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  • A quick morning puzzle

    A couple of months ago, I had a rare occasion to play against a fellow Australian in the 4NCL league match weekend in England. The Aussie in question is IM Justin Tan, an extremely talented young player who probably hasn't received the attention h... | Read More

  • My Favorite ChessPlayer: Super Nezh!

    RASHID GIBIATOVICH NEZHMETDINOV(born Dec-15-1912, died Jun-03-1974, 61 years old) Russia       Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov was born in Aktubinsk, then part of the Russian Empire and now known as Aqtöbe, in Kazakhstan, into a poo... | Read More

  • Some interesting games.

    To people that have arrived at my blog:  Hi, people who are here to look at my openings for an upcoming tournament. Enjoy!  Hi, people who are here out of curiosity of my games. Enjoy!  These are just some games from ICC, I'll be adding more ... | Read More

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  • Analysis of an random position

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  • Tricks

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  • World Open, Round 3

    My second loss in a row. There isn't much I can say about this game yet, I don't know exactly where I went wrong, I guess I don't understand the middlegame positions in this game... I am taking a bye in round 4, and I doubt I'll have time to pos... | Read More

  • Ingrid portrait.

    Portrait of an art teacher I know, Acrylic on canvas. | Read More

  • Jack portrait

    A portrait of a friend. Sorry about it being on it's side...!! | Read More

  • Why I love chess: combinations (part 1)

    When a chess player makes a combination, he feels like an artist who creates a masterpiece or like a magician who does something impossible. From the very beginning I tried to develop my playing style into aggressive way – always go forward and ... | Read More

    • YurPav
    • | Jul 3, 2015
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  • trees

    What is happening to the poplar trees up here in this part of the country? | Read More

    • cladclan
    • | Jul 3, 2015
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  • YOU LOOK DISGUSTING

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    • PRINCESTER
    • | Jul 3, 2015
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  • it me

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    • najmalkhan
    • | Jul 3, 2015
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  • خالق

    خالق تو راست می گویی روزی بزرگترین انسان میشوم   چرا که برای رسیدن و هم کلام شدن با تو مجبورم آنقدر خوب شوم که روزی تو را در آرامش داشت... | Read More

  • Cry Havoc and Loose the War Chickens!!! Team Chess.com Scores big in the World Open

    We warned them, but they didn’t tie down their chickens.  Reeling from the heavy losses on day 2, Team Chess.com was looking for blood with the same tenacity as an angry Left Shark.    Chess.com’s amateur team, M... | Read More

    • shaun
    • | Jul 3, 2015
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  • مرضیه

            صدا زد مرضیه خشکم زد فهمیدم با من است اولین بار بود که با صدایش بیدار می شدم فهمیدم خواب بوده ام   فهمیدم هنوز زنده ام نمرده ا... | Read More

  • my beautiful checkmate

    Hello every one . I just want to share my beautiful checkmate   | Read More

    • Mojkhazaei
    • | Jul 3, 2015
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  • Shruti Haasan

    Shruti Rajalakshmi Haasan is an Indian film actress, singer and musician known for her works in Kollywood, Tollywood and Bollywood. She was born to veteran actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika. Born: January 28, 1986 (age 29), Chennai Height: 1... | Read More

    • soniyaa
    • | Jul 3, 2015
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  • Chess Puzzles from my games!

    I decided to post a blog post including couple of chess positions from my own games I played on chess.com online chess.. This is my second blog post and for you who didn't see the first one, go to following link to check out my wonderful combinati... | Read More

  • Hardest Chess Puzzle Ever

    White To Play 2 Move Checkmate | Read More

  • Seafair Open 2014

    I started my comeback tournament exactly the way I had started my very first tournament:  by losing, in this case to a 1700 player.  I learned a number of things from this game.  Chess clocks have gotten a lot more complicated ("increment" and ... | Read More

    • mkkuhner
    • | Jul 2, 2015
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  • After Long Absence

    In this blog I plan to record what it's like to come back to competitive chess after a long absence, so long that it sometimes feels like I've become a completely different person. When I was fifteen (in 1979) a girlfriend talked me into playing ... | Read More

    • mkkuhner
    • | Jul 2, 2015
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  • Sunset

    Sunset by Roland de Jesus   The sun boils the sea, turning the sky into a watercolor of reds, oranges, and yellows, and the seagulls become black shadows against the shining disc, the clouds reflect the long rays of Sol's smile, And the sa... | Read More

    • Seafever
    • | Jul 2, 2015
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  • Just a good game

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    • komaros
    • | Jul 2, 2015
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  • Problem with game screen

    I am unable to scroll down and therefore cannot see the whole chess board so I can't make a few moves.  Has anyone ever had this problem? For me it is only with chess.com.  very strange | Read More

    • weinds
    • | Jul 2, 2015
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  • Learning Chess is Always Fun for the Young One

    for over a week now, i'm teaching my 6 year old son on how to play chess.  and day to day i look for things to make learning chess for him as fun as possible!   one key is to make it a BONDING EXPERIENCE WITH THE FAMILY.. here's my young lear... | Read More

  • Some interesting games.

    To people that have arrived at my blog:  Hi, people who are here to look at my openings for an upcoming tournament. Enjoy!  Hi, people who are here out of curiosity of my games. Enjoy!  These are just some games from ICC, I'll be adding more ... | Read More

  • Analysis of a live game

    I just finished a particularly good live game, so I thought this would be a good time to practice analyzing my games. I've tried Chess.com's free computer analysis and I find it kind of dubious, so this analyis is unassisted. Any mistakes we made ... | Read More

    • zgershkoff
    • | Jul 2, 2015
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  • Lets see who does more bad moves

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