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  • mate_in_one
    Online May 12, 2010

    Tactics Tactics | Durham, United States

    Joined: Apr 20, 2010

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    Online Apr 26, 2008

    Cheese Tactics | House, Canada

    Joined: Apr 26, 2008

  • chaos_tactics
    Online Sep 26, 2009

    chaos tactics | Italy

    Joined: May 28, 2008

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    Online 12 hrs ago

    Tactics will keep you sane | Washington DC, United States

    Joined: Sep 14, 2008

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    Online Aug 3, 2014

    suicidal tactics | Philippines

    Joined: May 28, 2010

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Articles


  • Learning An Opening: To Memorize Or Understand?

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 17, 2016, 2:33 AM

    Dave asked for my opinion on a line in the Two Knight’s Defense. He wrote: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc6 bxc6 8.Be2 h6 9.Nf3 e4 10.Ne5 Bc5. Here there are a few moves...

  • 'Sergey' Documentary Chronicles Karjakin's World Championship Quest

    Will a boy's singular goal in life be fulfilled at the end of November? While we await the outcome of the 2016 World Championship Match, one documentarian sought to get behind the scenes of the challenger's upbringing...

  • Carlsen vs Karjakin: The Final Countdown

    The most awaited chess event of the year is right in front of us, and there is definitely no lack of forecasts. Both professional players and amateurs have their opinions about the coming world championship...

  • USCL 2013

    Another year brings another season of the United States Chess League. Per usual, a star-studded cast full of America's strongest competition make up the entire playing field. Of course, with this talented a pool,...

  • GM Gareev's 2013 US Championship

    Another day, another amazing tournament in review. This time we take a look at GM Timur Gareev's version of the 2013 U.S. Championship. A true fighter, Gareev finds himself in trouble or in stalemate on more than...

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Blogs


  • Tactal Puzzles [5]

    Here I solve some tactics and explain my thought process for each. If you enjoy, make sure to suscribe to my youtube channel (link on my profile) :)

  • 7 Reasons You Should Play in the Crazyhouse Championship

    The first ever crazyhouse championship is right around the corner and you don't want to miss out! Not only does this event boast a $2,000 prize fund to be distributed to the top 10 finishers; it's also attracting...

  • Chess Puzzles #23

    This video covers 3 chess puzzles from Tactics Trainer. Illustrated are the solutions to each in addition to some variations I considered. Can you go 3/3 by finding the correct solutions to all of them? The first...

  • Light & Dark : A Visual Guide to Crazyhouse

    Light & Dark: A Visual Guide to Crazyhouse (visual ideas behind the moves in crazyhouse and bughouse) mastertan 2016 In light of the increasing amount of activity of crazyhouse chess, I’ve decided to write...

  • Roads to Higher Ratings

    I like to think of the game of chess as the game of life in disguise. We all make mistakes in the game just as in our lives. No one is perfect. It's a game with loads of tactics and skills. A roller coaster going...

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News


  • Aronian, So, Kramnik Win; Take Early London Lead

    Last year's inaugural Grand Chess Tour ended with a late-night playoff in London after the final round. This year, the opening day may end up being the decider. The concluding London Chess Classic, the...

  • World Championship Tiebreak Live Updates

    --Live Flash Report-- GM Magnus Carlsen won the 2016 world championship over GM Sergey Karjakin by virtue of winning the last two games of the rapid playoff. The tiebreak ended 3-1 for Carlsen. Game...

  • Batsiashvili Leads Khanty-Mansiysk Women's GP At Half-Time

    IM Nino Batsiashvili of Georgia leads the Khanty-Mansiysk Women's Grand Prix after six rounds. This final grand prix will determine who will play the winner of the 2017 FIDE knockout championship in a match. Here's...

  • Karjakin Beats Carlsen, Leads World Championship

    In round eight of the 2016 world championship, GM Sergey Karjakin had multiple chances to ignite the match against GM Magnus Carlsen. It was a tale of three one-square moves: the first played, the second missed,...

  • Have You Tried "Really Bad Chess"? And Other News

    The much-loved GM Vugar Gashimov had an elite tournament organized in his honor only a few months after his death in early 2014. Now, his native Azerbaijan has honored him in an even more lasting way. The Vugar...

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