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Fischer_kasparov_ana
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  • Chess Patterns Are For Everyone

    I always mention the importance of patterns in chess. Unfortunately, many laugh at the thought, others prefer to ignore a reality (patterns) that demands hard work for those who dream of being a master, and some view patterns as nothi... | Read More

  • Carlsen vs Karjakin: Who Will Win?

    The Candidates' Tournament 2016 is a part of chess history already. You all know the results, so there is no point to recap it again. Two popular internet memes summarize very well how the tournament will be remembered. One of them depicts Presi... | Read More

  • Play Like A Beginner!

    Two months ago, one of the oldest grandmasters in the world, Mark Taimanov, turned 90.  Just like any professional chess player he had many ups and downs in his career, but due to his limitless optimism he is still a very active person. ... | Read More

  • Embrace Your Losses

    Every chess player knows that losing a game is no fun! Some of us take it better than others, but it is always a little tragedy. We all cried after losing a game when we were kids, but even some adults cannot tolerate what Korchnoi called o... | Read More

  • Overextending Your Pawns

    The Chess.com member JN wrote: I took up chess about a year ago when a friend introduced me to the game. Since then, he and I have taken to playing quite often; we typically play about four or five days a week, two or three games in a sitting. ... | Read More


    • Important skills you will learn when playing chess

      Chess grandmaster, Bobby Fischer, once said, “Chess is life”. While some of his ideas and opinions were backwards and downright ridiculous, he did get one thing right; chess encompasses so much of life. Not only is chess an incredibly powerful... | Read More

    • Collection of traps

      I've collected many traps that are played in the most common openings.Feel free to post a common trap I've missed or an uncommon trap as well.Legal Trap(Italian game -- White) Blackburne's Trap(Italian game -- Black) Magnus Smith Trap(Sicil... | Read More

    • Review: This Crazy World of Chess

      The late Larry Evans was a living legend in US chess, having won five US Championships and served as Bobby Fischer's second as he battled the former Soviet Union. He was also a long time columnist for Chess Life and This Crazy World of Chess (by ... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | May 22, 2016
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    • Donated Points

      It is now nearly a week ago that I finished a regional tournament. The slogan of the competition was "all or nothing". Only the winner earns prize money. The other players came away with empty-handed. At the beginning, the participant's list was s... | Read More

      • Adrochatio
      • | May 22, 2016
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    • Entrevista al MF. Marcelo Jorquera

      Reportaje: una charla con Marcelo Jorquera -                                              1 - ¿Podrías relatarnos tus primeros contactos con el mundo del ajedrez? Aprendí a mover las piezas a la ed... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Sicilian Defence

    • 668 Reads
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      The Sicilian Defence is an opening very rich in independent variations to the extent that it is always mentioned along with the mainline variation that followed.Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking cont... Read More »

  • Modern Benoni

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    The Modern Benoni is a chess opening that begins with the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6. It is classified under the ECO codes A60–A79. After the initial moves, Black proceeds to capture on d5, creating a majority of black pawns... Read More »

  • Chess960

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    Chess960 (Fischer random) is a chess variant created by Bobby Fischer where the pieces on the back rank are randomized, there are 960 possible starting possitions, hence the name Chess960 As you can see the pawns a still on rank 2/7 but the piece... Read More »

  • Benko, Pal

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    Pal Benko was in Amiens, France on Jul 15, 1928 but grew up in Budapest, Hungary. Benko learned chess from his father in 1938, at the age of 10.  His first book was a collection of Capablanca’s chess games. In June 1945, in his first chess to... Read More »

  • Evans, Larry

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    Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an  was an American Chess Grandmaster, author and journalist. He won or shared the U.S. Open Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times.  He won or ... Read More »