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  • Vindicated after 19 years

    I don't play - or think about - chess a lot anymore, and opening preparation is something from such a distant past that I can hardly remember how to do it anymore.  Imagine my amusement when, last week, I played an important team game and all of... | Read More

  • Analysis Board: My Experience

    Hello everybody, Here I want to share with you my experience of using this new for many chess players tool provided by www.Chess.com - the Analysis Board. To start with, I shall mention that the interface of the Board is quite nice, pleasant,  ... | Read More

  • The highly creative Jobava - Part 2

    When I finished the part 1 on the games of Jobava, I never thought it would take such a long time, to come up with the 2nd and final part!It has been a month, since the part 1, and in this one month timeframe Jobava has played some highly instruct... | Read More

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  • My games contain so much of tactics!

    I just put up a random pick of Goku with bananas so don't mind!!Anyway here's the game and check out move 24. Its crazy!! I should have noted that the Black's rook on a8 was unprotected and that I could have given a check to the King on g8! | Read More

    • cobipal
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Inspiration

    I'm a writer, and I get inspiration, from great films, great music, as well as, great experiences.   So, here's a few words, that weren't included, in my third novel, I hope you enjoy:   Gunfire stopped, and Elle got to her feet. Aware that... | Read More

  • Puzzles from some of my recent games

    A series of puzzles based on tactics which cropped up in some of my games recently. Enjoy! First, a quick and painful mate which was delivered in 15 moves. We join the game at move 12:   Next, getting ready to throw a rook boomerang: ... | Read More

    • john4000
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 36 views
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  • Englishlegend

    Anyone out there, into films, since, I myself, love films. Especially, Bond movies, starring Pierce Brosnan. American films, are great too. Like, The Juror, and Spy game. Music wise, Evanescence, have written some of the best music, that I've eve... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Chess is one of those games, that keeps the mind sharp.   Saturday, at 10pm, it'll be time, to go to a nightclub, and party. Maybe, I'll meet someone, who knows. Strangely, I usually meet people, on trains, or in places, that I'd never expec... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Years ago, I met a girl that was younger than I. She was a student, at Nottingham trent university. We played a few games of chess, over a couple of days, she lost every single game. Then, we started playing chess again, and I couldn't move, nor... | Read More

  • Vindicated after 19 years

    I don't play - or think about - chess a lot anymore, and opening preparation is something from such a distant past that I can hardly remember how to do it anymore.  Imagine my amusement when, last week, I played an important team game and all of... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    I'd like to play the best next week, once I've worked on my game, since, I'm still a little rusty. If you wanna be friends, send me a message!   About me: I'm very outgoing, and I enjoy life. I go clubbing, and I like to travel. I'm a very m... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    I've never been to a Chess club before. But I should be, visiting Nottingham chess club, next week Tuesday. Though, I need to go through my game, since I'm still a little rusty.   Anyone, played in any tournaments?   | Read More

  • Preparations of an amateur: King's Indian without c4

    As a mediocre club player, my preparations for a game is usually very poor. This time, I thought I should take it more seriously and document my preparations against the King's Indian, fianchetto without c4 (A49) - which I will most likely meet on... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    If you haven't seen it, check out Enrique Iglesias's music video 'I'm a freak,' on youtube. It's one of the best music video's I've ever seen. | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Premiership football is great. In my youth, I supported Manchester United. Though, nowadays, if a premiership match is on - aired on Sky, live, I'll watch some of it, or maybe all of it. Since, Premiership football matches, are great!   Fanc... | Read More

  • Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: An Epic UEFA Champions League Semifinal on 24th April ..

    The best isn't always saved for last. In a clash of European titans, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich were paired in an epic Champions League semifinal when the matchups were revealed at UEFA headquarters. The scintillating semifinal mat... | Read More

    • RipZx09
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Englishlegend

    I played three live chess games, on the Thursday, just gone. I had three different opponents. The first game, I made my opponent retire. The second game, I destroyed my opponent. And then, my third game, I lost huge.  They're are some really imp... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Around a year ago, I played a good friend of mine. I was well ahead on points, and I believed, that in ten moves or less, I'd win. I didn't for a second, undestimate the skills of my opponent. Though, from somewhere, she got through, and took one ... | Read More

  • A hand book of chess.com

    Hi guys, We need a volunteer with good writing skills , our dear "Fairplayer" is writing a book on chess.com He needs someone with some knoweledge of chess.com on moblie devices.....  by reading this you have aldready learnt that i am so bad ... | Read More

    • Pranjal588
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 62 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Englishlegend

    i live in Great Britain, and live the good life. I enjoy challenges, and always push myself, to be the best, that I can be. Something of which, I've learned, from my fellow countrymen. So, if you think, you can beat me, on the chess board, let's... | Read More

  • Blundering away my queen and winning!

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    • jivvi
    • | Apr 18, 2014
    • | 41 views
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  • When all is lost… go for the draw

    After blundering away both rooks from what was a winning position, and finding myself down a bishop and a pawn in the endgame, I set a few stalemate traps which were easily avoided, but it can be easy to overlook these things when you have your e... | Read More

    • jivvi
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • The Worst Chess Games Ever Played, Episode #6, E61: King's Indian Defense: 3.Nc3

    http://youtu.be/Ht7Coes23g4 | Read More

  • This week I played well!! Guess why?

    I played three games this week against much stronger opponents or may be the same. I won two games and I lost a game in which I was in a better position.  The reason I played well this time was because I had smooth internet, a comfy chair to sit... | Read More

    • cobipal
    • | Apr 18, 2014
    • | 41 views
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  • Снощи вечер на седенката

    http://www.vbox7.com/play:8536c49e | Read More

    • venue
    • | Apr 18, 2014
    • | 51 views
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  • Reaching my all-time peak of 1900 Correspondence

    Currently, I have been putting quite a bit of effort into my correspondence games. Usually I only use it as a tool to study openings, but I tried to focus on winning my games, and not giving up even if I am in a disadvantageous situation like bein... | Read More

    • Oraoradeki
    • | Apr 18, 2014
    • | 47 views
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  • chess play

    why don't you have it so that when white moves black's timer starts?  | Read More

    • tangobat55
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • Chessspank's USCF Rated Game: April 16, 2014

    Below is my USCF rated game, played under 90 minute time control.  I had a huge time disadvantage on my oponent since I was in unfamiliar territory in the opening, taking 30 minutes to decide on a single move. In retrospect, I thin... | Read More

    • chessspank
    • | Apr 18, 2014
    • | 68 views
    • | 0 comments