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  • First Brilliancy Prizes

         Throughout the years there have been hundreds, maybe thousands, of brilliancy prizes offered.  Some are just games, albeit extremely clever ones, while others have their own stories. Some even have stories that hove... | Read More

  • The Positional Threat

    When you think of the word "threat," what comes to mind? A threat of checkmate, perhaps? A threat to trap your piece? An indirect threat against your queen?  Whatever your specific mental representation, it is most likely tactical... | Read More

  • 7 Bullet Chess Tips By Hikaru

    Editor’s note: Last week, Hikaru Nakamura achieved the highest bullet rating in Chess.com history at 3262. He is widely considered the best speed chess player in history. A vote by titled players confirmed this last year. Want to get ... | Read More

  • Carlsen vs Karjakin: Who Will Win?

    The Candidates' Tournament 2016 is a part of chess history already. You all know the results, so there is no point to recap it again. Two popular internet memes summarize very well how the tournament will be remembered. One of them depicts Presi... | Read More

  • Dancing With Yourself

    When I look at games played by 1500-rated players and below, I see many weaknesses, but one is almost ubiquitous: both players are, more or less, dancing with themselves. What this means is that a player decides to do this or that, he might calcul... | Read More


    • Capablanca's Rule

      I'd always assumed that Capablanca's rule was nearly as well-known as how the bishop moves, but after playing through a game from the German Bundesliga, it occurred to me that good old Capablanca's pearls of wisdom could be like the Orthodox Queen... | Read More

    • MAKE DOUBLE CHESS MOVES WITH MARSEILLAIS CHESS MOVE

      Isn’t it interesting that you are allowed to make two moves per turn. Like in our Childhood days, we used to feel so lucky and immensely happy, if we were allowed to make two moves in a game. Chess players have a chance to re-live their childhoo... | Read More

    • A Sour Central Break

      After a long hiatus in blogging, I am back with an interesting concept to share with you - namely, when the central pawn break goes wrong! But before I delve into this, I'd like to share with you a position from my coaching files - one I must hav... | Read More

    • 1.c3 - A d4 Transposer (Part-I)

                        I am a 1.D4 player.This opening really transposes to d4 positions.I use this opening to confuse the opponent.I analysed a few 1.c3 opening lines with stockfish and I felt comfortable with the positions.I was eager to ... | Read More

    • Chess Is Life

      Garry Kasparov once said; "Chess is life in miniature. Chess is a struggle, chess is a battle". Chess is a series of moves that can either amount to victory or defeat. In many ways life is very similar. Life is about decisions that you make that w... | Read More

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  • Chess tips

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    You always want to improve your game. Here are 5 simple and easy chess tips. 1 Attack with all your pieces 2 don't bring out your queen too early 3 Take your time 4 Don't play odd moves to confuse the other player unless you are 100 percent su... Read More »

  • Three-Fold Repitition

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    One way to draw a game is to manuvuer into a sitiuation where the same EXACT position is repeated three times. This is called THREE-FOLD REPITITION. It usually happens with PERPETUAL CHECK. That means one side keeps checking the other side and nei... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation

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    The Dragon Variation belongs to the Sicilian Defence family of variations. Black plays 5...g6 with the purpose of fianchettoeing his bishop with ...Bg7. The preparatory move 2...d6 makes sure that the bishop will have an open long diagonal on g7.... Read More »

  • Shogi

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    Shogi is the Japanese form of Chess. It has been evolving in a different direction as international Chess for more than 1000 years, however, and its history contains many Shogi variants, some even still played today. Modern Shogi is played on a 9x... Read More »

  • Saemisch, Friedrich

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    Friedrich Saemisch (1896-1975) was born in Berlin, he was awarded the title of International Grandmaster in 1950.  In 1921, he won the first Austrian chess championship.  Loser of more games of chess on time than any other master.  In 1959 at L... Read More »