Mastering Chess Middlegames - A Review

Mastering Chess Middlegames - A Review

GM alexcolovic
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9 hrs ago

Recently I had a look at this classic and liked what I saw! Panchenko's material is similar to the way how I envisage the ideal chess instruction. A position is set up and the student thinks about it for a while. Then what he thought of is discu...

Student Game Analysis Video w/ Kairav Joshi!

Student Game Analysis Video w/ Kairav Joshi!

ChessUniversity
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11 hrs ago

Hello everyone! After taking a long break from teaching chess, I'm happy to announce that I've returned due to popular demand! I will be teaching more live classes, video courses, and even two-way voice classes starting in September. I'm now...

The most mistake in chess

The most mistake in chess

UAArtur
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23 hrs ago

These are my three games with one player. First game: Second game: And third... Do you know which is the most important mistake in chess?The most important mistake: do not learn from your mistakes.

Fortress

Fortress

FM Michel2426
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1 day ago

Hello my chess friends. What is a fortress and how can a fortress help you in your own games? In this post we’re going to talk about this. First I’ll try to explain it with my own words, and then we’ll see some practical examples...

Improving Your Game Analysis Video Course

Improving Your Game Analysis Video Course

ChessUniversity
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2 days ago

Chess University’s Improving Your Game Analysis video course by FM Elliott Liu features 3 hours and 30 minutes of detailed video instruction to help students improve at analysis, especially when reviewing their own games. Elliott also review...

A Book, A Painting and A Curious Chess match.

A Book, A Painting and A Curious Chess match.

simaginfan
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3 days ago

A cheery 'Good Morning' to chess history lovers and any casual passers by joining me for the first time. Well, some time ago now I posted this https://www.chess.com/blog/simaginfan/a-book-to-look-out-for  and the book in question duly ...

My good games at this week #28

My good games at this week #28

UAArtur
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4 days ago

Hi! Its UAArtur! And this is a new blog from my series, where I show interesting games this week. The best games I collect later on a separate page and you can vote for each. Now you can help choose The best game of July ! This...

Bronstein on the King's Indian- Part I

Bronstein on the King's Indian- Part I

kamalakanta
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4 days ago

Leafing through Bronstein's book, "Bronstein on the King's Indian", I found so many games to enjoy! First of all, let me say this is a super-excellent book, with many examples in different systems and setups of the King's Indian Defense. I recom...

Bullettime 6 (Attacking the King)

Bullettime 6 (Attacking the King)

FM Michel2426
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4 days ago

Hi friends. As you already know, in this Bullettime series I bring some good bullet game I played, I analyze it, write some comments and share it, always hoping it to be useful for you. Also I try to tell you what I was thinking during the game, a...

Zugzwang in the middlegame?!?!

Zugzwang in the middlegame?!?!

NM Mr_Penings
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6 days ago

Zugzwang usually happens in the endgame where few pieces remain on the board. Otherwise, it's considered an anomaly. This kind of anomaly appeared in one of my daily chess games, which I found too amazing not to share with you all. Hope you find i...

Learning from studies! 2

Learning from studies! 2

FM Michel2426
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6 days ago

Hi everybody. As you already know, I really enjoy studies. I think there is too much to learn from them. At the same time we can practice accurate calculation with them. By the way, in Kasparian’s book, Domination Endgame Studies, you will f...

The day I played for Ukraine

The day I played for Ukraine

FM Michel2426
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7 days ago

Hello Chess.com. This Sunday I played in a very interesting online blitz (5|2) match. It was between Ukraine and Serbia. My Chess.com friend (and also top blogger) UAArtur (from Ukraine) invited me, he said that the match was going to be tough, an...

The best game of July

The best game of July

UAArtur
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7 days ago

Hello! We have time for a new vote!Now you will see my July games. Which game is the best, in your opinion? Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Game 4 Write in the comments the number of the game that you liked the...

Bullettime 5 (Passed Pawns)

Bullettime 5 (Passed Pawns)

FM Michel2426
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9 days ago

Hello friends. I played another bullet game that I think was interesting. Maybe we can get some things analyzing it. This time I won’t say that mistakes are very common in one minute games, and that it is not easy to play accurately, because...

Chess Openings 101: Queen's Indian Defense

Chess Openings 101: Queen's Indian Defense

ChessUniversity
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9 days ago

Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Queen's Indian Defense by FM Dalton Perrine is now available! This video course provides a proper coverage of the Queen's Indian Defense (QID), characterized by the moves: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6.  ...

Strong center in the hyper-accelerated dragon

Strong center in the hyper-accelerated dragon

IM attilaturzo
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9 days ago

In the hyper-accelerated dragon, black develops his dragon bishop quickly, without the d7-d6 pawn move, because he wants to challenge the white center with d7-d5. One of the typical white mistakes is to capture the c6 knight because it allows bl...

My good games at this week #27

My good games at this week #27

UAArtur
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11 days ago

Hello! Its UAArtur! And its a my new game report. Today I caught a rabbit in Karo-Kann. Hey! We've seen it! So will you say. Yes. It was in My Good games ## 1, 2, 19, 25 and 26. You will have to ha...

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