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GrandMaster123321
GrandMaster123321
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  • The Tactical Detector

    Tactics. After thousands of books written on this concept, after the development of several excellent tactical training tools (such as Chess.com's own Tactics Trainer), after the release of countless free engines that serve as paragons of tactical... | Read More

  • A Rare And Brutal Rook Configuration

    Once in a while, a game grabs my attention due to some amazing positional concept or, less often (I say “less often” since most tactics are rather repetitive), due to a really interesting tactical battle. Usually you’ll see these... | Read More

  • 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


    • Annotated game - Sicilian Alapin: FM Santagati - GM Levin

      Hi :) I'm very happy to share the game that I played against the strong grandmaster Felix Levin 2530 fide rated from Germany , I played with the white pieces and I draw the game :). I want to share this game with you with my comment, each feed... | Read More

    • Why Do We Lose: The 3 Phases

      Why does a person with the rating of 800 (a beginner) lose, what about a 1600 (intermediate player) what about a Master (2200 rating/advanced player) and above? We know they all lose, some less than others, but they do all lose. Do they lose the s... | Read More

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      • | Aug 28, 2016
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    • What It's Like To Visit The Moscow Chess Museum

      With the opening of the Moscow Chess Museum, chess has had a formal home in the Russian capital since September 2014. Chess enthusiasts of all stripes — newbies, club players, and grandmasters alike — will do themselves well to visit, gawk at ... | Read More

      • dylanlove
      • | Aug 28, 2016
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      • | 4 comments
    • Destroyer Marks Blog

      Hi this is Destroyer Mark here with his blog! Enjoy   So lets start of with a little about myself. I have been playing chess since i was about seven and have tried (and still am trying) to improve. I mostly play blitz bullet, and do tactics on t... | Read More

    • Interesting games from the Sinquefield Cup 2016

      Today, we analyze the most interesting games from the recent Sinquefield Cup 2016. This tournament took place in St Louis, and the most interesting point about it is that we could see ten of the strongest chess players in the world in action.... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • 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 »

  • 1930 in chess

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    On January 4, 1930, the 10th Christmas Congress ended. The Premier Section was won by Jose Capablanca (6.5), followed by Vidmar (5.5), and Yates (5). The Premier Reserves section was won by George Koltanowski and Tylor. From January 16 to Februar... Read More »

  • Chess Title

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    A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank. Such titles are usually granted for life. The most prestigious titles are those granted by the international chess gove... Read More »

  • Norm

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    A norm in chess is a high level of performance in a chess tournament. Several norms are one of the requirements to receive a title such as Grandmaster from FIDE.   Contents   [hide]  1 Grandmaster norm 2 Other FIDE norms 3 In n... Read More »

  • Dake, Arthur

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    Arthur W. Dake (1910-2000) became a bridge toll collector, then a highway auto controller, and finally an automobile inspector for the state of Oregon after serving in the merchant marines when he was 16.  He learned how to play chess at age 17 ... Read More »