I bet most of our readers have heard the overused cliche, "Chess is 99% tactics." This catchy phrase underlines the importance of calculation in chess, but is chess really 99% tactics? Well, it depends.
The chess competition betwe... | Read More
The Botvinnik-Kasparov school that I had privilege to attend was an unbelievable experience. The sheer fact that two legends were sitting just about five feet from you was very exciting! One of the strongest memories from the school was the w... | Read More
By guest columnist Babatunde Timothy Ogunsiku
Preparing for the Baku Chess Olympiad, the top five Nigerian chess players had to train on their own, as the country was unable to fund the trip. This evolved into the uncertainty of even participati... | Read More
Do you think your team has what it takes to win the $20k top prize and the title of PRO Chess League Champions?
By now you've read our announcement, and you can't wait to join the PRO Chess League, right? Not only do you think your city has a s... | Read More
It's been a long time coming, but the new version of Chess.com is finally ready to take online chess to a new level—and take your game to new heights.
This new version (v3) has been our top priority for two years, and&... | Read More