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  • The Winner's Toolbox

    spassky Jun 9, 2009, 7:49 PM

    In this article, we're going to take a look inside the winner's toolbox.  Some of these items are absolutely essential to have, or you will lose games that you shouldn't have lost.  Not having these skills in your...

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  • Posting Openings

    KID_Harish Nov 22, 2015, 5:31 AM

    I am shortly going to post some openings in my blog. Just as how I post those endgames, puzzles etc. What do you think? wouldn't it be great to study your favorite openings? Then just comment below if you want me...

  • Calculating incorrectly again -- THIS time in MY favor

    Dr_Cris_Angel Mar 21, 2015, 9:49 AM

    GO Swiss Round 2.  The opponent is still higher than I am but, of course, I'll still try my best and give the best fight I can.  Once again, I have done my homework.  I looked up the games of my opponent as white...

  • My Opening Repertoire

    PunkkusMartyrus Nov 9, 2013, 12:10 AM

    My chess opening repertoire is a bit autobiographical in that I can remember the exact path I’ve taken from the start with 1.d4, to 1.e4, to the Scotch game, to the Italian game (4.d3), to experimenting with unorthodox...

  • The Ladies' Chess Club: Middle Years

    batgirl Apr 11, 2011, 2:03 PM

      In 1895 a group of women chess players formed a club known simply as the Ladies' Chess Club of London.  It wasn't the first women's chess club in England - almost two decades earlier the Ladies' College Club,...

  • Names of the most used openings

    Lonely_knight Oct 29, 2010, 8:39 PM

                                                                                                A Beginner's Garden of Chess OpeningsA guide by David A. Wheeler. The first moves of a chess game are termed the "opening"...

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  • New thematic tournaments for U1600 players

    PawnAlmighty May 12, 2013, 9:21 AM

    Hello Titans,Here are a couple of tournaments I have created.I invite all under 1600 players to join the tourneys.Days per move           --> 3 - 5Max. players per team  --> 12Italian GameItalian Game - Guico...

  • Giuoco Piano

    gncabee Sep 16, 2011, 6:52 AM

      GIUOCO PIANO The Guioco Piano is the fifteenth century opening that has stood the test of time. The name means quiet, or mild, game in contrast to various gambits White can play, Yet this is misleading, as the...

  • Upcoming Study & Tournament

    PawnNChain Nov 28, 2010, 6:26 AM

    Hello all members of "The Learning Group". I am trying something new for me so I ask that you all be patient, but also helpful if you have something to add to it. I am making a forum topic that will go over a strong...

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