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Peter Zhdanov
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29 September 2021

How Having to Make a Move Can Be a Curse

Why can having the right to move be more of a curse than a blessing in chess? And no, we are not talking about zugzwang today! »
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Peter Zhdanov
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25 August 2021

Have You Tried Out Knight Runner?

"Knight Runner is chess training for everyone!" - Magnus Carlsen.
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Peter Zhdanov
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4 August 2021

Why are Chess Players Obsessed with Openings?

Why are many amateurs dedicating the lion's share of their chess time to studying openings? 
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Peter Zhdanov
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28 July 2021

Play Sound Openings

Remember: when it comes to studying openings, there is no magic pill! 
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Peter Zhdanov
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21 July 2021

Most Popular Chess Myths: Part I

What are your favorite chess myths? How about we debunk some of them today? 
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Peter Zhdanov
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7 July 2021

Can You Play Blindfold Chess?

Do you want to impress your friends with a feat worthy of Beth Harmon from the Queen's Gambit series? Learn how to play chess blindfolded then! 
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Peter Zhdanov
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30 June 2021

Preparing for a Chess Game: A Fresh Head vs. Studying

How long do you prepare for a tournament chess game? And how long should you do it? 
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Peter Zhdanov
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23 June 2021

Do You Have a Chess Training Partner?

How long do you prepare for a tournament chess game? And how long should you do it? 
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Peter Zhdanov
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9 June 2021

On Rating Deflation in Modern Chess

Wondering why chess players are losing rating points left and right? Rustiness, old age, and poor physical shape might not be the key reasons! 
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Peter Zhdanov
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26 May 2021

Anatoly Karpov's 70th Anniversary Quiz

Take our special anniversary quiz and learn more about the renowned 12th World Chess Champion! 
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