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  • Great chessopening: The lion, with commentary, tips, tricks, example game and puzzle!

    The lion: a flexible opening system This post is going about one of my favorite chessopenings: The lion. The lion is invented by Leo Jansen and Jerry van Rekom. First there was only a black lion, later there also came a white lion. The lion-sys... | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Jul 30, 2015
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  • Fighting for First: Spring Open

    (Image courtesy of D. Sharon Pruitt) The Spring Open was two sections, Open and Reserve (under 1950).  I asked my husband which he thought I should play, and he said, "You'll learn more in the Open, maybe, but I think you'll enjoy yourself more ... | Read More

    • mkkuhner
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 33 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Learn From the Mistakes of Others (read: my mistakes)

    "You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself." Sam Levenson It's much better to learn from the mistakes of others than to make them yourself, because you don't lose rating points from... | Read More

  • A nice little tactic

    From a game I had with one of my favorite opponents, KSKonge, my teammate.  I wasn't doing too well in this game but then I spotted a nice little tactic.  You strong players should see it pretty easily.  It's not spectacular.  But it's a nice... | Read More

  • annotate #3

    Game three. I keep getting people above 1350, which is usually tough for me. but 3/3 so far. I think probably analyzing wins is less useful so aside from the opening, this'll be a bit briefer. just a record of thought process. | Read More

    • untoward
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 42 views
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  • EZ Puzzles

    Are you tired of complicated puzzles? If so, you've come to the right place. Here's the first one: Here's one more: Thanks to the two people who shall not be named for giving me the games for these puzzles. If you didn't solve these puzzle... | Read More

    • EliTeDavee
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 109 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Crushing Chess Titans Level 10

    An instructive, attacking game against Chess Titans Level 10. | Read More

    • GeniusKJ
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 239 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Titled player Correspondence Simul!

    Hello Chess friends, I am hosting a correspondence Simul for titled players .If you are a titled player and are interested in this simul send me a 3 days per move challenge . In this simul I will play as many titled players as I can.So far I am... | Read More

  • NOTHING

    Hello World!!!! | Read More

  • Dean's Rook-King Ending

    No, it's not the fastest way to a mate, but I like it because it's systematic and difficult to mess up! You can also use this same strategy for a queen-king ending. Thanks to AWOLUK! | Read More

  • join my group

    http://www.chess.com/groups/home/zartosht | Read More

    • zartosht71
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 44 views
    • | 1 comment
  • whatsapp messenger

    hello am really alone and want to have a connection with some of my chess friends. if you have whatsapp please send ur number to me    tnx | Read More

    • luisargent
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 52 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Under Pressure #1 - "Checkmate!"

        Takedown | Read More

  • Smith-Morra Gambit: Paulsen Formation [2]

    In my previous blogpost with the Smith-Morra Gambit: Paulsen Formation, we could already see how the opening encourages active play and provides tactical opportunities. In my next game I could try-out the pleasure of sacrificing my knight on d5, a... | Read More

    • Ultraman81
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 72 views
    • | 2 comments
  • UNIKAT,S CAGE OF DEATH CHESS-FIGHT 3

    http://www.chess.com/news/unikats-cage-of-death-chess-fight-3-6592 | Read More

  • hi.i'm giorgia....

    hi everybody! I'm Giorgia! I'm ten years old... I'm italian,I live in Asti. I love chess,it's so funny! if I want to challenge you do well, I can not wait to play against one of you! bye bye! | Read More

    • GiorgiaZ
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 49 views
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  • Arthuian vs Charetter115

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  • My sources

    I was thinking twice about revealing you my number one source of imbibing chess knowledge online, I was thinking perhaps now other will quickly improve your rating  for 700 points in just a 3 months ... On the other hand I was afraid I will sp... | Read More

  • Abstract Imbroglios

    8 Puzzles - Let's see how much you can do! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. | Read More

    • NM Snail28
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 76 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Improving or just reading chess articles

    I can imagine that some chess players on chess.com do not know yet how to "track" the postings of other chess players. This can be interesting to read more chess news every week, or to improve your own chess skills by learning from the posted che... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 60 views
    • | 0 comments
  • British Chess Championship U150 over 50

    An upset from one our club members in the first day of the British Chess Championships as Peter beat an opponent rated more than graded more than 50 points (ECF) above him!  Excellent result. | Read More

    • yucca
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 59 views
    • | 0 comments
  • A crazy draw

    Playing in a slow time control tourney I had a game against a stronger player in which I got a worse position. At one point it looked totally hopeless but then while analysing (with correspondence chess at chess.com one is allowed to use the buil... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 71 views
    • | 6 comments
  • Play vs. Sicilian, French & Caro Kann!

    A good opening repertoire doesn’t need a great amount of lines to study, sothat you can be successful. Generally, most sources on opening repertoires for white tend to fall into one of the two categories: either they suggest popular mainstream l... | Read More

  • Game vs Boryson

    This is a game against Broyson that turned out to be confusing, in a way such as I was not sure what my opponent was planning. However I started to panick as I did not know what was going on.   This has now open my eyes to the fact, be more pr... | Read More

    • frazer23
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 55 views
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  • Happy EID Mubarak

    HAPPY ID TO ALL....人 🌙.. ( ◎) ________人..║∩║____.-:''''''"''";-...║∩║___ (*(*(*|*)*)*)..║∩║_ ║∩∩∩∩∩∩∩║ ¸.•*""*•.¸ ¸.•*"*•.¸ ¸.•*"*•.¸ चाँद से रोशन हो रम... | Read More

    • hsparihar9
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 60 views
    • | 0 comments