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HardMate197
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  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before I downed my drink I thought of IM Jo... | Read More

  • Bluffing In Chess

    Pictures of a chess board and chess pieces are very popular in ads for banks, insurance companies and similar businesses. The companies want to underline their wisdom and strategic thinking. Unlike dice, cards, and other games of ch... | Read More

  • Can You Understand These Positions?

    This article is about four interesting positions. Much of this is moderately advanced to very advanced, so hold onto your hats and see if you can meet the storm head-on! I've also discovered some incredible tactical possibilities in one of ... | Read More

  • Amateur vs. World Champion

    Once upon a time, Alexander Roshal, who was the chief editor of the famous Soviet weekly "64," called Mikhail Tal and asked for some original material for his publication. Tal answered that he would be happy to help his old friend and told ... | Read More

  • Can Anyone Be An IM Or GM?

    BeekeeperBob wrote: “I am a 19 year old who has been toying with the idea of making chess a career for me (either playing professionally or teaching chess). Unfortunately, I currently have no official ranking. So before I go spending the m... | Read More


    • A Chess Lover? How to Make a Chessboard Patio in Your Own Garden

      It’s a fun and creative idea, and it’s perfect for outdoor entertaining. It will also show all the neighbors how much you love chess, though if you are new in the world of this game, a patio is still a nice idea. Whether it’s a fun game for ... | Read More

    • SCL Teams - Signups are Open

      Team signups are now open for both Captains and Players (qualified league players only). Captains who will also be playing must sign up both as a Captain and as a Player. Limit of one team per Captain/Player. Our SCL Teams tournament will begin o... | Read More

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    • Bishop Pair Archery

      I like to describe the Bishop pair to students by using the analogy of a Bow and Archer.  A Bishop pair in full flight has either both Bishops cutting across one side of the board (as per my game below) or in a cross fire. I was very proud to o... | Read More

    • Do Chess Openings Matter?

      Not a day goes by during which someone on the /r/chess subreddit or the chess.com forums doesn't ask about openings. Some of these common questions include: 1. What openings should I play (in bullet)? 2. Is this opening any good? 3. What are t... | Read More

    • Does Playing Chess Make You Smarter?

      Chess has evolved into a well-loved strategy game among people of all ages since it was first played in Afghanistan back in 600 AD.  Since the very nature of the game calls for mental acuity and perceptiveness among many other skills, a person’... | Read More

      • Casiochess
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  • Why you should almost never advance the soldier on f7!

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    You know in chess, your entire army works as a team!! But sometimes  a piece rebels against the king. They are out to cause trouble! Either that or they made the wrong move at the wrong time! In this case the f7 pawn made the same mistake! Or the... Read More »

  • the Grob

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    Grob's Attack is an unconventional chess opening where White immediately moves the king knight's pawn two squares ahead: 1. g4 The opening takes its name from Swiss International Master Henri Grob (1904–1974) who analyzed it extensively... Read More »

  • Barnes' Opening

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    Barnes Opening (or Gedult's Opening) is a chess opening where White opens with: 1. f3The opening is named after Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825–74), an English player who had an impressive eight wins over Paul Morphy, including one game wh... Read More »

  • Maties

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    Hello you are going to see funny checkmates that I and other people will put in here like mate in two and other fun checkmates with rooks, kings, knights,bishops, pawns, and queens. Read More »

  • Minor Pieces Checkmates

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    MINOR Pieces Are Rarely used for mate  It sometimes only used for support mate Im gonna serve you with some puzzle in a position where king is in the Corner/Edge of the board and , we got a few minor pieces(Bishop, Knight, and maybe a Pawn) I thi... Read More »