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  • In Whitney's Shadow

    Mt. Whitney, the hightest peak in the contiguous United States      Nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains at the base of the highest peak in the lower 48 states, the high desert community of Lone Pine became the unl... | Read More

  • How To Watch Hikaru Nakamura vs MVL

    Chess.com is proud to offer several viewing options for the Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship semifinal. The three-hour blitz and bullet match between Hikaru Nakamura and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave will begin at 10 a.m. Pacific ti... | Read More

  • How To Watch Magnus Carlsen vs Alexander Grischuk

    Chess.com is proud to offer several viewing options for the Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship semifinal. The three-hour blitz and bullet match between Magnus Carlsen and Alexander Grischuk will begin at 10 a.m. Pacific time&nb... | Read More

  • Windows Of Chess Opportunity

    In an amateur chess game, opportunities abound. Unfortunately, these opportunities are often missed. Positional gains are snubbed, tactics are missed, a winning endgame is agreed drawn, and mutual fear leads both players into a deep, dark abyss.&n... | Read More

  • Chess.com Interviews Trump, Clinton, Johnson, Stein

    Chess.com was able to sit down with each of the four major presidential candidates last week as they turned their attention to courting the ever-important chess demographic. Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein w... | Read More


    • FM/WFM Jogja Istimewa Open Chess Tournament 2016

      What an amazing experience that i had from Jogja a week ago. With the time control 90m + 30s, 6 out of 9, not a bad result. Anyway, today i'm going to show you my 3 lost games at the tournament. Take a look!   My first lost game is between Me (... | Read More

      • mazmik25
      • | Aug 24, 2016
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    • Death of a Chess Position

      Eventually losing this position was like reliving Death of a Salesman. Act 1 Scene 1 is optimistic and full of hope ... but by the final scenes all of one's dreams are in disarray. It was instructive for me to see how it unfolded, pin pointing in ... | Read More

    • План действий

      Славянская защита, Сицилианская защита, Дебют Слона, Гамбит Эванса, Русскую партию (ловушки), изучит Скандинавскую, неожиданные разгро... | Read More

      • Sergo_Pivo
      • | Aug 21, 2016
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    • How to play Against the French Defence With 2.d4

      The French is a hard opening to play against.I am going to show you the lines that black plays for every move. Now the Tarrach Now if he plays c5 Finally the Classical. Hope you learned something  | Read More

    • Magnus Carlsen's French Defense

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Video Lessons



  • 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 »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • Desprez Opening

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    The Desprez Opening is a chess opening characterized by the opening move: 1. h4The opening is named after the French player Marcel Desprez. Like a number of other rare openings, 1.h4 has some alternate names such as"Kadas Opening", "Anti... Read More »

  • Van't Krujis Opening

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    The Van't Kruijs[1] Opening (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ət ˈkrœys]) is a chess opening defined by the move: 1. e3It is named after the Amsterdam player Maarten van't Kruijs (1813–85) who won the sixth Dutch championship in 1878.... Read More »