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  • The Most Foolish Opening Mistake

    GM Gserper Mar 19, 2017, 9:28 AM

    I bet that some of you, my dear readers, think that I am going to talk about "Fool's Mate" or "Scholar's Mate." Indeed, there is no way to get checkmated faster than Fool's Mate: And there is no more popular...

  • Santasiere's Folly

    batgirl Mar 15, 2017, 11:49 AM

      Anthony Edward Santasiere - This name evokes images of the New York chess scene during the 1920, 30s and 40s:  Frank Marshall, Edward Lasker, Albert Pinkus, Fred Reinfeld, Sammy Reshevsky, Abe Kupchik,...

  • Work at Chess.com

    CHESScom Mar 13, 2017, 9:34 AM

    Chess.com is a global team of passionate chess fans and developers. You can meet us here! We're always looking to hire great people to join the team. All of our jobs are 100% remote. We have a healthy work environment...

  • How To Set Up A Chess Game

    CHESScom Mar 10, 2017, 11:01 PM

    Setting up a chess game is easy. It’s playing that can be hard. Here is how to set up a game. Step 1: Decide where to play. Do you want to play on a real board with a friend near you? Or do you...

  • How To Get Better At Chess

    CHESScom Mar 15, 2017, 4:46 PM

    No matter where you are in chess, you can always get better. And with the right habits and attitude, getting better at chess can be both fun and simple. To get better at chess, you will need to learn the rules,...

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  • Punch Back Openings vs. Center Control Openings

    VincentRoberts Mar 25, 2017, 9:35 AM

    Have you ever wondered after reviewing a game, that "Is my center better than his punishing back or the other way around? Well I have thought of that for long time. When you are a beginner your coach teaches you...

  • Studying Chess - My Recommendations

    MiddlegamerUmesh Mar 25, 2017, 7:20 AM

                  People often do not know how to study chess and proceed with their training.I've once been in such a situation too.I've worked a lot to improve my chess but then in my experience, I learnt a good way...

  • Planning Part-1

    Abhi_Mary_1997 Mar 25, 2017, 3:47 AM

    Planning- Many beginners know openings well from move to move. But when asked about planning, they find themselves in a deep hole, unsure of where to move next. And what will they get? Nothing... because moves are...

  • I am Writing a Blog or Am I?

    MiddlegamerUmesh Mar 25, 2017, 3:35 AM

        I am going to try my hand at writing blogs even though I'm not so good.I've at least good stuff to post.Oops!I forgot to wish you!Hello everyone.Please try a hand at reading my blogs as I am doing at  writing...

  • Preparation day 1: Which openings will I play?

    IM attilaturzo Mar 23, 2017, 3:31 PM

      I played and taught many different openings in the last 30 years. My goal for today was to decide which openings will I play in the tourney. I decided to use solid openings with both white and black and go for...

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  • Opening Tactics Puzzle

    GeniusKJ Mar 18, 2017, 8:55 PM

    As we're now covering openings in the Prodigy Program again, I thought it would be useful to send everybody an exercise on opening tactics and dynamics. Black has played an awkward ...b6 move in the following position....

  • Daily Chess Improvement 18/3/17

    NMShrillShooter Mar 17, 2017, 10:39 PM

    Hello! Our topic for the next few days is: Attacking openings: Some of the attacking openings are listed below: 1.)Sicilian Defence 2.)Dutch Defence 3.)King's Indian Defence and Attack 4.)Semi-Slav Botvinnik Variation 5.)Nimzo...

  • Daily Chess Improvement 17/3/16

    NMShrillShooter Mar 17, 2017, 2:32 AM

    Daily Chess Improvement 17/3/16 Attack in chess!! Whether you are a positional player or attacking player,you must learn to attack.Best way to learn to attack is watch games of Mikhail Tal the best attacking player...

  • Learn From Vishy Anand in March 2017 Prodigy Program!

    GeniusKJ Mar 6, 2017, 9:25 PM

    Registration for the March 2017 month of the Prodigy Program is now open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. We are happy to announce that five-time world champion GM Vishy Anand will be teaching...

  • New Dojo Vote Chess: Please join

    VirtualKnightJoakim Mar 2, 2017, 8:55 AM

    Please help your team as we explore the exciting Smith Morra Gambit. This time we are back. Join today! Mayhem in Morra 2https://www.chess.com/votechess/game/106939 I frequently hear the same question from many...

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