Chess - Play & Learn


FREE - In Google Play

FREE - in Win Phone Store



Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search with Google

  • Zukertort
    Online Apr 6, 2014

    David Rudel | Charlottesville, United States

    Joined: Jul 4, 2008

  • genzo
    Online Feb 1, 2009

    genzo zukertort | turkey, Turkey

    Joined: Feb 1, 2009

  • JHZukertort
    Online Dec 26, 2015

    johannes zukertort | Birmingham, United States

    Joined: Aug 2, 2010

  • zukertortacosta
    Online Nov 25, 2012

    Zukertort Korchnói | Bogotá, Colombia, Colombia

    Joined: Nov 16, 2012

All Articles


  • Charles de Maurian: Problemist

    batgirl Oct 19, 2016, 12:40 PM

         Charles de Maurian, well known as Paul Morphy's childhood and life-long friend, developed very quickly as a chess player.  He began learning the game from Morphy during the 1853-4...

  • Cuba

    batgirl Apr 6, 2016, 11:18 AM

    Avenida de las Palmeras, Habana, ca. 1904      A large island in the Caribbean, this former Spanish colony lies just 93 miles from the state of Florida.  Its proximity to the United...

  • Talks a Good Game

    batgirl Oct 7, 2015, 11:22 AM

         The following piece was written by Paul Hugo Little,     a rather diverse writer and a chess expert himself.    Many people have probably encountered someone     like the chess expert described in the story...

  • Chess Tactics And The Hookah

    IM Silman Aug 18, 2015, 3:37 AM

    A Superior Tactician Chess.com member Mzeekimaro wrote: “I am a big fan of you and your chess books. I am rated 1581 by FIDE. I want to be very good at tactics. What do you recommend I do? I want to be labeled...

  • An Hour With Morphy

    batgirl Jul 29, 2015, 11:42 AM

         This article was published in the "British Chess Magazine" three months after Paul Morphy's death.  It was obviously written as a memorial to Morphy and meant to showcase his genius as well as an attempt to...

All Blogs


  • QGD Repertoire for Black II

    GM alexcolovic Feb 8, 2017, 3:29 AM

    I finished the second part of my successful QGD for Black. This one covers all the lines black may encounter on the way to the QGD: the Catalan, London System, Colle, Zukertort, Jobava's pet line, The Veresov...

  • Mind Over Matter-Queen Sacrifices!

    kamalakanta Dec 11, 2016, 4:42 PM

    Hi, chess lovers! I am inspired by the following games....looking at Emanuel Lasker's win against Euwe in 1934, where Lasker sacrifices his Queen and beats Euwe, one year before Euwe wins the World Championship...

  • A Giant from the Past - Henry Edward Bird (part I)

    FM like-a-hurricane Nov 29, 2016, 1:35 AM

    A few weeks ago, my first book – Henry Edward Bird: A Chess Biography with 1198 games – was released. During the eight years that I worked on the manuscript I didn’t talk much about this project...

  • Blindfold Chess

    412364 Nov 21, 2016, 2:43 PM

    Listen to IM John Watson’s April 2010 Internet Chess Club Interview with Eliot Hearst. During the 18th century, when Philidor played two blindfold games of chess simultaneously, eyewitnesses were asked to swear...

  • All World Championship Game Ones--part 1 of 3

    Kevin-Smith-1 Nov 5, 2016, 12:26 PM

    For your viewing pleasure. Game Ones in World Championship Matches from Steinitz in 1886 through Alekhine in 1937.  I offer this partly because there has been so much angst about the early draws in the Anand-Carlsen...

All News


  • Wilhelm Steinitz

    robertrange Feb 2, 2017, 8:09 AM

    Wilhelm Steinitz was born in Prague on May 18, 1836. At the age of 22 he came to Vienna as a student. His chess career began in the Vienna Chess Club, the school of so many a later chess master. In 1862 he represented...

  • Reflexion

    nerishamat Oct 18, 2016, 6:34 PM

    Wilhelm Steinitz (Praga, 14 de mayo de 1836-Nueva York, 12 de agosto de 1900) fue un ajedrecista austríaco, primer Campeón del mundo oficial entre 1886, al vencer a Johannes Zukertort, y 1894, cuando fue derrotado...

  • 2016 World Chess Championship Set For New York's South Street Seaport

    B1J2 Aug 10, 2016, 12:31 PM

    2016 World Chess Championship Set For New York's South Street Seaport PeterDoggerson 8/9/16, 2:06 AM. 2Fwww.chess.com&pfname=&rpctoken=35390821" style="border-style: none; border-color: initial; font-size:...

  • 2016 World Chess Championship Set For New York's South Street Seaport

    PeterDoggers Aug 9, 2016, 2:06 AM

    The world championship match between GMs Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin will be held in the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan. “There was never any doubt about New York,” said Andrew...

  • 2016 World Championship To Be Held In New York

    PeterDoggers Mar 1, 2016, 3:36 AM

    The Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, the concrete jungle where dreams are made of. The 2016 World Championship will be held in New York City, as was announced today by Agon. Long-held rumors that...

Online Now