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TIP #1: When it's NOT good to follow your instinct
by Katerina on Jun 28, 2016   954   3
Instinct is a great natural ability that allows players to have certain feelings about their chess positions without making any concrete calculations. A player may feel t...
5 Jobs Pawns Are Awesome At
by Katerina on May 23, 2016   1344   2
Ever wonder how pawns feel in a chess game? They are small, common, and unable to move backwards. The term special is hardly the proper description, not at least in the g...
A Chessity stronghold in Brazil
by JacquelineW on Apr 17, 2016   3197   9
In Brazil, chess teacher Davy d’Israel has created a real Chessity stronghold and dreams about a national chess program in schools. “Chess can teach children ...
Can you play like the Women's World Champion?
by Katerina on Apr 9, 2016   1364   15
It has been slightly over a month since the top female chess players fought for the 2016 Women’s World Champion crown in the Ukrainian city of Lvov. The championship ma...
How come children have an easier time learning chess...
by arunjchess on Mar 10, 2016   2448   4
We've all been there; Face to face with a ten-year-old armed with her giggles and ponytails, being mercilessly beaten, with our pieces butchered and King dragged out in t...
Kinderen vinden deze film geweldig, een must see!...
by Janiro on Feb 21, 2016   916   1
 Kinderen vinden deze film geweldig, een must see! 220DHc0Ii2I     "Lang Leve de Koningin" is een Nederlandse kinderfilm uit 1995 van Esmé Lamme...
Looking Back: The Great Wijk aan Zee
by Katerina on Feb 20, 2016   1517   0
Who doesn’t know about the Orange Color Country and its annual tournament? Although, there are tournaments that grab our attention and tournaments that we barely notice...
Chess connects and unites!
by Janiro on Feb 14, 2016   687   0
Chess connects and unites! Chess has its stereotypes. For too many people, the image of chess is that of two elderly white men sitting in a dark corner of a cafe, withdr...
"Schaak maar raak!" Magazine 01 (Dutch)
by logtck on Feb 3, 2016   706   6
nbsmr01groot-3b13abc6.jpg Vandaag is het eerste "Schaak maar raak" Magazine verschenen en het kan geheel gratis worden gedownload vanaf de website van "Schaak maar raak!...
Chessity workshops for kids at Tata Steel Chess
by Janiro on Jan 29, 2016   1057   1
    The Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee is one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious chess tournaments in the world. Nicknamed ‘the ...
"the Dream multiplier" (Video)
by Janiro on Jan 23, 2016   714   0
  A chess documentary, made by Kees Hoogeveen and Johan Wakkie, was launched today at Tata Steel Chess On Tour in NEMO Science Centre Amsterdam. Curious about th...
What to do when you don’t know what to do
by Katerina on Jan 12, 2016   2190   7
It’s very common for chess players to find themselves in situations where they have no idea how to proceed. These moments can be quite frustrating and cause a player to...
The power of motivation in Chess?
by Laimonas on Jan 12, 2016   6836   0
Motivation is an extremely powerful tool when it is used correctly. To begin with, ourmotivations are unbelievably interesting, they are engaging, surprising and little b...
Factors that influence your Chess progress - II
by arunjchess on Jan 5, 2016   1361   1
Once I isolated myself inside a room at my house in rural Mysore, India. A river flows near by, along with several farm lands, and other houses. I spent several month stu...
Chessity in schools (Video)
by Janiro on Jan 1, 2016   653   1
Chessity in schools  (video)  ( English subtitle available)  In the past year, Chessity has introduced itself to a lot of schools. The brain benefits o...
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