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Study Plan for Advanced Players

Study Plan for Advanced Players

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 1 hr ago

Once you’ve mastered the basics of chess, and you’re confident in your knowledge of the intermediate aspects of the game – it’s time to make your move in mastering the advanced chess concepts. Note that these are concepts t...

Revolver The Chess Song | Naycir feat Jay February

Revolver The Chess Song | Naycir feat Jay February

Naycir
| 2 hrs ago

 One of the most popular pop icons of all time, Madonna, is known to be a big chess fan. Her chess coach was the Scottish chess champion Alan Norris. There are even sources citing that she was rated above 2000. She has featured chess in some ...

Puzzle Rush Moment #5 - Greco's Checkmate

Puzzle Rush Moment #5 - Greco's Checkmate

KingsBishop
| 1 day ago

Greco's checkmate is a common method of checkmating that frequently appears in Puzzle Rush. The checkmate is named after the famous Italian checkmate cataloguer Gioachino Greco. It works by using the Bishop to contain the opposing King by use of h...

Study Plan for Intermediate Players

Study Plan for Intermediate Players

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 1 day ago

Once you’ve learned the fundamentals of chess, it’s time to graduate to the intermediate aspects of the game. As the name suggests, the concepts that you’ll learn here are more complex than what a basic chess game has to offer. W...

Going Crazy!

Going Crazy!

Pheonix_Free
| 2 days ago

Going Crazy A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog on solo chess, and I got a lot of requests for me to try crazy mode. Little did I know, crazy mode is absolute madness. Puzzle 1 The first puzzle looks like a whole bunch of different things are ...

A Century of Chess: Lasker-Janowski 1910

A Century of Chess: Lasker-Janowski 1910

kahns
| 3 days ago

If there are any world championship matches to give back - pretend they don’t exist, erase the game scores, put all the pieces back in the box - Lasker-Janowski 1910 is at the very top of the list (the other nominees would be Steinitz-Gunsbe...

Study Plan for Beginners

Study Plan for Beginners

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 3 days ago

To learn to play a solid game of chess, you will need to master the basics, first. These are sets of rules that, if obeyed, will help you improve the position of your pieces during the game and, eventually, win more games. That being said, here&rs...

10 Exercises of the Week #30

10 Exercises of the Week #30

GM swapchess90
| 3 days ago

Hello Friends! Every week I select 10 positions ranging from easy to difficult across various themes like tactics, strategy, endgame, defence, etc. for you guys to solve and enjoy.  If you want to improve your endgame and positional play,...

Everyone's First Strategy Kit

Everyone's First Strategy Kit

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 5 days ago

Most players (1200-2200 chess.com rating) are strong in tactics and openings, but their ratings don’t show it because their positional knowledge just isn’t up to par. In other words, they can never create the circumstances to exec...

Chess slang is interesting

Chess slang is interesting

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 5 days ago

Chess is like a science. We might say it has its subject, theory, language, and method. Without knowing the chess language and slang, it is impossible to learn and play chess as well as to communicate about it. Rich and specific language enriches ...

Test Your Skills on Positional Chess: Part 6

Test Your Skills on Positional Chess: Part 6

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 5 days ago

Tired of tactics? Why not try out our positional puzzles! Depending on the level of each exercise (they are presented in ascending order of difficulty) you will probably need between 5 and 20 minutes to find the solution. If your solution doesn't ...

Syllabus (based on rating)

Syllabus (based on rating)

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 5 days ago

When chess players start looking to learn more tactical material to get better in chess, it becomes more challenging for them to choose study plans according to their rating and experience. The middle game in chess is considered an important phase...

Explaining My *Temporary* Profile Pic

Explaining My *Temporary* Profile Pic

DanielGuel
| 6 days ago

Before you click here, you might read this and realize, "Wait, is Daniel just trying to promote his Youtube channel?". To which I answer "yes," so you don't have to click here if you don't want to!   So what's up with my stupid ...

Samurai vs Amazons | Fairy Chess

Samurai vs Amazons | Fairy Chess

rembonsk123
| 6 days ago

Watch the video and choose the best:1. https://youtu.be/cyKsZHYwoMM - Immortal Bishop VS Army of Darkness2. https://youtu.be/_R028VKVDP0 - Rooks vs Queens vs Knights vs Bishops3. https://youtu.be/cyEZJVScQas - Samurai vs Amazons 

The passed pawn supported by the Rook

The passed pawn supported by the Rook

IM MatBobula
| 6 days ago

During one of my rapid games that I was streaming live on Twitch, I got a very interesting Rook endgame. Try to solve the diagram below, can you find the best way to win? Based on my experience, I identified the most common mistakes and create...

Study plan

Study plan

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 6 days ago

In the chess study plan I present below, I will show you 5 things you can do that will help you improve your chess. 1. Play often and enjoy it! To improve your chess, you should regularly play against stronger opponents. Playing against weaker...

Bled 1931

Bled 1931

DonMcKim
| 6 days ago

Bled 1931 was a strong tournament. 14 leading chess masters of the time competed from August 23, 1931-September 29, 1931. Ten of these were from the chess "establishment" and four were up and coming, "promising players." YouTube The super...

45 Kings vs 28 Queens | Fairy Chess

45 Kings vs 28 Queens | Fairy Chess

rembonsk123
| 8 days ago

Watch the video and choose the best:1. https://youtu.be/DEP1YhR31Bs - Amazons vs Rooks vs Queens vs Bishops2. https://youtu.be/ZJ81f9iCKF8 - Bishop vs Rooks vs Queens vs Pawns3. https://youtu.be/fKoXdRvmk8Y - 90 Queens vs 104 Bishops

Choose Chess Openings that Fit Your Style

Choose Chess Openings that Fit Your Style

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 9 days ago

If you are an intermediate chess player, the first few moves in a chess game are considered the most crucial moves that most likely predict the middle game quickly as chances of making mistakes get limited. Over the last hundred years, thousands o...

Bishop vs Rooks vs Queens vs Pawns | Fairy Chess

Bishop vs Rooks vs Queens vs Pawns | Fairy Chess

rembonsk123
| 9 days ago

More videos on the channel - https://clck.ru/rxdtkWatch the video and choose the best:1. https://youtu.be/gfUczZ56HUE - 1 Queen VS 14 Pawns2. https://youtu.be/uEnJx5oUTd4 - Amazon VS 14 Pawns3. https://youtu.be/E-7Ii7TkAhA - Hacker Pawn hacked ...

Master Study: Tal v. Fischer

Master Study: Tal v. Fischer

Pheonix_Free
| 9 days ago

Master Study Tal v. Fischer Mikhail Tal and Bobby Fischer were two of the strongest chess champions in the 20th century. Mikhail Tal is known for his stunning queen sacrifices to pull off wins, and Bobby Fischer is remembered as being the only...

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