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  • Optical Illusion

    With open spaces in front of his King, white probably overlooked  back rank mate threats when playing 34. Bg6?? instead of 34. Qxf3! winning. | Read More

  • Road to 2k: Ruy Lopez and Pressure Application

    When I first started out in May 2015, the first thing I wanted to learn was openings.  The reason for this is (from someone who was completely out of the scene 6 weeks ago verse you guys who probably forgot what that is like) is because openings ... | Read More

    • sarkhon
    • | Jul 2, 2015
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  • this site disconects players then says they abandoned the game

    why does this site disconect a player then sya they abandoned the game even if they reconect and there is still time left in the game????? | Read More

    • brianis52
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 88 views
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  • gmjoey1's Nimzo Indian Defense, More of an Attack Actually (OTB, 1995)

    I love Nimzo Indian Defence, because Aron Nimzowitsch is the boss. Well there is this GM every chess.com fellow loves more, even worships... Say his name: gmJOEY1 (GM Rogelio Antonio) Previously I shared a detailed analysis of his most insanely ... | Read More

    • Haggard-CC
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 66 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Vault Prep

    Vault Prep is the most trusted source for tutoring in Los Angeles and Santa Monica. | Read More

    • vaultprep
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 28 views
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  • Experimenting With Blog Stuff

    Okay, blog fans, you will find that this post is entirely devoid of chess information. Sorry about that. I got back from my vacation and trying to catch up with work has left very little time for anything chess related (the absolute horror). But ... | Read More

    • PaulEChess
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 105 views
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  • religião!!!

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    • camiladoce
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 57 views
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  • um caso absurdo e curioso !

    https://br.noticias.yahoo.com/blogs/super-incr%C3%ADvel/mendigo-que-come-ratos-assusta-moradores-de-cidades-na-esc%C3%B3cia-212605072.html | Read More

    • camiladoce
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 114 views
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  • The Ideal Chessplaying Age

    Is it really true that the ideal age for an average top chessplayer is 25? If the answer is "no", it's not far off. Why? Because the human brain (sorry for the "depressing" fact!) starts to deteriorate when one is 27 years of age. No, it usually... | Read More

    • smith8800
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 149 views
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  • CUCC Tournament Round 3 Analysis

    My first and only game won in the CUCC Tournament. I felt like my moves were pretty good but my opponent made a few inaccurate moves that led me to a good position. There wasent too much variations i could come up with. At the time i did not know... | Read More

    • mickyski09
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 93 views
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  • Odd little overwork cheapo

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  • Lucky

    Unexpected move ... Thinking for some time ... Try something else. Got lucky. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 108 views
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  • Creating and Exploiting Targets - Part 2

    Hello Chess Fans, Welcome back to part 2 where we'll continue training your Nose to Sniff-Out TARGETS to use as Focal Points of attack.  It's Your Mission in chess to find Exploitable Weaknesses, either a pawn or a piece, that can be attacked mu... | Read More

  • My Favorite ChessPlayer: Super Nezh!

    RASHID GIBIATOVICH NEZHMETDINOV(born Dec-15-1912, died Jun-03-1974, 61 years old) Russia       Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov was born in Aktubinsk, then part of the Russian Empire and now known as Aqtöbe, in Kazakhstan, into a poo... | Read More

  • Basic tips for people rated under 500

    I'm not a very strong chess player but I'll help those who are very new to chess. First of all, control the center. Those are e4, e5, d4, d5. Develop your pawns and minor peices first like knights and bishops and then majors like rooks and queen. ... | Read More

    • kkarla
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 177 views
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  • Live chess 7-1 g/15

    This game starts out with a kings gambit declined. Around move 5 or 6 it seems like white may be in a small bit of trouble but it's resolved fairly quickly leaving white with a lead in development and in space. Around move 13 white has all their... | Read More

    • katclaws
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 41 views
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  • Statics vs Dynamics

    One of the prerequisites for sustained progress in any challenging field is an effective feedback loop that goes something like this: Perform --> Receive Feedback --> Reflect on the Feedback --> Make Changes --> Perform Again.   I'v... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 111 views
    • | 1 comment
  • ♞ 41 recordings, 19 playlists

    Hello everyone, I published 38 recordings last month, and 3 Today. I have 19 playlists about the games. They are blitz-games, so most videos are shorter than 10 minutes.  Have a nice day | Read More

    • gbnmvfx
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 34 views
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  • Let's See the future!

    Nice Tool! Thanks allesmedvesek!Please to share his message to you!"Hello John, I made a program for predicting results in team matches, maybe you will like it. check it out here: http://www.chess.com/blog/allesmedvesek/lets-see-the-future Hav... | Read More

  • Winning Against a Higher Rated Player in Standard

    It's always fun. Post your games in the comments! Here's mine with an analysis. | Read More

    • apapneja
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 69 views
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  • Xie Jun (Eighth Women's Word Chess Champion)

    Xie Jun Eighth Women's World Chess Champion                 Xie Jun was born October 30, 1970 in Baoding, Hebei. She is a chessgrandmaster from China. She had two reigns as Women's World Chess Champion, from 1991 to 1996 and again... | Read More

    • Apache15
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 53 views
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  • Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

    Page 22. "Let's see how checkmate is accomplished and how your opponent might escape it. "Observe the difference between the two positions in each of the groups below: For the second diagram I was unable to put a caption. Here it is: "... | Read More

    • Apache15
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 65 views
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  • USCF Ratings

    You can put your USCF rating here. Mine is 914 | Read More

    • kkarla
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 45 views
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  • Partida analisada no. 1: espaço e mobilidade

    Jogando uma partida de 15m+3s no playchess, meu oponente (com um rating muito superior ao meu) esmaga minha siciliana dragão hiperacelerado. A falta de espaço e mobilidade é claustrofóbica desde o início: minhas peças nunca deixam as três p... | Read More

    • Narazadd
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 80 views
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  • Kramnik City Once Again: Dortmund R4

    Breaking: Kramnik beats Meier and takes lead in Dortmund once again! OK, so we all sort of expected him to beat Meier, but is he really going to get an eleventh title? Nisipeanu does have 3/4, but there isn't much hope for him -- oh well. Aside ... | Read More

    • smith8800
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 49 views
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