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  • A Straight Flush In Chess

    Last week's article caused a significant response and dispute. It looks like our readers were split into two camps based on their viewpoints of the importance of classical games. Our member kingcobra07 summarized the standpoi... | Read More

  • A Quiet Game in Germantown in 1762

         The January 1962 issue of "Chess Review" featured an article written by John Frederick Harbeson.  The article was a reprint of one that had appeared in "The Germantowne Crier."  The author was a prominent Philade... | Read More

  • Can You Win Our Fake Chess Celebrity Contest?

    Many celebrities enjoy playing chess. Howard Stern, the famous radio host, is a confirmed chess fanatic. Rainn Wilson, the actor who played Dwight Schrute on the long-running NBC series The Office, got the chance to play the world chess c... | Read More

  • A List of One’s Own: The New Top 100 Women Rankings

    By Maret Thorpe. Photo: Tae Moon [Reprinted with permission of the author and US Chess.] “I’m so honored to have made it on to the first iteration of the Top Women Age 50 and Over! I hope these newly added lists encourage mo... | Read More

  • Opening Questions And A Dream Mate

    Openings That Lead to a Draw Question: Chess.com member jos2001 wrote, “I’m a 1076-ranked player who wants to know the best openings to draw.” Answer: Though various openings are known to be drawish at the master level (and u... | Read More


    • Principles of Attack, Part 2

      In my last blog post, we covered the when part of attack. The second section of attack is the how. There are two ways to play chess. A position may call for static play, for a slow strategic buildup in a superior strategic position. The tension a... | Read More

    • Chess can be funny 5

      What am I going to be when I grow up? If chess pieces would look like these my dad would constantly play chess with me. Everyone admires kings. Retrieved from: http://drdukis-chess-corner4.blogspot.rs/2016/01/chess-can-be-fun... | Read More

    • How my first blog registered 200 views in no time

      First, I would like to thank my readers for the response and positive feedback.  When I was writing my first blog earlier this week, I just wanted to make sure it reaches my target readers.  I chose the beginners as my readers as they really nee... | Read More

    • Peaking and Extending My USCF Unbeaten Streak

      If I was picking up steam in St. Louis a few weeks back, then I don’t know how to continue the metaphor, other than to say I am feeling like a runaway freight train.  This last weekend at the ISCA Memorial in Indianapolis, I had my first Expert... | Read More

      • Milliern
      • | Apr 24, 2016
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    • Biggest Keys to Improvement in 2 Years of Chess

      Hey! A couple of years ago I joined a site named pogo.com. This site gave ratings, and had every game to play a person could think of. I improved my ratings in most games, then eyed the game of chess. I played a few matches and quickly realized I ... | Read More

      • jay_194
      • | Apr 24, 2016
      • | 171 views
      • | 3 comments

Video Lessons



  • Become Better At Chess, Part 1

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    Hello Everyone!Today, I, John, will teach you my experiences in life about chess.Chess is a very strategic game, proven to help with the cure of Alzheimer. It is not only fun to play, but challenging. Now as you know, lots of people on this site ... Read More »

  • Danish Gambit

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    The Danish Gambit is an ultra-agressive opening for white. It is not commonly seen in tournament play since lines have been found to blunt it. It is still occasionally seen in amateur play though. In this gambit white sacks 3 pawns for one, hoping... Read More »

  • How to teach your child how to play chess

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    If you have a child and you want to teach him/her how to play chess first get him/her intrested in the game. If he/she doesn't want to play don't make him/her. (I"ll say her because I'me a girl).  What you want to do is if she decided to play fir... Read More »

  • tactis

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    see the tactis whit to play Read More »

  • Scandinavian Defense not always a good opening?

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    it is true! i personally usually play nc6 instead of c6,but in some cases i must play c6. by 9OOO7OOO Read More »