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  • Odd little overwork cheapo

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  • Lucky

    Unexpected move ... Thinking for some time ... Try something else. Got lucky. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Creating and Exploiting Targets - Part 2

    Hello Chess Fans, Welcome back to part 2 where we'll continue training your Nose to Sniff-Out TARGETS to use as Focal Points of attack.  It's Your Mission in chess to find Exploitable Weaknesses, either a pawn or a piece, that can be attacked mu... | 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

  • Basic tips for people rated under 500

    I'm not a very strong chess player but I'll help those who are very new to chess. First of all, control the center. Those are e4, e5, d4, d5. Develop your pawns and minor peices first like knights and bishops and then majors like rooks and queen. ... | Read More

    • kkarla
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Live chess 7-1 g/15

    This game starts out with a kings gambit declined. Around move 5 or 6 it seems like white may be in a small bit of trouble but it's resolved fairly quickly leaving white with a lead in development and in space. Around move 13 white has all their... | Read More

    • katclaws
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Statics vs Dynamics

    One of the prerequisites for sustained progress in any challenging field is an effective feedback loop that goes something like this: Perform --> Receive Feedback --> Reflect on the Feedback --> Make Changes --> Perform Again.   I'v... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • ♞ 41 recordings, 19 playlists

    Hello everyone, I published 38 recordings last month, and 3 Today. I have 19 playlists about the games. They are blitz-games, so most videos are shorter than 10 minutes.  Have a nice day | Read More

    • gbnmvfx
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Let's See the future!

    Nice Tool! Thanks allesmedvesek!Please to share his message to you!"Hello John, I made a program for predicting results in team matches, maybe you will like it. check it out here: http://www.chess.com/blog/allesmedvesek/lets-see-the-future Hav... | Read More

  • Winning Against a Higher Rated Player in Standard

    It's always fun. Post your games in the comments! Here's mine with an analysis. | Read More

    • apapneja
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Xie Jun (Eighth Women's Word Chess Champion)

    Xie Jun Eighth Women's World Chess Champion                 Xie Jun was born October 30, 1970 in Baoding, Hebei. She is a chessgrandmaster from China. She had two reigns as Women's World Chess Champion, from 1991 to 1996 and again... | Read More

    • Apache15
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

    Page 22. "Let's see how checkmate is accomplished and how your opponent might escape it. "Observe the difference between the two positions in each of the groups below: For the second diagram I was unable to put a caption. Here it is: "... | Read More

    • Apache15
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • USCF Ratings

    You can put your USCF rating here. Mine is 914 | Read More

    • kkarla
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Partida analisada no. 1: espaço e mobilidade

    Jogando uma partida de 15m+3s no playchess, meu oponente (com um rating muito superior ao meu) esmaga minha siciliana dragão hiperacelerado. A falta de espaço e mobilidade é claustrofóbica desde o início: minhas peças nunca deixam as três p... | Read More

    • Narazadd
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Kramnik City Once Again: Dortmund R4

    Breaking: Kramnik beats Meier and takes lead in Dortmund once again! OK, so we all sort of expected him to beat Meier, but is he really going to get an eleventh title? Nisipeanu does have 3/4, but there isn't much hope for him -- oh well. Aside ... | Read More

    • smith8800
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • chess tips

    Here are some things I like to do when I am playing someone way better than me. LOOK for any way to checkmat quick get the game over with. Take your time unless your playing speed chess think of ever move as your last  Do not be wreckless they... | Read More

  • A Tactical Shot Finishes a Positional Game

    Probably my best tactical shot succeeded in the today's round of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting Open. In a Maroczy Bind structure, I slowly increased the pressure and after the exchanges of rooks, my queen controlled the only open file. Probably the... | Read More

    • kurze15
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • My immortal game

    http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1202176273 | Read More

  • Improve your position

    Sometimes waiting for your opponent to make a mistake in a superior position | Read More

    • Ronliv
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • My best attacks

    I'm going to keep adding to this list... | Read More

  • Patterns Worth Remembering

    This is a personal blog to help me work on the patterns that I struggled with at Chess Tactics. My objective is to make them easily recognizable through repeated attempts. Pattern #1 Pattern #2 Pattern #3 | Read More

  • World Open, Round 1

    As I am playing a 6-day World Open schedule, I will have several days with one game per day, so I will try to post my games as I go. This inevitably means posts with a bare minimum of commentary and analysis. I will update the posts later with mor... | Read More

  • Secret Tip to Playing Better Chess

    What is the most important thing to keep in mind when playing? This is a question that many players try to ask themselves during a game, though they know this question doesn’t have a definitive answer. In today’s lecture, I want to show you my... | Read More

  • Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess (continued)

    This is the 21st page of Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess. "Remember, if a King is in check and has no way of escaping, then that King is "checkmated." "Consider this position: "Here the checking piece (Queen) can't be captured because it is prote... | Read More

    • Apache15
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Обновление списка матчей

    Моя команда Команда- соперник Наименование матча / турнира Лига Мой Соперник Рез Комментарий   Russia Romania  Chess960 WL2015 R6   strmd1  /997   ... | Read More

    • Kulinar
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 47 views
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