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  • Openings for the Positional Player

    Today, I wanted to share with all my followers a few very instructive videos from my ChessBase DVDs on white openings. The opening plans provided are well known as being very solid and efficient to both club and master level players. The first vid... | Read More

  • Team Oz in Oslo

    Goodbye Denmark, Hello Norway! The Politiken Cup once again lived up to its billing as one of the most enjoyable tournaments on the European Summer calendar. This year was especially pleasant for the Aussies; as a team, we scored 4.5/5 in the f... | Read More

  • Chess Traps #10: Two Knights Defense Trap

    Trying to land a fork on the weakest point in the black position, f7, is an all too common tactic. In the Two Knights Defense however, white had best be aware of black's counterattacking idea, since there is a silent and deadly strike as early as ... | Read More

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  • Points for win/lose ?

    Unsure how points are allocated re wins & loses. Okay, no big deal but just played 2 tounament games against a player 100 points better. I won the first & lost the second. Overall my rating went down. How does that work ? Silly me assumed ... | Read More

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    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Training Ground for Terrorists ?!!

    The Jerusalem Post online newspaper recently quoted an alleged Hamas cell member as saying that Malaysia was a training ground for smuggling and border raids using parachute. The headline read:  Hamas terrorists trained in Malaysia for parachut... | Read More

    • Henryongmy
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • 2014 US Open Round 6: Madison-GM Henley

    In the sixth round I was paired up for the first time in the tournament. Against a GM. Tonight all of the sections merge together, so I have no idea who I'll be playing, but you have to be happy with 5.0/6.0 so far. | Read More

    • MrMash
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Solymar 14-2 Colle opening, Queen trap

    Black developed the queen too early. | Read More

    • gigiatsu
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Немного правды об АТО

    На фоне победных реляций киевской хунты - карателям больно, карателям плохо... | Read More

  • Solymar 14-2 Colle opening, Bishop trap

    Black played Bg4 and then g7-g6. The g6 square was blocked by the pawn, so after h2-h3 black should exchange the bishop. | Read More

    • gigiatsu
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Solymar 14-2 Dutch defense, bishop trap and counterplay

    Black played the dutch defense. White attacked on the queenside. Black blocked it and attacked on the kingside. Black blundered his bishop. When the opponent moves a pawn around your bishop, then be carefull ! Black got 2 pawns for the bishop and ... | Read More

    • gigiatsu
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Укропедерасты

    Привет укропедерастов Стрелкову. Есть надежда, что Стрелков каждого из них поблагодарит ЛИЧНО! | Read More

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  • True about russian mercenaries in the fired Donbas.

    "In the "opolchenie" [in this cause: DNR military terrorist forces] has long been more than half of Russian citizens. Your favorite Igor [in this cause: leader Donbass armed terrorist Strelkov] including. And for their - not care whom to shoot, sh... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Alcune trappole

    http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/chess-traps-10-two-knights-defense-trap | Read More

    • maldestro
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Azerbaycan

    iş suriyeyi indirmekte bitmiyor iş israili boykot etmekle de bitmiyor.Yalandan iki tane diş macununu protesto etmek değil mesele.Asıl olan yanımaşımızdaki soydaşlarımızı da görebilmek. Ermenistana bir 'hoşt köpek' diyebilmek.Dünya... | Read More

  • Chess and Self

    Chess depicts our self as having two colors. We all have a kind of internal chessboard. It constructs self and life as having two sides. Two pictures. In the chessboard, we use two colors. The subsequent two sides of the chessboard are the white ... | Read More

    • drsubida
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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    • bumiputra
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • Всемирная шахматная Олимпиада 2014

    В г. Тромсе (Норвегия) с 2 по 14 августа проходит Всемирная шахматная Олимпиада. Национальные мужские и женские команды (по 4 доски) играют... | Read More

  • Elaine Saunders Pritchard

    Born in 1926, Elaine Saunders was a celebrated prodigy in the 1930s, and her exploits were well documented in British chess periodicals of the time. On 29 February 1952 she married the chess writer David Brine Pritchard (CHESS, April 1952, page 12... | Read More

  • Luis Ramírez de Lucena

    Luis Ramírez de Lucena was a Spanish chess player who lived from about 1465 to 1530. He was probably the first player of the modern rules to be considered the strongest player in the world. Lucena wrote the oldest existing printed book on chess,... | Read More

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    • vatsanjs
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • 2014 Western Invitational Chess Camp - Recap!

      2014 Chess Camp Group Photo   Hi all - Robby Adamson checking in after another awesome week of chess! As many of you know, I have the privilege of running the strongest chess camp in the United States, the Western Invitational Chess Camp (w... | Read More

  • My recent lost. Learned a lot.

    I may have lost but learned a whole lot. I am not really sure what to write when the same combo exsists on the board but is missed by both players for many moves.  How do I even analyze the moves where a tactic is missed turns in a row.  All... | Read More

    • machijv
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • فرهنگ لغات شطرنجي

    آچمزی مطلق Absolute pin اگر هدف آچمزی، مهره شاه باشد، آچمزی، آچمزی مطلق نامیده می شود که در این صورت مهره آچمز شده نمی تواند حرکت [قانونی] کند... | Read More

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    Before affecting the distribution, we would always analyze the validity of your information, especially the issue ID, wide variety and the e-mail issue. You must keep us with the right wide variety as it is the fastest way to create sure we can ge... | Read More

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    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • Mises à niveau de la cuisine: commencer par le robinet

    Mes parents récemment rénové leur robinet. Il a été à venir longtemps, le changement est grand! Aussi, je les aime, je veux une nouvelle cuisine pour de nombreuses installations. L'un d'eux est leur robinet. Vous ne vous sentirez pas comme ... | Read More

  • Torneio Buenos Aires

    Minha melhor 10º colocação!!! Na frente até de um MF. | Read More

    • SammuelRS
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • You left the house

    I often wonder about walks. I have the scenario sometimes do to a stressful and unatural time. You always think in the back of your deepest reaches of your mind...your dark places you will be okay at your home. So what the fuck is  a home? I fi... | Read More