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  • Winning Pawn Structures: The Rook Lift with the IQP: Part 1

    As promised, I am continuing my coverage of the IQP from Baburin's Winning Pawn Structures; this time dealing with Rook lifts as a key Kingside attacking theme. If you don't own this book you really should! These games and Baburin's prose merit re... | Read More

  • Interesting Position

    Here's an interesting position from a recent tournament game I had. I was black in the following position against a strong young player. Black to move and win.. Black's probably winning in all lines with good play, but for this puzzle, the win... | Read More

  • Saving the Game Through Stalemate

    Did you know that roughly half of all endgames by Master level players come down to Rook and pawn endgames? If you aren’t a master you will still see these endings quite frequently and even more often you will see the possibility of simplifying ... | Read More

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  • trap the queen ! (5)

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    • tliju
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • Puzzle #54 - Knight on the rim

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  • Art of trade 9

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    • tliju
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • Puzzle #53

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  • Art of trade 8

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    • tliju
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • ovdn ahvC hdvhksg

    ovdn ahvc hdvhksg , ovdn ahvc hdvhksg fhk lgd , ovdn ahvc hdvhksg lsjrdl , shdj ovdn ahvc hdvhksg , خرید ahvc hdvhksg , ovdn ahvc hdvhksg fhk j hvj , ovdn ahv c hdvhksg ,  , خرید شارژ ایرانسل , خرید شارژ ایران... | Read More

    • chinigoshi
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • گوشی طرح اصل چینی

    گوشی طرح اصل چینی گوشی طرح اصلی چینی گوشی های طرح اصل چینی گوشی های طرح اصلی چینی قیمت گوشی طرح اصلی چینی گوشی چینی طرح اصلی اندروید گوشی... | Read More

    • chinigoshi
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • خدا چه می‌خورد، چه می‌پوشد و چه کار می‌کند؟

    حکایت است که پادشاهی از وزیر خداپرستش پرسید: «بگو خداوندی که تو می‌پرستی چه می‌خورد، چه می‌پوشد، و چه کار می‌کند؟ و اگر تا فردا پاسخ را... | Read More

  • How to beat up a FIDE Master in under 1 min.

    It is not everyday that a common garden variety type of patzer like myself gets a request from a USCF Expert rated player to feature one or two of his games on ones somewhat insignificant youtube chess channel.   It came as a relief if I am hone... | Read More

  • pinn and win (attacking on open files)

    I really like this game, its pretty smooth, i hope you like it to and make some comments SORRY FOR MY BAD ENGLISH | Read More

    • danie33
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • My Chess Blind Spot

    There is never any shame in losing, more so it's important to admit where you went wrong and look to improve.   I've been recording my tactical training and going over what I miss. A recurring theme is missing Zwischenzug ... in between moves o... | Read More

  • Castle Grayskull

    I came across this most shocking position in my daily tactical training.   I had no clue as to what White was trying to do in the following position.   Can you solve?   Blokh Combinational Motives Diagram 607 Difficulty 4   White to mo... | Read More

  • Pat, the Legend: Time Passage Highlights for 7/30/2015

    It started just like any other China day, i wrote as i passed an old lady dressed like an extra from an 80's post apocalyptic film, complete with red hair, red boots and some kind of weird 80's Madonnaesque denim thing, i dunno, lady clothes. Bu... | Read More

    • sotimely
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • Устранение защитника

    Стараюсь ежедневно решать задачи в разделе Тренировка тактики. Вот и сегодня, решив отведенную порцию, занялся партией... asavkosino -  Kulinar ... | Read More

    • Kulinar
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • مدیریت از بالا به پائین

     مدیریت از بالا به پائین خیلی با حاله   رییس یک کارخانه بزرگ، معاون شیرازی خود را احضار و به او می گوید: "روز دوشنبه، حدود ساعت 7 غروب، ست... | Read More

  • More Puzzles!

    Check regularly for updates! (Max difficulty is 10 stars) 1. Me vs. A Computer on my Blackberry Tablet (Diff: ******) 2. Composition by me | Read More

  • FIDE Training Material

    Browsing through ChessBase (http://en.chessbase.com/post/fide-trainer-a-treasure-of-articles) I came across an article on free training material on the FIDE site. They're in PDF form so a little behind the times but interesting never the less. (ht... | Read More

    • Plabuk
    • | Aug 1, 2015
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  • 5th Annual Potomac Open

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  • Lo que usted siempre quiso saber sobre el Elo y no se animó a preguntar

    La importancia del ranking instaurado por la FIDE para la práctica del ajedrez, que establece una pauta objetiva del propio rendimiento y de la evolución de cada uno de los jugadores.   Cuando en 1970 se organizó un match entre la selección ... | Read More

    • SanJoaquin
    • | Aug 1, 2015
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  • Las reglas fundamentales del ajedrez

    El juego está lleno de reglas que son totalmente lógicas y comprensibles. Las cuatro reglas fundamentales del ajedrez son las siguientes:   La seguridad del rey. El rey es la pieza fundamental del ajedrez, perdiendo este, se acaba la partida.... | Read More

    • SanJoaquin
    • | Aug 1, 2015
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  • decide the game

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    • tliju
    • | Aug 1, 2015
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  • 2015 Monroeville Summer Sizzler

    G/30 is ... interesting. However, although under such a fast (yet still "regular") time control the games will inevitably be of lower quality (more mistakes), to some extent it helps to test intuition, time management, and playing under pressure (... | Read More

  • Newsletter #49: The Bar Rises!

    Fabby joins the party! The biggest news of the past two weeks is the recent entry of Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana into the Millionaire Chess Open. Fabby, as he is affectionately called, is undoubtedly one of the world’s best players, rising to a... | Read More

  • What I learnt from my late friend Nicky

    I’d like to share a bit of my personal life with you guys, and tell you about what one incredibly influential friend of mine has done to changed my life, and made me who I am today. I hope that for anyone who reads this can gain something positi... | Read More

    • famer
    • | Aug 1, 2015
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  • Art of trade 7

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    • tliju
    • | Aug 1, 2015
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