Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Reads: 8795

So far, there was some excitement in Chennai, but you could hardly say that the tournament was satisfactory. It missed what really is the core value of every sport: Victory and defeat. Magnus Carlsen decided it’s …

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Play Like Morphy!
March 21, 2012 – 15:09 | 4 Comments | Rating: 4.2 | 2,671 views
Play Like Morphy!

Following diagrams are taken from the games of the last unofficial World’s Chess Champion, Paul Morphy. You may try to solve them and practice your tactical skills. A difficulty of the positions gradually rises; the initial …

Let’s Checkmate 5 Times From Zmatlik
June 23, 2011 – 12:22 | One Comment | Rating: 4.67 | 1,745 views
Let’s Checkmate 5 Times From Zmatlik

Chess problems given here are suitable for players around 1500 FIDE rating. The task here is to mate in 2 or 3.
These are problems from past century. Karel Zmatlik selected them for his chess book …

Challenge Yourself #10
February 20, 2011 – 20:42 | No Comment | Rating: 4 | 1,442 views
Challenge Yourself #10

In this week’s position, Viktor Bologan has his queen deep in enemy territory, but it’s attacked at the moment.