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  • Links to the Past

    batgirl Oct 28, 2015, 11:34 AM

    This is the week of Halloween, a time when we dust the cobwebs, ressurect the dead and free the whispy ghosts of the departed.I thought this would be an appropriate time to open my own vault into the not-so-distant...

  • Do You Need To Study Junk Openings?

    GM Gserper Feb 1, 2015, 12:53 PM

    Some chess players love to play offbeat openings. I knew one class-A player who was a die-hard devotee of the Vulture Defense (1.d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 Ne4?!). He was showing me a book (why do they kill trees to...

  • Surprises, Training, and Killer Instinct

    GM thamizhan Jun 6, 2011, 12:04 AM

    Dear Readers, We have been a part of chess.com for the past two and a half years writing opening columns. Today we are making a switch to help you guys by answering your questions. We have personally read some of...

  • Your Questions Answered By Andrew Martin

    IM AndrewMartin Mar 9, 2009, 12:07 AM

    International Master Andrew Martin from England presents a regular series of articles to answer any questions that Chess.com readers have about the game of chess. If you want to ask Andrew a question, then send...

  • The Opening for Beginners - Part #4

    Akuni Sep 15, 2007, 7:14 PM

    This is my last Opening for Beginners Article, and I hope you all enjoyed them and learned something too. Its basically a wrap up, I'm going to try and avoid repeating things from past articles, and focus on the...

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  • Halloween Gambit.2

    abu_99999 Dec 8, 2016, 4:30 AM


  • Halloween Gambit.1

    abu_99999 Dec 8, 2016, 4:26 AM


  • What Does the Chess.com CEO Do Each Day?

    erik Aug 31, 2016, 5:15 AM

    5:15am - Alarm goes off. I pop out of bed. I never snooze. I'm almost always excited for the day! 5:16-5:40am - Emails, emails, emails. Slack, slack, slack. Many of our team members from around the world have already...

  • Top Blogger Status Award

    Robert_New_Alekhine Feb 3, 2016, 4:07 PM

    I would like to announce that as of now, I am a top blogger! This means that my posts are now publicly visible to all of chess.com I would like to thank all my readers for consistently reading and supporting my...

  • Chess Openings

    nwap_neeuq Nov 28, 2015, 12:11 PM

    Preface: The very first opening that I used was the King's Knight Opening (includes Gunderam Defence, Greco Defence, Damiano Defence, Elephant Gambit, and Latvian Gambit.) Constant practice and understanding the...

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  • Halloween Gambit - JOIN!

    Kerly888 Oct 29, 2016, 4:09 PM


  • More Players Needed against VANHALLA

    Robert_New_Alekhine Oct 16, 2015, 7:30 AM

    In our Halloween Gambit Team Match, we are outrated on the lower boards. Please join here: http://www.chess.com/groups/team_match?id=580580

  • Halloween Gambit!

    someone__else Nov 2, 2014, 9:07 PM

    Hi all, as you know we are having a friendly match with the halloween gambit. Please join! http://www.chess.com/groups/team_match?id=464032


    galacticknight Oct 27, 2014, 5:14 AM

    Here's our chance to play the halloween gambit. Our opponents are much stronger and it is an open match as demanded by them. We can make a good match out of it if all our active members, especially the higher rated...

  • Halloween Gambit Challenge

    DalaiLuke Aug 6, 2014, 12:28 PM

    An invitation for all Thailand group members to join in a fun and aggressive gambit, called the Halloween Gambit.  Actually, the next move determines whether it will be traditional "four horsemen" game, or the craziness...


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