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  • The French of the Week (8) - Sass-Quiring, MacCutcheon Variation

    Games between low rated players can also be instructive. IM John Watson, for example, uses those games when he considers they show important points. In this case, a 16-move game features one of the sidelines mentioned in The French of the Week #7,... | Read More

  • Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You

    I try to be respectul to other players and I know that everyone hates to loose, but is it worth cussing someone out when you loose? Is that really the way that you would like to be treated? I have found that it is much easier just to move on when ... | Read More

  • Del Tiempo y Otras Yerbas

    He sentido muchas veces el riesgo taciturno de las mañanas angustiosas de un mayo desolado. He perdido la cordura en una ráfaga violenta en los crudos inviernos de tu hastioso junio. He disfrutado el placer que trae la compañía de la soledad e... | Read More

    • prometeo94
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • My thought process

        What do low rated players think during a game? well, here it is: | Read More

    • seanysean2
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • Video: could b5 and e5 co-exist in King's Indian Defense?

    The game we analyze in this episode, started with the King's Indian Defense and ended in a draw. However, Black had serious problems after the opening stage. So, we try to understand why it happened and come up with some insights that will be usef... | Read More

  • I played a NM

    I signed up to play a 1/0 tourney[ open ]. I had come 2nd and 3rd in a good few tourneys, but never 1st. Then to my amaze a NM[AngryWeasel] signed up. At the start of the tourney, I was seeded 16th. I lost my first game, but in the next 6 games i ... | Read More

    • IMbelto
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • puzzle of the day

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  • Pawn Sacrifice (Movie)

    Pawn Sacrifice is an American biographical thriller film directed by Edward Zwick and written by Steven Knight. The film stars Tobey Maguire asBobby Fischer, Liev Schreiber as Boris Spassky, and Lily Rabe as Joan Fischer. The film i... | Read More

    • GM_Nikhil
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • رئیس بیمارستان

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  • Olá

    Hello how are you. | Read More

    • Elking138
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • Беседа или сам си говоря от името на двама

    Умко: Добър ден :-D Открих че има пряка връзка между това да отделиш време да почистиш у дома и това да се чувстваш щастлив :-D То е и логич... | Read More

    • Nqmaime
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • Rating Obsession, Chess Depression

    For the past two years I have been obsessed with 4 digits. A rating. A number. That obsession has lead me to become totally dissatisfied with the game of chess and all of the beauties of this wonderful game. Like many, I strived to improve my rati... | Read More

  • Sinquefield Cup 2015, Round 8: Aronian Leads By A Point Entering the Last Round

    For the first time in the tournament, all five games were drawn, leaving Levon Aronian a full point ahead with a round to go. Had he won against Viswanathan Anand he would have guaranteed himself of clear first, and Anand's opening surely gave him... | Read More

  • Hello

    Help..??       Hey guys, Thanks everyone for all the feedback! I've been working on a few new chess rap songs. I'd recommend you check out Tactics, Positional Chess, and a joke rap called Kasparov. I just redid the Tal's goin freestyle wi... | Read More

  • Sinquefield 09: Aronian wins tournament(Blog please copy and paste to watch games or send me a messa

    2015 Sinquefield Cup This super-GM single Round Robin brings together some of the best players in the world. This is the second leg of the Grand Chess Tour. The players – Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Fabiano Caruana (USA),... | Read More

  • Rook ending, two blockaded passed pawns

    Black has two passed pawns but White is blockading them. It looks hard to make any headway as long as they have the queening squares under control. Moreover the pawns need protection, which means Black's mobility is somewhat limited. How to procee... | Read More

  • Sinquefield Cup 2015 - Round 9

    Last round analysis and round-up of the tournament at http://www.alexcolovic.com/2015/09/sinquefield-cup-2015-round-9.html | Read More


    Ny_Jn is a culprit. He uses Java Script to stall my time and win on time. Itried to remove him from friend-list. I am unable to do it. I want him to be removced from my friend-list. Can administration help me to remove from friend-list? ist2000in | Read More

    • ist2000in
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • Inner West Swiss - Round 3

    This blog follows my quest for an official FIDE rating.  In this crazy Ruy Lopez game I choose 9...Nb8, the Breyer variation. As we follow the main line I suddenly remember the game Unzicker vs Tal from 1960 http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessg... | Read More

    • taffy76
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • fight for draw

    this is my new puzzle based on reti endgame strategy... | Read More

  • John Purdy Memorial - Round 2

    This blog follows my quest in obtaining an official FIDE rating.  In this game I try for a Semi-Slav against 1.d4. My opponent, FIDE 1654, obtains a nice position out of the opening before committing a series of positional mistakes that gives aw... | Read More

    • taffy76
    • | Sep 2, 2015
  • Newsletter #51: Satellite Events in USA!

    One of the major goals of Millionaire Chess is to give more and more players the opportunity to play in our big event. While a few satellites tournaments were successfully held abroad, the month of August saw a spurt of three more recently held ri... | Read More

  • The Amateur's Mind - Pawn Structure 2

    Hello Chess Fans, Welcome back to the continuation of the book The Amateur's Mind.  To fully learn the concepts, I recommend you get the book and follow along.  This series is not intended as a substitute for Mr. Silman's work but instead t... | Read More

  • "Very good morning".

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Sep 1, 2015