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  • How to Avoid Typical Mistakes

    Hello chess friends! Today, we start our blog with an interesting question: How many of you want to avoid the most common mistakes in their games? The answer is simple: Everyone does. The problem is that most chess players tend to do different mis... | Read More

  • Making master - at last

    I've done it! About two weeks ago my USCF rating crossed 2200 for the first time - oh yeah! I started this summer rated 2140ish and after many lucky tournaments I steadily gained some rating points. I thought I would feel "different" after I gai... | Read More

  • Find the Powerful Move #24

    A continuing look at my games from the 3rd Annual Washington International. Please see Find the Powerful Move #1 to know what you're supposed to be looking for! | Read More

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  • Previewing The Sinquefield Cup (3): Can Caruana Beat Carlsen?

    In a previous article Previewing The Sinquefield Cup (2): Can Aronian Beat Carlsen?, I discussed the likelyhood of Aronian beating Carlsen during the upcoming Sinquefield Cup. In this follow-up I want to take a look at the number three on the star... | Read More

    • Waldemar
    • | Aug 23, 2014
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  • Previewing The Sinquefield Cup (2): Can Aronian Beat Carlsen?

    In a previous blog post Previewing The Sinquefield Cup (1): Can Anybody Beat Magnus Carlsen?, I discussed the possibility of Carlsen being his own worst opponent. In this follow-up I want to take a look at the number two on the starting list, Levo... | Read More

    • Waldemar
    • | Aug 23, 2014
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  • Previewing The Sinquefield Cup (1): Can Anybody Beat Magnus Carlsen?

    From Tuesday the 26th of August till Tuesday the 9th of September 2014, the second Sinquefield Cup will take place at the STL Chess Club & Scholastic Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The tournament is named after Rex Sinquefield, founder of the ... | Read More

    • Waldemar
    • | Aug 23, 2014
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  • Music! by Sam Smith

    I love this guy! Wow!  Haven't heard a voice like this in a long time!!  He's hot in the UK and currently touring in the USA. This song is a hit in the USA right now. "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n8k_bdOe94   ... | Read More

    • Precious2c
    • | Aug 23, 2014
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  • Music! - Sam Smith

    This guy is phenomenal !!  From the UK and album just came out and every song is awesome!  He's touring in the USA at the moment! His voice is heavenly. Sings soul/R&B/Pop...22 years old and I have a great feeling we haven't seen anything ye... | Read More

    • Precious2c
    • | Aug 23, 2014
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  • DUNBAR CHESS CLUB - The new chess season is starting!

    DUNBAR CHESS CLUB - The new chess season is starting! Our first club night of the new season is this coming Wednesday (27th August). Same time, same place - 7:15pm, Royal MacKintosh Hotel. There is plenty happening this season, whatever suits you... | Read More

    • noahs_dad
    • | Aug 23, 2014
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  • MOBY CHESS

    I DON'T AGREE WITH SOCHI !   Today is the day of RIBENTROP -MOLOTOV pakt  (75 years ago ).Putin's Russia is like Hitlers Germany.I DON'T AGREE WITH MATCH IN SOCHI- chess is not a Putin's political PROSTITUTE. If You don't agree too - say it in... | Read More

    • mobidi
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • Arkansas State Championship Round 1

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    • dchurchill
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • happy birthday

      happy birthday sina  خدای اطلسی ها با تو باشد پناه بی کسی ها با تو باشد تمام لحظه های خوب  یک عمر بجز دلواپسی ها با تو باشد  سینا جان دوست عزی... | Read More

  • la pods aguada

    hola que tal amigos de ajedrez hoy les voy a hablar de un niño jugue hoy ajedrez contra el y no me supo dar mate con dama y rey y asta el ultimo me dijo "you are a lucky boy" pero soy una niña asta en el nombre lo dice " berthasoleil" entonces k... | Read More

  • Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #21

    Source: Paul Morphy's Best Games vintage book Morphy's Games of Chess extensive and intensive commentary on this game may be found here to help us appreciate the scope of Morphy's genius. | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • tactics trainer study, #5: assault on the king side

    originally found on tactics trainer full game: | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • The Tournament of Champions - Round 3

    Okay, Okay, in round 3 I messed up and CM Karpov played two games this round, oh well, it will all work out in the end. Now, on the games!!! ALL wins in the round and the chess is as good as ever. First we CM Steintz vs CM Kasparov, with CM Kaspa... | Read More

    • herbie53
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • Get a Special Deal with one of USA's best players, Yaroslav Zherbukh!

    This Lecture is brought to you by the learning centre. The best place to learn chess. Join this group now for you to have this special deal http://www.chess.com/groups/home/the-learning-centre Hi everyone i would like to ask a question? are you ... | Read More

    • aussiedj
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • Never Resign... Unless

    Many chess players learn that they shouldn't resign. The reason for that is that there are many premature resignations. Even if you are in a worse position, you should keep playing if there is a hope of defending or creating an attack. No one is p... | Read More

    • yoony123
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • Making master - at last

    I've done it! About two weeks ago my USCF rating crossed 2200 for the first time - oh yeah! I started this summer rated 2140ish and after many lucky tournaments I steadily gained some rating points. I thought I would feel "different" after I gai... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Aug 22, 2014
    • | 195 views
    • | 6 comments
  • Tips on improving from 800-1300 Part 1

    Hello friends, opponents, and viewers! I have really enjoyed blogging so here's another blog on how 800-1300 can improve their Chess. Many of my friends are under 1300 or just passed 1300 recently and I'm sick of it. They need their Online Chess ... | Read More

  • Find the Powerful Move #24

    A continuing look at my games from the 3rd Annual Washington International. Please see Find the Powerful Move #1 to know what you're supposed to be looking for! | Read More

  • Let's do the survey : Who is really the President Of FIDE According to chess Players

    I want to test Gary Kasparov statement in Bold: "I immediately regretted my peaceable and reassuring speech – and that I had spoken before Ilyumzhinov. How I would like those 15 minutes back to instead condemn the corruption that has poisoned o... | Read More

    • rav1ndra
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • Beautifully Set Trap!!

    And he helped me set it up! He was eyeing a prize, forking a Q/R... I was Eyeing a prize! Checkmate..   Lesson to other beginners, and I have made many similar mistakes... always consider all options when building a tactical plan. He eyed the ... | Read More

    • Dman4chess
    • | Aug 22, 2014
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  • ICC Blitz game

    Oh I wasn't alive on 1345...it was ToDaY. | Read More

    • 5random
    • | Aug 22, 2014
    • | 95 views
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  • European Chess Club Cup and Chess Masters Final 2014 - BILBAO

    La Tienda de ReinoAjedrez.com volverá a estar presente durante los días de ambos eventos en Bilbao. Del 13 al 21 de Septiembre estaremos con nuestro Stand de Exposición y Venta de Material, Libros, Programas,... ******************** The Shop... | Read More

  • i am back

    2nd day back after being reinstated after getting blue screen of death ,sorry the member account closed caption....ooooooo....was worrying | Read More

    • rampantlou
    • | Aug 22, 2014
    • | 77 views
    • | 1 comment
  • tv magica

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    • camiladoce
    • | Aug 22, 2014
    • | 93 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Streaming

    I will learn how to stream for all the haters out there :) | Read More