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  • One of the WORSE Tournament Games I've Ever Played

    This game took place in the last round of the Naperville Scholastic Tournament. I was really annoyed with myself because I got crushed by the board 3 of my school (Who's very underrated). I knew no matter what happen my rating was gonna go down so... | Read More

    • OPRFCT
    • | Jan 24, 2015
  • Free Professional Chess Training-Online

    Do you want to learn chess professionally for free? Then copy and paste the link below. http://chscd.me/invitations/abinmon   After that, please sign up. It is COMPLETELY FREE. If you have any problems regarding this link or you have concerns ... | Read More

    • abinmon
    • | Jan 24, 2015
  • #12 Ram LIV 1991.01.12

    <<#11 Ram LIII 1990.12.08 -- #13 ???>>   Tournament #12 : Ram,  1/12/91 UNC Student Union, Chapel Hill, NC TD:  Robert Singletary Section:  U1400 Time Control:  40/90, G/30   Games in the bottom section can be a crap shoot at ... | Read More

    • dl_leonine
    • | Jan 24, 2015
  • MSL Conference 2015

    On January 24th, Schaumburg hosted the MSL conference. Time controls were 55|5 Game 1 against Barrington : Not a bad game. Schaumburg beats Barrington and we faced Palatine next round Game 2 against Palatine: It's always fun playing again... | Read More

  • K. Popkin - N. Bellon 0-1, pawn levers

    In this game, I opened with the Fort Knox variation of the French (an early...Bc6) and played very accurately throughout, including two excellent pawn levers.  My opponent blundered a rook in the late middlegame, though I still had the better pos... | Read More

  • 100戦目

    最近気づいたのですが、定跡名をタイトルにした記事のほうがview数が多いんですね。定跡解説をしている!と思って身に来てくださった方には申し訳ないです。定跡解説ができるほど... | Read More

  • Looking beyond the basic pawn structures : Advanced D5 chain

    One of the revelations I had at the Boston Chess Congress was that I could get to the middle game in most of my openings going on previous training and some rust removal.  In a couple of games where I played against the King Indian’s defense an... | Read More

  • Best Openings

    I know there are a lot of devastating openings out there but discuss and share your favorite openings. I personally play very aggresively and like the stonewall or the dragon variation of the sicilian defense. | Read More

    • SnowMan38
    • | Jan 24, 2015
  • Wijk aan Zee 2015 - Round 12

    This is a short one, it's well past my bedtime! http://www.alexcolovic.com/2015/01/wijk-aan-zee-2015-round-11_25.html | Read More

  • Fajarowicz Gambit [3]

    FAJAROWICZ GAMBIT [2] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 INDEX 1. Introduction 2. Game with analysis 3. Complete text of the analysis of the game 4. Conclusion 5. Other blogs of mine on this opening   1. Introduction This game will sh... | Read More

  • Fajarowicz Gambit [2]

    FAJAROWICZ GAMBIT [2] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 INDEX 1. Introduction 2. Game with analysis 3. Complete text of the analysis of the game 4. Conclusion 5. Other blogs of mine on this opening   1. Introduction I like to play ga... | Read More

  • Artificial Intelligence at CPW

    I can't quite put my finger on the reasons but I found this excerpt quite inspiring and uplifting... Drosophila of AI Donald Michie Quote from I remember Donald Michie by Maarten van Emden [7] : In the 1970s DM was fond of proclaiming “Ch... | Read More

  • Beating the Dutch

    I was doing some opening prep for a tournament tomorrow and decided to post it. I'd be interested in feedback. I'll post the game tomorrow | Read More

  • The Nimzo-Indian Defence - Karpov Variation

    A diagram of the Karpov Variation for black. The Karpov Variation is a variation of the Nimzo-Indian Defence. | Read More

  • DAILY REVIEW OF WIJK AAN ZEE 2015. Round 12 - Giri Variation

    12th round of Tata Steel Masters was frankly boring - only two games of seven ended effectively! It remains only hope that the super GMs cherish forces for a decisive round. However, today there was quite a significant event in the parallel tour... | Read More

  • Aprendizajes esperados con la enseñanza del ajedrez en la escuela.

    En el caso de la enseñanza del ajedrez, los aprendizaje esperados son: a) Desarrollo de la capacidad estratégicab) Toma de decisionesc) Ubicación en tiempo y espaciod) Capacidad de análisise) Capacidad de concentraciónf) Uso racional de la... | Read More

  • {فضیلت نمازاول وقت}

    {فضیلت نمازاول وقت} در احاديث و روايات نماز به ستون خيمه شبيه شده است. و در توضيح مطلب آمده است که اگر دين را به خيمه تشبيه کنيم ، خيمه از چ... | Read More

  • Another puzzle

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  • Puzzle no.5

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  • Regular 45|45 Tourney #13 ronde 3

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    • Possador
    • | Jan 24, 2015
  • moi

    mon prénom c'est mia mon nom c'est léger j'ai 9 ans puis je suis en 3eme année ma couleur préféré c'est le vert j'aime un peu les échec                           merci!!!   | Read More

    • Mialeger
    • | Jan 24, 2015
  • Little See-Saw Mate at the End

    The following game sees my somewhat original setup when Black opts for an early g6 against my intended Stonewall Attack run into an indifferent defence leading to an advantage for White that starts to snowball quickly, until I am able to deliver a... | Read More

  • Curso audiovisual de ajedrez (63)

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  • 1600 elo again.

    A good solid win. | Read More


    Personally, I feel like Standard chess is the most difficult mode of chess because your opponent can actually think about the moves that they make, and you can't really use time as a last minute resort. Soooo here's the tips 1) DO NOT RUSH MOVES!... | Read More