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  • The Art Of 'Tempo Moves' In Chess

    Why title this series "The Art Of The Tempo Move In Chess"? Tempos are more than a tactical strategy. With the right finesse and calculation, tempos can subtly generate a number of different threats against your opponent. In this five-part serie... | Read More

  • Why Chess Players Blunder (Part 2)

    Part 1 of our previous instalment offered a theoretical framework for blunders. This second part suggests a way to combat impulsiveness and blunder-tendencies. Chess players are often encouraged to read chess books and watch DVDsto improvetheir ... | Read More

  • Confused Bishops And Drunk Knights

    Just recently I have become a bit obsessed with strange and peculiar chess moves originating from knights and bishops. In my first article for I took a look at what can be called The Nimzowitsch Knight Dance, and in t... | Read More

  • The 8 Best Chess Apps

    The mobile platform now dominates the Internet. Many more YouTube videos are watched on mobile devices (mostly smartphones) than on desktop and laptop computers combined. Two months ago, Google announced that the majority of its search... | Read More

  • Did Hollywood Get 'Pawn Sacrifice' Right?

    By now many members have seen the first trailer for Pawn Sacrifice, the Hollywood movie based on the rise of Bobby Fischer to world chess champion. We've known for a while that Spiderman, or rather Tobey Maguire, was to play the fiv... | Read More

    • Teaching Chess

      This summer, I had the pleasure to tutor a middle schooler (grade 7) not in Math or Science but in Chess! He knows the rules of chess but has never played competitively. Therefore it was my job to not only teach him strategy but also to convince h... | Read More

      • Oraoradeki
      • | Sep 24, 2016
    • Getting better at the game part 4

      In my previous articles I talked about how I havn't really improved much due to procrastinating and really just not applying a good method for chess improvement.  In my previous articles I meantioned books that I had planned on studying, however,... | Read More

      • Daybreak57
      • | Sep 17, 2016
    • SCL league game week 1 September: Uninspired but Solid Win.

      Nice to kick off the month of September with a win but my chess moves in general leaves much room for improvement.   Enjoy the analysis and hope to see more of you playing on Slow Chess League.     | Read More

    • What Does the CEO Do Each Day?

      5:15am - Alarm goes off. I pop out of bed. I never snooze. I'm almost always excited for the day! 5:16-5:40am - Emails, emails, emails. Slack, slack, slack. Many of our team members from around the world have already been at work for hours and I... | Read More

      • erik
      • | Aug 31, 2016
    • Retro Computer Chess part 4: Atari Video Chess (1979)

      After Microchess, one of the first chess games to hit homes was Atari Video Chess for the Atari VCS 2600 console. Home consoles up to that time were specialised affairs that could only play one specific game, such as Pong. But the 2600 allowed a... | Read More

      • BenRedic
      • | Aug 13, 2016

Video Lessons

  • En Passant

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    En passant (from French: "in passing") is a maneuver in chess which is performed after a player moves a pawn two squares forward from its starting position, and an opposing pawn captures it as if it had only moved one square.  En passant may ... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • Mistakes that beginners make

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    Somebody once told me that people rated two thousand were horrible chess players.  They are what I would call beginners.  So if your rated two thousand or below (Or above) Don't feel bad!  World champion, Magnus Carleson (2850)  Is no better.... Read More »

  • Divinsky, Nathan

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    Nathan Divinksy (1925-2012) was a Canadian chess master and played in several Canadian chess Olympiads.  He served as assistant dean of science at the University of British Columbia.  His former wife (1972-1983), Kim Campbell, was the 19th P... Read More »

  • Danish Gambit

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    The Danish Gambit is an ultra-agressive opening for white. It is not commonly seen in tournament play since lines have been found to blunt it. It is still occasionally seen in amateur play though. In this gambit white sacks 3 pawns for one, hoping... Read More »