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  • a quick win

    The finish was nice... Rxf4! (maybe not the strongest move) but definitely the most strongest continuation | Read More

  • The Queen was not always the Queen

    Queen reigns supreme on a chess board. But, the creators of the game called it Vazir meaning "minister". I am not sure (perhaps someone could share their historical knowledge here) when that was changed to Queen. Some romantic Probably thought ... | Read More

  • look at the time

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    • CTB755
    • | Jan 25, 2015
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    • | 1 comment
  • naruzoの「とりあえずの目標」

    さて。。。 当面の目標を決めた。 😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁 😁 競技会名   函館春季チェス大会 2015          😁 ... | Read More

    • naruzo
    • | Jan 25, 2015
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  • Bxh7+

    The classic bishop sacrifice to get the opponent king walking around. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 40 views
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  • Solve Tactics Problems

    When I started my serious chess training program in July 2013, I created a Google Docs spreadsheet for tracking all of my chess activity. Over the past eighteen months I've logged over 1400 chess actions in my spreadsheet, actions such as playin... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 61 views
    • | 2 comments
  • How to win with 0.4 seconds left

    Mate with 0.1 seconds left, he had around 3 | Read More

  • The good bishop saves the day

    Since years I often favor the knight over the bishop in chess. But since I looked at some Bobby Fischer games again, I started to see that bishops can be very cool too. Here's an example of the good bishop versus the bad knight. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jan 25, 2015
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  • Arnolio vs ianlawrencev

    Well I havent played for while and it showed...I had black pieces in 15/10 match..opening seemed close but then he managed to open up my defense, isolate my king and pull him out...although the material and time was about even..Ian was checking my... | Read More

    • Arnolio
    • | Jan 25, 2015
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  • Mate in 10 - Impossible

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    • Guerau
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 59 views
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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 01.25.2015 - day 46

    In the Olympiad in Malta World Champion Garry Kasparov beat Slavoljub Marjanovic in 1980: White to move and checkmates in 1: In the game of the World Champions Garry Kasparov won against Vladimir Kramnik in Paris in 1994: White to move and ch... | Read More

  • Draw in 8 - Impossible

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    • Guerau
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 55 views
    • | 1 comment
  • #14 Phi Kappa Blanca XXXVI

    << #13 Phi Kappa Blanca 1991.02.02 - #15 1991 NC Scholastic Championships 1991.03.02-03>>   Tournament #14 : Phi Kappa Blanca, 2/23/91 NCSU Student Union, Raleigh, NC TD:  Robert Singletary Section:  U1400 Time Control:  40/90, G... | Read More

    • dl_leonine
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 75 views
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  • Owen's Defense

    Resources: Owen's Defense on Wikipedia GJ_Chess on youtube 365chess People don't generally study Owen's Defense and the theory isn't as highly developed as it is in other openings. So it can be fun to play. Owen's Defense (ECO: B00) is: Thi... | Read More

  • Kosteniuk beats Vishy Anand

    . QGD:Ragozin,Vienna variation | Read More

    • jonate
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 246 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Challenge Hou Yifan, Timur Gareev and Sam Shankland in Hawaii!

    Three of the world’s best chess players are headed to the Hawaiian island of Oahu in March to take part in the "Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge" – a four player round robin invitational tournament being put on to help kick start a local scholast... | Read More

  • Late New Year's Chess Resolutions & Two Games

    I just went through the new year's resolutions I had blogged back in 2010, and sadly realized I haven't made much progress, really. In fact, I guess it would be fair to say my level of practical level has actually declined. The biggest factors wer... | Read More

  • DAILY REVIEW OF WIJK AAN ZEE 2015. Round 13 - Unstoppable Magnus

    The winner of last year's tournament Tata Steel Challengers Croatian GM Ivan Šarić could not stop in the decisive game the world champion Magnus Carlsen... Photo © | http://www.tatasteelchess.com ...who became today the owner of another ... | Read More

  • Grahame Plays OPRFHS #2

    I just played a tournament this Saturday, but until Sevan gets around to submitting it to the USCF, I'll hold off on posting it.  | Read More

    • Pligrim
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 53 views
    • | 2 comments
  • #13 Phi Kappa Blanca XXXV

    << #12 Ram 1991.01.21 - #14 Phi Kappa Blanca 1991.02.23 >>   Tournament #13 : Phi Kappa Blanca, 2/2/91 NCSU Student Union, Raleigh, NC TD:  Robert Singletary Section:  U1400 Time Control:  40/90, G/30   I'm actually not sure wh... | Read More

    • dl_leonine
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 40 views
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  • Puzzle no.7

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  • Puzzle no.6

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  • DOUBLE CHECK

    One of my recent game taught me that double check is so powerful. In this game find the move that will attack the king and save queen from the FORK Do you want to learn chess professionally for free? Then copy and paste the link below. http://c... | Read More

    • abinmon
    • | Jan 25, 2015
    • | 74 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Tactic #0025374

    January 25, 2015 Rating: 1870 My Rating: 1809 Moves: 3/3 Avg Time: 0:42 My Time: 1:11 Outcome: Passed (47%, -1) Play White | Read More

  • Tactic #0020972

    January 25, 2015 Rating: 1852 My Rating: 1810 Moves: 1/4 Avg Time: 1:49 My Time: 1:24 Outcome: Failed (21%, -6) Play White | Read More