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  • Chess Traps #10: Two Knights Defense Trap

    Trying to land a fork on the weakest point in the black position, f7, is an all too common tactic. In the Two Knights Defense however, white had best be aware of black's counterattacking idea, since there is a silent and deadly strike as early as ... | Read More

  • Ending the summer with World Open

    My last tournament this summer was the World Open from July 2-6, which was right after the DC International  so I had to play this tournament under fatigue and tiredness acumulated in DC International.   Talking about the tournament, World Ope... | Read More

  • Team Oz in Oslo

    Goodbye Denmark, Hello Norway! The Politiken Cup once again lived up to its billing as one of the most enjoyable tournaments on the European Summer calendar. This year was especially pleasant for the Aussies; as a team, we scored 4.5/5 in the f... | Read More

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  • Luis Ramírez de Lucena

    Luis Ramírez de Lucena was a Spanish chess player who lived from about 1465 to 1530. He was probably the first player of the modern rules to be considered the strongest player in the world. Lucena wrote the oldest existing printed book on chess,... | Read More

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    • vatsanjs
    • | Aug 1, 2014
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  • 2014 Western Invitational Chess Camp - Recap!

      2014 Chess Camp Group Photo   Hi all - Robby Adamson checking in after another awesome week of chess! As many of you know, I have the privilege of running the strongest chess camp in the United States, the Western Invitational Chess Camp (w... | Read More

  • My recent lost. Learned a lot.

    I may have lost but learned a whole lot. I am not really sure what to write when the same combo exsists on the board but is missed by both players for many moves.  How do I even analyze the moves where a tactic is missed turns in a row.  All... | Read More

    • machijv
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • فرهنگ لغات شطرنجي

    آچمزی مطلق Absolute pin اگر هدف آچمزی، مهره شاه باشد، آچمزی، آچمزی مطلق نامیده می شود که در این صورت مهره آچمز شده نمی تواند حرکت [قانونی] کند... | Read More

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    Before affecting the distribution, we would always analyze the validity of your information, especially the issue ID, wide variety and the e-mail issue. You must keep us with the right wide variety as it is the fastest way to create sure we can ge... | Read More

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    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • Mises à niveau de la cuisine: commencer par le robinet

    Mes parents récemment rénové leur robinet. Il a été à venir longtemps, le changement est grand! Aussi, je les aime, je veux une nouvelle cuisine pour de nombreuses installations. L'un d'eux est leur robinet. Vous ne vous sentirez pas comme ... | Read More

  • Torneio Buenos Aires

    Minha melhor 10º colocação!!! Na frente até de um MF. | Read More

    • SammuelRS
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • You left the house

    I often wonder about walks. I have the scenario sometimes do to a stressful and unatural time. You always think in the back of your deepest reaches of your mind...your dark places you will be okay at your home. So what the fuck is  a home? I fi... | Read More

  • Coffee with Jesus - "Your Own Doing"

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  • The Right Ideas!

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    • cobipal
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • Beating GM Maxim Dlugy on ICC

    On Thursday, July 24th, I participated in the Banter Blitz event on the Internet Chess Club. Banter Blitz is where a GM or strong titled player takes on 15 ICC members in back to back 3 minute+ 2 sec. increment blitz games. I got a chance to play ... | Read More

  • kinda interesting win over deon on SparkChess

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    • biffrod
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • Chess Traps #10: Two Knights Defense Trap

    Trying to land a fork on the weakest point in the black position, f7, is an all too common tactic. In the Two Knights Defense however, white had best be aware of black's counterattacking idea, since there is a silent and deadly strike as early as ... | Read More

  • Leicestershire Major, Rd 4, S Dawkins v G Closs

    Time limit: 35 moves in 60 minutes, then 20 minutes to finish, with 10 second increment from move 1. Not a classic!  A reasonably interesting game to begin with, then I blundered a piece, then I swindled a win. | Read More

  • deon's disaster on SparkChess

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    • biffrod
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • OK late-night win against deon on SparkChess

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    • biffrod
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • Defying the Death! :)

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    • Nemas71
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • wolf music...for the sad ones..

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    • wolfven
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • فولاد و آهنگر

    آهنگری پس از گذراندن جوانی پرشر و شور، تصمیم گرفت روحش را وقف خدا کند. سال‌ها با علاقه کار کرد، به دیگران نیکی کرد، اما با تمام پرهیزگار... | Read More

  • Calculate further

    Focus on moving forward... | Read More

    • Ronliv
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • Retirement

    Last and current tournament or the YEAR: US Open! Ill be bak next yr..I won't log on ICC nor c.c after 5 days . See ya! | Read More

    • 5random
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • 2014 US Open Game 4

    After three rounds I have 1.5 points and a performace rating of about 1700! This puts me in company with many 1800-2000 players. This also means I am getting paired up with those higher rated players because of the swiss system, which is why I a... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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  • A sunny week in June

    Early June I played in the Swiss Rapid Chess Masters, a well organised one day tournament in Pfaffikon on Lake Zurich. I received a pleasant surprise on arrival with a gift of a bag of Swiss chocolates waiting for me in my room. The weather was ... | Read More

  • Team Oz in Oslo

    Goodbye Denmark, Hello Norway! The Politiken Cup once again lived up to its billing as one of the most enjoyable tournaments on the European Summer calendar. This year was especially pleasant for the Aussies; as a team, we scored 4.5/5 in the f... | Read More

    • GM smurfo
    • | Jul 31, 2014
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