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  • Mate in 2

    Black played 37) ... a5, White managed to find the forced mate with under 20 seconds on the clock, can you? | Read More

    • Crocker710
    • | Apr 28, 2015
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  • Hunting the Knight

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    • mnowotny
    • | Apr 28, 2015
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  • The Grand Canal

    The Grand Canal began to be dug in the early 1800's to float logs to the sawmills in Saginaw, Michigan. The Gator lives on the edge of the Grand Canal. Back in those days Michigan was all swales and swampland and the Irish workers that worked on ... | Read More

    • Hippygator
    • | Apr 28, 2015
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  • ♥ Amore mio ♥ On the beach tournament!

    Hello people Who has the opportunity to play in the tournament? Cheers Nino     ♥ Amore mio ♥ On the beach tournament! 0 5 Tage 6(1)->3 alle Ratings Anmeldung | Read More

    • Nino_Amore
    • | Apr 28, 2015
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  • 再戦!! Sayuri vs Fairy-Max 4.8V

    前回のブログで「Fairy-Max 4.8V が強くなった」「僕の自作エンジン Sayuri が勝てなくなった」と書きました。なんだか悔しくて、納得いかなくて、切なくて、もう20戦対戦させました。今... | Read More

  • Real game tactics 4

    This is the fourth puzzle of the real game tactics series: White to move, checkmate in 7: | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Apr 28, 2015
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  • A New Official Live Time Control: 5 | 5

    Starting today, we have added an official 5 | 5 blitz time control to the menu of "official" options in Live Chess. Like the others, this time control will allow players to be quickly matched in a pool of players looking for games of that length. ... | Read More

    • webmaster
    • | Apr 28, 2015
    • | 251 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Dan Heismans recommended tactic training applied

    ... not only for beginners! See http://www.chess.com/forum/view/general/dan-heisman-says-this-about-tactics-training One can apply this to higher levels as well (faster, higher percentage, higer problem ratings and viewing the board from the oppo... | Read More

  • HOW TO QUIT?

    HOW TO QUIT? A Quick Tip Sheet For Smokers Nicotine, which constitutes approximately 3% of the dry weight of tobacco, is a stimulant drug. While some people take up smoking to look older and more mature or to feel more confident or more social, ... | Read More

    • OZEROZGUR
    • | Apr 28, 2015
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  • April 2015 Quad

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    • munseym
    • | Apr 27, 2015
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  • Open Games: Vienna Game

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Apr 27, 2015
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  • Sicilian Defense Against the Portsmouth Gambit

    Hello Chess Fans, This article is for those who regularly play the Sicilian Defense against 1.e4.  A lesser known sideline of the Sicilian Wing Gambit called The Portsmouth Gambit.  Their website touts "Quick wins for White" and I mean quick.... | Read More

  • Space Coast open 2015

    One of my new year's commitments was to succeed at chess which is my passion, as everybody who knows me is aware of. Its been tough to study the last couple of months since I have been too busy with my real job and I have been playing a lot of ... | Read More

  • Men are better than woman in Chess ?

    Nigel Short says men 'hardwired' to be better chess players than women Nigel Short, proof according to one critic that there is clearly no direct link between chess-playing ability and intelligence. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters ... | Read More

    • 1Chessdoc
    • | Apr 27, 2015
    • | 110 views
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  • time cheating

    i was playing a  game, waiting on the oponent to play. the time flip on me and i ;ost on time. someone tell me how in nell that happens unless someone on this site, have their favorite players and cheats for them. this is the second time it happen. | Read More

  • Getting out of Jail #3: ICC 15 minute game against 1800

    Here's todays game in what is becoming my series of getting out of jail games! | Read More

  • My System - Walkthrough

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION   So I've never read My System (Aron Nimzowitsch) before dispite owning a copy and playing chess for a good couple years. One of the problems I have had, is that while reading it provides some positional examples, unless you... | Read More

    • Spartycus
    • | Apr 27, 2015
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  • Sicilian Defense Against the Wing Gambit

      Hello Chess Fans, SURPRISE!!  If you're a Sicilian Defense player - be prepared to be "Taken Out of Book" when you come across this Anti-Sicilian Opening - The Wing Gambit. It has tricks and traps you may not be aware of that we'll review to... | Read More

  • Dutch Stonewall

    Just played my first dutch stonewall as black with 5|2 time control: Any tips or comments? Put them down below! Thank you! -ZSGurwitz | Read More

    • Zsgurwitz
    • | Apr 27, 2015
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  • Review of the 6th simul in live.chess.com. VIDEO & PUZZLES!

    Hello everyone! It was already sixth simul and I should say that opponents became even stronger! Some games goes on the scenario that I'm not expected, in some I made really tough blunders. My thoughts, my ideas you can find below in the video in ... | Read More

  • Daily Puzzle - 4/27/15 - Helpmate in 3

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    • chessgm8
    • | Apr 27, 2015
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  • Unique method of play that actually works!

    We're no strangers to loveYou know the rules and so do IA full commitment's what I'm thinking ofYou wouldn't get this from any other guy I just wanna tell you how I'm feelingGotta make you understand Never gonna give you upNever gonna let you do... | Read More

  • Staff Profiles: Shaun

    This is the second in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com Team a bit better! Today, we catch up with Shaun McCoy, aka... Shaun! Where do you live? I make my living on the mean streets of South Carolina.  It’s a roug... | Read More

    • webmaster
    • | Apr 27, 2015
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  • USCF Rating Anomalies

    As I was perusing some recent USCF tournaments, I managed to stumble upon some strange anomalies that have occured in tournaments. Here is an example:     Hold on, this kid has a rating of 0 ! Now this makes sense becuase he hasn't played ... | Read More

  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.27.2015 - day 138

    World Champion Mikhail Tal won against Aleksandrs Koblencs in the USSR in 1965: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Lhamsuren Myagmarsuren in the Sousse Interzonal Tournament in 1967: White to move and mate i... | Read More