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  • Evening Song

    Evening Song by Roland de Jesus   And now the last rays of the sun are spent, And the golden orb reclines to rest, Another day is recorded in the celestial book,  And the sky turns red to midnight blue, to put the earth to sleep.   A... | Read More

    • Seafever
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • Modes of chess

    I got bored. 1) Suicide chess (2 player) Basically you try to get rid of all of your pieces. If you can take, you must take 2) Bughouse (4 player) Everyone knows this so I'm not explaining. 3) 4 board chess (2 or 4 player) Combine 4 8x8 ... | Read More

  • Tuesday Night Action 16! Round 5 (Annotated)

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    • dblackw2
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • Rook vs Bishop Endgames

    Hello Chess Fans,   The King and Rook vs a King and Bishop wins approximately 40% of the time, but you can increase your percentages by knowing the best way of securing a mate. How you ask?  It's a two part answer:  Going for t... | Read More

  • یا مهدی

      حافظ » غزلیات   بیا که رایت منصور پادشاه رسید نوید فتح و بشارت به مهر و ماه رسید جمال بخت ز روی ظفر نقاب انداخت کمال عدل به فریا... | Read More

  • Pawn Structure Chess - The Caro Structure

    Over the next few weeks, I will be going over the book Pawn Structure Chess by Andrew Soltis with Robert0905. We are still working on the details of how we will be presenting this to you all, but be sure to check out his blog and his group for mor... | Read More

    • PaulEChess
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • The guy who offered Boris Spassky a chair like Fischer's

    Many of you, like me, have seen the new chess movie. In case you are out of the loop, I'm referring to "Pawn Sacrifice" starring Tobey Maguire, a docudrama "based on the true story" of Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky's World Championship match i... | Read More

  • White Just Not Paying Attention...

    Playing Black, I simply developed my pieces and let White make all the blunders... | Read More

    • Coronus
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • Tactical joy - Oct 7

    The light white squares control was missing for black in this game. And that is where I tried to get an advantage. Black helped by making the backrank weak, and enabled a pretty finish. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • World Cup Final: Tactical Mayhem

    On Friday night, the World Cup seemed like it was over. After two straight wins in the final, Peter Svidler was just a single draw away from the title.  In Game 1, Svidler's active pieces exploited tactical weaknesses in Karjakin's position. ... | Read More

  • love poems

    You're the one I can't live withoutThis fact is true, I have no doubtI love the way you smile at meI love the way together we're freeYou may be strange and slightly loonyBut all this means nothing to meBecause you are who you areAnd I can see your... | Read More

  • Quitting cigarettes, Chess, and Disable Chat button.

    Join us next time for another episode of “Ashley’s Brain Run Amuck” where Ashley’s brain has found a way to argue with itself and get answers. - Yeah kind of how my head is feeling right now. Completely crazy! 7 Days no smoking and I have ... | Read More

  • Stuff

    An actual puzzle I found in an actual book reccomended to me by a teacher when I was little. It tells me to play Bf4 in the answers at the back, so I thought I'd re-upload this and make justice in the world. | Read More

    • TinyPawn
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • My first two bishop mate

    This game was againist my pal tyrachi. Pls comment | Read More

    • divsteroxx
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • NEU Chess League Round 1 Analysis

    My college chess club is playing a 4 or 5 round swiss over the semester. Due to some IMO bad pairings, I was paired with this girl - who was probably in top 4 strongest players in the club. I'm probably the 5th or 6th strongest. The time controls... | Read More

    • gimpyfish
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • Horowitz-Pavey interesting idea

    This is from the famous Horowitz Pavey, I think I have found a better way to win (than the oft cited Kb6 or Kd6). Can anyone refute it? | Read More

    • dcremisi
    • | Oct 6, 2015
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  • From 1400 to 1500 : Greed

    Several lower rated players love to grab material. The less experienced, the easier the temptation to grab every pawn or piece. Some GMs like to grab material, but very often they know what they are doing. They evaluate the position, or they want... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • El Rincón del Aficionado: Como NO progresar en ajedrez

    Seguro que ya estás cansado de que tu nivel de juego aumente sin parar y tu ELO no pare de subir. Al final te acabas perdiendo un montón de torneos sub2200 o sub2000 y no sabes que hacer. Con unos simples pasos que te vamos a proponer a continua... | Read More

  • An epic king's walk

    King had a  beautiful walk to the center of the board where he resigned a move before being checkmated | Read More

  • Introduction to Openings (for beginners)

    My most recent blog posts have all been for advanced level players, so I decided to make a blog post on the introduction to openings. The next few blogs will include Introduction to Middlegames (for begginers) and Introduction to Endgames (for beg... | Read More

    • Robert0905
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • Pawn Structure Chess Review with PaulEChess

    For the next several months I will be partnered with PaulEChess in our review of Pawn Structure Chess. Together, we will attempt to instruct players in the handling of different pawn structures ("Pawns are the soul of chess"--Philidor). Our two bl... | Read More

    • Robert0905
    • | Oct 6, 2015
  • A Checkmate in 8 moves

    Beautiful. | Read More

  • xadrez explicado

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  • Goring Gambit lesson 5 [1.e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3.Nf3 Nc6 4. c3 d5]

    Hi at all! It's available now the video 5 about the goring gambit, it talks about the "d5 variation". Here the video! If you like it please "click I like" and "share". Thanks! Would you like to have a serious about another opening? Let me know... | Read More

  • GM Simon Williams Channels Hamlet

    Where are your jokes now? The chess party AND the jokes are on ChessTV, that´s www.chess.com/tv! Get over there NOW for today´s     ChessTV is full of delights for those who crave chess entertainment, and I wanted to draw your attention ... | Read More