People spend too much time reading opening books.
There you go, I have said it. Think what you may of this statement, but it seems to me that the chess market is saturated with opening books. So many people will blindly buy a book, add to their ... | Read More
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
There are 64 squares on a chessboard, and many more ways to play the game.
We all know the styles of the great world champions: Fischer's relentless accuracy, Petrosian's impregnable defense, Karpov's clean and positional chess, Kasparov's sheer... | Read More
Did you know you can use Chess.com to find and teach new students?
You can! We have an entire section on our site dedicated to helping students find the coach that fits their needs. It's important to us that you as a coach have all the tool... | Read More
The sports network ESPN estimates that 70 million college basketball brackets will be filled out this week in the United States alone.
You can get in on the fun by joining the official Chess.com college basketball bracket contest. Play along wit... | Read More