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  • Do Grandmasters Know The Rules Of Chess?

    If the title of the article sounds ridiculous, don't rush to a conclusion. I'll try to prove that sometimes even very strong chess players forget the basic rules of chess. Let's talk about castling. Do you remember when it is legal and when it... | Read More

  • Requiem for a Romantic

    Chess is a reflection of life. Our modern lives go faster and so too do the time controls we play today. When I tell kids that I played the so-called Capablanca's time control (two hours and 30 minutes for the first 40 moves) and then the game wou... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Aug 17, 2013

    On today's show the great majority of questions involved getting better at chess, and most involved openings (with a smattering of endgames thrown in). I think many players have this "improvement model" in their head where they memorize an opening... | Read More

  • Learn beneficial openings to improve in chess

    Chessplayers have different values and tastes about different openings. One likes to play solid Caro Kann, the other one rather plays crazy gambits or sharp Najdorf. There are also different ways to play the openings phase: play what you like or f... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman May 24, 2013

    Right after the show tonight my wife and I ran out for the 3-D showing of Star Trek: Into Darkness. It was a good movie - we've come a long way in portraying science fiction on the big screen. Ironically I started watching Star Trek about the sam... | Read More


    • My Path to FM - Week 2

      To see the plan click - here.   This was a busy non-chess week for me.  I still managed to get lots done though.   Tactics I managed to climb from 2021 to 2056.  At one point I had made 2070something but I failed three in a row trying to ... | Read More

      • ih8sens
      • | Feb 7, 2016
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    • A Game to GM David Bronstein analyzed by IM Juan Röhl

      GM Iturrizaga participates in Gibraltar Our International Grandmaster Eduardo Iturrizaga has started its participation in international events in the Gibraltar Chess Festival , where they compete tournament World Chess greats such as former world... | Read More

      • juanrohl
      • | Feb 2, 2016
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    • Caro Kann the Advanced

      Caro Kann the Advanced   The following is a simple idea on the Caro Kann advanced variation. It is specifically about attacking the light squared bishop on f5. Normally, it is the black position which ends up better position. With this idea whi... | Read More

    • My Path to FM - Week 1

      I've decided to update you guys each weekend about how 'the plan' is going.  Along the way I can share a few neat ideas I learned.   Progress report time!   To start, I should mention that this was only a 4 day week for me.  Still, things ... | Read More

      • ih8sens
      • | Jan 31, 2016
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    • Columna Sembrar Ajedrez del Viernes 23 de Enero de 2016

      Caruana lidera en Holanda Se ha iniciado en  Wijk Aan Zee en Holanda la LXXVIII edición del Torneo Tata Steel Masters con la participación de los mejores jugadores del Mundo, incluido el Campeón Mundial Noruego Magnus Carlsen, tras cuatro ron... | Read More

      • juanrohl
      • | Jan 31, 2016
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  • Soltis, Andrew

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    Andrew (andy) Solits is an American grandmaster.  In 1979, Soltis began writing a monthly column called “Chess to Enjoy” for Chess Life magazine.  It is the longest running column in that magazine.  In 1980, Soltis was awarded the G... Read More »

  • trrrraps

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    Hi! I'm ChessMaciej. Let's start witch this chess trap: Ok. Now this Caro-Kann trap: And this Caro-Kann trap: Ok. Now this trap: Ok. Bye! Read More »

  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. Although played by quite a few grandmasters over the years, the Scandinavian is rarely played at the highest levels of ... Read More »

  • Dunst Opening

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    The Dunst Opening is a chess opening where White opens with the move: 1. Nc3This fairly uncommon opening may have more names than any other: it is also called the Heinrichsen Opening, Baltic Opening, van Geet's Opening, Sleipnir Opening,... Read More »

  • Saragossa Opening

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    The Saragossa Opening (or Hempel's Opening) is a chess opening defined by the opening move: 1. c3Since White usually plays more aggressively in the opening, the Saragossa is considered an irregular opening, classified as A00 by theEncyclop... Read More »