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  • Wanna Buy The Brooklyn Bridge?

    GM Gserper Jul 18, 2016, 2:09 PM

    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...

  • The Fighting Dragon Video Series

    TigerChess Jul 3, 2015, 4:55 PM

    If the Sicilian is the vehicle driving Black’s equalizing chances, the Dragon is its engine. For years, White has struggled to find a definite answer to counter the Sicilian. The Dragon variation, also known...

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Jul 11, 2014

    NM danheisman Jul 12, 2014, 7:25 AM

    In his fun and instructive book Grandmaster Secrets: Openings (recommended for those 1700+), GM Andy Soltis discusses in some detail why it is not necessary good, and often misguided, that average tournament and...

  • Building Your Repertoire (A "How-To" Guide)

    FM Cats4Sale Aug 11, 2013, 5:44 AM

    There is an old tale that goes something like this: The great Botvinnik (the pioneer of modern opening preparation) was once consulted about opening advice by one of his pupils. "Look at Fischer," the master began,...

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Feb 15, 2013

    NM danheisman Feb 15, 2013, 6:39 PM

    One of the final questions on today's show was "What do you consider the game in chess history that, if I study, I will learn the most?" (I paraphrase) This question raises three important issues: An unannotated...

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  • strong openings and defenses that I play! (These won me a tournament!)

    Berkowick Mar 12, 2017, 11:43 AM

    Hi guys, it's me FM_Berkowick(FM stands for fun master) Today I'll be sharing some strong openings and defenses that i play Thank you to magnuts carelson for being a good friend. Fallow him, he's a good chess player! The...

  • Viacheslav Ragozin!

    kamalakanta Feb 26, 2017, 3:20 PM

      I have seen Ragozin's name mentioned many times, but never really explored his games. At a friend's request, I will post a few of his games. Viacheslav Ragozin Viacheslav Vasilyevich Ragozin (Russian: Вячеслав...

  • Staunton!

    kamalakanta Feb 4, 2017, 1:23 PM

    This is a small attempt to pay tribute to the games of Howard Staunton. I have been inspired by two articles by GM Serper: The Man Who Was Ahead Of His Time Staunton Could See The Future Note: I am also inspired...

  • Vladimir Simagin, A Forgotten Hero

    kamalakanta Jan 23, 2017, 3:08 PM

    This post will be a humble attempt to do justice to Vladimir Simagin (1919-1968). Vladimir Simagin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vladimir Simagin (June 21, 1919 in Moscow – September 25, 1968 in Kislovodsk)...

  • Mind Over Matter-Queen Sacrifices!

    kamalakanta Dec 11, 2016, 4:42 PM

    Hi, chess lovers! I am inspired by the following games....looking at Emanuel Lasker's win against Euwe in 1934, where Lasker sacrifices his Queen and beats Euwe, one year before Euwe wins the World Championship...

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  • 1. c4 English Opening

    Alvin_Cruz Oct 16, 2016, 6:14 AM

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Opening English Opening From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The English Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move: 1. c4 A flank opening, it is the fourth...

  • Under 1800 match starting Saturday

    SafariQueen May 22, 2014, 3:10 AM

    Hi everyone, We have a new under 1800 match starting this Saturday, against the group,  F4 Fighting Falcons. This is a themed match with the Bird Opening, I have copied a video for you, and hope it will be of use. Birds...

  • Introduction to Chess.com!

    emmschessfederation Aug 20, 2012, 12:04 PM

    By: Chess.com Contact Info Looking to contact Chess.com? Send Us An Email! SITE MAP: Everything on Chess.com! Chess.com is a place where you PLAY, LEARN, and SHARE everything about chess! This sitemap should...

  • Quins gambit preview

    jewishqueen Feb 24, 2010, 8:10 PM

    Queen's Gambit From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article uses algebraic notation to describe chess moves. For the novel, see The Queen's Gambit (novel). Queen's Gambit Moves 1.d4...

  • Suurmestaripelit 2

    Behemon Jan 26, 2010, 7:08 PM

    Corus-turnauksen 4. kierros, Wijk aan Zee 19.1.2010 GM Sutovski, Emil (Israel, 2657) – GM Nybäck, Tomi (2643) Espanjalainen peli: suljettu puolustus, Flohrin variaatio [ECO C92]: 1.e4 e5 2. Rf3 Rc6 3. Lb5 Valkea...

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