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How to Play Dynamic Middlegame Positions
by Inopov on May 28, 2014   2615   3
Early this month, the recent Capablanca Memorial super-tournament was held in La Havana, Cuba and it featured elite players such as Ivanchuk, Dominguez, So, Almasi, Valle...
6 Reasons to join the next tactic battle
by Janton on May 27, 2014   1103   0
Next Sunday the next World Chess tactics Battle will be played. I love to share some reasons why to join the battle! 1. Everyone will play the battle on his own playing ...
World Chess Tactics Battle
Chessity on May 27, 2014   200   0
TweetFollow @Chessity Chess tactics battle with extra prizes! How good are your chess tactics during time pressure? You will know it after Chessity's next World Chess...
The Other Winner: Part 2
by Inopov on May 15, 2014   1043   0
In my previous post, I examined Pavel Eljanov's crucial win over Bacrot in the second half of the event. The game I'm about to show is Pavel's important victory over Pol...
Learn with mini-games
Chessity on May 15, 2014   233   0
Learn chess with mini-games (updated) Have you ever wanted to play chess? Does learning chess seem boring to you, but the actual game play fascinates you and makes you w...
The Other Winner: Part 1
by Inopov on May 13, 2014   947   1
In the recent super-tournament in Azerbaijan, 2014 Gashimov Memorial, everyone knows that Magnus was victorious. That is in the A event. In my upcoming blogs, I will be w...
Magnus strikes again: Part 3
by Erwin on May 8, 2014   1940   0
In my 3rd and final blogpost on Carlsen's tournament victory in the Gashimov Memorial we will have a look at the epic fight between Nakamura and Carlsen. I have expressed...
Magnus strikes again: Part 2
by Erwin on May 4, 2014   1992   0
In my previous post on Magnus Carlsen's tournament victory in the Gashimov Memorial we had a look at his first round win versus Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. This blog will be...
Magnus strikes again: Part 1
by Erwin on May 2, 2014   3405   2
In my upcoming blogs I am going to be analyzing yet another great tournament victory of World Champion Magnus Carlsen. What made his victory in the Gashimov Memorial even...
Tactical Game Highlights: Episode 02
by Inopov on Apr 28, 2014   1113   0
Previously in Tactical Game Highlights (TGH), I showed my game against Premkumar in which I successfully utilized my development advantage by creating threats and prepari...
Stop hanging pieces 1/2
by Janton on Apr 25, 2014   4119   5
If you lose games by hanging pieces, our new game ‘route planner V2.0’ is something for you! With this game you learn to have a better control of the potenti...
The Weak Pawn: Part II
by Inopov on Apr 24, 2014   1480   0
This week I would like to show another master game on the subject of weak pawns. After much data mining or rather “game-mining” on this subject from the recent 2014 D...
Tactical Game Highlights: Pilot Episode
by Inopov on Apr 20, 2014   1158   2
In concurrence with my exploration on positional play, I would like to share tactical highlights from my recent games and other recent tournaments.To offer something uniq...
The Weak Pawn
by Inopov on Apr 16, 2014   2413   7
The next element of positional play I'd like to introduce is the weak pawn. I will not "reinvent the wheel" in identifying and describing the various types of weak pawn, ...
Skyrocket your calculation
Chessity on Apr 11, 2014   214   0
New calculation training at Master level Looking for extraordinary chess skills? The secret weapon for this has been released by Chessity. Chessity believes that the mo...
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