Most people are fascinated by optical illusions. Indeed it is a very strange feeling that what you see with your own eyes is not exactly what it is.
This reminds me of the punchline to the old joke that I already mentioned in this article: "who ... | Read More
Now to make sense out of that title containing the names of four players.Grigory Yakovlev Levenfish was born March 21, 1889 (March 9 at the time in the old calendar) in Piotrkow, Poland in the Russian Empire. He died February 9, 1961 in Moscow, US... | Read More
Just wanted to share we just hit 5000 users online in Live Chess!
To all Chess.com members: Thank you for your patience and support!
Anybody remembers our 100-users celebration? :)
EDIT: Max users history: 100 users (2008), 1000 users (20... | Read More
Chess.com is #1 in online chess... But who are we? Where did Chess.com come from? Where are we going?
The BeginningChess.com started in 2005 when two friends — Jay and Erik (that's me!) — decided the world needed a better chess websi... | Read More
Piotr Linek asks:
When I play the Sicilian with the sequence 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 as Black, I don’t even think about it and automatically play …e6 because I find it stronger as it attacks white’s Knight and forces it to retreat... | Read More