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  • Oddities In The Classic Bishop Sacrifice

    IM Silman Mar 23, 2017, 12:53 AM

    Every chess player knows about the classic bishop sacrifice. And everyone wants to smash that light-squared bishop into h7, drag the screaming-in-terror enemy king from its pawn cover, and execute it as its army...

  • Làm thế nào để thiết lập bàn cờ

    CHESScom Mar 10, 2017, 11:01 PM

    Nếu bạn có một bộ cờ và muốn bắt một ván đấu, điều đầu tiên phải làm đó là sắp bàn cờ một cách chính xác. Bước 1: Đặt bàn cờ ở...

  • Who Has The Most Best Game Prizes?

    IM Silman Mar 2, 2017, 4:27 AM

    Before you read this article, have some fun and try to guess who has won the most best game prizes (usually a brilliancy prize but sometimes a positional masterpiece). Did you pick a player? Okay, then let’s...

  • The Opening That Didn't Like Bobby Fischer

    IM Silman Feb 16, 2017, 3:58 AM

    Chess players are always looking for new openings. But picking an opening isn’t easy since there are so many to choose. Sometimes the choice is made by using the openings of your favorite chess hero. And...

  • Who Will Win PRO Chess League Week 2?

    FM MikeKlein Jan 17, 2017, 4:10 PM

    The PRO Chess League's panel of pundits is back for week two. The second week of action is rivalry week (amongst the teams, not the panel, we think)! For more on who the quintet comprising the illustrious panel,...

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  • chess rules sheet

    DineshMC Mar 23, 2017, 12:28 AM

    Chess Piece How it Moves Helpful Tips King One space in any direction (forward, backward, sideways, or diagonally) The King can never move himself into check (where he can be captured). Queen As far as she can go...

  • Polish Chess Championships start in Warsaw by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Mar 22, 2017, 9:09 AM

    The 2017 Polish Championships kicked off yesterday in the Trading Room of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, with women’s top seed Monika Socko scoring a 122-move win over 3rd seed Karina Szczepkowska. The women’s event...

  • understanding the board and pieces (part 1)

    DineshMC Mar 22, 2017, 7:52 AM

    Understanding the Board and Pieces The board is an 8x8 grid and each space is uniquely identified by a letter followed by a number using a notation called the rank and file system. Each piece has a specific name,...

  • How to Win Chess Almost Every Time (part 1)(winning as a beginner)

    DineshMC Mar 22, 2017, 3:56 AM

    Mastering chess is a long process, and will take you several years, but you don’t have to be a master to win at chess almost every time if you understand the mechanics of the game. By learning to spot certain moves...

  • Petrosian on talent, character and near misses by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Mar 18, 2017, 10:04 PM

    Arshak Petrosian has had a highly successful coaching career, leading the tiny Armenian nation to an astonishing hat-trick of Olympiad victories. He was also a promising player in his own right, but in a recent...

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    FideCastro Mar 19, 2017, 10:52 PM

    Dave Pugh       ½        Robin Anderton (126)               ½ Roy Peters       1          Mike Warden (126)                    0 S Grayland       1          Rayyan Farooq (125)                 0 G Mason         ...

  • Top GMs Star In German Bundesliga

    PeterDoggers Mar 19, 2017, 1:19 PM

    After the fifth weekend of the 2016-2017 season, the Bundesliga has a familiar face again: it's full of top stars, and Baden Baden is in the lead. Photo: Georgios Souleidis. Read his Bundesliga report (in German)...

  • Last call against Mexico

    ameriken Mar 13, 2017, 8:53 PM

    While we've added 50 more players in the past few days against Mexico, they have also been busy and have added even more.  While we have a clear advantage in the upper boards with over 50 1800+ rated player vs...

  • The truth about chess theory

    Lt2Adnan Mar 11, 2017, 6:40 AM

    A few weeks ago I was having a Whatsapp conversation with a few chess acquaintances, when the following position was raised: Position after 15... fxg6 The question was, how would Black respond after 16. Bxg6? At...

  • Our newbies: Magnificent Seven!

    SergejBrln Mar 10, 2017, 2:30 PM

    In January we had some strong newbies, 7 of them are helping us in the match against ACROPOLIS. I'd like to introduce this Magnificient Seven! Catholic_Knight: José from the USA is a chess.com member since 2 years,...

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