To Trade or Not to Trade?

You may (or may not) have heard to advice to maintain the tension: Refrain from exchanging pawns and pieces, which would release the tension between them. This is something that International Master Josh Waitzkin (from the movie Searching for Bobby Fischer) professes in the old Chessmaster software series. (Continue reading)

Most Common Time Controls

Imbalances and Game Outcomes

Rating and CentipAWN lOSS

Predicting a player's rating from their average centipawn loss during a game

Time Usage

Patterns of time usage during a chess game

When Should You Resign?

Your chances of winning a game after Stockfish thinks you're losing