“Real magic can never be made by offering someone else's liver. You must tear out your own, and not expect to get it back.” ― Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
Magic does happen on the chess board; that is one of the... | Read More
If you're going to play chess, you have to accept that losing is part of the game.
While a chess game might be theoretically drawn with perfect play, even today's best players (humans and engines alike) lose games regularly.
The best way to ha... | Read More
Tactics. After thousands of books written on this concept, after the development of several excellent tactical training tools (such as Chess.com's own Tactics Trainer), after the release of countless free engines that serve as paragons of tactical... | Read More
The 2016 Summer Olympics are underway right now in Brazil as 207 national delegations compete for medals in 28 sports, 41 different disciplines, and 306 total events.
Unfortunately for chess fans, the royal game is not among them. And don’... | Read More
Chess.com was able to sit down with each of the four major presidential candidates last week as they turned their attention to courting the ever-important chess demographic.
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein w... | Read More