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  • playing beat the clock

    i absolutely HATE it when someone gets destroyed in a game, but wins on time.  yeah.  i get it.  time is a variable in the equation.  but when one gets there ass kicked, they should take it like an adult and accept a loss, even if they're 'win... | Read More

    • napago
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • University vs. Dragons

    New ECF grades out today - up 6 points to 163 (~1920 FIDE)! Not bad for 4 games. Managed to celebrate it with a win for Lancaster Uni in our league match against Dragons. Blanking Dragons 4-0 should put us top of the league! | Read More

    • -waller-
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • Buscas entrenador?

    Soy Camilo Arango, Maestro nacional de Colombia y ofrezco clases virtuales de ajedrez por medio de skype, trabajo como entrenador online desde hace casi 10 meses y tengo experiencia como entrenador por mas de 5 años. garantizo un AVANCE SE... | Read More

  • Two Modern Benoni games

    From a friend that showed me those games today. Modern Benoni was played more often many years ago until Garry Kasparov won a crushing game against John Nunn. After that only very few top players, like Gashimov, played the Modern Benoni, with th... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • Amazing tactics

    Sometimes it happens so that it is worth thinking for 5-7 seconds more before making an obvious and not a bad move, even if it is a 3 min blitz  One of examples for that might be the following: White to move ... There is something much better... | Read More

    • schachfan1
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • PRANAVSRISH MUTTHINENI

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  • Two Knights Mate... not a set-up.

    This happened in a real game...  Chess really is a game of many faucets. | Read More

    • VuduChile
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • That is sport what I like - BodyPump

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    • boogie76
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • Obi-Wan Ben-Oni

    Today a friend showed me two slow control chess games with Modern BenOni. Many years ago I spend loads of time studying, analyzing, and playing the MB opening. I had a little booklet by David Norwood (then IM, now GM). The BenOni was my true love ... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • Game 4

    LBBlackburn (1449) vs. spanyyo (1322) Result: 1-0 (Won) Time: 5|2 Moves: 34 Date: 1/20/15 | Read More

  • Tactic #0497744

    January 26, 2015 Rating: 1833 My Rating: 1815 Moves: 2/3 Avg Time: 2:05 My Time: 1:53 Outcome: Failed (55%, +2) Play Black | Read More

  • Tactic #0196006

    January 26, 2015 Rating: 1810 My Rating: 1796 Moves: 0/3 Avg Time: 1:03 My Time: 0:08 Outcome: Failed (0%, -13) Play White | Read More

  • Round 2 Spring tournament in local chess club

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    • TrondG
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • Regular 90|30 Tourney #12 - round 5

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    • wmakos
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • horrible chess site

    this chess site is so so weak.., the site cheats agaisnt you, it takes your time , keeps you from movin. and change your moves,  ive seen it all happen right here at this cheap ass chess site FUCK YOU chess.com | Read More

    • oohaydor
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • 27/1/15 - Puzzle

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  • Mate in 3 puzzle

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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 01.26.2015 - day 47

    World Champion Garry Kasparov played and won an exhibition match against the players Nikin and Sakarov in 1981 in Moscow: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Anatoly Karpov beat Grandmaster Valery Salov in their match in Alma-Ata... | Read More

  • ChessIQ January Quad

    For my last tournament in Chicago, I took part in the ChessIQ G60|30 Quads. I played really well* and was for the most part very happy with my games, a nice bit of redemption after my poor performance at the Winter Open. The postings haven't gone ... | Read More

    • Pligrim
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • January Thaw - Round 5

    The final round was against Robert Martin, a good-natured and humorous fellow who destroyed me at the Open in Billings two years ago. He didn't remember the game, but I did for the obvious reason that it was painful. It was also instructive. Then... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • King's Gambit, King's decline.

    Good old fashioned king hunt in the King's Gambit! | Read More

  • January Thaw - Round 4

    I started out the second day pretty well, defeating Robert Rajala in our first game against each other. Robert's a good fellow who lent me a demonstration board for a chess class I teach at a local school here, and I was eager to play him finally... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • A pretty prophylaxis loss

    Apart from razor sharp hectic tactic games, I also do like to play positional chess games with Nimzovich prophylaxis style. Preventing opponent moves with quiet positional moves. I was very happy with my play in this game. The theme was to keep t... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • January Thaw - Round 3

    Dan McCourt is a good friend and old nemesis. It was two years ago that he snapped my 3-0 winning streak at the Thaw, and this time he offered a draw that I consider generous because I was not playing well. I could have, however, made the game ve... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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  • January Thaw - Round 2

    Round 2 was fascinating as well as heartbreaking. This was the first chance for me to play Mark Anderson in an official, lengthy game, and I had victory in the palm of my hand when Mark found a forced stalemate with only 7 seconds remaining on h... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Jan 26, 2015
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