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  • More Lessons From Master Games's Thumbnail

    More Lessons From Master Games

    GM Gserper May 20, 2017, 6:37 PM

    Last time, we started to analyze the old game Charousek-Alapin and learned a useful trick that can be used in variety of openings. As a rule, you can learn more than just one idea from a game played by...

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    How I Learned My 1st Chess Openings

    louisathomas May 17, 2017, 3:35 AM

    When I began playing chess, I had no idea how to begin a game. I would stare at the row of pawns, wondering which one I should order forward, without an idea of why. Or I’d hop a knight into the open board...

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    Closing In On A Master Rating

    IM Silman May 11, 2017, 3:58 AM

    The Chess.com member mnuwan wrote: "I’m a middle-aged guy who has taken up chess again seriously after a hiatus of many years. I currently have a USCF rating of 2100, and I am trying to get the master...

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    Giri Dutch King In Reykjavik

    PeterDoggers Apr 28, 2017, 8:38 AM

    On the day that Dutch king Willem-Alexander turned 50, Anish Giri was the king in Reykjavik. The Dutch number one won the Reykjavik Open with an undefeated 8.5/10 score, and finished ahead of four grandmasters who...

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    Dzagnidze Wins Euro Women's Championship

    IM JovankaHouska Apr 24, 2017, 2:51 PM

    Nana Dzagnidze of Georgia won the 18th edition of the European individual championship for women, held April 11-22 in Riga, Latvia. IM Jovanka Houska, who participated as well, reports. Nana Dzagnidze....

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    So Beats Onischuk To Win 1st U.S. Championship

    FM MikeKlein Apr 10, 2017, 1:02 PM

    It turns out, the PRO Chess League was just the warmup. After winning the MVP award last month for scoring the highest league performance rating, today GM Wesley So continued his rapid brilliance in the...

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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...

  • Spicy Gambits: The Belgrade Gambit - Main Line's Thumbnail

    Spicy Gambits: The Belgrade Gambit - Main Line

    GM Ginger_GM Mar 15, 2016, 8:49 PM

    GM Simon Williams brings you more spicy openings! This one so secret that the ginger GM only just now discovered it for himself! Make sure to check this video to so you can bring fire to the board in your next match!

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    The King's Indian Defense: Smashing The Saemisch

    GM Rabachess Jan 23, 2016, 2:56 PM

    Your favorite chess openings teacher is back with another lesson on a system everyone needs to know — the King’s Indian Defense. GM Rashad Babaev shows you three more important types of centers in the King’s...

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    My Summer Chess Goals!

    check97mate May 24, 2017, 12:59 PM

    Hello dear chess friends! It has been a while since I have posted anything on my chess.com blog, and I am glad to be back. I am writing this today to give you all a look into my summer chess plans and goals while...

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    An Intro to Petrov's Defense

    MidnasLament May 23, 2017, 6:57 AM

    I have been a little dismayed with my lack of opening knowledge and repertoire on e4 openings so here is an attempt to branch out and add the Petrov Defence! It has a solid reputation and some consider it to be...

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    Intro to Open Games Part 1

    Win_Like_McEntee May 21, 2017, 11:37 PM

    Open Games begin with 1. e4 e5. There are many sharp lines that may arise. While white is in the driver seat being half a move up in a symmetrical position, black has many fighting chances as well. There are lots...

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