Published: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:20:47 +0000
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA quick look at the Armageddon tiebreak in chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZHow to correctly place the board and pieces at the start of a chess game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn the rules that govern the 2014 World Chess Championship.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn about the most common chess openings in the game of chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZAn overview of rapid chess, an increasingly popular format for chess tournaments.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZBlack has several possible responses to White's most popular first move. Find out which Black replies are the most popular!
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA guide to ten basic checkmates that every chess player should know, presented as a series of mate-in-one problems.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA quick guide to the chess rules that cause new players the most trouble: castling, promotion and en passant.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA move by move guide to the fastest checkmate in chess, the Fool's Mate.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZBlitz and bullet chess -- if you're bored with the pace of the game, check out these lighting-fast alternatives of play.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at the career of Viswanathan Anand, World Chess Champion.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZAn overview of the infamous Toiletgate incident during the 2006 World Chess Championship match between Vladimir Kramnik and Veselin Topalov.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZSome of the most common variations in the Ruy Lopez opening.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThere have been many great chess players but only a select few have been honored to hold the title of World Champion. Here is a list of the world chess champions.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZAn interesting new team knockout format is being tried in a chess match between Russia and China.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA few common errors players make when setting up a chessboard for the first time.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA list of five excellent chess movies that any fan of the game should check out.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA brief history of the World Chess Championship.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZWant to beat your friends or family members at chess? Here are seven easy ways to get the upper hand without tons of study or hard work.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZQueen pawn openings are popular, so Black needs to have a response ready when they're played. Here are six common responses to 1.d4!
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn why these are the nine most popular moves for opening a chess game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThere's no one improvement method that's best for everyone, but here are the five best ways for novice chess players to improve their chess skills.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn the basics that every parent should know before taking their child to their first chess tournament.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLooking for a good chess book for your Kindle? Here are five recommendations.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn the basic rules of chess, including the function of the pieces and how to play the game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLooking to up your chess game? Here is a list of the five best chess books that will help beginning players advance to the intermediate level.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn the basic principles of playing chess openings properly with this step-by-step tutorial. Learn basic techniques and more.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA complete guide on how to play chess, including the basic rules of chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA description of the various types of outcomes that can result in a drawn game of chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA guide to understanding how time controls work in chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThe Sicilian Defense may be the single most common chess opening in modern play. A guide to the most common lines seen in this chess opening.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZIn most chess tournaments held since the middle of the 19th century, there has been a very simple chess scoring system used. Here's an in-depth look.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZChess games which are longer than blitz games, but shorter than standard tournament games. A typical time control for a rapid game might be 25 minutes for each player.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZAn overview of the film Searching for Bobby Fischer, along with information on the book, and how the two differ.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZBefore you play in your first tournament, learn some of the most important rules in competitive chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at the best chess books on the opening.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA guide to basic chess tactics, including forks, pins and skewers.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at some of the best chess channels on YouTube.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA discussion of the best ways to learn the openings in chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA guide to using a computer chess engine to improve your own chess game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at the free chess program, Chess Titans.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at the Swiss system, the most popular tournament structure in chess. The system governs how players are ranked and paired for the games of the tournament.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZAn article describing how to play suicide chess, along with some basic strategy to employ when playing suicide chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA guide to some of the most common unorthodox chess openings.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThe first step towards playing chess is learning how each piece moves. Each of the six pieces moves differently, and this guide will help you understand how to use each one.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA list of the top female chess players in the history of the game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA few tips that new players can use to improve their chess results in a hurry.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at the importance of seconds in chess matches.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at five great books on the subject of chess tactics.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA list of the pieces with which a player can or cannot checkmate an enemy king.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZWhile many beginners may confuse them because they look similar at first glance, check, checkmate and stalemate are very different situations.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZIs chess a sport? Here's a look at both sides of this classic debate.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at some of the best Christmas and holiday gift ideas for the chess players in your life.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA guide to participating in your first chess tournament.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA review of The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White, by Larry Kaufman.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at Jeremy Silman's seven imbalances, and how they can help you form plans and select moves in chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA list of the top ten chess players who came up just short in their bids for the world chess championship.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZFour ideas for resolutions that chess players can make in the new year.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThese three habits of grandmasters don't work for the typical club chess player.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA short description of correspondence chess, a form of chess traditionally played by post.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA review of the history behind the stalemate rule in chess, explaining why a stalemate is a draw, as well as debates about whether it's a good rule for chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA description and guide to the common openings lines which can be reached from the Italian Game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA profile of chess player and former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThe starting position of the French Defense, a chess opening.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at how knights and bishops stack up in chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA list of popular chess variants, with basic explanations of their rules of play.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn how to checkmate with a king and a queen, one of the most basic endgame checkmates in chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at the five best chess players in history from the United States, as chosen by About.com readers.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZAn overview of the different titles awarded by national and international chess federations.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZWho were the top chess players of 2014?
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThese chess players are the best when it comes to games played in a matter of minutes.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA guide to studying openings for chess players of different levels.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZGaioz Nigalidze was disqualified for cheating at the 2015 Dubai Open.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn how to use the bishop in chess. Improve your chess strategy with this tutorial on bishops.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA discussion of the musical Chess, a musical that has remained popular for nearly 30 years.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn all about team chess, in which teams of chess players compete against each other.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn how to read and write algebraic chess notation.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZKeeping your hands off the chessboard could dramatically improve your play.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA discussion of illegal moves in chess, such as leaving your king in check.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZTips for how to choose an opening repertoire for the novice chess player.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZThese three women were the top female chess players of 2014.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZChess won't be making an appearance in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZHow to cut down on the number of blunders you make during your chess games.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZJosh Waitzkin is best known as the subject of Searching for Bobby Fischer.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZAn article about the similarities between chess and poker.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZMagnus Carlsen won the 2015 Vugar Gashimov Memorial, putting in one of the best tournament performances of his career in the process.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn how to use opposite-colored bishop positions to your advantage in chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZPaul Morphy's most famous game wasn't from a tournament or match, but rather an offhand casual game at an opera house.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA page listing some of the most famous celebrities to have played the game of chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA list of the best free chess resources you can find online.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn how to play shatranj, an ancient form of chess that was played in Persia.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZTen of the best quotes about chess, with discussion on what they mean for your chess game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZDuring the Olympics, you may hear curling referred to as chess on ice. Find out why it has this name and what it shares with the ancient board game.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn the rules of bughouse chess, a popular form of team chess.
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2016-12-04T11:20:47ZMagnus Carlsen holds the record for the highest rating ever by a chess player.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZRatings in chess are numbers used to represent the playing strength of players. Ratings allow players to compare themselves to their peers.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZA look at the many ways in which players have tried to cheat at chess.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZLearn how to bet on important chess matches and tournaments.
2016-12-04T11:20:47ZWho put in the best tournament performances in chess history?