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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


    • Hold the Door ... g4 is coming

      With some time to pass at the Airport, I revist my much neglected Chess blog to document an instructive loss I had on the Black side of a Classical Caro Kann.   One can see the g4 is coming ... but how to deal with it? I faced critical moments ... | Read More

    • Winning the SCC July Quads: Rounds 2-3

      After my win against Trevor Jung, there was a small break. After immature activities like pushing kids around in swivel chairs (They wanted me to!), I had to play the other player who who won their first game, Ahmet Gurcan. Unfortunately, unlike m... | Read More

    • Psychology behind blunders

      When I first started paying chess, I started from 5min blitz games; these fast games are, obviously, games where players commit blunders pretty frequently. I was one of those players, but the more I started to recognize a pattern behind my blund... | Read More

    • Protect Your King

      Chess Minatures generally have a number of common traits.  In my game on the Black side of an Advanced Caro Kann, my opponent resigned after 11 moves due to the forced loss of the exchange. I tried to gather what I could learn from this game, a... | Read More

    • World Championship Openings

      I've compiled a list of the openings played in World Championship games.     At the moment I've considered all match-style WC games since the unification of FIDE in 2006.   There were a total of 75 games played, including tiebreaks.   Op... | Read More

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Video Lessons



  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »