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Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! https://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Bilbao Bull Run © 2016, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website https://www.chess.com/article/view/bilbao-bull-run Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:57:03 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/bilbao-bull-run Carlsen vs Karjakin And Crude Oil The world championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin is getting closer, and it is time to update our old forecast. This time I will channel my inner Nate Silver and provide you with some numbers.  Let's loo... https://www.chess.com/article/view/carlsen-vs-karjakin-and-crude-oil Sat, 23 Jul 2016 02:41:37 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/carlsen-vs-karjakin-and-crude-oil Chess Criminals And The Games They Play As a man that has many interests (UFOs, martial arts, philosophy, various forms of history [chess and non-chess], literature, art, film, music, and even criminology), I recently began reading an excellent book entitled "Shady Side: The Life and Cr... https://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-criminals-and-the-games-they-play Tue, 19 Jul 2016 01:42:11 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-criminals-and-the-games-they-play The Best Pawn Moves Ever This article concludes our exploration of the best moves played by each chess piece throughout history. To my surprise, the tiniest guys in chess provided so much material that I have to agree with the great Philidor that "pawns are... https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-best-pawn-moves-ever Sun, 10 Jul 2016 02:08:51 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-best-pawn-moves-ever GM Blitz Battle Historical Archive Chess.com's GM Blitz Battle Championship began in 2016. With Death Matches as the precursor, this championship is different in several regards. The Blitz Battles are still three hours in length, but each match does not stand alone. The... https://www.chess.com/article/view/gm-blitz-battle-historical-archive Sat, 02 Jul 2016 03:35:08 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/gm-blitz-battle-historical-archive The Trickiest Knight Moves Ever Today, we continue our investigation (started in this article) of the weirdest, funniest and trickiest moves ever played. This time, we'll talk about knight moves. To tell you the truth, I thought knights were going to be the easi... https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-trickiest-knight-moves-ever Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:56:16 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-trickiest-knight-moves-ever The Fast And The Furious © 2016, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-fast-and-the-furious Sat, 18 Jun 2016 13:58:23 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-fast-and-the-furious Master vs Many: IM Danny Rensch: Game 1   Master vs Many: IM Daniel Rensch: Game 1 Danny took the white pieces in the first edition of Master vs Many and elected to give 1.e4 a try! That masses fought back with the ever popular Sicilian Najdrof eventually proving the knowlegde ... https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-im-danny-rensch-game-1 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:51:13 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-im-danny-rensch-game-1 Master vs Many: IM John Bartholomew: Game 1   Master vs Many: IM John Bartholomew: Game 1 John took the white pieces his first outing vs Team Scandi but avoided facing his own signature opening by essaying 1.d4! The game quickly found it's way in a classical Nimzo-Indian when John ... https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-im-john-bartholomew-game-1 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:51:05 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-im-john-bartholomew-game-1 Master vs Many: GM Simon Williams: Game 1   Master vs Many: GM Simon Williams: Game 1 Of course the Ginger GM played a King's Gambit! What else other than swashbuclking fun would you expect from Simon? Striving to put a mess on the board from move 2, the GM virtually gauranteed a... https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-gm-simon-williams-game-1 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:50:58 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-gm-simon-williams-game-1 Master vs Many: IM Danny Rensch & John Urschel : Game 2   Master vs Many: IM Daniel Rensch & Baltimore Raven John Urschel: Game 2 Boucning back from his defeat against the world, Danny brings the power and join forces with Baltimore Raven John Urschel! Looking for revenge, you can expect t... https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-im-danny-rensch--john-urschel--game-2 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:50:49 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/master-vs-many-im-danny-rensch--john-urschel--game-2 New Contest: Chess In World Landmarks Have you ever seen a beautiful landmark or an interesting building and thought, "hey, this place could use more chess?" It's time for another photo manipulation contest on Chess.com.  [Update, June 30: results are below.] Use ... https://www.chess.com/article/view/new-contest-chess-in-world-landmarks Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:43:39 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/new-contest-chess-in-world-landmarks Shamkir Killer Shot © 2016, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website https://www.chess.com/article/view/shamkir-killer-shot Mon, 06 Jun 2016 01:38:37 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/shamkir-killer-shot Viking Plundering © 2016, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website https://www.chess.com/article/view/viking-plundering Tue, 03 May 2016 10:16:22 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/viking-plundering Chess Chicken © 2016, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website https://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-chicken Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:37:08 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-chicken Chess Olympus © 2016, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website https://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-olympus Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:45:30 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-olympus Pete's Pathetic Chess: 'A Truly Horrible Game' It's time for another installment of Pete's Pathetic Chess, where I subject my awful moves and chess ideas to a brilliant grandmaster and the best chess-playing computer in the world. Joining my foolishness with his own (lucid) annotations... https://www.chess.com/article/view/pete-s-pathetic-chess-a-truly-horrible-game Tue, 29 Mar 2016 03:24:36 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/pete-s-pathetic-chess-a-truly-horrible-game Fill Out Your Chess Bracket, Win Prizes It's bracket season, with millions of college basketball fans picking their favorite teams this week to win in the sport's biggest tournament. Here at Chess.com, it's also time to fill out your bracket -- for the strongest online... https://www.chess.com/article/view/fill-out-your-chess-bracket-win-prizes Sun, 13 Mar 2016 23:00:27 -0700 https://www.chess.com/article/view/fill-out-your-chess-bracket-win-prizes The Most Difficult Chess Puzzle Just like many chess players I like to solve chess problems. I especially love problems with a limited number of pieces where it is all about chess logic. Here is one of my all-time favorites and also one of the first I ever solved: Yes, it ... https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-most-difficult-chess-puzzle Sat, 12 Mar 2016 20:38:36 -0800 https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-most-difficult-chess-puzzle Not Used To It © 2016, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website https://www.chess.com/article/view/not-used-to-it Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:50:24 -0800 https://www.chess.com/article/view/not-used-to-it