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Improve Your Calculation: The ability to calculate is crucial in every chess player’s journey to improvement. There’s no such thing as a completely positional game where no calculation is needed; no matter how calm and quiet things have been going, there’s always a moment where you’ll need to see more than your opponent.
Endgames and 10 Tips How to Fix Them. In order to improve at chess, it is essential that you have good endgame knowledge. As important as the middlegame and opening phases are, they can become useless if you end up making a huge mistake in the endgame. Many club players play a good game and […]
How many of you have tried to get better at chess without fully achieving your ideal goal? This is not uncommon at the aficionado level. Even at more advanced level signs of being stuck in the same place appear often. What’s wrong then? It’s hard to give an answer to this question; after all, in […]
From time to time our opponents offer a draw and so do we. Let’s try to figure out how to make the right decision about the “draw offer”. Different aspects should be considered here: the situation on the chessboard, level of the opponent, time left on the clock, your current state in the tournament, how […]
One of the best ways to learn chess is by closely observing how Masters and Grandmasters play the game. If you want to improve, you should spend a certain amount of time analyzing and going over the games of strong players every day. The key is to understand why the moves were made, what was […]
Checkmate is the ultimate goal of the game. The ability to deliver a checkmate is closely tied to tactics. It is a very important skill that chess players of all levels, and especially those under 2200 should focus on. The best approach to studying checkmates is to carefully understand the ideas and remember the key […]