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How best to prepare for chess tournaments? I would like to share some thoughts on this aspect of Chess. How best to prepare for chess tournaments. I am sharing these techniques as I have seen the impact of these points personally. The players I am referring to are in theread more
Knights can often be better than Bishops. When there are weak pawns, even on an open board this factor is important to remove misconceptions about the ‘slowness’ of the knight. This is largely because they canread more
Why should you Reprogram your brain ?
The common misconception is that blunders are just tactical errors. Tactics are definitely involved, and better tactical vision will certainly help reduce the number of these blunders, but merely studying tactics is likeread more
10 Things You Never Knew About Viswanathan Anand. He is one of India’s most successful, yet low-profile sports personalities. In light of his latest achievement, here’s a look at some interesting and little known facts about arguably one of the greatest chess players of all time:read more
Many chess beginners want to simplify chess principles in a way that can be easily understood and retained in memory. Having seen the puzzled looks on some of the older kids when they lose to someone much younger than them, I feltread more
In this game, with the help of an active Rook, Tarrasch´s King and passed pawn march methodically up the chessboard. As they move forward step by step, the opponent´s pieces are driven further and further back until the edge of the board, where they can put up little resistence to the advance of the passed Pawn. The classic simplicity of Tarrasch’s technique in the conduct of this ending is so impressive as to make it. The Most Instructive Rook and Pawn Ending Ever Played.read more
In this part – Which is stronger – Bishop or Knight – Part – 2, I am going to show you a classic game played between Gligoric and Trifunovicread more
Let us look at a position that shows an excellent positional sacrifice. Such examples help us understand the concept of a positional sacrifice – which means giving away a higher value piece for the enemy’s lower value piece to attain a good advantage for a win or at times a draw (in case the game seems lost).read more
Which is stronger – Bishop or Knight? Every chess player wonders which of the minor pieces is stronger and have their own thoughts regarding this.The confusion is even more if they are just beginning their chess practice. That is because they are both assigned a numerical value of 3 and hence the confusion.read more
A wild game of chess that was played between Lilienthal and Ragozin. White played fantastically, playing on both sides. Black was dancing with all his pieces!read more
Most of you may have experienced this phenomenon whilst playing chess – you may have spotted a beautiful combination like say a smothered mate and you did a quick cross check. You realized that this was your moment of glory and that you could after all play like Tal. Chances are – it may not be the best playable move. Who knows it may even be an outright blunder!read more