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Daily Chess News LinksDaily Chess News Links
August 31, 2014

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

Book ReviewBook Review
August 27, 2014

Hacking Up The King by David Eggleston

No substitute for the hard work of carefully analyzing complex positions.

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 #918
August 30, 2014

T. Gorgiev, 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 30, 2014

An Evening with Garry Kasparov

The future potential of human-machine collaboration.

Step by StepStep by Step: Calculation
August 27, 2014

Designed to test and improve your chess skills.


Columns

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

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

The Puzzling Side of Chess by Jeff CoakleyThe Puzzling Side of Chess
by Jeff Coakley
August 30, 2014

The real puzzle is how to arrange the necessary conditions!

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?

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.

 
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