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  • Every Game Analyzed: Carlsen-Karjakin World Championship

    • pete
    • Nov 23, 2016, 6:54 PM

    Chess players of every level are interested in analyzing the world championship games from the Carlsen-Karjakin match, and every chess player can learn from it. IM Daniel Rensch analyzes every game between Carlsen...


    CAÏSSA'S  BATTLEFIELD       Chess at its purest is a totally abstract game that requires nothing but one's mind.       While the accoutrements...

  • The 7 Most Shocking World Championship Blunders

    Is 51.Qe6? from Magnus Carlsen in game 8 one of the worst blunders in world championship history? Well... probably not  After all, Sergey Karjakin did need to find the incredible only-move 51...h5! to win the...

  • Learning An Opening: To Memorize Or Understand?

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 17, 2016, 2:33 AM

    Dave asked for my opinion on a line in the Two Knight’s Defense. He wrote: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc6 bxc6 8.Be2 h6 9.Nf3 e4 10.Ne5 Bc5. Here there are a few moves...

  • Who Are The Top 5 World Champions?

    • pete
    • Nov 15, 2016, 4:04 AM

    Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin are now battling each other in New York for the world chess championship. While Carlsen is the heavy favorite to retain his title, neither player has been able to break...

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  • Campionati Internazionali Studenteschi - Venezia

    L'11 e il 12 novembre scorso si sono svolti a Colonia i campionati internazionali studenteschi di scacchi. Al torneo partecipavano le squadre della scuole delle città di Colonia, Novara, Vienna e Venezia. Un grande...

  • December 2016 Prodigy Program Registration Open!

    Registration for the December 2016 month of the Prodigy Program is open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. Registration is open until  9:00 PM PST on December 2nd, 2016. Chess University's...

  • Sistema de puntuación Glicko

            Sistema de puntuación Glicko El sistema de puntuación Glicko y sistema de puntuación Glicko-2 son métodos de evaluación de la fuerza de un jugador en juegos de habilidad, tales como el ajedrez o el go. El...

  • Blunders?

    I know I have been absent several days and that haves a reason, I will not explain it. So I apologize for doing that and lets now begin with the post.   Blunders   We have all made a mistake in a game no matter...

  • Roman Dzindzichashvili - The Man Who CREATES GMs!

    This week’s free webinar is going to uncover the chess secrets of GM Roman Dzindzichasvili – the man who creates GMs! (“Dzindzi” is the guy who coached Gata Kamsky all the way to 2763 Elo!...

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  • Magnus Carlsen: "I was calm, I was confident"

    Magnus Carlsen was "calm and confident" going into the tiebreak session on Wednesday, in which he retained his world title. The day after his victory in New York, Carlsen sat down with a small number of...

  • Carlsen Wins Rapid Playoff, Defends World Championship

    It was about time. Just like in the classical portion of the 2016 world championship, GM Magnus Carlsen got several promising positions against GM Sergey Karjakin in the rapid playoff.  The difference? Today...

  • World Championship Tiebreak Live Updates

    --Live Flash Report-- GM Magnus Carlsen won the 2016 world championship over GM Sergey Karjakin by virtue of winning the last two games of the rapid playoff. The tiebreak ended 3-1 for Carlsen. Game...

  • Carlsen, Karjakin Draw Game 12; Playoffs Wednesday

    The big question for today's deciding game at the 2016 world chess championship was answered as soon as it was uttered. Tied 5.5-5.5, how much would GM Magnus Carlsen push with White against GM Sergey...

  • Mark Taimanov: 1926-2016

    In the night between Sunday and Monday, Mark Taimanov died in St. Petersburg at the age of 90. He was a world-class player for decades and one of the participants of the legendary Zurich 1953 Candidates'...

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