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  • Play Chess With A Pro Football Player

    Chess.com will host its first pro-am vote-chess event next month, pairing the Baltimore Ravens guard and chess enthusiast John Urschel with International Master Danny Rensch to take on the world over the 64 squares.  Any... | Read More

  • Your Holiday Chess Buying Guide

    Chess sets and equipment make great gifts for the holidays. Studies have shown that playing chess has many benefits, including better memory function, problem-solving skills, creativity, social skills, concentration and more. (10 Big Benefits of P... | Read More

  • Chaotic Chess Puzzles: Tactics Or Positional Play?

    I’ve long insisted that the best way to improve (aside from playing stronger players) is to look at reams of master games. Most games between titled players have some important lesson hiding behind the moves, and I decided to make it easy fo... | Read More

  • A Walk on the Wild Side, Part I

          Take a walk with me on the wild side . . . of chess.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       When Tarrasch wrote,  ". . .Sg5 , den ich für einen richtigen Stümperzug halt... | Read More

  • Mastering Your Chess Intuition

    Intuition manifests itself first and foremost in the ability, in a somewhat unconscious way, and with a high degree of accuracy, to choose between different lines of play. — GM Valeri Beim, The Enigma of Chess Intuition I ca... | Read More


    • Building Queens in Juvenile Hall with Chess

      Working to Build Queens: HHCF at Girls Juvenile Hall By: Adisa, The Bishop A few weeks ago Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) was invited to teach some of our Chess and Life Strategies classes to the boys at the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Cente... | Read More

    • Put 10 Minutes on the Clock and Try to Solve!

      One of the best ways to keep yourself honest when going over chess puzzles, is to set a timer and write down everything you were thinking. At the end compare to the correct answer. If you have a coach/teacher this information will be invaluable to... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | Jul 23, 2016
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    • It's Been Two Years: Time for Another Blog Entry!

      I see it has been almost TWO YEARS to the day since I last made a blog entry.  Funny, my timing.  As I think I mentioned two years ago, I have cut back on my chess as I was feeling burnt out after diving so deeply into the chess waters for a goo... | Read More

    • CHESS TACTICS #14 (chess puzzles)

      Hello, the noob here, I hope you're doing fine. Over on my channel I've posted another video in the "Chess Tactics" series.   CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO!   Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHgILUwGwkeQSOV955cBB... | Read More

      • nemichelis
      • | Jul 7, 2016
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    • CHESS TACTICS #13 (chess puzzles)

      Hello, the noob here, I hope you're doing fine. Over on my channel I've posted another video in the "Chess Tactics" series.   CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO!   Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHgILUwGwkeQSOV955cBBl... | Read More

      • nemichelis
      • | Jun 11, 2016
      • | 404 views
      • | 0 comments

  • Chess.com iPhone App - Available Now!

    Chess.com has finally released it’s iPhone app! Featuring player vs. player games, play vs. computer, and chess training tools, this free app will allow more than 1 million Chess.com members access to free online play, and will allow all use... | Read More

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 »