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  • The Touch-Move Rule Outbreak

    At the end of last week's article I mentioned that "recently we witnessed a real outbreak of touch-move rule violations." I think we can explain this phenomenon by a huge advance in modern technology and particularly devices... | Read More

  • 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


    • Studying Endings, Day 0

      It's been a long time coming, but everything is set up for me to finally start studying endings! As I mentioned in my introduction post for Chess^Summit, I spent much of my childhood reading Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess ___ books over and ov... | Read More

    • Boris Spassky 2016 interview

      This interview was conducted by Yuri Golyshak and Sergei Kruzhkov for their column Friday Talk in the Sport-Express newspaper in early 2016. Heading photo was taken during that interview.   The tenth world champion returned from Paris to Mo... | 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
      • | 828 views
      • | 2 comments

Video Lessons



  • 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 »