As the saying goes, “The hardest test in life is having the patience to wait for the right moment.” We know that patience is very important during a game. But I will not talk about that patience now. I would like to share my thoughts about patience during a tournament. Tournaments can develop in all …... click here to read more.
The other day a colleague asked me for my hobbies, and I answered that chess was one them. “Ah chess,” my colleague said, “I have not played that game in a long time. I used to play it with my brother in front of the tent when we were on vacation. Each day, after dinner …... click here to read more.
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It was at the World Chess Championship in November that I snatched a quick chat with Demis Hassabis, handed him a Chessable card and suggested he check us out. Clearly, he was a man to make a connection with. Demis, a formidable chess player in his time and now the head of Google DeepMind, had just …... click here to read more.
Dear Chessable learners, today I’d like to wish you all happy and prosperous new year! I also wanted to continue our tradition of year in review and offer you a little spoiler for the year to come. Before I do that, I wanted to give you all a big thanks for being part of our …... click here to read more.
The world is changing. The chess is changing. We live in the era of mass communication. Tonnes of information are poured on our poor heads. Weekly, daily, hourly. We have more and more things to study. And less chances to explore and surprise. The chess world is witnessing more and more thoroughly prepared lines. Lines …... click here to read more.
We’d all love to play swashbuckling chess – but it’s not always easy, especially when our opponent sets out to be solid. So if you want to spice up your play, why not try our top five rarely played chess openings for White? We’ve collected five of the best attacking lines on Chessable for you …... click here to read more.
There have been many debates, and not only recently, about draws in chess. It is no wonder after the game’s flagship event, the World Chess Championship, saw a record 12 in a row. A lot of different things have been suggested, the most popular being to ban the draw, as a result, to ban the …... click here to read more.
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We’ve all been reading about the AlphaZero, the incredible superior being created by Google’s DeepMind to rule the chess world. Well, it turns out the Artificially Intelligent behemoth of Biblical-proportions is human after all – or at least in a figurative sense. AlphaZero may have destroyed Stockfish and crushed every computer on the planet. But, as …... click here to read more.
When we heard about Erick Zhao we were amazed. Erick, aged 10, is a talented kid who has worked extremely hard. And at the 2018 World Cadets Chess Championship in Santiago that hard work really paid off. Erick finished with the silver medal – just missing out on gold – after racking up a hugely-impressive score in …... click here to read more.
I was lucky to have the opportunity to visit the recently finished match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana at The College, in London’s Holborn armed with Stockfish. Watching the games where they take place is a unique experience. >> 13 famous chess games from world chess champions & what you can learn This was even …... click here to read more.