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Daily Chess News LinksDaily Chess News Links
September 30, 2014

Your one-stop daily resource for all the chess that's fit to print.

Book ReviewBook Review
September 24, 2014

Yelena Dembo's Chess Quiz by Yelena Dembo

The games are interesting, as sacrificial themes tend to be.

The Skittles RoomThe Skittles Room
September 13, 2014

The Review of Mannheim 1914 and the Interned Russians

The difficulty of eliminating the errors of the past.

Endgame StudyEndgame Study #922
September 27, 2014

K. Fedoseev, 1931

Openings teach you openings. Endings teach you chess.

From the ArchivesFrom the Archives
September 20, 2014

What Exactly Is the Bishop's Opening? by Tim Harding

My great precursor in this research was grandmaster Bent Larsen.

Video SpotlightVideo Spotlight
September 27, 2014

Chess is the Real Deal

Chess is the real deal in schools and communities.

Step by StepStep by Step: Calculation
September 24, 2014

Designed to test and improve your chess skills.


Columns

Chess Evolution by Arkadij NaiditschChess Evolution
by Arkadij Naiditsch
September 27, 2014

Both players should have gained the full point for their achievements!

The Puzzling Side of Chess by Jeff CoakleyThe Puzzling Side of Chess
by Jeff Coakley
September 27, 2014

People have been making mazes since before history began.

Pando Random by Bruce PandolfiniPando's Ten-Pack
by Bruce Pandolfini
September 24, 2014

The king can be a fairly strong piece.

Past Pieces by Olimpiu G. UrcanPast Pieces
by Olimpiu G. Urcan
September 24, 2014

A surprising pool of pure entertainment in the most obscure places.

CC Chronicles by Bo BredenhofCC Chronicles
by Bo Bredenhof
September 24, 2014

An interesting game in the English system from the Umansky Memorial.

Inside ChessInside Chess
September 20, 2014

Annotations by GM Mikhail Tseitlin.

Endgame Corner by Karsten MüllerEndgame Corner
by Karsten Müller
September 17, 2014

Demonstrating guidelines in queen and knight endings.

Novice Nook by Dan HeismanNovice Nook
by Dan Heisman
September 17, 2014

Learning to win easy endgames is important for those rated Under-1500.

An Arbiter's Notebook by Geurt GjissenAn Arbiter's Notebook
by Geurt Gijssen
September 17, 2014

There are still many things to explain regarding the new rules.

The Kibitzer by Tim HardingThe Kibitzer
by Tim Harding
September 10, 2014

Maintaining playing strength by following top games online.

The Instructor by Mark DvoretskyThe Instructor
by Mark Dvoretsky
September 10, 2014

Reminiscent of the dialogues of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Everyman Ebook CafeEveryman Ebook Cafe
by Everyman Chess
September 10, 2014

His vision of the game had philosophical depth.

ChessBase CafeChessBase Cafe
by Mark Donlan
September 6, 2014

How to build an opening repertoire with ChessBase is explained.

Chess Mazes by Bruce AlberstonChess Mazes
by Bruce Alberston
September 6, 2014

The one you take should constitute the shortest maze.

The Openings Explained by Abby MarshallThe Openings Explained
by Abby Marshall
September 3, 2014

We examine a variation from the Classical Nimzo-Indian Defense.

Opening Lanes by Gary LaneOpening Lanes
by Gary Lane
September 3, 2014

The name is apparently Italian for a piece of liver.

Checkpoint by Carsten HansenCheckpoint
by Carsten Hansen
September 3, 2014

Four openings not currently as popular as their reputation suggests.

 
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