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The 64 - Do The Shuffle - November 2021 Recap

The 64 - Do The Shuffle - November 2021 Recap

UncleButchy87
| 9 hrs ago

The month of November saw the entire chess world redirect its attention towards the biggest event on the chess calendar. A clash that everybody has been waiting for and where chess history will inevitably be made. The world's brightest and most cr...

Chess With An Elf

Chess With An Elf

MomOnaBreak
| 12 hrs ago

To all the lovely parents and grandparents. I love using every opportunity to make my kids’ education fun and exciting. Last year, our Elf(ie) From The Shelf came with daily letters (that I typed up each night) and chess puzzles. My kids l...

SCC Round 1 vs Peter Svidler

SCC Round 1 vs Peter Svidler

GM Hikaru
| 22 hrs ago

SCC – Fast and basic tactics! The 2021 has started! Having won the tournament for the last 3 years – I am well aware things are not becoming easier! My round one opponent was the always interesting and creative eight times Russian ch...

Webinar 106. How to Think Like a GM

Webinar 106. How to Think Like a GM

FM Gertsog
| 1 day ago

Dear Chess Friends! While the world's attention is on the World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi we can’t stay aside. Last week we analyzed 2 first games of the match and the statistics. I know we al...

Chess in movies

Chess in movies

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 1 day ago

The magic of chess has been often inspiring for moviemakers. We have already mentioned the ‘The Seventh seal’ movie, and we will bypass ‘The Queen’s gambit’ series. Also, we will later present some newer movie...

Promotions & Events to Celebrate FIDE WCC 2021!

Promotions & Events to Celebrate FIDE WCC 2021!

ChessKid
| 2 days ago

Hey ChessKids! We're so excited to be celebrating the 2021 FIDE World Chess Championship! As of November 26, Carlsen & Nepo officially kicked off their match in Dubai. Throughout their game, we'll be hosting a series of events and promotions...

Chess strategy for openings and principles

Chess strategy for openings and principles

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 2 days ago

Beginning chess players discover very quickly that learning how the pieces move is only the tip of the chess playing iceberg. It's usually after several moves of a typical chess game that the question arises, "What now?" Here we will discuss gener...

Vulnerability Scanning: The Art of Reconnaissance

Vulnerability Scanning: The Art of Reconnaissance

FM Cats4Sale
| 3 days ago

So, as promised (and please forgive my cavalier approach or rather attitude ), here is my take on a complex topic, utilizing (SOME of) the colorful characters that I've mentioned heretoforth as illustrations The widely misconstrued concept of v...

Prepare for Brilliant and Make it Double!

Prepare for Brilliant and Make it Double!

Pheonix_Free
| 3 days ago

Prepare for Brilliant I know that my last blog was about a brilliant move, but the day after I posted, I got an even crazier game. I also know that two blogs ago I wrote about the Catalan and said I would do a blog about a game where I played th...

A Century of Chess: Ostend B 1907

A Century of Chess: Ostend B 1907

kahns
| 3 days ago

In 1907, the Ostend tournament was split into two - a patrician championship section that doubled as a sort of Candidates Tournament and a more democratic Masters section, featuring a 31 player all-play-all, the largest round-robin ever conducted....

How To Use Chess Engines (+ Video)

How To Use Chess Engines (+ Video)

FM michechess89
| 4 days ago

Hey guys!   How do you get the most from Chess Engines? How to train with them? How do you take advantage of them instead of hindering your own improvement? Which are some techniques or methods Chess Professionals use to work with Engines? ...

WCC 2021 Game 2: Ignited, tired, peace

WCC 2021 Game 2: Ignited, tired, peace

IM vinniethepooh
| 4 days ago

Game 2 of WCC 2021 was an absolute rollercoaster. Some genius ideas and some really strange decisions. One of the most exciting games in recent times. I will not say much, since this analysis is long enough anyways. Enjoy! Analysis from @vinni...

WCC 2021 Game 1: Surprises and stereotypes

WCC 2021 Game 1: Surprises and stereotypes

IM vinniethepooh
| 4 days ago

To put it simply, World Championship is a different kind of fever. The match, unlike other top tournaments is somehow very interesting from move 1. It is probably because everyone realizes its the culmination of months and months of practice to co...

How to analyze your own games?

How to analyze your own games?

IM MatBobula
| 5 days ago

I created the 10-week course to improve your chess.  Every week you will receive one email with materials and exercises to do. You can sign up for the course at this link: https://www.matbobula.com/  It's FREE and you will ...

On the Cavalier Approach

On the Cavalier Approach

FM Cats4Sale
| 6 days ago

Firstly, I would like to wish everybody a Happy Thanksgiving! I hope that you all are filling up yourselves with turkey & stuffing Let me continue to give thanks for the Great Garry Kasparov, my mentor in chess and -- as he would argue beca...

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