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  • Cracked Grandmaster Tales: Polgar vs Silman

    I didn’t intend to write a 4th Cracked Grandmaster Tales article, but so many Chess.com members asked me to do another that I decided to share a few more (true) stories. I hope you enjoy these as much as you did the others. Be warned: there mig... | Read More

  • The Last Cracked Grandmaster Tales

    This is my third and final Cracked Grandmaster Tales article. Click the links if you haven’t seen Cracked Grandmaster Tales and More Cracked Grandmaster Tales. We’ll start with Najdorf again since some people felt that he wouldn’t resort t... | Read More

  • Mailbag: How To Improve Your Game

    Chess.com member Nietsoj wrote: “I read your recent post where you answered a question about aiming for a 2000 rating. Just as so many other amateur players, I have the same goal, and I am wondering what a realistic training program would look ... | Read More

  • How To Beat Magnus Carlsen

    The 2015 edition of Norway Chess was a memorable event in several ways. Above all, it heralded the resurgence of Veselin Topalov and Viswanathan Anand, who both stormed through the field and turned in 2900+ performances. Topalov won the tournament... | Read More

  • Walter Browne's 9 Best Games

    Last week, chess fans received the sad news that GM Walter Browne had died at 66. Browne was a legendary chess figure in the United States, a six-time national champion, and a fixture in the strongest chess tournaments for decades. FM Mike Kle... | Read More


    • A Rook for a Kingdom !

      Rook endings occur very often. Therefore it is good to be working, and keep working, on your rook endings. In my own games I very often see that my opponents don't have a good "feel" for rook endings. And that has saved me many many points! Here... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Apr 22, 2016
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    • US Women's 2016 Chess Championships

      Chessbase is doing a great job, analyzing and going over the US 2016 Chess Championships. Click here for their latest coverage (as of 04/19/2016). However, running concurrently with the US Chess Championships is the US Women's Championships! IMO ... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | Apr 19, 2016
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    • 10 tips 4 better blitz

      You want to improve your blitz results ? Here are some hints. First of all let's look at what you want to achieve : Improve your blitz rating Improve your blitz results in general Win more often blitz tourneys Win more often against higher rated... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Feb 29, 2016
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    • The art of rook endings

      I have written a few times before about rook endings. Rook endings can occur quite often, and I also noticed ... quite often that quite some of my opponents don't seem to either have studied rook endings or they don't seem to have a "feel" for roo... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Feb 22, 2016
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    • Tactics Books Worth Considering

      I've had an interest in tactics books for some time now.  They have some distinct advantages over other types of books: no board required readable anywhere (on the train, over lunch, etc.) short time commitment-meaning if you got five minutes yo... | Read More

      • Bruch
      • | Jan 28, 2016
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  • Karch, Robert

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    Robert Alfred Karch (1930-2010) was born on March 24, 1930.  He was active in organized chess for over 60 years.   Robert played chess for the Lincoln High School team in Tacoma Washington in the 1940s.  He enlisted in the United States Army ... Read More »

  • Corus Chess Tournament

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    The Corus Chess Tournament is a major chess tournament played in the small seaside town of Wijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938 for Dutch players only, it became an international event in 1946 and has grown into one of the most presti... Read More »

  • Longest games

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    The longest chess game is 269 moves (Ivan Nikolic - Goran Arsovic, Belgrade 1989) which ended in a draw after over 20 hours of play.  Two other games have gone to 200 or more moves.  In 1988 at the Saloniki Olympiad, Seirawan and Xu Jun ... Read More »