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  • Put Your Bishop Behind Your Pawn's Thumbnail

    Put Your Bishop Behind Your Pawn

    GM Gserper Dec 9, 2016, 4:37 PM

    We continue our exploration of common chess patterns today by looking look at the pattern "a bishop behind a pawn." While most of you have probably heard about "Tarrasch rule" which recommends putting...

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    Typical Rook Endgame Mistakes

    TigerChess Aug 13, 2016, 2:25 AM

    Endgames should be simple. Right? With a majority of pieces removed from play, calculation becomes minimal. Wrong!  At one time or another, you may have found yourself on the losing side of a winning endgame....

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    Deja Vu In Endgames

    GM Gserper Dec 24, 2015, 9:17 PM

    Do you ever see a chess position and have a strong feeling that you've seen it before? No, I am not talking about opening positions, that you see again and again and again in every single tournament (damn you,...

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  • Anand Wins Brilliancy vs Caruana; Carlsen Defeats So's Thumbnail

    Anand Wins Brilliancy vs Caruana; Carlsen Defeats So

    NM SamCopeland Aug 6, 2017, 7:42 PM

    Both Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand won their games in 29 moves in the fifth round of the Sinquefield Cup, but for once, all eyes weren't on the champ. It was Anand's scintillating takedown of Fabiano Caruana...

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    Grand Chess Tour Resumes Weds. In Leuven

    PeterDoggers Jun 27, 2017, 3:03 PM

    The Grand Chess Tour resumes on Wednesday in Leuven, Belgium with an identical tournament to the one in Paris. GMs Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So, Viswanathan Anand, Ian Nepomniachtchi,...

  • So Knocks Out Giri In Nail-Biting Speed Chess Duel's Thumbnail

    So Knocks Out Giri In Nail-Biting Speed Chess Duel

    PeterDoggers May 26, 2017, 8:53 AM

    The very last bullet game (Chess960!) had to bring the decision. Wesley So defeated Anish Giri 15.5-14.5 in yesterday's Speed Chess match, one of the most exciting battles ever seen on the Chess.com live server. Find...

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  • Letting The Win Slip Away's Thumbnail

    Letting The Win Slip Away

    GM AlexYermo Oct 20, 2015, 5:47 PM

    GM Alex Yermolinsky presents high level endgame drama in this game from Tomashevsky - Nguyen as even a two pawn up knight endgame proves challenging to convert. Are you confident that your technique is up to snuff?...

  • 3 More Entertaining Zugzwang Endgames You Need to Know!'s Thumbnail

    3 More Entertaining Zugzwang Endgames You Need to Know!

    IM Keaton87 Aug 4, 2014, 3:23 PM

    IM Keaton Kiewra shows you three more important and entertaining zugzwang endgames: one from a student, one from his own game, and the most famous zugzwang game ever, a masterpiece between Sämisch and Nimzowitsch...

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    3 Entertaining Zugzwang Endgames You Need to Know

    IM Keaton87 Jul 29, 2014, 5:24 PM

    IM Keaton Kiewra shows you how to win three of the most important and entertaining zugzwang endgames: 1. Rook vs. knight. 2. Queen vs. rook. 3. Extra pawns with opposite-colored bishops. If you find...

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  • La palestra dello scacchista - I temi tattici per giocatori da torneo's Thumbnail

    La palestra dello scacchista - I temi tattici per giocatori da torneo

    Janez23 Jul 30, 2017, 3:16 AM

    ATTACCO DOPPIO       FORCHETTA     SCACCO DOPPIO         ATTACCO DI SCOPERTA     SCACCO DI SCOPERTA     INFILATA     INCHIODATURA     RAGGI X     ADESCAMENTO       INTERFERENZA   SOVRACCARICO   ELIMINAZIONE...

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    La palestra dello scacchista - I temi tattici per principianti

    Janez23 Jul 16, 2017, 2:56 AM

    ATTACCO DOPPIO       FORCHETTA     SCACCO DOPPIO         ATTACCO DI SCOPERTA               SCACCO DI SCOPERTA             INFILATA                 INCHIODATURA                       RAGGI...

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    Carolinas Classic Round 2

    Silverknight73 Jun 16, 2017, 5:57 PM

    My 2nd round game went much different than I was wanting. It was my first game of the day and at 1pm, so I couldn't use any fatigue excuses, haha. I was simply outplayed and my opponent made no mistakes that I could...

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