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    damirn | D4, Netherlands

    Joined: Jun 17, 2010

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  • The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student

    GM Ginger_GM Dec 5, 2016, 3:37 PM

    During the last five years or so, most of the time that I have spent on chess has been devoted to creating things that have helped other players improve: videos, books, articles, courses and whatever else comes...

  • Who Was The Greatest Chess Theorist?

    IM Silman Aug 3, 2016, 9:41 PM

    Axorcist wrote: “My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge...

  • A Universal System

    TigerChess Aug 13, 2016, 2:27 AM

    For some reason, certain openings give players trouble no matter how well versed they are in theory. Sometimes this is a matter of style. This series is designed to explore a universal system against hypermodern...

  • The Greatest Chess Minds Video Series

    TigerChess Jul 29, 2015, 11:46 PM

    Let this video guide serve as the official reference point to help you find Chess.com videos on your favorite chess players throughout history! Chess.com has enjoyed lessons from the best coaches and players within...

  • The Nimzowitsch Knight Dance

    GM Ginger_GM Jul 29, 2015, 1:10 AM

    Knights are tricky little pieces. Often seen dancing around the board like little mischievous imps, knights have the power to bewilder and confuse even the strongest of grandmasters. I want to take a...

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  • History of Chess

    SachovyZbojnik Mar 17, 2017, 12:56 PM

    History of Chess The history of chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years, although the earliest origins are uncertain. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century...

  • Bishops and Knights

    intellectualsman Jan 27, 2017, 3:30 AM

    Though these 2 minor pieces have been long acknowledged to be equal in power, it has been found that bishops are marginally stronger as they can control large parts of the board at a time. Despite this, both the...

  • Massive Discount for November Prodigy Program with Vishy Anand!

    GeniusKJ Oct 27, 2016, 3:12 AM

      Registration for the November 2016 month of the Prodigy Program is now open at a highly discounted price! That's right, the world's best chess course is on sale for one month. Even better, five-time...

  • RAR match vs. anshulcgm2

    Joseph_Truelson Oct 4, 2016, 10:10 AM

    Photo courtesy of Joseph Truelson. Anshul runs from the camera, as usual. Taken without his permission. Yesterday, as I went into live chess, I noticed that Anshul was in live chess! My record with him going into...

  • Learn Pafu's Beginner's Game - Empty Centers and Initiative: Games #7-8

    chuff Sep 28, 2016, 1:55 PM

    (This post is part of a series on The Beginner's Game, an opening system by Pafu. It is written by Christopher Huff.) A series of posts will follow containing two featured games played by the inventor of the system,...

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  • Last Call for the Nimzo Indian.

    Bishop_g5 Feb 18, 2017, 3:22 AM

    Dear Members! Tomorrow starts our interesting match in the Nimzo Indian Defense vs the Hypermodern Hangout group. We already have complete an adequate roster but our top boards are slightly outrated and we need...

  • Rapport Beats Carlsen; Aronian Bounces Back

    PeterDoggers Jan 22, 2017, 1:03 PM

    Richard Rapport was the sensation of the day as he defeated Magnus Carlsen beautifully in round eight. Wesley So still leads the Tata Steel Chess Tournament's masters group going into the second rest day. Photo:...

  • Flank openings

    robertrange Jan 20, 2017, 5:52 AM

    Flank Openings Now we shall look at the flank openings, of which 1 c4 (D) and 1 Nf3 are the most important. Black to play These opening moves betray a rather more moderate attitude. While not as yet physically occupying...

  • Pirc Defence

    robertrange Jan 19, 2017, 3:45 PM

    Pirc Defence 1 e4 d6 (D) White to play So far removed is this opening from the world of classical positional principles that it was too modern even for the ‘Hypermodern School’, a movement in the 1920s that rebelled...

  • Massive Discount for November Prodigy Program with Vishy Anand!

    GeniusKJ Oct 27, 2016, 11:59 PM

    Registration for the November 2016 month of the Prodigy Program is now open at a highly discounted price! That's right, the world's best chess course is on sale for one month. Even better, five-time World Champion...

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