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  • How I Learned My 1st Chess Openings's Thumbnail

    How I Learned My 1st Chess Openings

    louisathomas May 17, 2017, 3:35 AM

    When I began playing chess, I had no idea how to begin a game. I would stare at the row of pawns, wondering which one I should order forward, without an idea of why. Or I’d hop a knight into the open board...

  • El Gambito Marshall de la Apertura Española en 15 min's Thumbnail

    El Gambito Marshall de la Apertura Española en 15 min

    FM LuisFSiles Apr 26, 2017, 12:02 AM

    La Apertura Española, también conocida como Ruy Lopez, es una de las más antiguas y también una de las más ricas estratégicamente. A partir de esta apertura se pueden llegar...

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    How Can I Teach Using Chess.com?

    IM DanielRensch Apr 28, 2017, 2:28 AM

    Chess.com has invested heavily in providing powerful, innovative and all-around robust teaching tools for chess coaches and trainers of all levels and experience. This article is meant to serve as a guide to our...

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  • Is There Good Money In Chess?'s Thumbnail

    Is There Good Money In Chess?

    FM MikeKlein May 8, 2017, 4:25 PM

    Money, war, politics. It's going to be a heavy edition of "in other news," Chess.com's collection of all the stories tangentially related to the game. This may be the most contentious compilation yet, so get...

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    Aronian Wins Grenke Chess With Round To Spare

    PeterDoggers Apr 21, 2017, 4:27 PM

    With a fourth win in a row Levon Aronian, reached a 5/6 score today, winning the Grenke Chess Classic with a round to spare since the other games ended in draws. Tournament victory for Levon Aronian. |...

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    World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess

    PeterDoggers Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

    This week the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament announced a most spectacular field for the 2017 edition. The current world's top 10 will be playing. It's the organizers' (and sponsors'!)...

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    Capablanca's Principle

    GM GMMelik Dec 23, 2016, 9:40 AM

    World Champion Jose Raoul Capablanca is widely considered to be one of the most intuitive players of all time. What governing principles can we learn from Capablanca? GM Melik Khachiyan shows us that one great principle...

  • Capablanca's Greatest Chess Endgame's Thumbnail

    Capablanca's Greatest Chess Endgame

    IM djgwards Nov 1, 2016, 3:26 PM

    World Champion Jose Raoul Capablanca is possibly the greatest natural endgame player of all time. Probably his greatest endgame victory is his classic defeat of Savielly Tartakower. King activity, rook activity,...

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    Learn From The Old Masters: Capablanca: Solid Fundamentals

    GM dbojkov Feb 26, 2016, 8:33 PM

    What can you learn from the old chess masters? A whole lot, especially when we’re talking about Jose Capablanca, widely considered one of the best chess players ever. Check out Capablanca's fundamentals vs...

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  • Time and Space- Sacrificing Material to Gain It!'s Thumbnail

    Time and Space- Sacrificing Material to Gain It!

    kamalakanta May 19, 2017, 9:09 PM

    Hi! In this blog, I want to share some games that include tactical themes in common: In this case, how to sacrifice material to win space and time! The first game is the most famous from the matches played in 1834...

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    Chess in popular culture

    vjecspec Apr 4, 2017, 2:56 AM

    Chess gone mainstream February 19th, 2017 will go down in history of chess as a date when chess became an integral part of the mainstream popular culture.Because on February 19th, 2017, the 15th episode of the 28th...

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    Open Game (1.e4 e5) Puzzles for Black

    NM CraiggoryC Apr 2, 2017, 2:19 PM

    So you think you know all about defending against 1. e4 with 1...e5!? Let's test out your skills with some puzzles below. This will test out your opening knowledge along with some tactics that developed from games...

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