My new chess study to solve

My new chess study to solve

GM Mikhail_Golubev
| 11 hrs ago

White to play and draw. (Inspired by a question from GM Michal Krasenkow but it doesn't answer his question). ***Vote For The Chesscom Immortal Game@chesscom users can vote for my games here: https://chess.com/news/view/vote-chess-com-immortal...

Check! Check! Checkmate

Check! Check! Checkmate

UAArtur
| 1 day ago

Hello everybody! This week I am close to the most fantastic success of my chess career!   As you know, the Chess.Com portal has announced a competition for the best game  to be added to the ongoing Immortal Games Collection...

Pawns Adventures: Macedonian Phalanx

Pawns Adventures: Macedonian Phalanx

RoaringPawn
| 1 day ago

Intended level: Beginner/Early Intermediate I have never seen anything more terrible and dreadful than a Macedonian phalanx! — Aemilius Paullus, Roman general Two important concepts of pawn play, the ram and the lever, have been alre...

IPS Academy Amateur Chess League Season 3 - 2021

IPS Academy Amateur Chess League Season 3 - 2021

IM Rakesh
| 2 days ago

AMATEUR CHESS LEAGUECorporate Chess India and IM Nubairshah Shaikh are the core organizers of the Amateur Chess League in coordination with Chess.com India team. After organizing 2 successful seasons of ACL they are back with the THIRD SEASON!! An...

How to create the best plan?

How to create the best plan?

IM MatBobula
| 2 days ago

One of the most important things in chess is to find the right plan. During the game, every player faces that challenge. The first time to evaluate is right after the opening and usually 2-3 times later on. There is even a saying, “better to...

How To Instantly Bump Up Your Rating. Tip #1

How To Instantly Bump Up Your Rating. Tip #1

MomOnaBreak
| 3 days ago

Want to quickly increase your rating by say 50+ points? Forget about reading yet another book, or watching yet another online chess course. Instead … are you ready for this? Are you sure? Here it is: find your mojo, your Joie De Vivre (J...

How to EVALUATE Positions in Chess (+ Videosss)

How to EVALUATE Positions in Chess (+ Videosss)

FM michechess89
| 3 days ago

Hey guys! How do you know who is better at some specific position in Chess? Why is it important to properly evaluate positions? Which Key Factors should we analyze to assess any position? Today we will be answering those questions... Well, b...

Live Chess World League: Season 7 First Stage

Live Chess World League: Season 7 First Stage

ME_Mosharrof
| 4 days ago

Live Chess World League 2021-S1 is in progress! At the end of first stage's play, top 4 teams from each division have qualified for Championship pool. Here is a recap of the first stage of this season. Div.1 In absence of Ukraine, Russia starte...

A Century of Chess; Vienna 1903

A Century of Chess; Vienna 1903

kahns
| 4 days ago

I haven’t said much in this series about Mikhail Chigorin, who was kind of the elder statesman of chess masters of this period, held in something of the same reverence that Keres or Bronstein would be for Soviet players in the ‘60s &nd...

OotW: Some Bc5 Defense to the Ruy Lopez

OotW: Some Bc5 Defense to the Ruy Lopez

IM dpruess
| 5 days ago

This week's opening is a defense to the Ruy Lopez, which I today learned is called the Modern Arkhangelsk. In today's video, we talked about the meaning behind the moves leading up to the characteristic Bc5 move by black, and then played a bunch o...

The 2 Types of Endgames

The 2 Types of Endgames

NM EnergeticHay
| 6 days ago

There are so many endgames that can arise in chess, so how should we go about learning all of them? After all, there's no way you could possibly study each and every possible position that could occur in your games! To tackle this problem, let's f...

Opinion - The Best Way To Get Better At Chess

Opinion - The Best Way To Get Better At Chess

NM ih8sens
| 6 days ago

TLDR at the bottom Besides the occasional one-off session with friends, I haven't formally coached in several years.  In spite of this, I still get messages here on chess.com (and elsewhere) asking "how do I get better at chess?".&nbs...

Fred Dewhirst Yates. Some Games and Pictures.

Fred Dewhirst Yates. Some Games and Pictures.

simaginfan
| 6 days ago

'Mr. Yates has left a heritage of beautiful and artistic games of which any master might well be proud'. Tartakower. 500 Master Games of Chess. A few days ago I took the liberty of posting a game of Fred Yates in the comments to someone else's b...