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  • Study Plan For Intermediate Players: The Endgame!

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    • Sep 30, 2011, 5:10 PM

    Target Skill Range: Intermediate (Rated 1400-1799) Arrive at your final chess destination with the knowledge you need to win! Tasks: Increase your knowledge of fundamental endgames. Improve your endgame technique. Complete...

  • Book Review: The Immortal Game

    With a title like “The Immortal Game: A History Of Chess” you would think the subject of this book is pretty obvious.  Not quite, my friend.  Witness the subtitle, “Or How 32 Pieces On...

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  • Life Imbalances and Chess - My Story

    In the year and a half I've been playing chess on a serious level, I've heard a similar topic come up over internet forums, YouTube, and in chess clubs that I've visited.  The topic is phrased in different ways,...

  • PRO Chess League - Week 1 Preview: San Jose Hackers vs. Webster Windmills

    It starts today! The San Jose Hackers (0-0) will face the Webster Windmills (0-0) in Week 1 of the inaugural season of the PRO Chess League! As a proud Hacker I will be posting weekly previews/recaps of each match,...

  • My Perfect Game

    My perfect game...so says Chess.com's analysis! Yeah, I know it sounds like I'm bragging, but I'm not like that, honest!  After every game for my local club I input the moves into an engine for analysis and...

  • Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017

    Masters Tournament the 15th Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival had eight leading players of the 2017 Masters. In what promises to be the strongest Open ever held, the Caleta Hotel will once again host a stellar...

  • The Most Dominant Chess Players in History, 2016 version

    About three years ago, I made a statistical table about the most dominant world champions in history. Now I feel that it deserves an update - there are even more players in it now, and some results have changed...


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