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Valentines Exclusive Master Class

Note: Times and dates for the master classes are currently being scheduled. Eligible participants will be notified shortly – thanks for your patience! It’s Valentine’s week, and love is in the air.  And Chessable is no exception, because three of our biggest authors are showing some serious love to their dedicated fans! You can join […]

Will The Queen’s Gambit Be Accepted?

Today we reach the finale of our quintet of articles on the theme of chess and love as we wait to discover: Will The Queen’s Gambit be Accepted? We have already presented our thoughts on The Love of Chess, Sicilian Love, Loving the Alien and The Last of the Old Romantics. The Big Question In today’s episode we […]

The Last of the Old Romantics

As Valentine’s weekend approaches, so too does the latest batch of Chessable courses in the big sale. What advice can we give ahead of the big weekend? Perhaps it will be something Rekindled; in this case, The Vienna Game. Or maybe it is time for a little Understanding…the Ruy Lopez/Italian Structures. The more ambitious may […]

Loving the Alien

Two days ago we looked at the Sicilian Defense, which is one of the most popular openings at all levels of play. Today it is time to start loving the alien. Soon we will examine highlights from the worlds of both 1.e4 and 1.d4, which are the standard first moves for White. However, today we […]

Sicilian Love

Sicilian love! Some chess players like to play certain openings. Others really love them. We are keeping to this week’s love theme as we head towards Valentine’s Day. Today we look at one of the most popular of all openings – the Sicilian Defense, which starts with 1.e4 c5. Popular Opening What is it about […]

For the Love of Chess

‘Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make men happy.’ Doctor Siegbert Tarrasch ‘Now don’t be sad ‘Cause two out of three ain’t bad’ Meat Loaf Wise words indeed. Oh, but which of the three is missing – and what can we do about it? Well, it is time to play some music […]