Malcolm Pein on...Brilliant Young Mind

Malcolm Pein on…Brilliant Young Mind

Malcolm Pein Malcolm Pein is a British International Master, chess organizer, author and journalist. He was a child prodigy and a former British Junior Champion. He qualified for the International Master title in 1985. Malcolm is a distinguished writer, journalist and...
World Cup: The big guns are coming

World Cup: The big guns are coming

No more byes First, try to solve these two quick tactical puzzles. Both positions were seen during...
How to handle time trouble in chess

How to handle time trouble in chess

This article was inspired by Garry Kasparov’s recent abysmal performance in the Grand Chess Tour in Zagreb. The legendary 13th World Chess Champion scored 2.5 points out of 18 and finished in clear last place in the blitz event....
FIDE World Cup: 28 Matches Go To Tiebreaks

FIDE World Cup: 28 Matches Go To Tiebreaks

Tiebreaks on Wednesday will decide 19 matches in the 2021 FIDE World Cup and nine matches in the Women's World Cup. A total of 97 players reached the second round without needing a tiebreak. The World...
Yasser Seirawan's Chess Duels - Chessable Blog

Yasser Seirawan’s Chess Duels – Chessable Blog

Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan made chess history come alive when he published his masterpiece Chess Duels. Full of unbelievable anecdotes about the world champions, insider accounts of major events, and annotations of his own games with the greatest players in...
World Cup: Salinas’ astounding win and endgame analyses

World Cup: Salinas’ astounding win and endgame analyses

A scintillating attack Pablo Salinas (born in 1994) is grandmaster from Concepción, a city in central...
MVL resists Anand surge to win Croatia Grand Chess Tour

MVL resists Anand surge to win Croatia Grand Chess Tour

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave credited defence as he lost just one of 18 blitz games on the way to winning the Croatia Grand Chess Tour by a full two points. After a last-day collapse for Ian Nepomniachtchi, Maxime’s greatest challenge came...
Vachier-Lagrave Wins Croatia Rapid & Blitz

Vachier-Lagrave Wins Croatia Rapid & Blitz

GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave has won the Croatia Rapid & Blitz. The French grandmaster secured the $37,500 first prize with a round to spare when GM Garry Kasparov, who struggled again on Sunday, lost on time...
The Attractive Rook | Chess Tactics Training

The Attractive Rook | Chess Tactics Training

The Attractive Rook | Chess Tactics Training
BRILLIANT Chess Puzzle that Only a SELECT FEW Can Solve

BRILLIANT Chess Puzzle that Only a SELECT FEW Can Solve

First I’d like to remind you of the open enrolment to our course “Calculate Till Mate”, where you will learn the art of calculation and how to find different...
¿Cómo podemos aprender del Gran Maestro más joven de la historia?

¿Cómo podemos aprender del Gran Maestro más joven de la historia?

Abhimanyu Mishra y su padre llegaron a Budapest a mediados de abril. Allí el prodigio americano podía jugar sin parar para conseguir su objetivo: convertirse en el Gran Maestro más joven de la historia. La semana pasada lo logró. Su...
Croatia Grand Chess Tour - Live!

Croatia Grand Chess Tour – Live!

Day 4 - Blitz For the Rapid & Blitz Tournament in Zagreb, similarly to the Paris...
Croatia GCT 2: Saric shocks Nepo

Croatia GCT 2: Saric shocks Nepo

Croatian no. 1 Ivan Saric beat World Champion Magnus Carlsen in the 2014 Olympiad, and on Day 2 of the Croatian Grand Chess Tour in Zagreb he got to celebrate defeating World Championship Challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi as well. That...
Junior Speed Chess Championship: Yoo Upsets Niemann

Junior Speed Chess Championship: Yoo Upsets Niemann

For the first time in the main event of the 2021 Junior Speed Chess Championship, the lower seed won in an upset as #10 IM Christopher Yoo defeated #7 GM Hans Niemann by a score...
Launch of “Calculate Till Mate”

Launch of “Calculate Till Mate”

Today we have opened the registration to our course “Calculate Till Mate”, a COMPLETE and UNIQUE 3-in-1 training system that will sharpen your tactics, calculation, and visualization skills. The...
King and Pawn Ending: White is a Pawn Down

Tricky Pawn Endgames – Chessable Blog

Earlier this week we indulged in a little endgame magic. We now return to the final phase of the game to examine some tricky pawn endgames. The inspiration for today’s post comes from spending some time exploring – and enjoying...
GCT Croatia: Nepo starts strong

GCT Croatia: Nepo starts strong

A minute of silence The third event of this year’s Grand Chess Tour started with a...
Goryachkina 6th woman ever to cross 2600

Goryachkina 6th woman ever to cross 2600

Aleksandra Goryachkina has qualified to play in the “men’s” Russian Championship Superfinal after finishing 3rd in the Higher League with a brilliant 6.5/9. 22-year-old Aleksandra, the reigning Russian Women’s Champion, scored a perfect 5/5 with the white pieces as...
Junior Speed Chess Championship: Tabatabaei Knocks Out Smirnov

Junior Speed Chess Championship: Tabatabaei Knocks Out Smirnov

GM Amin Tabatabaei narrowly defeated GM Anton Smirnov in an exciting match on Tuesday in the Junior Speed Chess Championship presented by ChessKid. Tabatabaei is the second Iranian player to move on to the quarterfinals...
Garry Kasparov is a Freaking GENIUS

Garry Kasparov is a Freaking GENIUS

Garry Kasparov is a Freaking GENIUS

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