George C. Parker was a famous con man. Here is what Wikipedia says about him: "He made his living conducting illegal sales of property he did not own, often New York's public landmarks, to unwary immigrants.
The Brooklyn Bridge was th... | Read More
Sometimes the best way to learn is over the board, sitting across from your teacher and analyzing a recent match. GM Dejan Bojkov has had many students excel greatly under his watch. In this series, you'll get to learn vicariously through Coach De... | Read More
Openings That Lead to a Draw
Question: Chess.com member jos2001 wrote, “I’m a 1076-ranked player who wants to know the best openings to draw.”
Answer: Though various openings are known to be drawish at the master level (and u... | Read More
As the calendar turns to 2016, it's time to look back at the best chess of the past year.
The year 2015 was a big one for chess. With the creation of the Grand Chess Tour, the chess world had an exciting new super-tournament series to follo... | Read More
Many players feel that chess is all about threats or attack or finding a combination or some other form of brute force moves. And, of course, that is exactly what many positions need. However, in many other positions those things are exactly what ... | Read More