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  • A Kasparov Masterclass! (Part 2)

    Here's the 2nd game in the Habu-Kasparov match. An interesting point was that Kasparov deliberately played into a line which Habu had success with - having beaten GM Tischbierek in 2005. The difference is that he had added a few subtle and in his... | Read More

  • 実戦解説:フレンチ・ディフェンス

    皆さんこんにちは!最近はAndroidアプリ、チェスヒーローズの登場や電王戦特別企画であるカスパロフと羽生さんのチェスマッチなど、日本でのチェスに関する動きが大きくなってきて... | Read More

  • Titled Tuesday

    Yesterday I had my first experience with this new kind of tournament. As it has been more than a year since I played officially, I considered myself quite rusty. I started with two wins, but in both cases I needed some luck and time pressure from... | Read More

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  • Great WCC Game Kasparov vs. Karpov 1990

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    • mjm16
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Trumpet Voluntary

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    • mjm16
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Fan Fare For The Common Man

    This is a great piece of trumpet music | Read More

    • mjm16
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Santa's on Chairs

    Since it is nearly christmas, I decided to look up santa pictures. I saw a innocent santa sitting on a chair, and a girl refusing to sit on him! Here it is:  Why do people think men in santa costumes are creepy? This poor guy is targeted for loo... | Read More

    • Wilbur2357
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • One lesson from Rubinstein

    Akiba Rubinstein (1880-1961) was a strong player, a pioneer of the openings and brilliantly accurate endgame fighter.At least one of the games played them deserves to remember her. Here is the position of the game Cohn-Rubinstein, 1907. Black ... | Read More

    • ArturUA
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Cool Chess Puzzle #2

    This is certainly a very unique chess puzzle. Its solution is atypical. Can you solve this cool chess puzzle? http://youtu.be/iyL5Ll3qZTQ | Read More

  • TimeZombi (1465) vs. Kaempen (1018)

    Make an active effort to think about each move and never weaken the King's pawnside structure (11...exd5 instead of 12...fxe5). Black lost pawns and pieces.  In tactical positions look at all checks and captures. There were a couple times wher... | Read More

    • Kaempen
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • European Youth Chess Solving Cup Batumi 2014 - U14

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    • mbojan
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Beware of risky sacrifices

    Don't be passive even in an equal position! | Read More

    • Ronliv
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Oluf-spill 1

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    • mjaaland
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Endgame. Part 1

    Opposition. Pawn endings. Оппозиция. Пешечные окончания.   White to move and win    White to move and win White to move and win   White to move and win White to move and win   White to move and... | Read More

  • A Kasparov Masterclass! (Part 2)

    Here's the 2nd game in the Habu-Kasparov match. An interesting point was that Kasparov deliberately played into a line which Habu had success with - having beaten GM Tischbierek in 2005. The difference is that he had added a few subtle and in his... | Read More

  • The Funniest Christmas Video Ever....

    This is beyond hysterical... I couldn't stop laughing  my head off at the reactions..  | Read More

  • Magnus Karlsen: Genije ili automat?

    Neki velemajstori kazu da Karlsen ustvari ne igra sah. Smatraju da on nije pravi igrac. Jedan broj jos uvek igra sah "za razliku od Karlsena koji ceka da njegov protivnik napravi gresku umesto da ga nadigra kao sto to rade "pravi" igraci (VM Dreje... | Read More

  • Basic Chess Fundamentals: Blunder & Ways of Controlling It

    For discussion and demonstration purposes only, I have inserted one of my Chess Live Game's here. It is a match against "giedo23". In this game, I experimentally and intentionally made a wild attack to Black/giedo23 at an early stage of the game, ... | Read More

  • A Win and a Loss

    Some more games from the last two weeks. A loss in a poorly played KID on my part, where I failed to have a cohesive plan and follow through on it, and a neat win against the Colle System that according to the computer was about as error free as I... | Read More

    • Pligrim
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • A Kasparov Masterclass! (Part 1)

    Through the sponsorship of video portal provider Dwango Co, a 2 game 25 minute rapid match between Garry Kasparov and Yoshiharu Habu (the greatest Shogi master ever) was arranged and it was  broadcast live online. As expected, Kasparov won 2-0 b... | Read More

  • Mate in 3

    This came up in one of my games, hope you like it :) | Read More

  • جملات شطرنجی

     کاری کنیم که آموزشمان سرشاراز ایده ها باشد،پیش از این فقط یکمشت اطّلاعات بود   آناتول فرانس | Read More

    • sahraro
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Taking on the Caro-Kann Fantasy Variation

    This is the final game of a recent quad at the ChessIQ club outside Chicago. I went into this final round 1 of 2, having just lost a game to a tricky mate just a few moves after my higher rated opponent offered me a draw. I hate it when that hap... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • mate with rook

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    • Krish_01
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • naruzoの「カスパロフ日本初見参!」

    余計な事は言わない。 このブログを見てくれている外国人へのプレゼント! Play game:Japan time:2014/Nov.28 ちゃんちゃん♪ | Read More

    • naruzo
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • Pin

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    • c3230
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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  • N. Bellon - J. Chinkel 1-0, the better endgame

    In this game, I traded in my extra pawn and swapped Queens to get a winning endgame.  I got the jump on my opponent with my Queenside pawn majority.  Analysis by Fritz 10. | Read More

  • checkmating pattern: Morphy's Mate

    this was already discussed here. I found this in the best-seller chess for dummies. the pattern stripped down to the core: example game in my blog @ Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #10 Mad Morphy and the Pillsbury Doughboy Part 1 vintage book M... | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Nov 28, 2014
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