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Daily Chess News LinksDaily Chess News Links
August 21, 2014

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

Book ReviewBook Review
August 20, 2014

Mannheim 1914 and the Interned Russians by Anthony Gillam

A massive undertaking of historical research and compilation.

The Skittles RoomThe Skittles Room
August 6, 2014

Mannheim 1914 and the Interned Russians by Anthony Gillam

The Misadventure of Russian Chess Players in Germany.

Endgame StudyEndgame Study #916
August 16, 2014

F. Ibragimov, 1927

Openings teach you openings. Endings teach you chess.

From the ArchivesFrom the Archives
August 20, 2014

The Collected Games of Emanuel Lasker by Ken Whyld

For anyone with any serious interest in this great player.

Video SpotlightVideo Spotlight
August 20, 2014

A Spark of Brilliance from Tromso

GM Simon Williams presents his favorite game from the 2014 Olympiad.

Step by StepStep by Step: Tactics
August 20, 2014

Designed to test and improve your chess skills.


Columns

Endgame Corner by Karsten MüllerEndgame Corner
by Karsten Müller
August 20, 2014

Zugzwang is a sharp weapon in the endgame.

Novice Nook by Dan HeismanNovice Nook
by Dan Heisman
August 20, 2014

Dan addresses both piece evaluation and position evaluation.

An Arbiter's Notebook by Geurt GjissenAn Arbiter's Notebook
by Geurt Gijssen
August 20, 2014

What is a Push Counter, and What is a Standard Game?

The Puzzling Side of Chess by Jeff CoakleyThe Puzzling Side of Chess
by Jeff Coakley
August 16, 2014

The puzzles get a little tougher as the column goes on.

The Kibitzer by Tim HardingThe Kibitzer
by Tim Harding
August 13, 2014

The 2014 Irish Chess Championship and GM Baburin's blindfold performance.

The Instructor by Mark DvoretskyThe Instructor
by Mark Dvoretsky
August 13, 2014

Several difficult and beautiful exercises for independent solving.

Everyman Ebook CafeEveryman Ebook Cafe
by Everyman Chess
August 13, 2014

One of the most important and influential players in chess history.

ChessBase CafeChessBase Cafe
by Mark Donlan
August 9, 2014

How to create a personal tournament book in ChessBase.

Chess Mazes by Bruce AlberstonChess Mazes
by Bruce Alberston
August 9, 2014

Lots of spinning around on the edges.

The Openings Explained by Abby MarshallThe Openings Explained
by Abby Marshall
August 6, 2014

Abby explores a rare sideline for white in the e6-Sicilian.

Opening Lanes by Gary LaneOpening Lanes
by Gary Lane
August 6, 2014

Gary looks at a rare move in the Ruy Lopez Exchange.

Checkpoint by Carsten HansenCheckpoint
by Carsten Hansen
August 6, 2014

The complexity prevents any ultimate verdicts.

Chess Evolution by Arkadij NaiditschChess Evolution
by Arkadij Naiditsch
July 26, 2014

Hou Yifan is very close to entering the Top 100.

Pando Random by Bruce PandolfiniPando's Ten-Pack
by Bruce Pandolfini
July 23, 2014

Like many chess teachers, I tend to show plenty of tactics.

Past Pieces by Olimpiu G. UrcanPast Pieces
by Olimpiu G. Urcan
July 23, 2014

The world's archives have yet to be thoroughly scoured.

CC Chronicles by Bo BredenhofCC Chronicles
by Bo Bredenhof
July 23, 2014

Seeing new risks and opportunities in one's games is very rewarding.

Inside ChessInside Chess
July 19, 2014

Jules Welling interviews Viktor Kortchnoi.

 
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