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    • Two Ambitious Resolutions

      What a week! I learned many things at this year's chess.com meetup in Miami, but two hit home very hard: 1. We are very privileged to work at a place such as this, where the culture is friendly, welcoming, positive and forward-thinking, but... | Read More

      • AndyJessop
      • | Sep 28, 2016
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    • Hikaru Nakamura Interview, The Barca Style

      Hikaru Nakamura was born in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, December 9, 1987 was a US chess grandmaster. He is ranked No. 6 for the Standart, No. 3 and No. 2 To Blitz For Rapid According Fide September 2016. He is also a four-time champions the United Sta... | Read More

    • Chess Rating Comparison 2016

      It has been almost a year since I I last posted the Chess.com Rating Comparison 2015.  This survey is designed to figure out how chess ratings are related to each other.  Any information you put in the survey is made public so pleas... | Read More

    • 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



  • 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 »