I get a lot of letters from Chess.com members, and though their ratings run the gamut, I do my best to address all ratings as best I can.
Today I’ll turn my attention to two players below 1500 : Mr. Prashant1994 and Mr. Rrrtttyyyuuuiii. I&... | Read More
Many openings go by various names. The opening(s) we'll be looking at below not only go by many names, but the situations, like gambits themselves, can get messy, muddy and uncertain very quickly.
The title of this article i... | Read More
The famed Soviet school of chess has produced hundreds of grandmasters and dozens of world champions. Thousands of chess coaches teach their students using "the Soviet training method."
But who can really describe what exactly was/is the So... | Read More
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
Chess is not a team game. It's an individual struggle between two minds to destroy each other -- at least, over the chessboard.
But that doesn't mean chess players have to be loners.
It's only natural that passionate chess players are drawn to... | Read More