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Partner of Tata Steel Chess
Chessity on Jan 10, 2015   669   0
Partnership between Chessity and Tata Steel Chess On Friday Januari 9, 2015 during the official opening of the 77th edition of the TataSteel chess tournament, TataSteel ...
Chess is harder than I thought.
by Laimonas on Dec 13, 2014   1372   1
This blog is for those Chessity users, who quickly realized that wining a “Castle Assault” game won’t be a walk in the park even if you have the basic k...
Endgame Strategy - Pawns as pikes in chess
by yodhaa on Dec 8, 2014   3104   1
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath, Narayanan and I am back here on ‘endgame strategy’. This week's theme is about the importance of Pawn structure in Endgame...
Friday Column - take your chances
by yodhaa on Dec 5, 2014   2401   1
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here, with another interesting Friday column!The previous week, we examined examples when the lower rated players got opportu...
Do Children Like Having It Difficult?
by Laimonas on Dec 4, 2014   1955   5
Teaching something to your own children can be a delicate issue. Parents usually have very strong opinions on what their child ‘needs’ and what is ‘bene...
DO you know how to play the opening? || King Safety
by yodhaa on Dec 3, 2014   2323   3
In the previous two Wednesday columns you had learnt the importance of controlling the centre and developing your pieces quickly towards it. It’s time we move on to...
Why study Chess endgames?
by yodhaa on Dec 1, 2014   3373   5
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath, Narayanan and I am going to be here every Monday on articles that focus on games after the first 30 moves. Have you often wondered, &...
Trust, but verify! part 1
by yodhaa on Nov 28, 2014   1338   1
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here, with another interesting Friday column! In the last two weeks we saw some very impressive 9 year olds defeating grandma...
Learn by Doing
by Laimonas on Nov 27, 2014   1481   1
Children have been learning by trial and error from the very first steps they took, the very first words they spoke and the very first things that they did. A child does ...
Chess and language acquisition
by Laimonas on Nov 26, 2014   3282   1
In 2011, Deb Roy, a cognitive scientist and MIT researcher gave a TED talk about the birth of words and how we communicate the most popular topics through ...
DO you know how to play the opening? || Rapid...
by yodhaa on Nov 26, 2014   3321   3
Hello everyone! this is IM Srinath, and I am back again with the basics of opening strategy.  In the second article of this series published last Wednesday, you lear...
Endgame with Koravi Chandrashekhar part 1
by koravi on Nov 24, 2014   749   2
mqdefault.jpg After making some videos in marathi.I made my first video in english.In this video series I will try to explain some position which I came across and found...
Carlsen-Anand: We have a winner!
by Erwin on Nov 23, 2014   1594   1
And then the match came to a sudden end! In game 11 Vishy, making use of the Berlin defense once again, confidently outplayed his opponent. It was, however, not to be. Ma...
Upsets in Chess | David beats Goliath - 2
by yodhaa on Nov 21, 2014   1226   0
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here.  In continuation of last week's David beats Goliath column, this week we look at another 9 year old scalping a gra...
Chess tactics contest 2014
by arunjchess on Nov 21, 2014   1735   0
On the eve of the Carlsen - Anand world championship match, Chessity organized a small Chess tactics puzzle contest on Twitter. We posted ten puzzles, which were tactics ...
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