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    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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    The Amazing Chess Coincidence

    GM Gserper May 14, 2017, 6:59 AM

    In his book "School of Excellence: Endgame Analysis," IM Mark Dvoretsky analyzes two very similar endgames. He writes: "The game Sultan Khan-Tartakower, played in 1931, was indeed almost completely identical to...

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    Dynamic Thinking In Chess

    GM GMMelik Jan 1, 2016, 5:42 PM

    What did GM Melikset Khachiyan and his students learn from the World Youth chess championships? One lesson was the importance of dynamic thinking in chess, especially in as big a tournament as the World Youths. Andrew...

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    Play Attacking King Hunts: Calculate Like A GM

    GM Ginger_GM Jan 1, 2016, 5:50 PM

    GM Simon Williams says we play chess for two main reasons: to have fun, and to get better. This new lesson series on attacking king hunts will help you do both as Simon shows you the beautiful and deadly ways...

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    Let's Play Chess.com Streamers Challenge

    ChessTV Sep 24, 2015, 4:36 PM

    Check out this full replay of Chess.com’s own IM Danny Rensch during the first ever Streamers Challenge! It’s a blitz brawl gone wild with gongs to boot! Tune into watch Danny’s often chess related thoughts while...

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    sweet bullet sequence

    levar8 May 22, 2017, 3:43 PM

    What would you play here? Trade queens and play Nxa7+? I thought about it, but you can do better. Mate is not forced but you can win the queen in exchange for your knight. He played to quickly and got mated.  https://www.chess.com/live/game/2114963533    

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    Rapid Chess Champion 2017

    WIM Cami3 May 22, 2017, 10:33 AM

    Yesterday my team and I won the Romanian Cup, too big for the picture as you can see!  Let me share with you part of one of my games, which I played with black. So black is to move. What would you play? The position...

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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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