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    • My first chess tournament

      Over the last 9 days I played my first over the board chess tournament. At the age of 32. I certainly don't have any dreams of becoming a GM or so, but I wanted to check my chess level since I started to study chess on my own in March.  It was a... | Read More

      • danpdc
      • | Aug 20, 2016
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    • Special Guest Paul Swaney for Chess^Summit

      It's been a while since I've linked a Chess^Summit post to chess.com due to some diagram issues, but this morning we had a nice post from multiple time Virginia Coach of the Year Paul Swaney that I wanted to share. To see the original post, you ca... | Read More

    • Review - Simon Williams' Most Amazing Moves

      I am not sure why I have struggled to finish this review, but hopefully this 4th draft will be the final version. This also turned out to be the first post of July 2016. Normally, I would already have posted several entries, but this is been a ch... | Read More

    • Ruifeng Li Wins the National Open

      Organizer Janelle Losoff, Ruifeng Li, and Daniel Fridman. Photo: Tim Hanks While the prestigious National Open is usually dominated by experienced grandmasters, this year 14-year-old International Master Ruifeng Li took home the Edmondson ... | Read More

    • New Understandings of Chess

      I graduate from college in one week but my study schedule for chess is growing larger.  I have been very pleased with the progress I've made this year.  I have finally reached a rapid rating of 1600, and my blitz rating is on the rise at 1500. ... | Read More

      • dillarse
      • | May 7, 2016
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  • 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 »