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  • weather

    humid as hell this morning.....didn't sleep well. poured with rain for most of the afternoon; matching my mood. | Read More

    • Being
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • AMDG!

    Wish all high school freshman safe tiding for their first football game of the season today!   AMDG! | Read More

  • Sean-like sacrifice

        Yeah, right, is probably what your thinking right now, But no, im getting better at chess (oh no??) ok, maybe a little.    Sad thing is, the computer analysis made fun of my sac... Anyhow, i won the game against a 1700 rated player on s... | Read More

  • Should I teach chess although I’m not a chess master?

    I have written the follwing letter to a number of Chess masters here on chess.com and now I would love your input. For my Lions Club I want to teach the inner city kids chess, I believe this will help them in school and life. I just want to know s... | Read More

    • herbie53
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Fischer Destroys Fischer

    This article is a continuation of a a previous one (Fischer Destroys the Najdorf) so If you didn't read it I recommend you to see it to better understand this new one. The biggest problem that every chess player face in creating an opening repert... | Read More

    • FM FMCouch
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • IM giotto (2388) vs AIM chanuchess (2052)

    Time control: 30 min + 30 s (In simul of 20 people) | Read More

    • chanuchess
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Play like Alexander Alekhine, Part 2

    This series is about How to Play like a famous player--these blog posts will show their games, explain their style, and much more. Why I am not continuing the Thought Process series? Because honestly, it's too much work. Just to get part one a ... | Read More

    • Robert0905
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 58 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Sinquefield Cup Ultimate Moves

    During the announcement of Teams: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, and Levon Aronian Ultimate Moves is a competition of blitz and rapid games between the strongest players in the world in teams led by Rex... | Read More

  • حقوق بشر آمریکایی

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  • Simul Live Commentary 2 September

    Hi at all, I hope that you enjoyed the simul yesterday, I played 21 games against people from all the world and at the end the final result was 13-8 for me.   My first idea was play 30 games, but a lot of players signed didn't play at the ... | Read More

  • GREAT PUZZLE

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  • From 1400 to 1500 : The temptation of chasing the queen

    I've written before about the "weakness" of blindly attacking the opponent queen, whenever possible. Especially beginning chess players have this fascination for the queen (yes, the most powerful chess piece, in theory, and often in practice). Ev... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 54 views
    • | 1 comment
  • " Very good night"

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Holiday

    How do you hold a game if you are going away please? | Read More

    • shores
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • (ftt) H.Pillsbury vs R. Swiderski 1902

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    • tliju
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • A Peek at Ultimate Moves, the grand finale of Sinquefield Cup

    Ultimate Moves from St. Louis! It's worth a visit to get the spirit of the event. Check it out.  http://livestream.com/accounts/3913412/UltimateMoves       You'll want to watch this LIVE, not just watch, BE A PART OF! Ultimate Moves is a... | Read More

    • zealandzen
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 116 views
    • | 14 comments
  • (ftt) A. Fox vs H E Bauer 1901

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    • tliju
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 46 views
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  • Favourite openings.

    What's your favourite opening?As white and as black.I would love to hear what you all have to say.My favourite opening as white is Guiko Piano and as black is the Petroff Defense | Read More

    • MDL4
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • (ftt) Chigorin vs Mortimer -1900

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    • tliju
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Titled week for CM ,I'm, NM and Gm.FM .AND fide rated players 2300 + .

    Play me titled players please .The player who beats me within 20 below moves or least till 25 get a trophy plus cash prize for registering please send me a message and send challenge .Thanks all get a chance to play GMs against each other .This ... | Read More

  • An imprisoned bishop by chessbase

    An imprisoned bishop by Karsten Müller 9/3/2015 – Every week ChessBase magazine author and renowned endgame expert Karsten Müller presents a remarkable or particularly instructive endgame in his blog. A click on the diagram opens a larger boa... | Read More

  • Cheating at the Hedgeware Open

    Rakesh tells the story of the latest episode, that comes just two weeks after a player was caught using his smartphone, which was hidden in a toilet cubicle during the Dubai Open, to enhance the quality of his moves. The player, Gaioz Nigalidze, ... | Read More

    • GM_Nikhil
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 44 views
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  • For the love of the game of chess

    I play for beauty and joy in chess. If I can play one exciting or nice game out of 100 games with 99 "boring" games, then I am happy. After having played like a beginner patzer for most of the time in the last 2 days, today finally featured such ... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 49 views
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  • Opening Practice for All

    This post is for me to practice the openings recommended by chess.com.  All are welcome to play as well, enjoy. Soon I will post openings 1. d4 from blacks vantage as I'm not a 1. d4 player.  Also I play the Caro Kann and Sicilian so... | Read More

    • Bumper72
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Lichess Tournament Position

    I had found this move sequence in a tournament game against a player who was 1750 and I was only 1535 (lichess ratings). I had 30 seconds on the clock and I had been winning for the past 6 moves. I felt he was still really dangerous if I played on... | Read More

    • Crocker710
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 102 views
    • | 1 comment