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  • How To Improve Your Calculation's Thumbnail

    How To Improve Your Calculation

    IM Silman Oct 4, 2017, 7:10 PM

    The Chess.com member Benjamin_Dubuque (rated 1288) wrote: I have a question about calculation. I often miss either simple intermediate moves or very quiet moves in my calculations, especially in complicated messes...

  • Has The King's Indian Attack Been Forgotten?'s Thumbnail

    Has The King's Indian Attack Been Forgotten?

    IM Silman Sep 22, 2017, 2:14 AM

    The Chess.com member Kingdom_chess2 asked: “Why is the King’s Indian Attack less popular at the top level? Is there any specific reason?” JS: The KIA (King’s Indian Attack) was explored...

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    The First Computer Chess Championship in the USA

    batgirl Sep 19, 2017, 5:37 PM

         For nearly 20 years computers have dominated chess.  These advanced devises not only defeat the best players, but have become indispensable as training tools, analyzing partners and always-ready...

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  • Aronian-MVL, Ding-So Go To Tiebreaks's Thumbnail

    Aronian-MVL, Ding-So Go To Tiebreaks

    PeterDoggers Sep 20, 2017, 9:21 AM

    The second day of the FIDE World Cup's semifinals was identical to the first. Whereas Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Levon Aronian played a quick draw in a Ruy Lopez, Ding Liren and Wesley So were involved...

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    World Cup Semifinals: Was So Winning?

    PeterDoggers Sep 19, 2017, 10:05 AM

    Both games on the first day of the FIDE World Cup's semifinals were drawn. Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave split the point quickly in a very theoretical line of the Gruenfeld Defense. Wesley So built...

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    Anand Starts With Loss In World Cup Round 2

    PeterDoggers Sep 6, 2017, 10:26 PM

    Round two of the FIDE World Cup in Tbilisi started with a shocking loss for Vishy Anand. The five-time world champion "brilliantly overpressed" in a good position against Anton Kovalyov of Canada, and needs...

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  • Changing In Chess: 06-12-16's Thumbnail

    Changing In Chess: 06-12-16

    ChessTV Oct 18, 2016, 10:13 AM

    GM Yermolinsky and GM Sokolov bring you another fantastic epidsode of "Changing in Chess" which highlights the evolution of opening theory! If you have dreams of being booked up to the teeth on the most modern openings...

  • Super GM Rook Endings: Carlsen's Masterpiece!'s Thumbnail

    Super GM Rook Endings: Carlsen's Masterpiece!

    GM AlexYermo Mar 15, 2016, 9:37 PM

    We have modern opening theory, and modern time controls, but now GM Yermolinksy brings you modern rook endgames! Using Carlsen vs Vachier-Lagrave from the London Chess Classic as a guide, Yermo demonstrates super...

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    Live Session: Budapest Blitz!

    IM Keaton87 May 19, 2015, 8:14 PM

    IM Keaton Kiewra is back with a live blitz session on Chess.com, explaining his ideas in real time as he plays. Starting out with a Budapest Gambit, IM Kiewra reveals a deep knowledge of opening theory as he...

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  • The Oldest Chess Opening?'s Thumbnail

    The Oldest Chess Opening?

    ArnieChipmunk Oct 15, 2017, 11:29 AM

    Although many chess fans find it boring, in my opinion it's absolutely fascinating that the Giuoco Piano, or Italian Opening, is so popular again at top grandmaster level. Isn't it wonderful that some of the oldest...

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    How To Achive ELO 1400

    supernovex Oct 12, 2017, 11:13 PM

      In this article we will talk about issues that are important for the players who want to achive ELO 1400. On this stage players make less blunders but still missing game plan. They have less experience and theoretical...

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    Everything Openings #1: My First Opening Bomb

    chesster3145 Oct 12, 2017, 9:17 PM

        Hello and welcome to a new series, just my second series since the formation of this blog! Let me take a moment to tell you what Everything Openings is all about.     Ever since I hit 1400...

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