FABIANO CARUANA: 4 STEPS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD?

FABIANO CARUANA: 4 STEPS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD?

ACMChess
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13 hrs ago

Are we witnessing the ascent of a new chess king? Did Fabiano Caruana have a moment of self-realization? No More Mr. Nice Guy! After all, the greatest champions are also the most ruthless... NEW: American Chess Magazine #16100 pages | Free US...

Attacking with g2-g4

Attacking with g2-g4

ForwardChess
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23 hrs ago

"I believe that without the g2-g4 thrust I would never have achieved success as a player and trainer." - GM Dmitry Kryakvin Our BOOK OF THE WEEK is Attacking with g2-g4: The Modern Way to Get the Upper Hand in Chess by GM Dmitry Kryakvin. T...

Attacking Chess!!  Wedge the Kingside

Attacking Chess!! Wedge the Kingside

MidnasLament
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1 day ago

Sometimes it's a powerful idea to open up the kingside and watch the bare King run around try not to get checkmated, and sometimes a better idea is to wedge it shut!   Hi there.  This is Stacia and I hope your attacking spirit is ready...

Webinar 22. How to Beat Scandinavian Defense

Webinar 22. How to Beat Scandinavian Defense

FM Gertsog
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2 days ago

Dear Chess Friends! How often do you have to play against Scandinavian Defense? Looks like not as most competitive opening, but white players always face with some difficulties. How to avoid them? Just learn how to play this opening and get the ...

What's New On ChessKid? Hour of Chess Kickoff!

What's New On ChessKid? Hour of Chess Kickoff!

ChessKid
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3 days ago

The #CairnsCup February has run its course with some incredible happenings occurring in the ChessKid orbit this month, not the least of which was Carissa Yip's jaw-dropping performance in the Cairns Cup. Carissa is a longtime ChessKid contributo...

Have Engines Killed Chess?

Have Engines Killed Chess?

JarlCarlander
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3 days ago

Part of a comment from a now closed account which expresses the thoughts and feelings that many Chess players seem to have about engines.  I don't use computers before a game, only after. And so many times I analyze a game where I thou...

Untitled Tuesday and Saturday recaps - January

Untitled Tuesday and Saturday recaps - January

MGleason
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4 days ago

The January recap was written by @MangoMankey. TUESDAY EVENT The Tuesday event was won by @Noki102 with 8.5/10, in close second was @MastaOfDisastaa with 8/10.    @Noki102 quickly established lead in the tournament with 4/4. With th...

Roadmap to Master - Beating the Begginers!

Roadmap to Master - Beating the Begginers!

NM BlakeyBChess
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4 days ago

In the previous installment of the Roadmap to Master series, I covered how to get started in chess from scratch. Now we're going to talk about how to take your game to the next level - and beat beginners consistantly! Watch the video below, and ...

Back on track

Back on track

GM Shankland
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4 days ago

I finally got my life back on track. One of my many shortcomings is being totally unable to fake a smile to show the world when I'm dying inside. Nobody likes a Debbie Downer, so I tasked my team to take over my facebook page and post my tournam...

A Complex Game

A Complex Game

GM alexcolovic
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4 days ago

Some weeks ago I played in the 4NCL and I was lucky to get a chance to play a very strong opponent. I rarely get a chance to play strong players nowadays and I miss that, but on the other hand the rare chance I get puts additional pressure to rais...

King of the Sicilian Pin Variation

King of the Sicilian Pin Variation

IM MatBobula
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5 days ago

I created a Daily Chess Tournament for all those who want to practice the Sicilian Pin Variation.Every game starts from the position after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4You can join it here: https://www.chess.com/tournament/k...

My From's Gambit Miniature

My From's Gambit Miniature

FangBo
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5 days ago

Hello! Everyone has their favourite openings. One which has served me well is the From's gambit, because in return for just one pawn your pieces spring into life. Well that is the general idea for most gambit openings. Why is this one so spec...

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