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Andy Soltis is one author whom I look forward to as he was instrumental in my growth as an chess player with his lucid writing style and simple method to elucidate complex chess finesse. In this book Your Kingdom for My Horse: When to Exchange in Chess – he says that knowing when and what to exchange in chess… is an art that can be learnt with the proper training.read more
Do I have to study all the openings in this case ? Last week somebody advised me that I have to study the openings that fit my playing style. What is your take on this? Or should I study all the major openings and if so which ones do I have to study as priority?read more
Are you a chess player who has mastered the basics but seem lost in limbo land when it comes to winning Chess games? Here is an instructive post-beginners’ course material that will help you attain a decent level of understanding and a rock-solid foundation before entering the club-level and advanced level field. The first question that needs to be understoodread more
Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies by Ghenrikh Kasparyan is a true treasure trove of many of the greatest chess compositions by various authors, including Kasparyan himself. – well organized and presented. No other book even comes close to its level of organization by topics such as ‘two minor pieces trap a Rook’ or ‘two Rooks trapping a Queen’ so that you can look up specific scenarios according to which game play is involved.
I remember as a kid I was forced
Rome was not built in a day. The same with Chess achievements – one brick at a time and the chess Mansion is built. We all know that going slow and steady is what it takes to reach a milestone. But what are the Milestones in Chess, the prerequisites and more importantlyread more
Most of the beginners and parents start doing something merely by looking at others like learning endings or openings and then wonder why they do not win games. I decided to write this article to help players who are aspiring to improve their chess playing ability and who do not have access to a professional coach or the time for a rigorous disciplined study.read more
This was one brilliant game of technique played by Vishy Anand, that shows how positional understanding is the foundation of all tactics. Its not often you get to see a game that literally keeps you mesmerized. There was some inefficiency by Wesley So but that does not take the credit away from Anand. A champion has to be brave and this is what Anand demonstrated – he showed the Power of the common Pawn today in Shamkir 2015.read more
Chess Informant – the esoteric art of learning chess – hacking your chess brain. Why esoteric? Because it was not known publicly till now. And why hacking? Because we are using action instead of passive knowledge. And why are using this book to hack our chess training?read more
Mariya Muzychuk is the 15th World Women’s Champion! Congratulations to her for a stupendous performance. In the last game of the match, Natalia Pogonina needed a win at all costs, and she needed a miracle once again in the tournament. Unfortunatelyread more