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  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 7

    IM Silman Aug 12, 2014, 1:01 PM

    GOOD OR BAD? Mordecai10 asked: I have just completed part 1 of your Test Your Chess Understanding articles, and I wasn’t completely satisfied by one aspect of your solutions. In your solution to puzzle...

  • How to Play Against Old Guys, Pt. 1

    IM Silman Apr 16, 2013, 11:54 AM

    I’ve been retired from over-the-board combat since the end of 1999. Though I probably will never play again, I have (from time to time) toyed with the idea of competing in the World Senior Championship, which...

  • Video Guide

    News Sep 8, 2011, 10:55 PM

    Need a little help navigating the thousands of videos on Chess.com? Use this guide to find all the videos you need on topics such as: The Opening Tactics Strategy The Endgame Master Analysis Great...

  • 1.d4 Nc6 and the Philosophy of "Odd" Openings

    IM Silman Apr 24, 2011, 9:45 PM

    member UNiMEDia asked: I’m writing about 1.d4 Nc6. I work with a man who is presently obsessed – and I do mean obsessed, in that I have to listen to him rant and rave about the plusses of this opening every time I...

  • Pronounce That Chess Word

    billwall Aug 7, 2007, 6:46 PM

    Here is a list of chess terms and personalities and their pronunciation. Abramov (ah-BRAHM-ahf), Lev - Russian arbiter and Correspondence International Master (IM)Acs (larch), Peter - Hungarian GMAdorjan (A-door-yan),...

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  • Ruy Lopez variations...

    Alvarej Dec 15, 2016, 11:19 PM

    THE RUY LOPEZ.... Ruy Lopez:Alapin Defense... Ruy Lopez :Lucena Variation... Ruy Lopez:Bird Variation... Ruy Lopez :Closed variation. Ruy Lopez:Closed  Averbakh Variation... Ruy Lopez:Closed Bogoljubow...

  • Game of the Week: Race to the Finish

    ijgeoffrey Jun 26, 2016, 9:01 PM

    For my first Game of the Week, I am featuring a recent tournament game. It is from a chess.com thematic tournament, featuring my favorite opening as black: the Schliemann Defense, Jaenisch Gambit. The gambit (1....

  • The Ruy Lopez Q & A

    Robert_New_Alekhine Nov 4, 2015, 9:36 AM

    Member Chicken_Monster sent the following questions to me regarding the Ruy Lopez Opening: Please go over the following if appropriate. Thanks Robert. (1) What do you recommend playing in the Ruy Lopezas White...

  • Another method to reach 2000 USCF, Part 3: Openings for Black

    Andre_Harding May 26, 2015, 10:16 PM

    In this part, I will discuss choosing openings for Black. This is much more straightforward than figuring out what to do as White. There are "many roads to Rome," as it were. The main question you need to ask yourself...

  • C63: Ruy Lopez: Schliemann Defense

    EpicFreak Feb 28, 2015, 3:26 AM

    Schliemann Defence (Jaenisch Gambit) is a defence for those players, who want to avoid all Ruy Lopez structures. It was a good choice unless inventing 4.Nc3! responce for white in 1902. And some games with this...

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  • Robson Reduced To 1 Second, Wins To Tie Nakamura

    FM MikeKlein Apr 8, 2015, 12:00 AM

    If chess can sometimes be poetry, today was a Greek epic. Although far from being perfect chess, nine of 12 games produced winners, with GM Ray Robson's back-and-forth battle culminating an eventful...


    suezy Jan 22, 2014, 1:10 PM

    Good morning, day or evening team! Team match which requires some help to fill up the boards before we lock. TGP Challenge, Jaenisch Gambit, Schliemann Defense  The Atheists 1+ Open 3 days View Suezy


    suezy Jan 19, 2014, 9:56 PM

    Good day team, We have 2 different openings for two different matches and would like some support please. First one is the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit. TGP Challenge, Blackmar-Diemer Gambit  Srbija Tim 1+ Open 3 days View Second...


    Teja Mar 25, 2013, 8:26 PM

    Hello my fellow Live Wires! Our member NimzoRoy invites you all to join his tournament called the Super Schliemann Defense Thematic Tournament. Here is the link: http://www.chess.com/tournament/the-super-schliemann-intergalactic-tournament Or...

  • BKC status (update Aug 31)

    evillarn May 30, 2012, 1:06 AM

    In match Performance Against team U 2000 Won FIVE for FIGHTING U 1900 Won FIVE for FIGHTING keep the powder dry Won Second Amendment Rights Ravens and Jokers Won The Raven Clan BLACK KNIGHT CHESS, 2012, #8 Won FIVE...

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