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  • Winning Pawn Structures: Attacking f7 with the IQP: Part 1

    Baburin's Winning Pawn Structures is an absolutely fantastic investigation of the Isolated Queen's Pawn structures. I first encountered this book several years ago and immediately fell in love with the IQP structure owning largely to Baburin's cl... | Read More

    • jdcannon
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 108 views
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  • import bug

    Firefox 39.0 Mac OS 10.8.5 Homepage1. From Home menu, select BlogBlog2. Click Create a Blog PostSubmit new blog3. Enter a title 'import bug'4. In the Body panel, click the Insert iconWhat would you like to create?5. Click 'game or sequence' radio... | Read More

  • School Chess Championship

    My Story: In 2014 a new guy came to school who shall remain nameless and we quickly became friends. One thing that changed with his arrival is that he beat everyone in our school in chess even though i would later find out he was only around the 1... | Read More

  • absfc - Thecoteh

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    • absfc
    • | Jul 28, 2015
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  • bug

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  • And Night Falls

    And Night Falls by Roland de Jesus   And night falls, the dark curtain lowers, the stars in the sky light one by one, until the firmament is filled.   Are you looking at the same sky as I? Are the constellations the same for you? Does ... | Read More

    • Seafever
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 164 views
    • | 6 comments
  • An Opening Repetoire against e4

    The Petroff defense d4 and Nxe5 variation | Read More

    • Ronliv
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 39 views
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  • Tactical Combinations With Discovered / Double Attacks

    Hello Chess Fans, Welcome back to another episode of Chess Tactics, designed to develop and challenge your Tactical Vision.                                       In previous articles we covered Pins, Forking T... | Read More

  • 6 Years

    I recall coming home after visiting the Philippines and not being able to correct my sleeping pattern to belong to the central time zone; and that's when I decided to train myself to play chess. So, there I was reading a book from the Twilight boo... | Read More

  • Schliemann gambit group/discussion

    I love the  Schlieman Gambit (C63) in responce to the roy lopez and it gives black such good chances to win, and I think at worst black draws with proper play. Also the roy lopez players expect a positional game and are taken way out of their p... | Read More

    • logozar
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 48 views
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  • MODERN SOLDIERS

    Soldiers in ASIA nowadays :-) | Read More

    • JXY28
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 94 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Survival Mode - One of the Craziest Comebacks of my Career

    Hi Chess Friends, Last week I played one of the most intersting endgames of my life against a higher rated player in the DC Chess League. After a crazy opening, I blundered and found myself down two pawns for essentially no compensation. Fortunat... | Read More

  • annotate #2

    second game, and another win, but one where i had a worse position and missed some tactics i think. | Read More

    • untoward
    • | Jul 28, 2015
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  • Surprise win against NM

    Today I had the chance to play against a National Master in a blitz tourney. In the opening I lost a pawn by mistake, but then in the rook ending I grabbed my chances and after some tactical tricks ... I won the game ! | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 54 views
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  • annotate #1

    I am trying to annotate every game I play, to figure out what my mistakes are while they're still fresh. This one was a quick win in the english. | Read More

    • untoward
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 44 views
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  • The chosen one

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  • Instead of mate in two, move queen en prise

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  • Don't Make the Last Mistake!

    This was a good game, but also one filled with mistakes!  I made a very ugly move at the end and allowed my opponent to get a second queen.  But he made an even uglier one and got mated! | Read More

    • zirtoc
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 63 views
    • | 3 comments
  • How to Cheat at Chess

    Cheating in chess is widely deemed to be the greatest threat to the future of chess. Many amateurs and even many professionals regularly state that cheating is rampant. Accusations pervade every level of chess from the lowest levels of online ches... | Read More

  • Lathe trying to make a chess set.

    Well I started to make a chess set with my new lathe. Thought I would start with the bishop. | Read More

    • timclay77
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 63 views
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  • An Elegant Finish - Zugzwang with Multiple Pieces!

    How to set up zugzwang, or, when you notice your opponent has no good moves! Black is helpless, and the right move will finish the job!  YouTube Channel Five Minute Theory | Read More

    • NM nmpdk
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 57 views
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  • 「暗黙知」を稼ごう!!

    今日はネットでチェスに使えそうな面白い言葉を見つけたので、その言葉の紹介と僕なりの解釈を書きたいと思います。その言葉は・・・「暗黙知」です。「知識」には大きく2種類に... | Read More

  • Real game tactics 18: an instructive endgame

    This is an instructive endgame played by Robert James Fischer (FIDE-rating January 1971: 2740) played in 1971 against Mark Taimanov (FIDE-rating January 1971: 2620), this match was one of the matches played in the quarter final of the candidates t... | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Jul 28, 2015
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  • Master Chess Analysis 4th Session

    Hello All and welcome to the 4th session of my series where I analyze the games of Chess.com members, Today I will go over the 8 games that were sent to me to be analyzed. The games all had different ideas and concepts that are crucial for a good... | Read More

  • Theorizing about the sicilian defense

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