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  • How Not To Hate Endgames

    GM Gserper Feb 25, 2017, 11:56 PM

    "I detest endgames!" said Dawid Janowski more than 100 years ago. He elaborated further by saying that a good chess game should be decided in the middlegame. Today such an opinion would make most professional chess...

  • Carlsen Checkmates!

    GM Gserper Feb 11, 2017, 11:52 PM

    The most shocking chess episode of the year that everyone is talking about happened in the Tata Steel super tournament. Indeed how often does the world chess champion miss a checkmate in three, when he...

  • 7 New Year's Chess Resolutions

    NM SamCopeland Dec 27, 2016, 7:47 AM

    Statistically, just eight percent of people achieve their New Year's resolutions. That doesn't seem so great, but if we all resolve to become grandmasters, maybe eight percent of us can make it.  More...

  • Eisenberg's Strange Gambit

    batgirl Oct 26, 2016, 11:20 AM

          One of the oddest, yet intriguing variations in the King's Gambit Accepted is one discovered by Louis Eisenberg.             ...

  • The Euphoria Of A Queen Sacrifice

    GM Ginger_GM Sep 13, 2016, 2:11 PM

    “Real magic can never be made by offering someone else's liver. You must tear out your own, and not expect to get it back.” ― Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn Magic does happen on the...

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  • The Bishop & Knight Checkmate | Endgame Exclam!! - GM Varuzhan Akobian

    romanic666 Feb 26, 2017, 3:02 AM

    How to win with Bishop and Knight by GM Varuzhan Akobian - Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. A very usefull technique everyone should know

  • The 2 Rook Checkmate

    SachovyZbojnik Feb 25, 2017, 3:53 PM

    The 2 Rook Checkmate This will be my 2nd lesson.  Today I will talk about the 2 rook checkmate.  This is a way of winning if your opponent has just a few or weak pieces left.  First, form a barrier with your 2 rooks...

  • Attitude

    Ziryab Feb 24, 2017, 10:07 AM

    Attitude   Win with grace. Lose with dignity.Susan Polgar During morning coffee today, I reviewed three games on Chessgames.com, then played a single blitz game. When the blitz game began, I spoke my opponent's...

  • Paul Morphy vs Duke Karl "Opera Game"

    nish924b Feb 22, 2017, 5:13 AM

    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Bg4 4. dxe5 Bxf3 (4... dxe5 5. Qxd8+ Kxd8 6. Nxe5) 5. Qxf3 (5. gxf3) This is probably not bad idea but if did king side castling, f-file would be open. 5... dxe5 6. Bc4...

  • Tactics-1

    Abhi_Mary_1997 Feb 20, 2017, 12:07 AM

    Today I want to present something about tactics .Tactics are really most important in chess like strategy .They are the final part of your startegy. Here i won't present the tactical motiefs like fork,double-attack...

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  • Mamedyarov Beats So; Carlsen's Gnomes Eke Into PRO Playoffs

    NM SamCopeland Feb 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Wesley So lost his first game (excluding blitz) since his defeat by Carlsen in Bilbao last summer. In a game-of-the-week candidate, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov tapped into the game's chaos more efficiently than...

  • Look at every move #dirty #plan

    conolly Feb 21, 2017, 2:23 PM

    An interesting game that I played after school and thought that some players would want to see a cool checkmate, and some bad middle game play. Please feel free to rip the game to shreds and tell me what moves I...

  • Tactics from our Team Matches. Ep. 3. Mate on the Back-Rank.

    SergejBrln Feb 10, 2017, 5:49 PM

    This game is from our match versus The Capablanca Club. One of our best players ElFeroz05 could lose, but his opponent made a blunder allowing a knight sacrifice with the checkmate on the back-rank. It was a lucky...

  • Can You Solve This Puzzle?

    chadnilsen Feb 9, 2017, 5:31 PM

    The starting position is from a game I played and lost as black. I was expecting them to take my queen, but instead they went for the checkmate.

  • Let's talk about Tactics pt. 1

    AdventHoly Feb 6, 2017, 11:01 AM

    Hey SMI and friends,    If you are new here, thanks for joining us! We are always looking for ways to serve the community here so please speak up if you have any ideas or need help in any way!   I hope those...

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