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  • A Tough Tournament, And A Curious Case Of Underpromotion

    Last week's Montana Open was a bloodbath. My opponents were playing well while I was playing poorly, searching for juicy squares and sweet combinations but finding only arid desert. In the first round alone, I and three other top seeds lost in u... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Puzzle of the Day

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    • MPe3k
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Tough Fight*

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    • c3230
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • banned schipper

    i am schipper and my name is closed account :( feel me so bad, and need it old schipper back as my username and 4 years long had playing and rating and how much love i it, and am afraid that all going lost | Read More

    • schipje
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • A smothered mate

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  • MY GROUP

    Hello everyone! Today I would like people that are very good or think they are to join this group. My group is called ^^CAT LOVERS^^ and we are a very strong team with just 22 members. Please help me grow this group and be a part of the best team ... | Read More

    • Catguy25
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • 'Seek ME That You May Live.': Part One.

                            'Seek ME That You May Live.': Part One. .."Am I A GOD WHO Is Near," Declares The LORD, "And not A GOD far off? "Can a man hide himself in hiding places, So I do not See him?" Declares The LORD. "Do I... | Read More

  • Indonesia Friendly Match

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    • Alipun
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • My games contain so much of tactics!

    I just put up a random pick of Goku with bananas so don't mind!!Anyway here's the game and check out move 24. Its crazy!! I should have noted that the Black's rook on a8 was unprotected and that I could have given a check to the King on g8! | Read More

    • cobipal
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Inspiration

    I'm a writer, and I get inspiration, from great films, great music, as well as, great experiences.   So, here's a few words, that weren't included, in my third novel, I hope you enjoy:   Gunfire stopped, and Elle got to her feet. Aware that... | Read More

  • Puzzles from some of my recent games

    A series of puzzles based on tactics which cropped up in some of my games recently. Enjoy! First, a quick and painful mate which was delivered in 15 moves. We join the game at move 12:   Next, getting ready to throw a rook boomerang: ... | Read More

    • john4000
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Englishlegend

    Anyone out there, into films, since, I myself, love films. Especially, Bond movies, starring Pierce Brosnan. American films, are great too. Like, The Juror, and Spy game. Music wise, Evanescence, have written some of the best music, that I've eve... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Chess is one of those games, that keeps the mind sharp.   Saturday, at 10pm, it'll be time, to go to a nightclub, and party. Maybe, I'll meet someone, who knows. Strangely, I usually meet people, on trains, or in places, that I'd never expec... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Years ago, I met a girl that was younger than I. She was a student, at Nottingham trent university. We played a few games of chess, over a couple of days, she lost every single game. Then, we started playing chess again, and I couldn't move, nor... | Read More

  • Vindicated after 19 years

    I don't play - or think about - chess a lot anymore, and opening preparation is something from such a distant past that I can hardly remember how to do it anymore.  Imagine my amusement when, last week, I played an important team game and all of... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    I'd like to play the best next week, once I've worked on my game, since, I'm still a little rusty. If you wanna be friends, send me a message!   About me: I'm very outgoing, and I enjoy life. I go clubbing, and I like to travel. I'm a very m... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    I've never been to a Chess club before. But I should be, visiting Nottingham chess club, next week Tuesday. Though, I need to go through my game, since I'm still a little rusty.   Anyone, played in any tournaments?   | Read More

  • Preparations of an amateur: King's Indian without c4

    As a mediocre club player, my preparations for a game is usually very poor. This time, I thought I should take it more seriously and document my preparations against the King's Indian, fianchetto without c4 (A49) - which I will most likely meet on... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    If you haven't seen it, check out Enrique Iglesias's music video 'I'm a freak,' on youtube. It's one of the best music video's I've ever seen. | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Premiership football is great. In my youth, I supported Manchester United. Though, nowadays, if a premiership match is on - aired on Sky, live, I'll watch some of it, or maybe all of it. Since, Premiership football matches, are great!   Fanc... | Read More

  • Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: An Epic UEFA Champions League Semifinal on 24th April ..

    The best isn't always saved for last. In a clash of European titans, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich were paired in an epic Champions League semifinal when the matchups were revealed at UEFA headquarters. The scintillating semifinal mat... | Read More

    • RipZx09
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Englishlegend

    I played three live chess games, on the Thursday, just gone. I had three different opponents. The first game, I made my opponent retire. The second game, I destroyed my opponent. And then, my third game, I lost huge.  They're are some really imp... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Around a year ago, I played a good friend of mine. I was well ahead on points, and I believed, that in ten moves or less, I'd win. I didn't for a second, undestimate the skills of my opponent. Though, from somewhere, she got through, and took one ... | Read More

  • A hand book of chess.com

    Hi guys, We need a volunteer with good writing skills , our dear "Fairplayer" is writing a book on chess.com He needs someone with some knoweledge of chess.com on moblie devices.....  by reading this you have aldready learnt that i am so bad ... | Read More

    • Pranjal588
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Englishlegend

    i live in Great Britain, and live the good life. I enjoy challenges, and always push myself, to be the best, that I can be. Something of which, I've learned, from my fellow countrymen. So, if you think, you can beat me, on the chess board, let's... | Read More