Happy Birthday Jonathan Levitt

Happy Birthday Jonathan Levitt

KingsBishop
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1 hr ago

Six Grandmasters were born "Today in Chess History:" Jonathan Levitt of England, born 1963, GM 1994. Alexandre Sulypa of the Ukraine, born 1972, GM 2000. Alik Gershon of Israel, born 1980, GM 2000. Deepan Chakkravarthy of India, born 1987, ...

Puzzle MAYven: Winners and Recap!

Puzzle MAYven: Winners and Recap!

ChessKid
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2 hrs ago

CONGRATULATIONS TO: 1. FastGreatNova2. JadePureLogic3. AquaOuterFly...and the rest of the Top-50 winners! This was truly a worldwide event. Our top three puzzle MAYvens were from Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, and Lebanon! It's already June...

Video Accompaniment for Knight Endgames!!

Video Accompaniment for Knight Endgames!!

CM Chessdemon2019
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20 hrs ago

Good morning, afternoon, evening, night everyone! I have made my second video accompaniment! https://www.chess.com/blog/Chessdemon2019/how-to-play-a-proper-endgame-in-blitz-2-knight-endgames is the link to my blog about knight endgames. I...

Happy Birthday Gata Kamsky

Happy Birthday Gata Kamsky

KingsBishop
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1 day ago

There are seven Grandmasters that were born "Today in Chess History." István Csom of Hungary, born 1940, GM 1973. Gata Kamsky of the United States, born 1974, GM 1990. Yannick Gozzoli of France, born 1983, GM 2012. Jon Ludvig Hammer ...

The Curse of the Premove

The Curse of the Premove

GM alexcolovic
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1 day ago

I sincerely envy the people who have the time to follow all the chess that is happening now. There are so many events, commentaries, streams, webinars, banter-blitzes, courses, books, that it feels overwhelming. Perhaps that is just me, with my ...

Scandinavian Defense: A game I won (+ Video)

Scandinavian Defense: A game I won (+ Video)

FM michechess89
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1 day ago

Hi chess people. This week we are taking a look at my second favorite Defense: Scandinavian. When I came back to chess after I graduated, like 7 years ago, I decided I needed a new fresh defense for my repertoire, so, I prepared it and used it in ...

Happy Birthday Nigel Short

Happy Birthday Nigel Short

KingsBishop
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2 days ago

There are Nine Grandmasters who were born on "This Day in Chess History," including one woman: Leonid Shamkovich of the United States, born 1923, GM 1965, died 4/22/2005 Mihai Şubă of Romania, born 1947, GM 1978. Nigel Short of England, born...

Review: The Complete Chess Swindler

Review: The Complete Chess Swindler

ForwardChess
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2 days ago

hello everyone! This month we crossed 500 published books on our platform! We wanted to celebrate this, so here's a cupcake to all our Chess.com readers! =) Now, back to our review of the amazing book "The Complete Chess Swindler" by David Sm...

Lee and Gossip. Three Brilliancies.

Lee and Gossip. Three Brilliancies.

simaginfan
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3 days ago

Afternoon Everyone. A small offering today, with some pretty chess and pictures for you to pass 10 minutes of lockdown boredom with.  A few threads tangled up in my brain resulted in this one. My last article, a comment that I made on one...

Happy Birthday Mikhail Ulibin

Happy Birthday Mikhail Ulibin

KingsBishop
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3 days ago

There are five Grandmasters who were born on "This Day in Chess History:" Mikhail Ulibin of Russia, born 1971 GM 1991. Ni Hua of China, born 1983, GM 2002. David Arutinian of Georgia, born 1984, GM 2006. Jan Bernášek of the Cz...

Video Accompaniment for my Endgame Posts!!

Video Accompaniment for my Endgame Posts!!

CM Chessdemon2019
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3 days ago

Hello everyone https://www.chess.com/blog/Chessdemon2019/how-to-play-a-proper-endgame-in-blitz-1-pawn-endgames was a post that was rated for my Top Blogger status, and the post I poured the most time in. I have (recently) started a YouTube ...

Remembering Igor Kurnosov

Remembering Igor Kurnosov

KingsBishop
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4 days ago

There are four Grandmasters who were born on "This Day in Chess History:" Mikhail Golubev of the Ukraine (featured last year on "Today's Grandmaster"), born 1970, GM 1996. Harmen Jonkman of the Netherlands, born 1975, GM 2002. Ilmars Starost...

How to Beat an 80s Chess Computer - Part 2

How to Beat an 80s Chess Computer - Part 2

FangBo
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4 days ago

After conceding a significant lead in the first quarter of the match, chess challenger fought back hard, catching me out tactically in two black openings. It was interesting to see that its opening book of just 12,000 positions featured the dashin...

Chess and cherries for kids! Play a chess tournament!

Chess and cherries for kids! Play a chess tournament!

NM hAnN18Al
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4 days ago

Between June 1-9, 2020, the Moldavian Chess Federation and the Hannibal Chess Academy organize the International Chess Festival Cireșar 2020 with four tournaments for 8, 10, 12 and 14 years old kids. June is the time of year when the cherries ri...

Happy Birthday Nikola Padevsky

Happy Birthday Nikola Padevsky

KingsBishop
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5 days ago

There are seven Grandmasters who were born on "This Day in Chess History:" Nikola Padevsky of Bulgaria, born 1933, GM 1964. Lucas Brunner of Switzerland, born1967, GM 1994. Babakuli Annakov of the United States, born 1972, GM 1997. Bayarsai...

Unanalysed #3

Unanalysed #3

GM Mikhail_Golubev
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5 days ago

I played quite many blitz games in May, and some of them may even deserve to be shown. Meanwhile, on May 29-30 I will take part in the European online chess championship (rapid, qualifications). Regulations: https://www.europechess.org/eu...

Beating Ivan Saric's Line in the Bg5 Najdorf

Beating Ivan Saric's Line in the Bg5 Najdorf

JapaneseTutor
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5 days ago

Hi all, Welcome to another installment of awesome tricks out of the opening! This is an amazing one that I have never seen covered before and as you guys know, I love teaching so here it is!!! Hopefully, my analysis in the video is sufficie...

'FunMasterMike and the TiCher' break records !!!

'FunMasterMike and the TiCher' break records !!!

PeshkaCh
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5 days ago

Today the stream "FunMasterMike and the TiCher" has gathered a new viewer record! Over 4600 viewers!  Thanks to ChessKid.com, FM Mike Klein, all our opponents and all the spectators! It was as always bright, interesting and fun! Strea...

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