In one of my recent articles, I mentioned a funny story where an illegal king move was played, which made me wonder: what are the craziest king moves in the history of chess?
So here I am presenting the games where such moves were made. In order... | Read More
I am probably a lucky guy, because I never had any "touch-move rule" episodes in my whole chess career. Don't get me wrong, it happened numerous times in my games that either I or my opponent touched a wrong piece at a wrong time, but i... | Read More
Openings That Lead to a Draw
Question: Chess.com member jos2001 wrote, “I’m a 1076-ranked player who wants to know the best openings to draw.”
Answer: Though various openings are known to be drawish at the master level (and u... | Read More
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
Two of the best chess players in the world will face off Monday morning in the biggest Chess.com Death Match of all time as American number-one GM Hikaru Nakamura is set to battle French number-one GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
The match will be br... | Read More