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  • How Not To Hate Endgames

    GM Gserper Feb 25, 2017, 11:56 PM

    "I detest endgames!" said Dawid Janowski more than 100 years ago. He elaborated further by saying that a good chess game should be decided in the middlegame. Today such an opinion would make most professional chess...

  • Predict The Pro Chess League And Win!

    pete Feb 23, 2017, 8:26 AM

    After a thrilling conclusion to the regular season, the playoff field is set for the inaugural PRO Chess League.  While the world's best players vie for big cash prizes and pride for their cities, you too...

  • When Chess Players Protest

    GM Gserper Feb 18, 2017, 9:55 PM

    One of the biggest open tournaments of the year (Gibraltar) was marred by a bizarre incident that happened in the last round. The women's world champion, Hou Yifan, lost her game in just five moves! Media instantly...

  • Carlsen Checkmates!

    GM Gserper Feb 11, 2017, 11:52 PM

    The most shocking chess episode of the year that everyone is talking about happened in the Tata Steel super tournament. Indeed how often does the world chess champion miss a checkmate in three, when he...

  • Staunton Could See The Future

    GM Gserper Feb 4, 2017, 9:53 PM

    In the first part of this article, we saw numerous examples of Howard Staunton's sparkling attacks.  Yes, he knew how to attack, but there were many players who could do it as well if not better...

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  • Interesting bishop endgame

    GM LuckyTiger Feb 24, 2017, 4:15 PM

    Being a coach for almost 10 years, I have collected a lot of interesting materials on my computer sorted to different folders. Recently, I decided, that it is time to start sharing all this. To start I picked up...

  • Attitude

    Ziryab Feb 24, 2017, 10:07 AM

    Attitude   Win with grace. Lose with dignity.Susan Polgar During morning coffee today, I reviewed three games on Chessgames.com, then played a single blitz game. When the blitz game began, I spoke my opponent's...

  • Push Those Pawns!!!!

    Silmanfan Feb 23, 2017, 5:35 PM

    Don't neglect your pawns! These precious pieces are the heart and soul of chess. As the foot soldiers of chess, these often forgotten pieces hold the game together. While a good pawn structure provides a decisive...

  • 3 games by Ratmir Kholmov

    kamalakanta Feb 22, 2017, 12:34 PM

    Grandmaster   Kholmov scored one of the best results of his career to date with a tied 1st–2nd, along with Smyslov, at the Moscow International 1960 with 8.5/11. The same year FIDE awarded him the Grandmaster (GM)...

  • Tactics-1

    Abhi_Mary_1997 Feb 20, 2017, 12:07 AM

    Today I want to present something about tactics .Tactics are really most important in chess like strategy .They are the final part of your startegy. Here i won't present the tactical motiefs like fork,double-attack...

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  • Muzychuk Cruises To Final, Tan Zhongyi Wins Armageddon

    IM JovankaHouska Feb 26, 2017, 1:38 AM

    The two ways Anna Muzychuk and Tan Zhongyi reached the final of the Women's World Championship couldn't be more different. Whereas Muzychuk beat Alexandra Kosteniuk 2-0 in classical games, Tan had the strongest...

  • Fischer's eccentric brilliancies: Part 2

    Lt2Adnan Feb 25, 2017, 6:01 AM

    The last time we left off, Fischer was on his way to the Soviet Union, where you don't play chess, but chess plays you he was about to participate in the prestigious 1959 Candidates Tournament. Back then the Red...

  • Wins For Li, Salem As Draw Fest Continues

    PeterDoggers Feb 25, 2017, 12:00 AM

    With draws on the top seven boards in round seven, the field remains closely packed at the Grand Prix in Sharjah. On Saturday Salem Saleh won his first game and Li Chao his second. Photo: Maria Emelianova. "It's...

  • 3 Winners, 1 Blunder In Sharjah Grand Prix

    PeterDoggers Feb 22, 2017, 12:00 AM

    The Sharjah Grand Prix today saw a blunder in the "very rare" category. Alexander Riazantsev's mistake was huge, and he could resign immediately against Dmitry Jakovenko. In the fifth round, Michael Adams...

  • Ju Wenjun Knocked Out Of Women's World Championship

    IM JovankaHouska Feb 22, 2017, 12:00 AM

    The women's world championship in Tehran saw a huge sensation with the elimination of Ju Wenjun. The top seed was defeated by her compatriot Tan Zhongyi.  Harika Dronavalli, Anna Muzychuk and Alexandra...

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