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  • Book Review: Chess Tactics For Champions

    menofsticks Mar 23, 2009, 9:54 PM

    Sure, I know what you are thinking:  "YATB, Stick?  Really?"  Yup, that's right, Yet Another Tactics Book, folks.  I figure that I can always do with some more tactics study in whatever form it might take, and Susan...

  • Basic Endings: Rook vs Knight

    likesforests Oct 5, 2008, 3:25 PM

    vs This is one of the 100 endgame you must know, says GM Jesus de la Villa. It was also the subject of the first recorded chess endgame study by Al-Aldi in 842 AD. I. Evaluation & Principles 71% draws. Usually...

  • Tactial Warfare: The Pin

    likesforests Sep 27, 2008, 12:05 PM

    A great player once said "Chess is 99% tactics!" While modern masters argue chess is only 90% tactics these days, it's still the most profitable area for amateurs to study. Tactical Warfare: The Pin Target Audience:...

  • My System, chapter one is online!

    likesforests Sep 1, 2008, 12:13 PM

    My System, chapter one arms players with the strategems they need to compete in the opening and early middlegame: Lesson 1 covers §1.1- §1.3 which explain how to develop your pieces efficiently....

  • Perfect Score in U1600

    likesforests Aug 17, 2008, 11:34 PM

    I played down in the U1600 section at a tournament this month and walked away with a perfect score. It amazes me when a beginner trying to improve studies advanced books like Art of Attack but neglects mastering...

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  • My System Retaught

    DylanK25 Dec 26, 2014, 12:26 PM

    Hello everyone. Today, I am starting my version of My System, by Aron Nimzowitsch. I will reteach this book by one of the world's greatest chess masters.  Now, I want to tell you all that I got the idea from likesforests...

  • A note of thanks

    Sas3 Feb 9, 2010, 1:31 PM

    When I joined, it didn't take me very long to realize how poor my chess skill was. Well, I am no ace now. I still blunder a lot. I still can't foresee my opponent's strong moves. I can't do without the...

  • content summary

    batgirl Sep 7, 2009, 6:24 PM

     Yet again, it's THAT time! The last time I posted a content summary was 07/19/2009. Due to the number or recent postings, I think it's time to update. Because of the quantity of links, I made the font tiny. Remember,...

  • Content Summary

    batgirl Jul 19, 2009, 6:15 AM

     It's THAT time again! The last time I posted a content summary was 12/04/2008. It's time to update. Because of the quantity of links, I made the font tiny. Remember, if you want to zoom in, press ctrl +  (hold...

  • My "Slowest" Tourney, Finale

    likesforests Mar 22, 2009, 7:45 PM

    Round 3: likesforests vs 1200 After a good night's sleep I was ready to rumble. More than once I stopped to admire the trophy that might soon be mine. Round 4: 1500 vs likesforests I'm up against a Russian who...

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  • Admin roles

    Mm40 Jun 24, 2009, 4:35 AM

    Firstly, I want everyone to who think they are good (I don't think I am) to help analyse the vote chess games. Just because I have made a few people administrators, their analysis is no more important than yours. I...

  • What are for the August?

    SuperKnight42 Aug 4, 2008, 5:45 PM

    Hi Team, In July, we successfully voted our proud member mauerblume to receive a couple site trophies.   Well done team! It is August now.   Let's get more site trophies for our excellent...


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