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  • The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student's Thumbnail

    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...

  • Study Plan For Advanced Players: The Opening!'s Thumbnail

    Study Plan For Advanced Players: The Opening!

    News Oct 28, 2016, 2:07 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced (Rated 1800-1999) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Expand your Knowledge of Common Structures and Plans Learn...

  • Master Path Study Plan: Strategy's Thumbnail

    Master Path Study Plan: Strategy

    News Oct 28, 2016, 2:15 PM

    Target Skill Range: Master Path (Rated 2000-2199) Tasks: Learn the following master-level pawn structures. Master the art of maneuvering. Learn to use your pawns actively. Study the exploitation of pawn...

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  • 6 Teams Qualify For PRO Chess League; You Pick 2 More!'s Thumbnail

    6 Teams Qualify For PRO Chess League; You Pick 2 More!

    NM SamCopeland Oct 29, 2017, 11:08 AM

    As commenter IM David Pruess observed, heartbreak was inevitable as 38 excellent PRO Chess League teams competed for only 8 berths in the 2018 season of the PRO Chess League. The ultimate qualifiers (the Armenia...

  • PRO League Qualifier: 40 Teams Vie For 8 Spots's Thumbnail

    PRO League Qualifier: 40 Teams Vie For 8 Spots

    FM MikeKlein Oct 26, 2017, 3:57 PM

    More than 100 top-quality chess players will have the next three months of their lives transformed in a single day. And that day is this Saturday. The first-ever Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League Qualification...

  • Carlsen-Nakamura To Play For Isle Of Man Title's Thumbnail

    Carlsen-Nakamura To Play For Isle Of Man Title

    FM MikeKlein Sep 30, 2017, 3:15 PM

    Carlsen. Nakamura. Board one. Final round. Sometimes the headline writes itself. GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Hikaru Nakamura have never faced each other in the last round of an open tournament before, or likely in...

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  • nice-kingsindian-game's Thumbnail

    nice-kingsindian-game

    danie34 Jan 18, 2018, 10:14 AM

    Its not a sacrificial play but it features the basic ideas of the kings-indian-dafense   Here the link to the game:  https://www.chess.com/live/game/2559878416    sorry for my bad english   

  • Chess events & pgn files of 2017's Thumbnail

    Chess events & pgn files of 2017

    introuble2 Jan 1, 2018, 10:25 AM

    Happy New Year everyone! This posting is created so we can easily remember and find what happened in chess during 2017. All major chess events are following (there're many so Ctrl+F would be handy I think). Where...

  • Xmas Reflections on AlphaZero and AI; From to Chess to ....?'s Thumbnail

    Xmas Reflections on AlphaZero and AI; From to Chess to ....?

    ErikVanDijk Dec 25, 2017, 4:05 PM

    Introduction A lot has been said already about Chess as application of Game Theory, and how the game has been dramatically changed by the presence and ongoing developments in the computer world.   I am a bit of...

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