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  • Happy Independance Day!

    (7/4/15) Happy Independence Day to all! | Read More

    • hsong1
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 61 views
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  • Dude, Where’s my Caro? Chess.com vs the World Open Day 4

    After 4 days of grueling chess, the Chess.com Team faced its first casualty.  Please honor Patzer24 of the Malicious Matt’s who passed on to tournament heaven after a stirring victory over a 2350 opponent.  His ghost was seen sever... | Read More

    • shaun
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 152 views
    • | 1 comment
  • A Messianic Jew Warns America

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/stPCMvM3R_M" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> | Read More

    • premio53
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 31 views
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  • Self-analysis #2 - Hanging pawns

    This is my second attempt to analyze my own games without engine. Warning: do no expect high-quality playing or high-quality analysis! This is just an exercise through which I am trying to improve my poor analytical skills...   So, main less... | Read More

    • Narazadd
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 16 views
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  • کسی که تسلیمی است ...

    ﺩﺭ یک سمینار رموز موفقیت ؛ سخنران از حضار ﭘﺮﺳﯿﺪ: -ﺁﯾﺎ ﺑﺮﺍﺩﺭﺍﻥ ﺭﺍﯾﺖ ﻫﺮﮔﺰ ﺗﺴﻠﯿﻢ ﺷﺪﻧﺪ؟ -حضار ﻓﺮﯾﺎﺩ ﺯﺩﻧﺪ: ﻧﻪ! ﻧﺸﺪﻧﺪ... | Read More

  • Daily Puzzle - 7/4/15 - Mate in 2

    Happy 4th of July!! I celebrated by using a red board. | Read More

    • chessgm8
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 23 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Tactic Puzzle #4 (easy)

    Try to find winning move which strong spanish grandmaster didn't see in a blitz game. | Read More

    • FM amaidel
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 128 views
    • | 1 comment
  • A few tactic puzzles to cheer you up

    I just did some more tactic puzzles. Here's some of the nicer ones. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 46 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Singapore members only (Blog Post)

    ONLY   for Singapore members to talk !  | Read More

    • reubenseow
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 84 views
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  • Guess who's winning in this position? or is it a draw?

    Let me know what you think of this position. Black to move now, what should it play? and what would be the optimal result? | Read More

  • Bullet without abuse is a Myth.

    Its not first time I encountered abuses in "bullet games", but why? why its hard to be a good sport person in bullet? for example, I and polyspastos played 5 games in a row, result favoured him by 3-2 but as he is 2100+ players, this might not l... | Read More

    • 1LovU
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 135 views
    • | 8 comments
  • CHESSBOARD IS A MIRROR

    Once again... E4 will reply with a Sicilian defence (defence has little, is a ruthless counterattack) or an Alekhine (the same applies). To d4, I will reply with a Grunfeld or a King's Indian Defense. They are already so many times... And while... | Read More

    • lottar
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 112 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Missed Checkmates

    Hello to everyone. This is my second chess blog, and I'm not proudly to present you a blitz game were I just missed 14 checkmate sequences.  LOL. My opponent's King is running all the way.  Me, just mindlessly checking him. Result: I won on t... | Read More

    • dtres
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 38 views
    • | 0 comments
  • 1400 vs chess.com member 1200

    In todays game I willl give you a recommandation what to play against the reti. You should study this game well, because there happend a lot of mistakes, but thats a reason why it's instructive. First black has the chance to win the exchange but ... | Read More

    • SKh94
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 91 views
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  • Paul Morphy

    Paul Morphy was by and far the greatest player of the mid nineteenth century. One of the reasons he was so dominant was his better grasp of positional play. I (like most amateaurs) like his games and for a justified reason, too. His games are bril... | Read More

    • Arka2507
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 40 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Develop and Destroy

    It is after a long hiatus that I am writing this blog post. The preceding months of summer vacations had brought a halt to the classes. It was not until the last week of June that I was able to take a class. In the meantime, I had heard from the ... | Read More

    • aayush1998
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 42 views
    • | 0 comments
  • End Game-Draw or a win?

    Can this game be drawn with black to move? My friend was saying yes, but I don't think so. What's your opinion? | Read More

  • Exchange sacrifice

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  • Wei Yi vs Lázaro Bruzón - Immortal Chess Game

    This round 2 game from the 6th annual "Rural Credit Cup" held in Danzhou, China easily makes the list of best chess games ever played. 16-year-old super talent Wei Yi of China plays white against Lázaro Bruzón Batista of Cuba. The chess game was... | Read More

  • WORLD CUP FINALS

    United States vs. Japan, World Cup Rematch. Who is going to take it all, and who will suffer the agony of defeat? | Read More

    • Kem_Nebu
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 168 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Aa

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    • acumulus
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 36 views
    • | 0 comments
  • insufficient material in live chess

    I would be grateful if chess.com implemented FIDE rules in live chess to, particullary the one about so-called insufficient material- If I have for example knight and my opponent has a pawn and he loses on time- I should win because it is possible... | Read More

  • The Amateur's Mind - Bishop vs Knight Imbalances Part 2

    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

  • I got hit with the Budapest Gambit

    I ran a 4 round G/10 yesterday at our local club and was playing against one of our members and it happened....I got hit with the Budapest Gambit. I could throw out excuses like I was running the tournament, or my recient swap to Queen pawn games,... | Read More

    • myk99
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 65 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Open Games: Spanish Game (Open Ruy Lopez) 05

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 164 views
    • | 0 comments