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  • How Can I Teach Using Chess.com?'s Thumbnail

    How Can I Teach Using Chess.com?

    IM DanielRensch Apr 28, 2017, 2:28 AM

    Chess.com has invested heavily in providing powerful, innovative and all-around robust teaching tools for chess coaches and trainers of all levels and experience. This article is meant to serve as a guide to our...

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    Is This The Future Of Chess?

    GM Gserper Apr 15, 2017, 10:26 PM

    GM Emil Sutovsky recently posted some shocking news on his Facebook page: a computer program, Ponanza, beat the best shogi player in the world. Not only that, but the computer program pretty much introduced a novelty...

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    Can Chess Players Learn From Poker?

    GM Gserper Apr 2, 2017, 12:02 AM

    Chess and poker are frequently compared as both games are based on strategic thinking and decision making. I know many professional and semi-professional chess players who've completely abandoned chess in...

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    1. e4 -- Don't Be Embarrassed

    GM AlexYermo Jan 2, 2016, 1:26 PM

    Should you be embarrassed to play the king's pawn openings without much preparation? Of course not. GM Alex Yermolinsky concludes his series on “the fun way to play” with a review of one of his recent games...

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    Women's World Teams: Keeping The Tension vs Kursova

    FM Alisa_Melekhina May 31, 2015, 7:41 AM

    Even if you’ve got a concrete advantage going into the endgame, you could fail to take home the full point if you release the tension too early. FM Alisa Melekhina illustrates this vital concept with one of her...

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    Women's World Teams: Keeping The Tension vs Soumya

    FM Alisa_Melekhina May 12, 2015, 12:01 PM

    FM Alisa Melekhina thoroughly analyzes one of her recent games to teach you the importance of keeping the tension on the chessboard. After building a very promising position out of a hyper-accelerated Dragon,...

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    Play a NM 4 times per month, and more perks!

    NM aww-rats Apr 26, 2017, 3:52 PM

    Hello. Some of you know me already. I try to contribute material to chess.com as often as I can...I'm 62 years of age now and have been playing chess since kindergarten. I earned a master's title just shy of my...

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    My Recent Problems. 4/20/2017

    LauriAikio Apr 20, 2017, 10:44 AM

    Recent Problems DateID#RatingMy RatingMovesAvg. TimeMy TimeOutcomeApr 20, 2017, 8:39 PM 0568078 1843 1929 4/4 1:07 1:10 Passed (78% | +3) Apr 20, 2017, 8:38 PM 0030597 1890 1926 3/3 1:41 1:01 Passed (88% | +6) Apr...

  • Opening Bomb Diary #3 The Refutation of the Chigorin?'s Thumbnail

    Opening Bomb Diary #3 The Refutation of the Chigorin?

    NM Liu-NE Apr 18, 2017, 10:48 AM

    The Chigorin Defense was actually one of the first openings I started looking at to try and find some sort of surprise weapon to add to my repertoire. It is tremendously fun to play, and can force an unsuspecting...

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