Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. 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 A 10 second tacticCan you find it in less than 10 seconds? https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/a-10-second-tacticTue, 03 May 2016 02:13:06 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/a-10-second-tacticMilan Vidmar vs Max Euwe nice counterattackThis is a nice example of a counterattack by white. It is a famous game between two of the best players in the world at that time - Milan Vidmar and Max Euwe. It seems that white is about to get checkmated but he has a solution. Enjoy! https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/milan-vidmar-vs-max-euwe-nice-counterattackWed, 20 Apr 2016 05:52:11 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/milan-vidmar-vs-max-euwe-nice-counterattackA study that makes my day Here is a very nice study for you. Once you figure it out it looks very easy, but it is not easy to find the correct idea in the beginning. Have fun! https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/a-study-that-makes-my-dayMon, 18 Apr 2016 08:48:24 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/a-study-that-makes-my-dayPreparing for a tournamentI frequently get asked - How do I prepare for a tournament? There are tons of books, articles, videos, bases etc. With such abundance of information it is understandable that an inexperienced player does not find his way around to setting up a pro...https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/preparing-for-a-tournamentTue, 29 Mar 2016 02:24:22 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/preparing-for-a-tournamentAttack!https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/attackThu, 06 Nov 2014 03:30:06 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/attackOpposite colored bishopshttps://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/opposite-colour-bishopsMon, 27 Oct 2014 04:33:58 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/opposite-colour-bishopsNice coordinationhttps://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/nice-coordinationThu, 23 Oct 2014 05:25:20 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/nice-coordinationRook action https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/rook-actionWed, 22 Oct 2014 03:01:06 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/rook-actionStudy#4https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study4Sun, 11 May 2014 09:50:54 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study4Study #3 https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study-3Wed, 07 May 2014 11:01:40 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study-3Study#2https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study2Sat, 03 May 2014 16:28:20 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study2Study #1https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study-1Fri, 02 May 2014 11:34:20 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/study-1pawn race!White to move and win! https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/pawn-raceWed, 10 Jul 2013 13:44:37 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/pawn-raceDaily dose of tacticsHere is one interesting puzzle on the subject of zugzwang. https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/daily-dose-of-tacticsWed, 03 Jul 2013 09:36:55 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/daily-dose-of-tacticsFamous Vaganian - Planinc miniature This post is dedicated to one of the greatest Slovenian players of all time - Albin Planinc. His chess was Tal - like you could say, full of tactics and romantic sacrifices; and when the sacrifices worked he was dangerous even to the best players...https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/famous-vaganian---planinc-miniatureFri, 01 Mar 2013 16:21:13 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/famous-vaganian---planinc-miniatureKortchnoi tactics and a beautiful studyHere are a few puzzles, one from a recent Jan Timman jubilee and the other one is a classic between ex-world champion Mikhail Tal and a legend Viktor Kortchnoi. https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/mikhail-tal-tactics-and-a-beautiful-studyMon, 25 Feb 2013 06:48:49 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/mikhail-tal-tactics-and-a-beautiful-studyGreek gift sacrifice + test yourself! The classic bishop sacrifice (also known as the Greek gift sacrifice) is the oldest and most studied of the sacrifices and has been already studied by Greco (1619). Through practice, certain conditions that are necessary for a successful attack...https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/classic-bishop-sacrifice---test-yourselfSat, 23 Feb 2013 06:46:13 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/classic-bishop-sacrifice---test-yourselfLessons + nice tacticsHi everyone! One more tactical blow from my recent game in Austrian league - see if you can find it (its not that difficult) :) - comments below https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/lessons--nice-tacticsTue, 29 Jan 2013 16:57:19 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/lessons--nice-tacticsChess school: King marchI am starting a new series of strategical and tactical themes - Chess school. In the following example, black pieces are completely tied down to defense, but it seems white can not increase the pressure (or can he?). White puts his last piece (whi...https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/chess-school-king-marchThu, 16 Jun 2011 11:57:36 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/chess-school-king-marchPlay like Bobby Fischer! (part 2)I saw quite a lot of interest in my previous blog (Play like Bobby Fischer!) and here is the 2nd part on Bobby Fischer. You will be able to find some interesting anecdotes and quotes from his life and an amazing annotated game.  Like most chess ...https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/play-like-bobby-fischer-part-2Wed, 08 Jun 2011 12:15:21 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Juraldo/play-like-bobby-fischer-part-2