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  • From 1400 to 1500 : The temptation of chasing the queen

    I've written before about the "weakness" of blindly attacking the opponent queen, whenever possible. Especially beginning chess players have this fascination for the queen (yes, the most powerful chess piece, in theory, and often in practice). Ev... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • " Very good night"

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  • Holiday

    How do you hold a game if you are going away please? | Read More

    • shores
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • (ftt) H.Pillsbury vs R. Swiderski 1902

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    • tliju
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • You'll be sorry if you don't watch this LIVE today on ChessTV!

    Ultimate Moves from St. Louis! You'll want to watch this LIVE, not just watch, BE A PART OF! Ultimate Moves is a series of blitz and rapid games...happening in about 1 hour! Go to www.chess.com/tv or top menu More-Chess TV.  All the Sinquefiel... | Read More

    • zealandzen
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • (ftt) A. Fox vs H E Bauer 1901

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    • tliju
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Favourite openings.

    What's your favourite opening?As white and as black.I would love to hear what you all have to say.My favourite opening as white is Guiko Piano and as black is the Petroff Defense | Read More

    • MDL4
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • (ftt) Chigorin vs Mortimer -1900

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    • tliju
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Titled week for CM ,I'm, NM and Gm.FM .AND fide rated players 2300 + .

    Play me titled players please .The player who beats me within 20 below moves or least till 25 get a trophy plus cash prize for registering please send me a message and send challenge .Thanks all get a chance to play GMs against each other .This ... | Read More

  • An imprisoned bishop by chessbase

    An imprisoned bishop by Karsten Müller 9/3/2015 – Every week ChessBase magazine author and renowned endgame expert Karsten Müller presents a remarkable or particularly instructive endgame in his blog. A click on the diagram opens a larger boa... | Read More

  • Cheating at the Hedgeware Open

    Rakesh tells the story of the latest episode, that comes just two weeks after a player was caught using his smartphone, which was hidden in a toilet cubicle during the Dubai Open, to enhance the quality of his moves. The player, Gaioz Nigalidze, ... | Read More

    • GM_Nikhil
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • For the love of the game of chess

    I play for beauty and joy in chess. If I can play one exciting or nice game out of 100 games with 99 "boring" games, then I am happy. After having played like a beginner patzer for most of the time in the last 2 days, today finally featured such ... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Opening Practice for All

    This post is for me to practice the openings recommended by chess.com.  All are welcome to play as well, enjoy. Soon I will post openings 1. d4 from blacks vantage as I'm not a 1. d4 player.  Also I play the Caro Kann and Sicilian so... | Read More

    • Bumper72
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Lichess Tournament Position

    I had found this move sequence in a tournament game against a player who was 1750 and I was only 1535 (lichess ratings). I had 30 seconds on the clock and I had been winning for the past 6 moves. I felt he was still really dangerous if I played on... | Read More

  • Abierto pensado 2015 #1

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    • sundunga
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Rentrée au CÉM

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    • Possador
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • my oovoo acount

    do you want to see me? my oovoo account is: luisargent | Read More

    • luisargent
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • En passant Rule should Apply to Long Castling?

    Say a Bishop or queen is attacking the Queen Knight square,i.e., b1 or b8, chess rule allow long castling (as long as the king does'nt come under check, castling is allowed). My question to you is "should'nt the rook be allowed to be captured En... | Read More

  • Amendments to the Constitution – stubborn president Poroshenko.

    Amendments to the Constitution – stubborn president Poroshenko. Article from Ukrainian scientist and politologist Petro Oleschuk.   Translate from Facebook article.   If the amendments to the Constitution is not so important, why the ... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • "Very good afternoon".

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • Quite a gg

    http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1268337704 | Read More

    • thomsjrj
    • | Sep 2, 2015
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  • Blindside

    Blindside Oh they talk proper with intelligence selling propaganda to the masses, creating massive controversy, animating hatred through social media, we are one color, one governing body, one nation falling divided by the undivided attentions of... | Read More

  • End Game Puzzles

    This first one is 7 moves, but you are trying to position your piece so to force black to move away from the pawn. | Read More

    • Bumper72
    • | Sep 2, 2015
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  • Is This Guttsey?

         Is it a bad idea for a freshman to as a junior to a dance? I have a mandatory dance in December, and I just wanted to know if anyone thinks asking a junior is a bad idea. | Read More

  • Iowa Open Report

    Last weekend, I participated in the 61st Iowa Open, and won it with a score of 4.5/5. I am in the process of annotating my games, and have completed my round one game, which can be viewed, with notes, here: http://nmpetek.blogspot.com/2015/09/kar... | Read More

    • NM nmpdk
    • | Sep 2, 2015
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