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  • Hammer's Rest Day Report: Norway Chess 2016

    Editor's note: In an exclusive to Chess.com, Grandmaster Jon Ludvig Hammer writes his thoughts on what's happened in Norway so far, original analysis of some of the key games, and some fun, behind-the-scenes looks at what the players do ... | Read More

  • The Positional Threat

    When you think of the word "threat," what comes to mind? A threat of checkmate, perhaps? A threat to trap your piece? An indirect threat against your queen?  Whatever your specific mental representation, it is most likely tactical... | Read More

  • Aronian-Grischuk Blitz Battle Opener April 6: Once More We Play Our Dangerous Game

    Chess.com's first-ever GM Blitz Battle Championship is right around the corner, and the field's two most experienced players will kick things off April 6 at 10 a.m. Pacific (GMT-7), 1 p.m. Eastern, 6 p.m. London. What does experience come w... | Read More

  • Finding Your Real Weaknesses

    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

  • Capt. Bertin's Gambit

         The Cunningham Defense in the King's Gambit Accepted begins 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 Be7.  White moves the Bishop to give his King a place to go with 4. Bc4.  If Black continues with the threatened 4... Bh4+ ... | Read More


    • P.H. Clarke - Cien miniaturas rusas (capitulo onceavo)

      CAPITULO ONCEAVO GUERRA Y PAZ. En “defensa de las tablas” o “guía practica del jugador para evadir las reglas”, son otros dos títulos que podrían sugerirse, quizá sarcásticamente, como perfectamente apropiados aquí. El segundo de... | Read More

      • Ernestoche
      • | Apr 28, 2016
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    • My Path to FM - Week 12/13

      I'm slacking! Uhoh!  I played in a tournament last weekend, so I have some neat stuff to write about.  Let's get right into it...   There were a few critical positions that I think I handled pretty well, and one that I didn't handle well at ... | Read More

      • ih8sens
      • | Apr 26, 2016
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    • Don't Fall For These opening traps/blunders !

      Hello everyone today I will be showing some very short games which happened cause of a lack of opening knowledge. In the first game we will have a look between Corneliussen - Jensen 1991   In the second game we will be having a look at the ga... | Read More

      • gluestix
      • | Apr 23, 2016
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      • | 1 comment
    • Road to Improvement #1

      This is my first blog post. I want to document my progress as I work toward improving at chess.  I have set a lifetime goal of some day becoming a National Master (NM). But for now have set my current goal to getting ready to play in my first to... | Read More

    • Capturing the Queen (3)

      This is a short game without comment. Look at the diagram. What would you play with black? Look at the game if you would have avoided the trap. Nice finish, isn't it. I did see it after the move Qb6. | Read More

      • Klauer
      • | Apr 21, 2016
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  • I dare you to- SAC YOUR QUEENIE

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    Oh she's the most valuable piece alright!  That's what makes her so promising!  When you give up your queen (I don't reccomend it unless your playing me) You never know if it's a trap.  Leg'as mate was played by tow guys a little while back.  ... Read More »

  • Why you should almost never advance the soldier on f7!

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    You know in chess, your entire army works as a team!! But sometimes  a piece rebels against the king. They are out to cause trouble! Either that or they made the wrong move at the wrong time! In this case the f7 pawn made the same mistake! Or the... Read More »

  • trrrraps

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    Hi! I'm ChessMaciej. Let's start witch this chess trap: Ok. Now this Caro-Kann trap: And this Caro-Kann trap: Ok. Now this trap: Ok. Bye! Read More »

  • Mating Patterns

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    Hi! This is Chessking47 (or CK47) writing about Mating Patterns. First, Anastasia's Mate.              I hope you enjoyed that cute mate. Now, the mate can be applied more strikingly. Combine decoy and clearance sacrifice. ... Read More »

  • Petroff's Defence

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    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »