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    • Campionato europeo femminile 2016 (speriamo bene...)

      — Il Campionato europeo individuale femminile 2016 di scacchi si terrà a Mamaia, in Romania, dal 27 maggio al 7 giugno pp.vv. Il sito web dell’evento è: Ma il sito di riferimento vero e proprio è allo stato attua... | Read More

      • Sentenzio
      • | May 9, 2016
    • But ... did you play any fun chess games this week actually ?

      Chess should be fun, even when things get very serious. Many many years ago I played at the big chessclub SC Utrecht in Holland. It was interesting because there were a lot of chess club members, and lots of players who were stronger than me, wh... | Read More

      • achja
      • | May 8, 2016

      Isn’t it interesting that you are allowed to make two moves per turn. Like in our Childhood days, we used to feel so lucky and immensely happy, if we were allowed to make two moves in a game. Chess players have a chance to re-live their childhoo... | Read More

    • How to Play Chess for Beginners

      How to Play Chess StepsUnderstanding the Board and PiecesKnowing How to WinPlaying the GameUtilizing StrategyKnowing the Special MovesCommunity Q&ATipsThings You'll NeedRelated Chess is a very popular game and is widely accepted as one of t... | Read More

    • How to Play Advanced Chess

            How  to Play Advanced Chess ? So you know how to play chess. But have you come to a point where you meet a person you just can't beat? Do you know what En Passant is? A pawn storm? Lifting a rook? If you answered no to any of t... | Read More

    • SERGEY KARJAKIN e la sfida mondiale con Carlsen - 1^ parte

      -- Desidero iniziare con alcune precisazioni. - La prima: nel mio post su IHS (il newsgroup "it.hobby.scacchi" su Google Groups) intitolato "Torneo dei Candidati 2016 - Compendio" [], pubblicato la sera del 28 marzo u... | Read More

      • Sentenzio
      • | Apr 4, 2016
    • Retro Computer Chess part 3: Bringing it home

      So far I have written about Alan Turings paper machine from the 50s, and how Mac Hack IV running on a mainframe computer became the first chess program to beat a human player under tournament conditions in the 60s. Today I will be moving forward ... | Read More

      • BenRedic
      • | Mar 20, 2016
    • PGN 101

      Many chess programs and websites - including our beloved - generate PGN files and allow us to export or download them. As the number of the games grow, it's good to be able to archive them properly, add comments, annotations and extra in... | Read More

      • Samad1
      • | Mar 19, 2016
      • | 1 comment
    • How to handle large chess clubs in schools

      I will discuss the importance of utilizing the resources at your school to make sure that the foundation of the clubstarts and stays strong. Now I will write more about how to differentiate the different chess skill levels of students so that eve... | Read More

    • Beginner chess

      Chess Chess helps in english and maths This article is about the Western board game. For other chess games or other uses, see Chess (disambiguation). Chess Part of a Staunton chess set (from left to right): a white king, a black rook, a ... | Read More

    • Retro Computer Chess part 2: First blood

      In my last post I looked at Alan Turings paper machine from the 50s, and played a game against a modern Chessbase implementation of the engine. Today I will move forward to the 60s. Alans engine never saw a real implementation on computers from ... | Read More

      • BenRedic
      • | Jan 31, 2016

      Chess History Origins of chess Many countries claim to have invented the chess game in some incipient form. The most commonly held belief is that chess originated in India, where it was called Chaturanga, which appears to have been invented in the... | Read More

      • sachin951
      • | Jan 16, 2016
      • | 1 comment
    • Muke po rejtingu

      Na pisanje ovog bloga potaknulo me pitanje frenda u jednoj od naših grupa ovdje na siteu. Priča s rasponom rejtinga i kategorizacijom se razlikuje po državama (savezima). HŠS je postavio najniži prag na 1600 bodova. Početnik si: 1600. Slab... | Read More

      • TigiBorg
      • | Dec 12, 2015
    • Comprehensive Endgame Works: One-Volume

      As announced in my previous post, where I introduced this blog series, here are some thoughts on my favourite comprehensive one-volume endgame books. I sorted them in roughly ascending order of the ideal reader's rating according to my own estimat... | Read More

      • Schemato
      • | Nov 11, 2015
    • How To play Advanced chess (Read &Enjoy )

      1 Be aware that this article assumes that you already know how to notate(record games) to learn how to notate, look at the tips before continuing. 2 Chess Terms En Passant It is common knowledge that on the first move pawns can move 2 space... | Read More

    • A Puzzle That An Engine Can't Solve, Not Because It's Too Difficult

      A puzzle that an engine can’t solve, not because it’s too difficult. Puzzle 1, white to move wins, can you see how: Study by A. A. Troitzki If you set up this position, an engine can’t solve it: See the end of this blog pos... | Read More

      • vc153415
      • | Oct 26, 2015
    • Identifying Weak Squares and Creating Static Advantages

      Check out the original post on my blog here! For today’s article, I decided to put a different concept of chess under the microscope – weak squares. In my recent posts and videos, I’ve focused a lot on poor pawn structures and lack of s... | Read More

    • En Passant

      The last rule about pawns is called “en passant,” which is French for “in passing”. If a pawn moves out two squares on its first move, and by doing so lands to the side of an opponent’s pawn (effectively jumping past the other pawn’s a... | Read More

    • Journey of a Patzer

      Hi Friends!! Recently i took part in the first rated tourney of my life "GTC Chess Classic" , really had an awesome experience and got to learn so much about chess. It was an international event and players from neighbouring nation were seen in f... | Read More

    • The Infinity Gambit

      In this blog, I talk about a new opening that I created called the infinity gambit. There are six main variation of the Infinity Gambit Accepted.   Of course white course capture the c pawn en passant and transpose into the Tan G... | Read More

      • jackfast
      • | Jul 23, 2015