Chess - Play & Learn


FREE - In Google Play

FREE - in Win Phone Store

Concrete Problems, Part 1's Thumbnail

Concrete Problems, Part 1

chesster3145 1 day ago

    I have serious mixed feelings about the "two introductory paragraphs" requirement. So many times it keeps me from getting right to the point. But this time it gave me tons of material, so I can forgive it for now.   ...

Please Join Us For Our 100 Followers Celebration!!!'s Thumbnail

Please Join Us For Our 100 Followers Celebration!!!

EOGuel 1 day ago

Hello, guys! First off, I REALLY appreciate your support and enthusiasm for my posts. The comments don't say enough how excited I am. As mentioned earlier, once I get to 100 followers, we will have a bash. All of my followers are invited...

Levon Aronian Bandwagon's Thumbnail

Levon Aronian Bandwagon

EOGuel 5 days ago

As many of you know, the stage is set for the 2018 Candidates Tournament in Berlin, and all eight players have been selected to participate in this prestigious tournament. It appears that in a field of many strong players (Caruana, So, Mamedy...

The Secret of Chess?'s Thumbnail

The Secret of Chess?

GM smurfo 8 days ago

A couple of months ago, I received a curious email:   Hello, Mr. Smerdon, I recently published an innovative book on chess knowledge/evaluation, 'The Secret of Chess'.  It is written very much in the vein of Nimzovich's and Kmoch...

An insider's view on the Fide Grand Prix's Thumbnail

An insider's view on the Fide Grand Prix

GM SultanOfKings 10 days ago

The Fide Grand Prix of 2017 has come to an end, with Grischuk and Mamedyarov earning well-deserved spots in the Candidates tournament. I was lucky to get a spot in the series, and compete against the very best in the world. These are my thoughts o...

Do You Have This Problem Too?'s Thumbnail

Do You Have This Problem Too?

GM Illingworth 11 days ago

Do you find it difficult to use the range of chess resources effectively? Are you lost and confused for where to begin your chess training?  On Friday 1st December, I (GM Max Illingworth) will be presenting a free webinar on How to ...

Announcing 100 Followers Online Tournament's Thumbnail

Announcing 100 Followers Online Tournament

EOGuel 12 days ago

Hello, dear followers! I have a (somewhat) special announcement. Once I reach the magic number of chess.com followers (100), I will be hosting a brief online tournament to celebrate. Here is the format in a nutshell: Live chess.com. Fi...

Path To Chess Prosperity #8: An Update's Thumbnail

Path To Chess Prosperity #8: An Update

EOGuel 14 days ago

Hello, loyal readers! Well, as the title may hint, this post may be somewhat on the boring side. Or, it may be a little bit interesting (depending on the reader). Anyways, once again, I do not have tournament games to analyze/brag t...

Please Send Me Your Queries's Thumbnail

Please Send Me Your Queries

MiddlegamerUmesh 15 days ago

Hello Friends! In my last blog , which was part of the series Amateur Chronicles, I told you that I was going to concentrate on the problems faced by amateurs. In fact, I am an amateur myself and have many problems which could be highlig...

Some outtakes of my second book's Thumbnail

Some outtakes of my second book

FM like-a-hurricane 15 days ago

A few days ago I received the first batch of proofs of my manuscript which will quite soon result in the publication of my second book, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle. 19th Century Berlin Chess Biographies with 711 Games.  In Septemb...

Amateur Chronicles : Introduction's Thumbnail

Amateur Chronicles : Introduction

MiddlegamerUmesh 15 days ago

Hello Everyone! I am back with a new series and as the title suggests, it is something related to amateurs. I will be focusing on the problems faced by many amateurs and club players. In fact, why do amateurs face problems? This is a very importan...

A Few New Series's Thumbnail

A Few New Series

chesster3145 16 days ago

    Hello blog fans,     I'm here to make an important announcement, the first of two or three, and one that I'm sure will bring even more dynamism and exciting content to this blog, and that will lay the foundation...

Building Blocks's Thumbnail

Building Blocks

EOGuel 18 days ago

Black to play. Use your building blocks to find an ideal setup for Black. (Hint is below in case you want to take advantage of it). Hint: Your overall setup will favor you even if the positional attributes may not appear ideal....

The 1st GingerGM Party!!!!'s Thumbnail

The 1st GingerGM Party!!!!

GM Ginger_GM 18 days ago

The 18th of November was a special day for GingerGM, after years of saving and building up our business, we decided to spend all of our hard earned profits on a party. In the words of one of England's finest footballers, George Best, " I spent a l...

Massive Black Friday Sale at ChessUniversity.com's Thumbnail

Massive Black Friday Sale at ChessUniversity.com

GeniusKJ 18 days ago

Holidays are here, and what better way to spend them than to enjoy some of our high class video courses? Chess University is offering great discounts for one whole week. Whether you are a regular Chess University student or want to try one of ou...


Online Now