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Hammer vs Carlsen; The Viking Sagas

Chess Lesson and Video: Jon Ludvig Hammer and Magnus Carlsen have been two of Norway's finest players and most promising talents since they were just kids. Here we get to see a great performance from Magnus and just like in…

5 Exciting 1.d4 Openings Traps

A lot of attention is paid to the tricks, traps, and intricacies of the Open Games starting with 1. e4 but not today! In this lesson you will see some of the most valuable tricks and traps that can be…

Russia vs The World

Chess Lesson and Video:¬† In our featured game today, we are moving from Bobby Fischer to the previous World Champion, Boris Spassky. Spassky faces off with Bent Larsen in a match between the USSR and the rest of the world.…

The Najdorf Scicilian

Opening tastes differ from person to person but some trends never die. The Najdorf is an opening that stands the test of time and has been a popular choice of the world's best players. Kasparov, Fischer, Carlsen, Topalov, Anand have…

Pawn Weaknesses and Fortresses

Chess feels difficult no matter who you are. One of the things that can make things easier to understand is breaking down a position into smaller bits. A wise thing to pay attention to is the idea of pawn weaknesses.…

Back Rank Adams vs Torre

We all have to stay on the watch for occurring tactics. One of them been back rank combinations where the king is most vulnerable. In this lessons Edwin Ziegler Adams creates a beautiful miniature playing the Philidor's defense¬† exchange variation…

Shirov vs Polgar

Judit Polgar known for her aggressiveness plays the Sicilian Defense against none other than Alexey Shirov and demolishes white in spectacular fashion.

The Cardinal Sin of Chess

What is the cardinal sin of chess? Not thinking about your opponent's idea! Every chess player is guilty of this but it doesn't mean we shouldn't try to do better! In this article we are going to see a few…

Important Drawn Rook Endgames

In this article we are going to be reviewing two of the most important drawing techniques in rook and pawn endgames. I am going to explain how to hold a draw when your opponent only has one pawn left, which…

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