As the calendar turns to 2016, it's time to look back at the best chess of the past year.
The year 2015 was a big one for chess. With the creation of the Grand Chess Tour, the chess world had an exciting new super-tournament series to follo... | Read More
Last week, we discussed the first few options to fight against Black's Caro-Kann.
Now let's take a look at some of the most important ways White can respond to this opening.
The Advance Variation:
The line 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 has... | Read More
As 2014 draws to a close, it’s a natural time to look back at the best chess of the year.
The past year was a good one for fans of the world’s most popular board game. There was an exciting world championship match, several amaz... | Read More
Paul Morphy, Spring Hill College, 1854
This is a highly unusual article for me. I have no love for chess engines. Additionally, I have severe reservations about trying to compare modern players with 19th cenutry players. It h... | Read More
Target Skill Range: Intermediate (Rated 1400-1799)
Arrive at your final chess destination with the knowledge you need to win!
Increase your knowledge of fundamental endgames.
Improve your endgame technique.
Complete these endgame ... | Read More