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  • Key Moments In Time: Lasker’s Last Stand

    • IM Silman
    • Dec 1, 2016, 1:27 AM

    Most of us know that the legendary Emanuel Lasker was a philosopher and a world class mathematician — he earned his doctorate in math in 1902 and published a theorem which, even today, is critically important...

  • Opposite-Colored Bishop Endgames

    Everyone’s had the unfortunate experience of playing an opposite-colored bishop ending. Like a mirage, you never know how they got there, and you definitely didn’t intend on it. Nevertheless, they have...

  • The Eye Of The Beholder

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 10, 2015, 4:21 AM

    Many players feel that chess is all about threats or attack or finding a combination or some other form of brute force moves. And, of course, that is exactly what many positions need. However, in many other positions...

  • How To Play Multi-Purpose Moves

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 2, 2015, 11:56 PM

    How to Improve Your Tactics member shivendu2059xyz asked: I would like to discuss how to get better at tactics. Is solving tons of puzzles the only way to improve? Mr. shivendu2059xyz: There...

  • Amazing Games for Beginners

    Even the barest novice can appreciate and learn from the exquisite artistry and logic in the conceptual masterpieces to be found here. Join some of's finest teachers on a tour of the most...

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    Today marks my 4th year on! :) Here is a timeline of my history, although I'm sure nobody cares . Nov. 13, 2012 - I join so I could play chess with my friend from Seattle. Nov. 2012...

  • study guide. A live Review: Intro!

    Hello all, I am excited about finally completeing their study guides and to celebrate an show my appreciation im going to go down this study plans path and along the way give my suggestions and challenges....

  • A lesson from a complicated man!

    GM Yasser Seirawan wrote an excellent story in the October 2016 Chess Life magazine.  Titled "A Complicated Man", Yasser wrote about his mentor, someone he breathed the chess air with for a period of time.   USCF...

  • Twitch Stream tomorrow

    Hey chess people, I wanted to let you know that I'm trying out a twitch channel. Tomorrow (Friday) I will be streaming chess from 10 am to 2 pm pacific time. The schedule will be (approximately) 10 am: Tactics...

  • Carlsen challenges the pawns, the farmers, the people.

    Philidor stated: "Pawns are the sould of chess"  Pawns can not only give check, beautiful checkmates and to promote when they acheive the 8th rank. We are pwans, the majority in the society. The ones who work, the...

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