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Our Beautiful Chess
Alberto Chueca

Tactical chess combinations in chess – 3 expert examples

Today we review some of the most impressive tactical chess combinations that you will ever see! Tactics in chess could be beautiful and artistic to see, something all chess players treasure so much.

The feeling of performing a combination, or even seeing someone else do it, is indescribable to those who don’t play chess. It’s an experience that we have all experienced over the board, in some cases even if you are the one who loses the game.

And of course, seeing some of these combinations will help you learn patterns and improve your chess. So let’s have fun … Read more

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Our Beautiful Chess
Alberto Chueca

Unforgettable Capablanca and his ideal of chess

Ex-world chess champion Jose Raul Capablanca was a Cuban master that took the title from Emanuel Lasker in 1920. The way Capablanca won the world champion title was rather unusual.

In his time, he was referred to as “the Mozart of chess” as his superiority over their rivals was brutal. Capablanca was special, he did something that not all chess players in history do.

Jose Raul let his ideas flow, he had a straightforward way of thinking and was very secure in himself. He would even bring new ideas o chess, with a completely logical way to play, that was … Read more

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egocentric chess players
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Full Truth: Are some chess players egocentric?

The personalities of the chess players are always a little impregnated with egocentrism. At the top level, or even at lower levels as well, you can see that all chess players at some point, show it. But, are there egocentric chess players?

Defines egocentrism as the concentration on just oneself, and not thinking about anyone else. Sometimes, this can translate into thinking that your opponent is always inferior to you.

Maybe through a comment, maybe through their action, or simply by an opinion on a certain moment. You know that, usually, their comments could result disrespecting for some, or at … Read more

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chess netflix series
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Best Chess Netflix Series & Movies!

Chess Netflix series

With the latest release from Netflix: The queen’s gambit, the game has become extremely popular- Not to say it spread like crazy, the mystery of the series combined with its well-thought drama has captivated the whole world.

The reality is, the chess NetFlix series queen’s gambit is a masterpiece that just got the attention it needed. It rose many questions among those who don’t play chess, and even created false expectative!

Sure chess is difficult, but not all chess players need to be addicted to drugs to play well. However, there is some truth in the series, … Read more

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advantages of chess
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Advantages and Disadvantages of Playing chess

Playing chess: It’s pointless or will make me a genius? The advantages of chess

Chess has always been an interesting game, one that doesn’t stop surprising us with its wonders and incredible reach. The advantages and disadvantages of playing chess are so varied, and there has been discussed for so long, why?

Many times chess has played an important role in history, it represents many benefits for any chess player. The ex-world chess champion Jose Raúl Capablanca wanted to implement it as a signature in schools. Not to mention, it already is a signature (practically) in Russia, home … Read more

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can imake money playing chess
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Can I Make Money Playing Chess Online?

Earn money with chess online

Internet is growing as a work source for everyone these times, you can get money by anything you do on the internet. “Can I make money playing chess online?” is the question today, keep reading to get a better understanding of this idea.

But first, you need to know: the principle to make money is having a skill, you need to offer a product in a way that captivates people. Also, depending on the kind of business you choose, there are different “rules” we need to follow.

Another imperative aspect of making money … Read more

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chess and esports game
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The magic of chess and eSports

What is eSports?

ESports is the name given to all of the sports that are played on electronic devices or portals. That’s why the “e” on eSports stands for “electronic”, so chess and eSports, what they have in common?

In reality, eSports and chess have a fine relationship with each other, even more during the pandemic. Some of the most popular eSports that exist are the CS:GO, Dota 2, and LOL competitions.

The eSports have an incredible amount of public and they can get great crowds going to see them live. Chess and eSports can be compared because chess has … Read more

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Introduce Chess to Children
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Best Ways to Introduce Chess to Children

Introduce Chess to Children: A Guide for Parents

Chess is a pretty interesting game that allows people to learn a lot of practical concepts they can use, that’s why most parents introduce chess to children. The benefits of playing chess are more than what you think, it’s extremely good to learn different things.

You can compare anything to chess, the proactivity of the game is similar to pretty much anything in life. Introducing chess to children is introducing them to rational thinking and common sense.

That’s what your children will develop if they start to play chess often, which is … Read more

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what chess level is my child
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

How to Determine Your Child’s Chess level

What chess level is my child?

Parents usually worry too much about their kids’ improvement and development in chess. As a chess coach, I have seen this so many times, people asking around “what chess level is my child?”.

There are certain ways to determine the chess level of a special someone. However, people give too much importance to this matter, being something not really imperative.

I have seen many parents “worrying” about the children’s progress, and sometimes they look even more worried than the kids. We have to understand what is important about learning chess when you are young … Read more

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play chess online
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

7 Things to Consider Before You Let Your Child Play Chess Online

Let your children play chess online!

If you have kids interested in chess, as a parent, you are worried about your child playing chess online with strangers!

The truth is that is quite normal, and the platforms to play chess online like chess.com are pretty secure. Even, there is a special site called chesskid.com which is for kids only.

Playing chess brings several benefits for everyone, not just kids, that is the factor that makes chess a glorious sport. It’s difficult to say, but once you learn chess, if you develop an interest in it, it will become part of … Read more

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