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Learn with mini-games
Chessity on May 15, 2014   210   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   918   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   1907   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   1951   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   3362   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   1084   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   4056   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   1451   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   1135   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   2363   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   188   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...
Master of Positional Play
by Inopov on Apr 10, 2014   2292   1
This week I decided to take a break from the typical examination of one positional theme and present you a recent game by one of the great masters of Positional Play. I i...
Good or Bad Square? Part II
by Inopov on Apr 2, 2014   1143   0
Last month, I ended with examining the third element of good positional play: good and bad squares. This week I would like to show how to effectively make the most of goo...
Anand's victory in four key games
by Erwin on Apr 1, 2014   8105   4
It is probably no longer a surprise for you when I tell you it was indeed Vishy Anand who won the 2014 Candidates tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk. The key to his tournament...
Stop hanging pieces 2/2
by Janton on Mar 28, 2014   2723   7
Please close your eyes and visualize your last game or exercise you solved. Can you visualize the whole chessboard? Good for you! You make unconscious use of this quality...
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