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  • Initiative

    GM Rabachess Mar 13, 2017, 7:30 AM

    Hello, dear friends and chess fans! From today onwards I'll be writing my own blog in Russian. Please follow my articles and kindly share opinions and feedback. Today I would like to...

  • PRO Chess League Official Rules

    shakhmaty Mar 26, 2017, 1:55 AM

    PRO Chess League Rules as of 3/9/2017: Eligibility and Team Makeup   A.1. Team rosters A lineup is the four players you are using each match. A roster is the total list of players you have on...

  • Who Was The Best World Chess Champion In History?

    IM DanielRensch Jan 3, 2017, 10:12 AM

    What if we had a time machine? What if we could bring all the greatest chess players in history together, removing any advantages of opening theory or other evolved knowledge of our game for a super-tournament? What...

  • Chess.com Fair Play And Cheat-Detection

    News Dec 30, 2016, 12:03 PM

    Cheating in chess is a serious issue. The issue is magnified online, where there is no arbiter to physically observe play. Chess.com takes fair play and cheat-detection very seriously, and we have since our founding.  We...

  • American Woman - Part I

    batgirl Dec 21, 2016, 11:34 AM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

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  • The Elusive "Plan".

    doxprezi Mar 24, 2017, 3:55 PM

    Anyone who is serious abut improving their chess has heard about the importance of planning. Masters and Grand-masters stress the point of planning, coining phrases like "It is better to have a bad plan than no...

  • O Henry. "The Gift of the Magi"

    Podaryonka Mar 23, 2017, 1:17 PM

    One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned...

  • Things to do...things to do...

    LollipopLaura Mar 21, 2017, 2:47 PM

    Things to do~ Actually go onto my wikiHow account~ Have pizza for the first time in 2 months.~ Eat~ Swingdance without embarrassing myself~ EAT GINGERSNAPS!~ Make pancakes   ~ Do school and not get behind~ Become...

  • An Evening at the UN with Judit Polgár by chess24 staff

    sontu1296 Mar 18, 2017, 10:21 PM

    As part of the ‘Planet 50/50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality’ initiative, chess grandmaster and Planet 50/50 Champion Judit Polgár spoke on the theme of ‘fighting stereotypes’ at a special event held on...

  • Intermediate Level: Reading and Writing: Application example

    JMurakami Mar 13, 2017, 11:36 PM

    A few days ago, the following puzzle–like position was posted in the forums: Below it, the following text: @pfren: "The positions are never evaluated properly taking into account just the material differences,...

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  • Oefenmatch Team England voor spelers onder 1650

    CasterMan5 Mar 22, 2017, 7:18 AM

    De afgelopen maanden zijn er een aantal wedstrijden voor de European League alsook voor de World League gespeeld. Hierbij is het opgevallen dat CTH vaak veel meer spelers had die zich in schreven voor de wedstrijden...

  • Going Forward - Compete but do NOT Cheat!!!

    xlote Mar 17, 2017, 8:17 AM

    The Champions League is growing and we needed to grow to remain competitive.  We added many new players this year.  Assuming there are no more surprises, most of those added are a great addition to our team.  They...


    FideCastro Mar 8, 2017, 6:13 PM

    RUSHALL TO REDDITCH   Picture the scene at Rushall Olympic Football Club the night of February 13th in the Birmingham and District Chess League: a huge silver trophy similar to the FA Cup belonging to the football...

  • Learn From Vishy Anand in March 2017 Prodigy Program!

    GeniusKJ Mar 6, 2017, 9:25 PM

    Registration for the March 2017 month of the Prodigy Program is now open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. We are happy to announce that five-time world champion GM Vishy Anand will be teaching...

  • Ousted Iranian Player: 'My Wardrobe Should Not Be Anyone's Business!'

    FM MikeKlein Feb 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Last week the Iranian Chess Federation removed two players from being able to represent their national team, or playing future events inside Iran. IM Dorsa Derakhshani, the number-two female in Iran, and...

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