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Kosteniuk, A Genius of the Chessboard

Kosteniuk, A Genius of the Chessboard

kamalakanta
| 1 day ago

Today Alexandra Kosteniuk won a spectacular game against Ana Muzychuk. Muzychuk seemed to have the advantage on the kingside, where she had advanced, and at the critical moment, Kosteniuk surprised her opponent by sacrificing a pawn, and then the ...

How to Master Blindfold Chess

How to Master Blindfold Chess

CM AdviceCabinet
| 1 day ago

About 8 months ago, I wrote an article entitled 7 Levels of Blindfold Chess Exercises for Everyone. Recently, I decided to do a little update on that set of exercises by elaborating on one of them and offering a new one in a video on my Youtube ch...

July AMA Answers + Update!

July AMA Answers + Update!

DanielGuel
| 2 days ago

Hi, friends! I've attached the video I used to answer AMA (ask me anything) questions. Thank you for the very interesting submissions, and I'm looking forward to doing this monthly!  --------------------------------------------...

10 Most Aggressive Chess Openings (+ Videosss)

10 Most Aggressive Chess Openings (+ Videosss)

FM michechess89
| 2 days ago

Hey guys!   If you like to Attack and take the initiative from the beginning of the game, this post is ideal for you. These are the 10 Most Aggressive Chess Openings, including variations for both White and Black. Another interesting fact...

Chess Books and Authors

Chess Books and Authors

DonMcKim
| 2 days ago

Chess books are part of the lifeblood of chess! Books instruct, inspire, and help shape our chess play in many ways. Insights from books become part of our character as chess players. They help us to become better players and greatly deepen our ...

Webinar 90. How to Beat Stafford Gambit

Webinar 90. How to Beat Stafford Gambit

FM Gertsog
| 3 days ago

Dear Chess Friends! I’m sure most of you play 1.e4 as white and had to face with a huge number of different openings and deviations. Some of them are playable and offer approximately even play for both players. However, some are just traps...

International Chess Day!

International Chess Day!

PeshkaCh
| 5 days ago

Congratulations to ALL on the International Chess Day!We wish that your favorite game will always give YOU inspiration and joy from new achievements and victories!A day earlier in Kharkiv was held the Championship of the Kharkiv region among men i...

A Century of Chess: Napier Matches 1905

A Century of Chess: Napier Matches 1905

kahns
| 5 days ago

Just before retiring from chess at the age of 24, William Napier played a string of matches in England against strong opponents - Henry Atkins, Richard Teichmann, and Jacques Mieses. I probably would skip over these if I weren’t so fond of N...

How to Beat Stafford Gambit

How to Beat Stafford Gambit

FM Gertsog
| 5 days ago

Nowadays, everyone has a lot of opportunities to learn the theory and try to trick their opponents with a trap or an unsound gambit. For example, Stafford Gambit in Russian Game (Petroff Defense). I’m talking about this position! It almo...

INTERNATIONAL CHESS DAY!

INTERNATIONAL CHESS DAY!

NoHayTruco
| 5 days ago

Buona Giornata Internazionale degli Scacchi a tutti! ♚ YouTube: https://bit.ly/2TptFEU♚ Twitch: https://twitch.tv/shivaita♚ Discord: https://discord.gg/FxAnTMnaz9♚ Outplayed: https://www.outplayed.it/

Gain 200 ELO FAST

Gain 200 ELO FAST

JapaneseTutor
| 6 days ago

Hello beautiful people, Back at it again with another video lesson, thank you so much for all of the comments on the recent post as well as coming to say hi on the stream: https://www.twitch.tv/japanesetutor I appreciate all of you. Here is ...

Think twice before moving a pawn

Think twice before moving a pawn

FM GaboSalazar2001
| 6 days ago

“Pawns: they are the soul of chess, they alone determine the attack and the defense, and the winning or losing of the game depends entirely on their good or bad arrangement."   Francois Andre Danican Philidor If a che...

12 Chess Memes That Will Make You Laugh!

12 Chess Memes That Will Make You Laugh!

whatagoodday
| 7 days ago

Is chess a boring game? Certainly not! Chess is full of fun, especially if you take it that way. We all lose our games sometimes, but the tension walking on a thin line of the nerves- that is what keeps us alive (otherwise we all would be heavi...

July AMA  Announcement!

July AMA Announcement!

DanielGuel
| 7 days ago

Hi, everyone! It's time for this month's edition of AMA (ask me anything)!  In case you don't know the drill, drop any question you like into the comments section (ask as many as you want, and whatever you want, doesn't even need t...

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