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    damirn | D4, United Kingdom

    Joined: Jun 17, 2010

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  • 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

    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

    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

    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...

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Teaching Stuff

    Topic for next month: Losing (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions outside of that theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments. If I get the opportunity...

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  • Massive Discount for November Prodigy Program with Vishy Anand!

      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

    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,...

  • PSY 101 for CHESS

    To Begin - The attempt to better understand Chess, the human mind, and the world at large is attained incrementally by the evolution of various theories. Trying on and testing out a given perspective in chess or psychology...

  • Tim's Tournament Book Blog XII: Carlsbad 1929

    Carlsbad 1929By Aron NimzovichTranslate by Jim MarfiaDover Publications, 2004.146 pagesThe Carlsbad 1929 tournament was  a star studded event but is mainly remembered as the greatest victory by Aron Nimzovich. ...

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  • Shankland Knows His Classics, Reaches New Peak

    GM Sam Shankland finished in clear first place at the masters tournament of the Biel Chess Festival. The American grandmaster's rating will rise to 2679, the highest in his career. It's been more than a week,...

  • Anand Wins Classical Part In Zurich; Rapid Tomorrow

    All three games ended in draws today, and so GM Viswanathan Anand won the classical part of the Zurich Chess Challenge.  Tomorrow everything will be decided in five rounds of rapid chess. For...

  • Kamsky and Nakamura Set For Round 3 Clash

    Round 2 Report by FM Mike Klein St. Louis, May 16, 2010 – Chess fans will not have to wait much longer for the strongest matchup of the 2010 U.S. Championship, as the top two seeds will face each other in round...

  • Dortmund Round 1 - all square

    All games drawn in a cagey first roundIt is sometimes said that in round-robin tournaments, it is more important not to lose in the first round than it is to actually win.  In a relatively short tournament...

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