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বিশ্বনাথন আনন্দের সাক্ষাৎকার

whatagoodday
| 1 day ago

এই ৫০ বছর বয়সেও আপনি শীর্ষ পর্যায়ের দাবায় প্রতিযোগীতা করছেন, সেসব জিতছেনও। ৯০ দশক এবং বিশ শতকে আপনার প্রতিদ্বন্দ্বী যারা ছিল তাঁদের অনেকেই হয় অবসরে গিয়েছেন নয়ত র‍্যাংকিং থেকে পিছিয়ে পড়েছেন। আপনার ক্ষেত্রে বিষয়টা কি? অন্য সবার মত যখন বুঝতে পা...

Why You Lose Your Chess Games

Why You Lose Your Chess Games

GM Illingworth
| 1 day ago

Would you like to know the real reason you lose your chess games? You probably think it's because you made some big blunders or some other silly mistakes. But mistakes generally don't happen in isolation. In many cases, they occur as a res...

Active King in the endgame

Active King in the endgame

IM MatBobula
| 1 day ago

In the endgame, when there are only a few pieces on the board you should use your King. You usually do not need to be afraid of its safety. Moreover, its value in the endgame is estimated at 4 points (more than the minor piece). Not using such a p...

Brain Lag

Brain Lag

GM alexcolovic
| 2 days ago

It's been a while since I posted here. Here's one from my newsletter, to which you can subscribe following this link. As I already wrote on my blog, the hybrid event went fine for me, in spite of losing the match. I already complain...

AMA Announcement and Thematic Endgame Tournaments!

AMA Announcement and Thematic Endgame Tournaments!

DanielGuel
| 3 days ago

Hi, readers. Happy to announce this month's AMA (ask me anything!). Any questions you have (can be about chess, but I'll also talk about other stuff as well!), please write them in the comments, and I'll answer them in a video format! You all have...

The Tournament Of The Year?

The Tournament Of The Year?

GM Illingworth
| 3 days ago

Hey chess family,Has the chess tournament of the year 2021 already been played?My answer is: Yes, it's being played right now!It's a tournament featuring over 100 of my American Facebook friends, and it's quite possible you've missed it, as it's b...

The Wing Gambit Strikes Again! | Road to FM

The Wing Gambit Strikes Again! | Road to FM

NM EnergeticHay
| 3 days ago

Hello all! After a long break from posting content, I'm back! I was really busy with many things such as schoolwork and extracurricular activities. Now, as I have some more time on my hands, I plan to post some blogs about tournaments an...

Tournaments of the Terribly Wounded

Tournaments of the Terribly Wounded

Sawbonez
| 4 days ago

Your heard the whistle on that cool morning in 1915.  You grab the ladder and you are up-and-over the top of the trench as you have done many times before. But this time was different... You remember a loud explosion and then... something...

What Are Rooks For? Part 1

What Are Rooks For? Part 1

Nepali_chess2019
| 4 days ago

Chess players know rooks are more powerful than a knight or a bishop. As they can move horizontally and vertically ,through any number of unoccupied squares. They love open positions, files and ranks(especially seventh or 2nd rank).Let's see what ...

My Journey To Getting Better At Chess: An Overview

My Journey To Getting Better At Chess: An Overview

DanielGuel
| 5 days ago

Hi, everyone. Happy Friday! It's been a while since I actually posted this series, lol. Welcome to my blog! As many of you know, I've been using my blog as a platform to update the community on my chess practice, as well as my tournament progress!...

How To Train Chess Like A Grandmaster!

How To Train Chess Like A Grandmaster!

GM Illingworth
| 5 days ago

Would you like to train your chess like a Grandmaster?Last year, I recorded a special 2-hour training video on How To Train Chess Like A Grandmaster, which I have recently made available on my Youtube channel!It's been quite popular and I'm sure y...

Carlsbad Structure

Carlsbad Structure

IM MatBobula
| 6 days ago

Carlsbad Formation is one of the most common pawn structures that appears in the Queen's Gambit and the Caro-Kann Defense. The name comes from the town where very strong and famous chess tournaments were played around 100 years ago and that struct...

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