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  • Reader Questions, Reader Gripes, And Advice's Thumbnail

    Reader Questions, Reader Gripes, And Advice

    IM Silman Aug 17, 2017, 3:48 AM

    I used to do a lot of reader question columns but, for some reason, I haven’t done it in a long time. Why, I don’t know. However, I’m finally in the mood to discuss some of the Chess.com members'...

  • Who Was The Best World Chess Champion In History?'s Thumbnail

    Who Was The Best World Chess Champion In History?

    IM DanielRensch Jan 3, 2017, 10:12 AM

    What if we had a time machine? What if we could bring all the greatest chess players in history together, removing any advantages of opening theory or other evolved knowledge of our game for a super-tournament? What...

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    The Joy Of Reviewing Chess Games

    IM Silman Sep 8, 2016, 12:53 AM

    One of the great joys of chess is to sit back, relax, and review a game filled with subtle maneuvers or insanely wonderful tactics. At times, the game might be a masterpiece. At other times, the game might offer...

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  • Roman's Novelty Shop: French Defense - Part 2's Thumbnail

    Roman's Novelty Shop: French Defense - Part 2

    GM JRLOK Mar 16, 2014, 3:38 PM

    A piece for three pawns - one of the hardest positions to analyze properly in chess. Along with queen against two rooks and two minors for rook and two pawns, the imbalance can be difficult to digest. Enter Houdini...

  • Modern Masterpieces: Volkov vs Soćko's Thumbnail

    Modern Masterpieces: Volkov vs Soćko

    GM kaidanov Feb 18, 2014, 7:11 PM

    In GM Kaidanov's words, you are about to "witness the victory of spirit over material." True indeed - in the first 15 moves, White's king and queen switched places and he advanced all eight of his pawns! At times...

  • Winning With Opposite Colored Bishops! – Part 2's Thumbnail

    Winning With Opposite Colored Bishops! – Part 2

    GM CCSCA Dec 10, 2013, 10:37 PM

    In part 2 of GM Finegold's series, he has a trick that even Houdini can't perform - neither Harry nor the silicon version! It's one of the most famous single moves of all-time. The exhaustive analysis shows it was...

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  • Move Repetition Decisions (Part 1)'s Thumbnail

    Move Repetition Decisions (Part 1)

    m_n0 Jul 13, 2017, 11:18 AM

    A threefold repetition of the position implies an interesting decision for one or both players - whether or not to deviate. The following is a position from a game I (with the Black pieces) played in 2015. White...

  • An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in modern chess's Thumbnail

    An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in modern chess

    FunnyFighter Jun 19, 2017, 6:15 AM

      There is a strong need to re-invent the chess computer, and all (gaming)-computers for that matter, since they are programmed by human beings and not by computers themselves. - Bendix Perschk, M.Sc. Economics, Münster...

  • A match within the match's Thumbnail

    A match within the match

    CM Aragon May 26, 2017, 10:23 AM

    Yesterday I enjoyed watching one of the first stages of the chess.com 2017 speed chess championship, usually the first rounds of a knockout event is less interesting but in this case the starting field is a Super...

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