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  • Oddities In The Classic Bishop Sacrifice

    IM Silman Mar 23, 2017, 12:53 AM

    Every chess player knows about the classic bishop sacrifice. And everyone wants to smash that light-squared bishop into h7, drag the screaming-in-terror enemy king from its pawn cover, and execute it as its army...

  • Anatoly Karpov's Best Game Prizes

    IM Silman Mar 15, 2017, 7:10 PM

    My last two articles were about the best game prizes for Mikhail Tal (who won the most prizes — 15) and Rashid Nezhmetdinov, who came in tied for 3rd and 4th with Anatoly Karpov (10 prizes; Garry...

  • How To Not Learn From Your Mistakes Like Karpov

    GM Gserper Mar 11, 2017, 3:31 AM

    As I explained in this article, modern life forces me to recollect the episodes from my childhood years. One such memory is something that every Soviet schoolboy was supposed to know if he wanted to get...

  • Rashid Nezhmetdinov's Best Game Prizes

    IM Silman Mar 9, 2017, 3:21 AM

    After showing all of Tal’s 15 best game prizes in my previous article, it struck me that many Chess.com members might not have heard of Rashid Nezhmetdinov (born 1912, died 1974), who tied with Karpov...

  • Can You Smell Chess Moves?

    GM Gserper Mar 4, 2017, 10:30 PM

    In the beginning of the 1990s, I established a certain routine. Whenever I set foot in Moscow (and I did it pretty frequently), I would visit the Central Chess Club and climb a narrow staircase to the third floor...

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  • chess rules sheet

    DineshMC Mar 23, 2017, 12:28 AM

    Chess Piece How it Moves Helpful Tips King One space in any direction (forward, backward, sideways, or diagonally) The King can never move himself into check (where he can be captured). Queen As far as she can go...

  • Howell claims Winter Classic in thrilling finish by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Mar 22, 2017, 9:06 AM

    David Howell has taken the $5,000 first prize at the Winter Chess Classic in Saint Louis after winning an epic 129-move game in the final round. The English GM played around 90 moves of that game on the 30 seconds...

  • understanding the board and pieces (part 1)

    DineshMC Mar 22, 2017, 7:52 AM

    Understanding the Board and Pieces The board is an 8x8 grid and each space is uniquely identified by a letter followed by a number using a notation called the rank and file system. Each piece has a specific name,...

  • How to Win Chess Almost Every Time (part 1)(winning as a beginner)

    DineshMC Mar 22, 2017, 3:56 AM

    Mastering chess is a long process, and will take you several years, but you don’t have to be a master to win at chess almost every time if you understand the mechanics of the game. By learning to spot certain moves...

  • Endgame puzzles #2

    Championgolf Mar 19, 2017, 1:45 PM

                                                                    Theme: Claiming the draw                                                          Theme: Major sacrifice / passed pawn                          ...

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  • Howell 'Victorious Veteran' At Winter Chess Classic

    PeterDoggers Mar 22, 2017, 3:47 AM

    At 26 he was the oldest player in the field, but ended up winning the $5,000 first prize. GM David Howell of England won the top group of the Winter Chess Classic in St. Louis, ahead of GMs Dariuz Swiercz of...


    FideCastro Mar 19, 2017, 10:52 PM

    Dave Pugh       ½        Robin Anderton (126)               ½ Roy Peters       1          Mike Warden (126)                    0 S Grayland       1          Rayyan Farooq (125)                 0 G Mason         ...

  • CCT- 3 Pairs- R3

    HaroonS7 Mar 19, 2017, 12:12 AM

    https://www.chess.com/groups/team_match?id=770030   v2 https://www.chess.com/club/matches/sacred-pawn-legion/770030/games v3 More players needed here. Join asap.

  • Shoutout to FM_Checkmate and BroinsteinPawn, and our schedule

    Berkowick Mar 18, 2017, 11:06 AM

    Hello,It's me, FM_Berkowick! In this news post I just wanted to shoutout to FM_checkmate and broinstein pawn for inspiring me to make this club! There awesome! Fallow, them, and join their club! https://www.chess.com/club/prankster-gangster-troll-meme-lords  Now...

  • Matches to join :)

    Antibac Mar 18, 2017, 2:03 AM

    https://www.chess.com/club/matches/chess-delight/771204   Spring ! https://www.chess.com/club/matches/chess-delight/771216  harry the H pawn https://www.chess.com/club/matches/chess-delight/771220  Good match! Three...

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