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  • Find a move.

    In the recent rapid tournament I could not find an interesting idea. Wondering, how many members of chess.com can find it. White to move. (it's not a win, just an unusual idea, which gives White clearly better position and that we both missed). | 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

  • Daily Live Chess Digest - 2014/04/19

    Welcome to this Blog post :-) I upload 3 videos of blitz chess games every day, free on Youtube to watch. Once in a while I also add a rapid game (15 Min per player), all with live comments of course.  White got greedy in the Scotch Opening: ... | Read More

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  • Magnus Carlsen On His Chess Approach

    [Blog History]    In a recent interview given to Le Monde, a French daily evening newspaper, the new FIDE World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, gives a little insight on how he approaches the game and the traits he learned from his former coac... | Read More

  • Friendly Eco Might

    I don't want to protect the environment, I want to create a world where the Environment doesn't need protection. We must keep in mind that, "When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then we real... | Read More

    • SomanathY
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Šachmatų Kultūros Universitetas

    Sveiki Gyvi ! Su Šventom Velykom ! Nesu katalikas ,nesu netgi krikščionis- esu šachmatininkas ir mano Dievas- Žaidimas , Amžinas Žaidimas , kuris kartojasi VĖL ir VĖL ( kaip jau supratot - VĖL -Kodinis žodis).Tas " VĖL" yra svarbus lie... | Read More

    • mobidi
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • مادر روزت مبارک

    ﻣﻌﻠﻤﯽ ﺑﻪ ﺩﺍﻧﺶ ﺁﻣﻮﺯﺵ ﮔﻔﺖ: ﺗﺎ ﺑﺮﺍﯾﻢ ﺍﺯ ﺑﻬﺸﺖ ﺧﺎﮎ ﻧﯿﺎﻭﺭﯼ, ﻧﻤﺮﻩ ﯼ ﮐﺎﻣﻞ ﺭﺍ ﺑﻪ ﺗﻮﻧﻤﯽ ﺩﻫﻢ! ﺷﺎﮔﺮﺩ ﮔﻔﺖ: ﺍﯼ ﺍ... | Read More

    • kuichio
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Crusher Vienna

    I seriously think the Vienna Game is very underestimated.The best part about it can be a King's Gambit if wanted to(i don't play king's gambit simply because  there is too much risk or i can't seem to think the lines are good or simply because it... | Read More

  • Annotated Games From My 20th Tournament (Portland Chess Club Quad in 45)

    Hello Guys, I am glad to report that I actually had a decent tournament this past Saturday. I managed 1.5/3 in a pretty strong field, but I feel like I played pretty well, although I could have played more quickly. My first game was against Mica... | Read More

  • Easter Saturday

    Jeddah brought Easter eggs for the children (that's Branko, David & me) to fight over.  Ilan, Brett & Jerome were relatively dignified.  Thankyou, dear Jeddah! She also had big news: she & Mark have taken a plunge and bought a first... | Read More

    • yollah
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • My First OTB tournament.

    I have played in my first USCF Rated tournament today, April 19, 2014. This was a G/30;d5 tournament. I played in a U-1500 section as an unrated player, and went +3-1=0. In my last game I was 3/3 and facing my opponent who was also 3/3. A draw wou... | Read More

    • Zigwurst
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 131 views
    • | 13 comments
  • You 'mirin bro

    It's tough living in the estates of Malibu bro | Read More

    • FlexBro
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 46 views
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  • Daily Live Chess Digest - 2014/04/19

    Welcome to this Blog post :-) I upload 3 videos of blitz chess games every day, free on Youtube to watch. Once in a while I also add a rapid game (15 Min per player), all with live comments of course.  White got greedy in the Scotch Opening: ... | Read More

  • Missed a mate in one

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    • jivvi
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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    • | 1 comment
  • Find a move.

    In the recent rapid tournament I could not find an interesting idea. Wondering, how many members of chess.com can find it. White to move. (it's not a win, just an unusual idea, which gives White clearly better position and that we both missed). | Read More

  • a verdade...

    o que mudou...qual é a verdade ? | Read More

    • camiladoce
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • My Game against GM Suat Atalik

    Esta fué la primera vez que me enfrenté a un rival tan fuerte, con un Elo Fide de 2671 puntos. A pesar de que la perdí, la partida me enseño que solamente necesito tener una buena pocisión, para poder ganarla. Y fué a partir de este mo... | Read More

    • CAR0NTE
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 46 views
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  • mistérios....

    existem perguntas que não tem resposta... | Read More

    • camiladoce
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 40 views
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  • My Game against IM Artik Akopian

    Again, this game is played in Standard Time Controls | Read More

    • CAR0NTE
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • My Game aginst IM Vladimir Mesentsev

    This game was played in standard time controls G/45, d/5 | Read More

    • CAR0NTE
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 39 views
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  • روز مادر مبارك... Happy Mother's day

    وقتی چشم به جهان گشودم. قلب کوچکم مهربانی لبخند و نگاهت را که پر از صداقت و بی ریایی بود احساس کرد. دیدم زمانی را که با لبخندم لبخند زیبائی... | Read More

    • sanazstar
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 74 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Montana Open 2014, Round 5

    The tournament thus far had been a case of strikes and gutters for me, with satisfactory results from uninspiring games on the first day followed by a bad result from an interesting, tough fight on the second. The last round would define my tourna... | Read More

    • MrMayor
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Talk about the King in chess

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  • Montana Open 2014, Round 4

    After achieving decent results from a few somewhat drab games on the first day of the tournament, with a win against a less experienced player and two draws against two experienced, conservative players, I was ready for a fight. My next opponent w... | Read More

    • MrMayor
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 48 views
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  • Montana Open 2014, Round 3

    Sitting on 1.5/2 I was paired with a strong veteran player who had recently re-emerged after a few years away from the regional chess scene. That made him new to me, and being that the pairings in this tournament were announced only minutes before... | Read More

    • MrMayor
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 38 views
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  • A Ghastly Loss

    Is it possible to lose a game after winning queen for bishop after 5 moves? YES IT IS. The awful thing is that it just seemed to slip away bit by bit. | Read More

  • Chess moves (No comments on diagram).

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  • Montana Open 2014, Round 2

    My second round opponent was an experienced and solid player whom I had met but never faced. Interestingly, we had been talking just minutes earlier before the pairings were announced about the daunting possibility of playing my buddy Will, who wa... | Read More

    • MrMayor
    • | Apr 19, 2014
    • | 46 views
    • | 0 comments