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  • The Positional Threat

    When you think of the word "threat," what comes to mind? A threat of checkmate, perhaps? A threat to trap your piece? An indirect threat against your queen?  Whatever your specific mental representation, it is most likely tactical... | Read More

  • Why Chess Players Blunder (Part 2)

    Part 1 of our previous instalment offered a theoretical framework for blunders. This second part suggests a way to combat impulsiveness and blunder-tendencies. Chess players are often encouraged to read chess books and watch DVDsto improvetheir ... | Read More

  • 3 Tips To Avoid Blunders

    Blundering in chess is one of the worst feelings that we experience while playing the royal game. A well-played strategic masterpiece can be completely spoiled with a single careless move. Anyone, including the very best... | Read More

  • 2016 Candidates' Tournament Free Analysis Video Guide

    Did you miss any live games from the 2016 Candidates' Tournament in Moscow, where the best contenders in the world battled it out for a shot at Magnus Carlsen's world championship? This guide serves to showcase the top-notch coverage o... | Read More

  • Candidate Profile: Sergey Karjakin

    By GM Robert Hess and IM Teddy Coleman Sergey Karjakin has unfinished business.  In 2014, he placed second in the Candidates', one point away from a shot at Magnus Carlsen. He’s coming back to finish the job. Karjakin has one title ... | Read More


    • KIMPLODES--King Safety! (Part 2 of 10)

      King Safety is the Topic of the Day! His Majesty is the weakest piece on the board, unable to bear to approach other pieces too closely lest they check him away...or into his grave (do King's have graves, or only mauseleoms, pyramids, or oth... | Read More

    • Back Over 1500 Blitz.... 2nd Attempt at 1600 Blitz

      Hello everyone I am back over 1500 Blitz on chess.com. I won my most recent game, and It was a very strange game. I was easily winning the opening, I had a solid pawn structure and  I was going good. And I blundered so much then, and I had 2 rook... | Read More

      • BeltoGM
      • | May 1, 2016
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    • Endgame Conversion

      In this recent game, I feel I probably should have lost, but whether by my own cunning () or my opponent's trouble with the position (much more likely), I managed to convert this into a winning endgame.The game was very even in the beginning. A fe... | Read More

      • ijgeoffrey
      • | Apr 30, 2016
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    • A HANGING QUEEN (Blitz chess #53)

      Hello, the noob here, I hope you're doing fine. Over on my channel I've posted another video in the "Blitz chess" series. This time my opponent blunders! I hope you can help me spot my mistakes in order to improve.   CLICK HERE ... | Read More

      • nemichelis
      • | Apr 30, 2016
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    • #42 Phi Kappa Blanca XLV

      << #41 Ram LXXII -- #43 Phi Kappa Blanca  >> Tournament #42 : Phi Kappa Blanca, 12/5/92 NCSU Student Union, Raleigh, NC TD: Robert Singletary Section: U1800 Time Control: 40/90, G/30 Crosstable Link With the Ram series concluded, th... | Read More

      • dl_leonine
      • | Apr 30, 2016
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Video Lessons



  • Petroff's Defence

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    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »

  • Qualities of moves

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    As you can see moves are indicated if good or bad through symbols: These are the symbols: !!- brilliant move !- good move !?- interesting move  ?!- dubious move ?-bad move ??-blunder Many people make blunders like the castling blunder lik... Read More »

  • Impossible!

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    This "Impossible" Checkmate contradicts what many, many chess books say: "You can only checkmate with two knights if you are in the corner and your opponent blunders." It is possible.     You can do it on the side of the board; however, yo... Read More »

  • Gunsberg, Isidor Arthur

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    In 1890-1891, Isidor Arthur Gunsberg (1854-1930) played Steinitz for the world’s championship and lost after 4 wins, 9 draws, and 6 losses.  Gunsberg began his chess career as the player inside the chess automaton Mephisto.  H... Read More »