made his mark in history setting some incredible records. Some of these records seem des...

How To Play A Brilliant Move

How To Play A Brilliant Move

NM CoachJKane
| 24 days ago

Every chess player wants to play a brilliant move. But how do you know if a move is brilliant, and how can you find it in your own games? This article will tell you exactly what Game Review looks for in determining brilliant moves and offers some ...

How To Analyze Your Own Games

How To Analyze Your Own Games

GM Gserper
| Jan 24, 2024

Eighty-five years ago GM Mikhail Botvinnik won the premier tournament of the year, the Soviet Chess Championship, with a very impressive score 12.5/17 (+8−0=9). Later, in his book about the tournament, Botvinnik shared his methods of chess p...

Every Guinness Chess Record

Every Guinness Chess Record

NathanielGreen
| Jan 19, 2024

If you haven't heard of Guinness World Records, either you're a time traveler who departed sometime before the idea was developed in 1955, or you're even less aware of popular culture than I am. And I don't know which of those possibilities is mor...

The Best Chess Players Over Time

The Best Chess Players Over Time

NathanielGreen
| Jan 16, 2024

For more than 50 years now, chess players have been statistically rated and ranked based on their record of wins, losses, and draws. These ratings give us a nice set of historical statistical data to use for various purposes. Sometimes, that purpo...

Coach Of The Month: WGM Ticia Gara

Coach Of The Month: WGM Ticia Gara

Mick
| Jan 12, 2024

WGM Ticia Gara is a three-time Hungarian women's chess champion who has represented her country on an international level. Among the finest players in her nation, she has scored impressive draws against legendary grandmasters including GMs Nigel S...

Fair Play On Chess.com

Fair Play On Chess.com

CHESScom
| 24 days ago

Chess.com is committed to growing chess and protecting the integrity of the game. On this page, you’ll find information and resources that our Fair Play team has created for you to remain up to date about the work we do. Our Fair Pl...

New Year, New Features, New Superstars

New Year, New Features, New Superstars

CHESScom
| Jan 10, 2024

Welcome to 2024. This year's first monthly Chess.com update focuses on handy new features, catches you up on the latest news, and previews some exciting events ahead. Here's what this update covers:  Product & Engineering Events C...

How To Score A Chess Upset

How To Score A Chess Upset

NM CoachJKane
| Jan 5, 2024

Every chess player dreams about scoring a huge upset. Maybe you want to beat your dad or grandmother at chess for the first time. Perhaps you’re trying to get your first win against a player rated over 1000, or even 2000. Although it’s...