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  • MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

    While you have been enjoying a late afternoon snooze or early evening nap (most members of my groups seem to have both plus a late morning siesta ), me and my tireless band of admins have been working on a daring plan to rescue V from her abductor... | Read More

  • Fear In Chess and How to Overcome It Part One: The Game

    They say that fear is the only thing holding you back and keeping you in "your place". Fear of death is largely why we need society telling us what to do and where to go. But what about in chess? In chess, fear is a deadly disease that can comprom... | Read More

  • Partie 3 jours/coup

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    • Possador
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • On Teaching Chess

    One of the things I enjoy doing is teaching others. I am an investor by nature, my father described me this way when I was young this way: "If you give him a nickle, he will save a dime". I enjoy the idea that if I defer self gratification now, I ... | Read More

    • PaulEChess
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • How to eliminate Blunders

    I'm no grandmaster or highly rated chess player but I know how to eliminate blunders. Well technically I know how to reduce blunders by 80%. I did not find this out myself I watched the following video by GM Igor Smirnov www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N... | Read More

    • aidyeo123
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • Firestorming the f-file

    Black unwisely permits the early opening of the f-file - grist for the King's Gambiteer's mill! | Read More

  • Video - US Chess League 2015! Desert Rats Highlights :)

    My student and a good friend of mine NM Mike Zaloznyy AKA visa, who is currently a manager of the LV Desert Rats team (which is participating in the United States Chess League 2015), decided to make video series that highlight most important part... | Read More

  • e5 in c4 f5 and then a horrible blunder

    Playing e5 and f5 against the english didn't go well for me, as I made a horrible blunder.   | Read More

    • diegoami
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • Sici7ian Sicilian Defense (1-0)

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    • Sici7ian
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • Sicilian

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    • Iskandar
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • باخت کاسپاروف

    کاسپارف معروف، در بازی شطرنج به یک آماتور باخت. همه تعجب کردند و علت باخت را جویا شدند و او این گونه عنوان کرد: «در بازی با او نمی‌دانستم ... | Read More

  • "Have a nice day"

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • My Defence [5 pawns on front]

    -amI- King........... So what's my ability on my resposibilities..............1! http://www.chess.com/echess/game?id=117275090 <<chess_graph_should_come_here>> [Event "Let's Play!"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2015.08.28"] [White ... | Read More

  • Withdrawal on Offence [King's Defece as Black]

    Mi Ebondy' says so allways'N'ot'...... i'M..............! http://www.chess.com/echess/game?id=116105310 <<chess_graphe_to_be_included>> [Event "Let's Play!"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2015.08.07"] [White "beanpancake"] [Black "a... | Read More

  • Live amI after-a-long-whlie an-afer-drought

    307 x 410.jpg In my case Ctrl+O didn't worked-out, i-am-yielding-out-though. May I try although 0//////........... Here is my Live Chess after-a-long-while...... To be historic rather to by rhetroic...... Puzzle by here..by.. I ask Sourav "Hw is... | Read More

  • Red Lantana

    Red Lantana by Roland de Jesus   I picked up the book and started reading, And noticed a fine, legible script in the margins, Of thoughtful, careful notes, From the hand of a Lady.   Intrigued by her words, I read on, And closing ... | Read More

    • Seafever
    • | Aug 29, 2015
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  • Rook Endings: Lasker 1925

    I love finding Endgame positions which look almost identical, but a subtle difference gives a totally different result.   I hit upon these two positions by Emmanuel Lasker composed in 1925 (positions 22 and 23 from the Encyclopadia of Chess End... | Read More

  • If I had taken that pawn on g2

    This is a game I could have won if I hadn't missed a tactical shot....   | Read More

    • diegoami
    • | Aug 28, 2015
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  • Tactics Puzzle: Derived from a real game

    This was a position that came up in a blitz game I played here on Chess.com. After I played this game, I felt this would make a good tactic puzzle. I had just sacrificed a knight on f5. Can you find the correct continuation?  | Read More

    • radar6590
    • | Aug 28, 2015
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  • rip

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    • Hughston
    • | Aug 28, 2015
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  • Inner West Swiss - Round 2

    In this game I'm facing the King's Gambit and my opponent has a FIDE rating of 1746. Having never learned the accepted lines, I answer with 2...Bc5, the KGD classical defence. For some reason I decide to castle queenside(?!) and quickly find myse... | Read More

    • taffy76
    • | Aug 28, 2015
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  • Two pawns for one minute

    Long time ago, when I was learning to play chess in my hometown of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) in Russia, we used to play quite a lot of blitz. We were mostly playing for the fun of it, so the mood was relaxed and talking during the game was n... | Read More

    • ddt_ru
    • | Aug 28, 2015
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  • Through the Eyes of A Hunter

    I yawn and snuggle into my clothes, trying to stay awake. It will be getting dark soon. I hear a twig snap over to my right and look around from my vantage point 20 feet up in a tree. Nothing, I think. Then, right as I am about to fall asleep, m... | Read More

  • Sinquefield Cup 2015 - Meeting the Players

    Satuday, August 22, 2015. A day to meet and greet the Sinquefield Cup players. Event at the Kingside Diner (yellow umbrellas) in St. Louis, Missouri. The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis is in the foreground. Photo below is from... | Read More

    • zealandzen
    • | Aug 28, 2015
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  • CHEATING

    in Game no 1262757058, eduardo177 cheated me by sending messages on virus to swallow up my time, so that he won on time, though I was in winning position. Admin to take action against the cheater please. Sam Tilak- ist2000in | Read More

    • ist2000in
    • | Aug 28, 2015
    • | 103 views
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