Beautiful Opposite Colored Bishop Breakthrough

Beautiful Opposite Colored Bishop Breakthrough

IM dpruess
| 7 hrs ago

Here's a thing of beauty from this past week's Dojo Endgame tournament. (In the endgame tournaments, every game starts from the same endgame position, which none of the players know in advance. Through several rounds of playing it from both sides,...

How I Became A FIDE Master

How I Became A FIDE Master

GM Illingworth
| 16 hrs ago

Hello fellow chess players!I recently uploaded a new free training video, called 'How I Became A FIDE Master'!In the video below, you're going to learn:- What I did to get to the 'baseline' level of 2200+ FIDE; - How I systematically improved my...

Happy Women's Day!

Happy Women's Day!

FM NiranjanNavalgund
| 21 hrs ago

On this Women's Day, we thought of acquainting you all with the accomplishments of top ten Indian women players. The idea is to give you a chance to test your tactics and also brief you with the accomplishments of these champions.  In ad...

February MEGARAPID Prizes

February MEGARAPID Prizes

IM dpruess
| 2 days ago

After a couple weeks with the kids home from school, I finally had time to review all the wonderful games from the ChessDojo February MEGARAPID Championship, which made for a truly delightful stream. Today I would like to announce and appreciate a...

Training based on perspectives. By Nicola Nigro

Training based on perspectives. By Nicola Nigro

MateEnUno
| 3 days ago

Dear friends of chess.com receive a cordial greeting and thanks for the follow-up and welcome they always give to our articles, today I will be telling you about a training based on the perspectives to be achieved. One of the most common erro...

The Final Push | Road to FM

The Final Push | Road to FM

NM EnergeticHay
| 4 days ago

If playing chess has taught me anything, it's that with hard work and determination, anything is possible. It wasn't an easy journey, but after 6 years of perseverance, I achieved my National Master Title. Throughout my short chess career, I have ...

A Century of Chess: Schlechter-Janowski 1902

A Century of Chess: Schlechter-Janowski 1902

kahns
| 6 days ago

One of these odd matches – like Botvinnik-Smyslov (1958) or Botvinnik-Tal (1961) – that’s not really reflective of the contestants’ playing strength. Janowski sent his announcement of the match from Monte Carlo, which was &...

OotW: Cambridge Springs

OotW: Cambridge Springs

IM dpruess
| 6 days ago

This week's opening is the Cambridge Springs, a defense to the Queen's Gambit. Here are some top-level games with the opening to give you a few ideas to get started on this opening. Practice will be of great value as well, leading into Sunday's th...

The Queen's Gambit and spatial visualization

The Queen's Gambit and spatial visualization

MateEnUno
| 7 days ago

When we were children and did not have toys to play with, imagination took center stage. We indeed need to touch, explore and look, but when this resource is not available, the mind leads us to experience it through illusion. In the popular N...

Copywriter wanted

Copywriter wanted

FM Gertsog
| 7 days ago

Dear Chess Friends! I am looking for the author of chess texts to join my team and I decided to take a closer look at like-minded people among my followers! If you know the names of Carlsen and Nakamura, Morphy and Capablanca, you know where L...