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  • iPhone Review - Related to Chess, yes.

      Yes, I got what I wanted for Christmas. My Apple iPhone is everything I thought it would be. Here is my review of the phone as related to chess and then everything else, but keep in mind, I've had it for only a few days. That being said... | Read More

    • Chess Puzzle # 3

      Hello guys and girls,Today I will be featuring my third puzzle of the day with my fantastic viewer base! (Thank you all!)Just know, if anybody ever has any questions for me feel free to post them in the comments section or private message me if yo... | Read More

    • Puzzle # 2

      Hello,Below is the second puzzle of the day. White to move: Mate in 2Enjoy :-) | Read More

    • Daily Puzzle, March 14th 2016...AND! A Report on the Candidates

      Today's daily puzzle is a rather interesting one! You have one hint, in white font: Stalemate Stalemate Stalemate In addition, I will have a REPORT ON THE CANDIDATES COMING EITHER TODAY OR WENDENSDAY! Without further ado, here's the puzzle... | Read More

    • 40,000 Reads!

      Another milestone in blogging: 40,000 reads over the past 9 weeks! I may be wrong, but I think that I am the first ever blogger on chess.com to achieve that number! Robert_New_Alekhine's Chess Addiction by Robert_New_Alekhine| Last 9 weeks: 31... | Read More

    • Puzzle of the Day, March 2nd 2016!

      Phew. We haven't had a Puzzle of the Day in a Lllooonnngggg time. Because of that, I started a forum for people to post puzzles. Post your favorite puzzles here: https://www.chess.com/forum/view/more-puzzles/post-your-puzzles-here2 Thanks!  | Read More

  • Why you should almost never advance the soldier on f7!

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    You know in chess, your entire army works as a team!! But sometimes  a piece rebels against the king. They are out to cause trouble! Either that or they made the wrong move at the wrong time! In this case the f7 pawn made the same mistake! Or the... Read More »

  • You never know when you will face these very unusual and usual places

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    There are many positions in chess! There are three phases of the game-Beginning-middlegame-and Endgame! We will focus mainly on the Endgame today!!  This Endgame is simple.  It is focusing on the King and pawn versus king. This position is won-... Read More »

  • Sacrifices

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    A great example by Nakumura Proving why he is in the top ten. Now Lets take an example from Viswanathan Anand. Two neat examples of fine players in the top ten. Always look out for interesting continuations/ possibilities. Do you have any games ... 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 »

  • X-Ray Attack

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    In chess, the term X-ray or X-ray attack is sometimes used (1) as a synonym for skewer.[1][2][3] The term is also sometimes used to refer to a tactic where a piece either (2) indirectly attacks an enemy piece through another piece or pi... Read More »