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  • Walter Browne, R.I.P.

    I was shocked when I heard that Walter Browne had died in his sleep in Las Vegas at age 66.   I first met Walter Browne in 1969 at the American Open in Santa Monica.  We were good friends and played tennis together.  Many of the major tourname... | Read More

  • A Better Way to Remeber Openings

    We are what we repeatedly do. - Aristotle   How often do you study an opening line: say the best responses to all Black's 6th move alternatives in the Tolush-Geller Gambit in the Slav Defense. You spend perhaps hours looking though the databas... | Read More

  • Day 7 of 800 to 2200 Blitz Challenge

    On June 17th I continued with the seventh day of my 800 to 2200 blitz challenge for the month of June! I had previously been very busy with Chess.com University work so I wasn't able to post the videos or blog until now. Here's my favorite game... | Read More

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  • 30.06.2015 - Новые матчи

    Стартовали 2 новых матча, начиная с п.3 - старые активные матчи: 2015 Open Cities Swiss R3: Team Novossibirsk vs Team Pittsburgh, где у меня 3-я доска против cookie3 (1798). Вс... | Read More

    • Kulinar
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • I love chess because it teaches me patience

    Oh boy! Oh Boy Oh boy! And it instills the patience in immense quantities! theres no way telling how patience is important to playing well and enjoying your play! | Read More

  • The Amateur's Mind - Bishop vs Knight Imbalances

    Hello Chess Fans,   Welcome back to the continuation of Bishop vs Knight Imbalances from the book The Amateur's Mind.  To fully learn the concepts, I recommend you get the book and follow along.  This series is not intended as a substitute f... | Read More

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  • Chess Informant 124 "AD PORTAS"

    Chess Informant 124 VENI VIDI VICI is "at the gate". Unveiled today, it brings amazing amount of first-rate material.  Morozevich on Taimanov Sicilian (see bellow) Harikrishna (winner of Edmonton International, see News section!) with the select... | Read More

    • GM GMTadic
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • Ana Beatriz Barros

    Ana Beatriz Barros Born : May 29, 1982Height : 1.82m (5ft 11.5in)From : Brazil           -Ana Beatriz Barros is a Brazilian model known for her work with Guess?, Bebe, Victoria's Secret, Chanel cosmetics, and Jennifer Lopez's JLo fa... | Read More

    • lavin_arrt
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • Puzzle

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    • mjm16
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • That age old question -- Should I resign?

    If you've been hanging around in the forums at all, it's certainly not uncommon to find a forum regarding whether or not to resign.   It's a raging war, it seems, with folks on either one side of the coin or the other.   Many say that you should... | Read More

  • Tournament of the Engines

    This is my first blog, and will probably be pretty boring, but to all those who are still reading... I have started a tournament in Lucas chess with its 34 default chess engines, and in this tournament each side gets 120 minutes. As my computer s... | Read More

    • Hamguy123
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • puzzle

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  • The Great Implosion

    I played this game on another site and I thought it had a dramatic ending.  I had black pieces  Some games are known for explosions, while this game has an implosion.  But who says an implosion can't be exciting? | Read More

    • goutes
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • The Fighting French

    The French Defense has many fans and this blog post is for them. I had a look to some of the games played last week in our beloved opening and decided on this one. There were many other interesting games, featuring experts such as So, Jobava, Agde... | Read More

  • Training Diary #1

    After taking a lesson from International Master Attila Turzo, I have decided to begin making blog entries detailing my goals and what I've been working on to achieve those goals. My studies will be divided into several distinct areas.  First, I ... | Read More

    • pawpatrol
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • RIP GM Walter Browne: GM Alex Yermolinsky Remembered the American Legend

    GM Alex Yermolinsky ¨Uncle Yermo¨ pays tribute to American Grandmaster Walter S. Browne tonight on Old School Analysis. GM Yermo will share a few of Browne's greatest games and his personal recollections of the former U.S. Champ. Please co... | Read More

    • zealandzen
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • Hungarian Brigitta Sinka, 87, clinches world chess record

    After spending most of her life playing simultaneous chess, one senior Hungarian pensioner has finally captured a world record established by a 1920s Cuban grandmaster.   Brigitta Sinka Sets World Chess Record Brigitta Sinka, 87, has spent ... | Read More

    • a1acme
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • PWC Monthly June 13, 2015

    Scoring 2/4, I earned my final Second Category norm to receive the title. My rating also moved from 1891 ---->>> 1901! I learned a lot from this tournament and am looking forward to playing against m... | Read More

    • Zigwurst
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • The Third Day of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting

    Today the grandmasters of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund (Germany) had a rest day but the Open took place anyway (I noticed that the GMs do not play today after I walked the 600 metres from the Open to the grandmaster's playing hall in v... | Read More

    • kurze15
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • Classic Morra Nd5 sac.

    Knight sac on d5 is a perennial theme in the Morra Gambit. | Read More

  • Curso audiovisual de ajedrez (86)

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  • Music I Like

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  • qual é a verdade sobre o aquecimento global ?

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    • camiladoce
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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  • چرا....

    اگر «چرا»ی خویش را برای زندگی داشته باشیم، با هر «چگونه»ای خواهیم ساخت. | Read More

    • Mahshar-m
    • | Jun 29, 2015
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