Dear Reader, as I’m still in therapy for my Traumatic Brain Injury I have another guest Article for you. This one is very special because it could be the answer to a frequent question I get: how can I improve my visualization skills? Aiden’s own Chess-blog & training program ‘Don’t Move Until You See‘ focuses […]
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”
But wait — aren’t Christmas and Hanukkah more than three months away?
The holidays are great, but American chess fans look forward to two wonderful weeks of their own each year, and now they’re upon us. I…
With literally hundreds of courses now in the Chessable library, we couldn’t blame you if you were paralyzed by choice. And with so many courses, it’s tough for us even to make a recommendation at times! Of course, you could go by interest, finding a topic you’re curious to know more about – which, nowadays, […]
In the Endgame Magic Show #211 Arne Kähler and Karsten Müller continue to look at endgame highlights from the Candidates Tournament. | You can watch the Endgame Magic Show on-demand with a ChessBase Premium account.
One of the things I’ve been mentioning over this series of articles is the idea of studying the games of master level players to aid in your improvement. However, I didn’t mention which of the masters you should study. Sorry about that! The reason I’m saying sorry is because not all master games are suitable … Continue reading “A Foundation for Beginners Sixty Nine”
The 2022 Chess Olympiad is moving full steam ahead, replete with fantastic upsets, a city that has done itself up well for the event, and of course the Chessable team on site to show us what it’s like on the ground at the biggest Olympiad in history. If you’re not caught up yet, be sure […]
With a win over former sole leader Le Quang Liem, Dommaraju Gukesh took the lead in the Grandmaster Triathlon at the Biel Chess Festival — and at 16 years, 1 month and 17 days he became the third-youngest player in history to cross the magic threshold …
How to Win in Equal Positions: Winning a chess game is not an easy task. The days when you could win a game out of the opening are long gone. Everybody is very well prepared and the amount of information available on openings is overwhelming. Powerful computers deeply analyze most openings, which makes novelties much […]
It is no secret that most of the best-selling products released in the chess industry are dedicated to openings. Magnus Trainer is no exception when it comes to user preferences. Today, we have the following categories of lessons in the app: Foundation, Tactics, Strategy, Calculation, Opening, Endgame, Highlights. Still, even