The Candidates' Tournament 2016 is a part of chess history already. You all know the results, so there is no point to recap it again. Two popular internet memes summarize very well how the tournament will be remembered.
One of them depicts Presi... | Read More
Avenida de las Palmeras, Habana, ca. 1904
A large island in the Caribbean, this former Spanish colony lies just 93 miles from the state of Florida. Its proximity to the United States, the inherent beauty of the... | Read More
The Chess.com member JN wrote:
I took up chess about a year ago when a friend introduced me to the game. Since then, he and I have taken to playing quite often; we typically play about four or five days a week, two or three games in a sitting.
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King and pawn endings are essential to every chess player's understanding of the game.
Here are three practical tips when there are just kings and pawns left on the board:
Try to create passed pawns. Without queening a pawn, you wo... | Read More
Whether you are a Luddite or technophile, the importance of being able to successfully collaborate with a chess computer cannot be overstated.
In every stage and aspect of the game — opening preparation, endgame theory, game analysis&... | Read More