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  • Who Loved These Knight Moves?

    When we analyzed "An Opening Line For Masters" last week, I chose GM Igor Zaitsev as our opening guide for a reason. It is difficult to name another chess player who introduced that many absolutely paradoxical opening novelties. Today ... | Read More

  • Old Age, Great Chess!

    After I learned how to play chess (age 12), I jumped into the game head first by playing in a chess tournament (even though I didn’t know the difference between checkmate and stalemate). Let’s just say that I was absolutely awful. Wi... | Read More

  • The Tale Of Two Emory Tates

    In last week's article we paid tribute to a creative chess player and a nice person, IM Emory Tate. As a man who played Emory many times, I can tell you that a game with him was always just like our life according to Forrest Gump. Remember his f... | Read More

  • Cracked Grandmaster Tales: Polgar vs Silman

    I didn’t intend to write a 4th Cracked Grandmaster Tales article, but so many Chess.com members asked me to do another that I decided to share a few more (true) stories. I hope you enjoy these as much as you did the others. Be warned: there mig... | Read More

  • Targets, Time Pressure, And Reaching Expert

    SPOTTING THE ELUSIVE TARGETS  Chess.com member speedyg2 asked: “I have been reading your book How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition and I was wondering if move 23 for White (Rfe1) is following the imbalances. My imbalance breakdown was tha... | Read More


    • Piccolo manuale di aperture scacchistiche

      Contenutio Partite di Gioco Aperto (1 e4, e5)o Partite di Gioco Semiaperto (1 e4, non e5)o Partite di Gioco Chiuso (1 d4, d5)o Partite di Gioco Semichiuso (1 d4, non d5)o Partite di Pedone d’Alfiere (1 c4 oppure 1 f4)o Partite Irregolari (qualun... | Read More

    • Chess Opening

      Aims of the opening[edit] Common aims in opening play[edit] Irrespective of whether they are trying to gain the upper hand as White and equalize as Black or to create dynamic imbalances, players generally devote a lot of attention in the opening s... | Read More

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    • Best of US Chess: 6th-10th Place Winners

      In Best of US Chess (formerly Best of Chess Life Online), we countdown the top ten uschess.org articles of 2015, some of which you may have missed.  Here are the 6th-10th place winners. Stay tuned for the top 5, which will be posted in a couple ... | Read More

    • Grand Opening Swiss Report

      The first ever MLC&G chess tournament was met with overwhelmingly positive responses. We had 17 players in all. Although it was a very top heavy field, we had some good competition along all the ranks. Ken Murray had a nice attacking win ove... | Read More

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      • | Jan 15, 2016
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    • A Tournament Story: An all-over-the-place depiction. Part 1.

      Warning: The posts will be written in quite a self-involved, overly long, self-indulging and detailed manner, with plenty off-topic, biographical and quirky excursions, so if you're looking for strictly concise chess content, these upcoming posts ... | Read More

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      • | Jan 11, 2016
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  • Manhattan Chess Club

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    Founded on November 24, 1877 at the Café Logeling in New York City.   Dues were $4 a year.  On December 7, 1877 the members voted for the name of the chess club to be the Manhattan Chess Club (the other choices were Morphy Chess Club and Metro... Read More »

  • Benko's Opening

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    Benko's Opening (also known as the Hungarian Opening, the Barcza Opening, the Bilek Opening, and the King's Fianchetto Opening), is achess opening characterized by the move: 1. g3White's 1.g3 ranks as the fifth most popular opening move in... Read More »

  • Benko Gambit

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    The Benko Gambit is characterized by the move 3...b5 in the Benoni Defense arising after: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 c53. d5 b5 The Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) has three codes for the Benko Gambit: A57 3...b5 A58 3...b5 4.cxb5 a6 5.bxa6 A59 3... Read More »

  • The Stare

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    In chess, as in other games that promote gamesmanship, "The Stare" is a common tactic used by players to intimidate, annoy, confuse and otherwise put an opponant out of his or her comfort zone. It is generally done when a player is trying to thi... Read More »

  • ECO Openings With Moves

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    A00-A39 White first moves other than 1. e4, 1. d4: A00 Irregular Openings Anderssen's Opening: 1. a3 Anderssen's Opening, Polish Gambit: 1. a3 a5 2. b4 Anderssen's Opening, Creepy Crawly Formation: 1. a3 e5 2. h3 d5 Anderssen's Opening, An... Read More »