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Daily Chess News LinksDaily Chess News Links
September 16, 2014

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

Book ReviewBook Review
September 10, 2014

Yelena Dembo's Opening Theory: Slav and Semi-Slav by Yelena Dembo

This could be exactly what you have been searching for.

The Skittles RoomThe Skittles Room
September 3, 2014

Morphy's New York Ledger Column

From March 17, 1860.

Endgame StudyEndgame Study #920
September 13, 2014

K. Regan, 1972

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
September 13, 2014

Peter Lalic's Endgame Course #1

How to get the best result out of a commonly-arising endgame.

Step by StepStep by Step: Mate
September 10, 2014

Designed to test and improve your chess skills.


The Puzzling Side of Chess by Jeff CoakleyThe Puzzling Side of Chess
by Jeff Coakley
September 13, 2014

Grab a board and find a seat. Your waiter will be right over.

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.

Chess Evolution by Arkadij NaiditschChess Evolution
by Arkadij Naiditsch
August 30, 2014

Arkadij Naiditsch analyzes the endgame from his win against Carlsen in Tromso.

Pando Random by Bruce PandolfiniPando's Ten-Pack
by Bruce Pandolfini
August 27, 2014

Knowledge of rook endings can be a tremendous advantage.

Past Pieces by Olimpiu G. UrcanPast Pieces
by Olimpiu G. Urcan
August 27, 2014

The publicity given chess clubs made him a welcome guest.

CC Chronicles by Bo BredenhofCC Chronicles
by Bo Bredenhof
August 27, 2014

Changing your openings and a game from the Second Veterans World Cup Final.

Inside ChessInside Chess
August 23, 2014

Development is of the fullest value when it is harmonious.

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?

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