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  • How to achieve an ELO of 1805!!

    So, most players without a FIDE or USCF rating probably want to know what their ELO is from a secondary source (other than from chess.com)! Many would have visited http://www.chessmaniac.com/ELORating/ELO_Chess_Rating.shtml  However, as reliable... | Read More

  • An important endgame tactic you have to know

    This is an important endgame tactic you have to know: | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Mar 31, 2015
    • | 31 views
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  • Going to the Barber!

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    • 5random
    • | Mar 31, 2015
    • | 25 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Vienna gambit

    Very hapy whit this game! I usually fold under presure but this time i make nise game!  | Read More

    • soonboon
    • | Mar 31, 2015
    • | 30 views
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  • Турнир памяти Александр Хаджипетрова. Бургас, 27-29.03.15

    Четверть века я не играл в "живых" турнирах. В конце марта сыграл. В чем-то он для меня первый. Слишком много времени прошло. Выкладываю с... | Read More

  • Chess: Is It a Game of Life?

    There have been many comparisons to life and the game of chess. I often lay in bed at night and think of different chess moves, strategies, and game plans. During my mental chess game I sometimes get lost with life situations and end up comparin... | Read More

    • GelidMind
    • | Mar 31, 2015
    • | 93 views
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  • In Carlsen's footsteps

    In this game my opponent went in Carlsen's footsteps by playing Bird's Defence in Ruy Lopes. As you probably remeber during last Chess Olympiad Carlsen lost game to Saric. I chose Bc4 instead of manline S:d4 and very early sacrified a piece for lo... | Read More

    • mnowotny
    • | Mar 31, 2015
    • | 71 views
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  • My victory

    I won Khmelnytsky Oblast  Chess Championship. My score 6.5 points from 7 possible. I will show my games later. | Read More

    • McArchuk
    • | Mar 31, 2015
    • | 51 views
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  • URL for Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO)

    The Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO) wiki can be found at: http://oeco.hopto.org/mediawiki/index.php The OECO wiki is an online repository for computer (and human) chess analysis. Each OECO page represents a unique chess position along ... | Read More

  • This sites servers absolutely sucks!!!

    I've lost more games on this board from the site reloading then I have playing AN OPPONENT!!! Absolutely piss poor and I would never even entertain a full membership! Please at least work on your servers for the people who actually enjoy this site... | Read More

    • dtcarter00
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 74 views
    • | 3 comments
  • LARONG CHESS

    Ang Larong Chess ay isang laro o sport na kinagigiliwan o kinalolokohan ng mga pinoy at nang buong mundo. Ito ay kilala ng karamihan mga filipino. Subali't dapat nating malaman na may higit na mahalaga nating malaman at matiyak....ANG BUHAY NA WAL... | Read More

  • Great Falls Open - Round 5

    The final round was against Dan McCourt, another good friend and increasingly difficult to beat. He offered a draw. When I looked for a moment and saw that I was in trouble, I gently asked him if the offer was still on the table. He said "yes," a... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 81 views
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  • Expecting the unexpected

    Feeling that you have a won position, and then finding the better move that wins easily. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 94 views
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  • A positional crush in the end

    One of the nice but not so common tactical patterns is zugzwang. In this game it kind of happened in the end. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 58 views
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  • Miracle At The Great Falls Open - Round 4

    This is one of the wildest games, perhaps THE wildest game, I've ever played. It was against my friend Guy Stafford, who has had some tough tournaments recently but dominated this one. We both came away with something. I managed to be the only pl... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 64 views
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  • The Benoni - Four Pawns Attack

    A diagram of the Four Pawns Attack for white. The Four Pawns Attack is a variation of the Benoni. | Read More

  • nova pegadinha,bobando na net !!!

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    • camiladoce
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 59 views
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  • The Benoni - Modern Benoni

    A diagram of the Modern Benoni for black. The Modern Benoni is a variation of the Benoni. | Read More

  • 2015 Ron Simpson Memorial Tournament - My Games

              Result: 2 wins, 2 losses, 1 draw, Rating: 1936-->1950 | Read More

  • Great Falls Open - Round 3

    Round 3 was against my good friend Jacob Copley, who drove us to the tournament and knows my playing style inside and out. He's also the one who gave me such an intriguing game at the Open in 2013 that it has drawn a tremendous number of views, a... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 45 views
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  • The Benoni - Czech Benoni

    A diagram of the Czech Benoni for black. The Czech Benoni is a variation of the Benoni. | Read More

  • Great Falls Open - Round 2

    James Skovron is a good friend, but he's also the one who destroyed my chances of a clean sweep at the Turkey Open. I was hoping for revenge, and I had it in the palm of my hand when I made one of the worst moves ever. So, I had to settle for a d... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 48 views
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  • Maryland HS Championships 2015

    This chronicles my games at the 2015 Maryland Scholastic High School Championships (needs more consecutive capital letters). This tournament didn't really stand out that much, to be honest. A bunch of people chose not to come (Davydov, Nathan Janu... | Read More

    • Lugialord
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 126 views
    • | 6 comments
  • Great Falls Open - Round 1

    This past weekend I traveled to Great Falls for a warmup tournament leading up to the Open in just a couple of weeks. I played all five rounds and didn't lose a game; the only other player to pull that off was the winner, my old nemesis Guy Staff... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Mar 30, 2015
    • | 57 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Four Knights Game Variation1

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