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If you are a chess enthusiast, you have probably heard of Anish Giri, the Dutch grandmaster who is currently ranked number 10 in the world. Anish is one of the top chess players in the world. He is a four-time Dutch champion, a chess prodigy, and a social media star in the chess world, known […]
Losing a Game: Chess players are usually highly interesting people. Chess stands somewhere between art, sports, and science, universes where a chess player can drift away from the real world for as long as he wants. The chess world is full of unique stories. Every player has hundreds of anecdotes with things that have happened […]
Mistakes are something you certainly want to avoid in your play. One of the best ways to improve at chess is by recognizing your own shortcomings and limitations. It is no secret that the analysis of your own games is a great source of improvement, a fountain of chess knowledge. Even though this praxis has […]
The daily chess training is something every ambitious player should take seriously. No matter what your rating is, if your goal is to become a better player within a short period of time you must train regularly and actively. This is, of course, an obvious observation, the question is how? What exactly should you be […]
Fischer Random chess, also known as 960 chess, is a variant of chess invented by the former World Champion Bobby Fischer and has lately seen a high increase in popularity, amongst both amateurs and top Grandmasters. The rules are the same as for classical chess, the only difference being the starting position. The pawns remain […]
Chess players are unique persons compared to other areas of the society. A chess player, no matter his level, is absorbed by the game and, even when he is not playing, his thoughts are very often in the game. Naturally, the more a chess player gets involved in the game, the more fanatic and enthusiastic […]
Since my very first steps in chess, I came across a very important lesson: the chess principles, or general laws of chess, must be respected. Everyone around me, from club players to chess Grandmasters was stressing the importance of following them, so I took their word for it.