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  • All about my queen

    Lots of chess beginners focus on the queen on the chessboard. They grab every opportunity to attack the opponent queen, and seemingly forget that the game of chess is in the end all about ... the king  Here is an extreme example of attacking... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Lets go Surfing Now.

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  • It's been a while..

    It's nice to blog about chess after a long hiatus. I've been busy trying to reorganise my life especially ever since I finished my exams. Also, I haven't exactly been playing good chess recently, hence my lack of good quality games to blog about. ... | Read More

  • Ronin and Queen+Pawn vs Queen

    Whilst studying Queen and Pawn vs Queen endings, I came across this fundamental position which reminded me of this scene from the 1998 film Ronin (staring Robin De Niro)   Spence: We got shooters here and here. I tell you an old trick. Sam: He... | Read More

  • Art of trade 11

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    • tliju
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • من گاو هستم

    در یك مدرسه راهنمایی دخترانه چند سالی بود كه مدیر مدرسه بودم. چند دقیقه قبل از زنگ تفریح اول، مردی با ظاهری آراسته و سر و وضعی مرتب در دفت... | Read More

  • Art of trade 10

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    • tliju
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Is Pi odd or even?

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  • QUAD 45|45 Tourney #2 (1600 - 1799) Ronde 2

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    • Possador
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Interesting OTB Game #4

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    • Pencillum
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Interesting OTB Game #3

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    • Pencillum
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Regular 45|45 Tourney #18 ronde 5

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    • Possador
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • The Accelerated Dragon

    The Accelerated Dragon is a popular variation of the Open Sicilian. In the Sicilian, after 1.e4, Black begins the fight for the center of the board by 1...c5. This immediately breaks the symmetry of the position. White has more control on the king... | Read More

    • knoller
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Tactic on the dark squares

    When learning about color complexes, we can first think tactically: oftentimes a weakness on one color leads to tactics based on that color:   | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Weekly puzzle week 32: triple sacrifice!

    This is the weekly puzzle of week 32 with a triple sacrifice (one declined), click here to see the puzzle of week 31.   White to move and checkmate in 7:     | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • The Kaufman Repertoire for B&W: The Dutch Defense

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    • Sinecka
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Girlss

    Where exactly is their weakness? Look at the perfect composition of the team. Seven players means that they always have one player who can rested. Four players from Maharashtra means that there is flexibility over here too.            ... | Read More

    • munnu_jain
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • Sunday, May 24, 2015...

    MCL 2015: Bigger, better, stronger!   Over the past few weeks Amruta and I have been traversing different countries in Europe. The wonderful thing in European nations, apart from having some superb open tournaments, is the culture of have having... | Read More

    • munnu_jain
    • | Aug 3, 2015
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  • 2015 bolg

    Rudolf Spielmann, The Art of Sacrifice in Chess, 21st century edition, revised and expanded by Karsten Mueller. (Russell Enterprises, 2015.) 272 pp., $24.95. Reviewed by Dennis Monokroussos. Austrian grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942) was ... | Read More

  • British Chess Championship Major Open

    A nice win from one of our A team in the Major open...  Annotations by Andy. | Read More

    • yucca
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #317: Sicilian Defense, Kan w/ 5.Nc3

    This is a blitz chess game I played as black with time control 3|2. The opening was the Sicilian Defense, Kan variation. Both sides find it difficult to improve their position in this delicate middlegame position out of the Sicilian Defense, Kan v... | Read More

  • Simul with International Master Attila Turzo on Saturday 15th of August

    I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach.   I will play a simul on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 15 time control. It will starting at 1:00 pm New York time on this Saturday the 15th August 2015. The standard entry fee wo... | Read More

  • Chess in GBR

    The Guardian newspaper of GBR, which is recommended for the students of IIM Calcutta observed that 24 year old GM David Howell of England may soon overtake GM Michael Adams of England as their highest rated chess player. Soft-spoken, polite and m... | Read More

    • chess24x7
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • Chess in GBR

    The Guardian newspaper of GBR, which is recommended for the students of IIM Calcutta observed that 24 year old GM David Howell of England may soon overtake GM Michael Adams of England as their highest rated chess player. Soft-spoken, polite and m... | Read More

    • chess24x7
    • | Aug 2, 2015
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  • Sharp Chess Played by GM Alexei Shirov

    Hello Chess Fans, GM Alexei Shirov has graced the halls of chess for almost thirty years, becoming the World Champion Under 16 in 1988, the World Vice Champion Under 20 in 1990 and earning the title of Grandmaster in 1990.  He has since won ma... | Read More