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  • Carlsen vs Karjakin: The Movies?

    FM MikeKlein Jan 24, 2017, 3:17 AM

    What if each of the 16 Carlsen-Karjakin world championship games were made into a movie, or into one compilation of vignettes like "New York Stories," "Four Rooms," or "Paris, Je T'aime"? Which director should...

  • Who Will Win PRO Chess League Week 1?

    FM MikeKlein Jan 10, 2017, 8:14 AM

    With the advent of the PRO Chess League only hours away, assembled a panel of five chess pundits to predict the outcomes of every match this season. The experts have quite a bit of work ahead of...

  • Chess Criminals And The Games They Play

    IM Silman Jul 19, 2016, 1:42 AM

    As a man that has many interests (UFOs, martial arts, philosophy, various forms of history [chess and non-chess], literature, art, film, music, and even criminology), I recently began reading an excellent book entitled...

  • No Balance, No Success

    IM Silman Dec 10, 2015, 12:22 AM

    I get countless questions that ask about taste in chess (No, don’t eat the pieces!). Taste, in this case, refers to a preference for positional or tactical situations. (However, if you MUST eat the pieces,...

  • The Biggest Secret Of The Soviet Chess School

    GM Gserper Oct 10, 2015, 12:56 PM

    The famed Soviet school of chess has produced hundreds of grandmasters and dozens of world champions. Thousands of chess coaches teach their students using "the Soviet training method." But who can really describe...

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  • On the Map

    EladLending Feb 13, 2017, 1:50 AM

    Four years before the "Miracle on Ice" there was... "On the Map" Check out the trailer... (brings tears to my eyes every time I watch it....)

  • February 2017 Prodigy Program with Peter Heine Nielsen and Lawrence Trent!

    GeniusKJ Feb 7, 2017, 4:05 AM

    Registration for the February 2017 month of the Prodigy Program is now open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. We are happy to announce that super-coach GM Peter Heine Nielsen will be teaching in...

  • 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...

  • French Defense

    robertrange Jan 19, 2017, 3:29 PM

    French Defence 1 e4 e6 (D) White to play This perhaps slightly timid-looking move is in fact a clear signal that Black has different priorities from a classical 1... e5 player. He changes the course of the opening...

  • Chess Stars Clash In PRO Rivalry Week

    FM MikeKlein Jan 17, 2017, 9:33 AM

    If you see two neighboring dots in the map above, chances are they're going head-to-head in week two of the PRO Chess League. It's rivalry week, and it begins tomorrow. The clashes may not be El Clásico yet,...


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