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  • 5 Reasons Chess Is Better Than Pokémon Go

    pete Aug 2, 2016, 5:37 AM

    Pokémon Go is the fastest-growing smartphone game in history, and it's been dominating the news since its launch in July, at least in the gaming world. But is it a better game than chess? We don't think...

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Speed Chess -- The Good

    NM brucepandolfini May 1, 2015, 12:08 PM

    Topic for May/June: The Endgame (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions different from the above theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments.) The...

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Apr 12, 2013

    NM danheisman Apr 12, 2013, 8:25 PM

    Chess is a game of knowledge and skill. Yet many players - as evidenced from the majority of questions I get on the show - seem to think improvement initiatives lean toward the knowledge side, typical questions...

  • Why Should You Upgrade Your Browser?

    erik Mar 28, 2012, 3:47 PM

    If you are reading this, then you are using a web browser. It's your portal to the web. Your surf board for surfing the net. Your car for driving the internet highway. Your... you get the point. It's what makes...

  • Minor Pieces are an Even Trade... Right?

    WIM energia Sep 18, 2009, 12:01 AM

    [Ed: This is the last article of our switch-around week. Each of this week's daily columns (beginning last Sunday) was actually written by one of our other columnists. If you have a guess as to who wrote what, send...

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  • (17) ChessEssentials - major upgrade

    CM EugenD Mar 17, 2017, 12:12 PM

    We have released a major app upgrade with the following:1. Improved monitoring (your progress, returning to unsolved puzzles)2. iOS10 compatibility3. Support for arm64, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, iPad Pro4. Help filesIf...

  • What did our team do this last week?

    erik Feb 11, 2017, 5:58 PM

    This week I asked our team to write a brief sentence about one thing they worked on to make life better for our members (you!). They didn't all respond, but here you go. Maybe it's interesting. I don't know?! Sam Assistant...

  • 3 Best Chess Games For iPhone

    JamesPointon Dec 27, 2016, 4:52 AM

    Chess is an ancient game with a long and interesting history. There’s nothing quite like playing a game of chess on a physical chess board, but in this day and age, chess players want something more. Luckily, there’s...

  • Secrets of Chess Tactics

    IM TigerLilov Sep 17, 2016, 3:25 AM

    Every chess player knows the importance of tactical skill in chess and training tactics is one of the most popular forms of practice for most players. However, spending hours solving puzzle after puzzle isn’t the...

  • What Does the Chess.com CEO Do Each Day?

    erik Aug 31, 2016, 5:15 AM

    5:15am - Alarm goes off. I pop out of bed. I never snooze. I'm almost always excited for the day! 5:16-5:40am - Emails, emails, emails. Slack, slack, slack. Many of our team members from around the world have already...

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