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  • 7/6/15 - Puzzle

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  • The check reflex

    In this game, black - under time pressure - plays the 'reflex' check 26...   Qg3 and is subsequently unable to engineer a decisive breakthrough. But instead of instinctively checking, the move to maintain pressure was 26 ... Qh2 Just a lesson in... | Read More

  • Raising Awareness of time control manipulations by members of the chess.com site:

    Good day to all. I have a mind to tell everyone here who may not seem to know me that well is that one thing and I am as a chess playing member of this site (and I am going to make it known as clearly and specifically as I possibly can) is that I ... | Read More

  • Who Will Answer?

    A friend recently sent me a thought-provoking piece from rapper Eminem, which challenged the reader about walking in the other person's shoes to understand where he is coming from and what pain he is experiencing. Ruminating on the rapper's poetr... | Read More

    • Seafever
    • | Jul 6, 2015
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  • How to Assess Your Chess 960 Starting Position

    How to assess your chess 960 starting position.   Determine if you have any unprotected pieces on the back rank.   Assess which pieces are well placed and which pieces are badly placed.   Determine if you have any unprotected or lightly p... | Read More

  • Millennium Chess - An Introduction

    In this blog series, I will be doing a study on a little-known chess variant called Millennium Chess, or Millennium 3D Chess. In this first post, I will briefly explain the game and some of its basics as they relate to the original game. Millenni... | Read More

    • ijgeoffrey
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • Chess Analysis

    Hey Chess.com Users, Join the group -> Master Chess analysis (Link Below) http://www.chess.com/groups/home/masterchessanalysis for free chess analysis of games by a National Master... Any game posted in the group or sent as a message to NM K... | Read More

  • Computer 1 Easy can't Mate!

    Check this link, don't mind how bad I was in the early game but I can't believe the computer didn't checkmate me with a King and Queen for 53 moves! Here it is: (Game was drawn by repetition or the 50 move rule)   http://live.chess.com/live?v=... | Read More

  • Calculation Training

    Today I offer you an opportunity to do some calculation training. Here is the deal: I give you a position, you set the timer for ten minutes and you see what you can calculate in that time. Write down as many quality variations as you ca... | Read More

    • PaulEChess
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • fato curioso...

    Atenção! Hoje foi a final do mundial de futebol feminino, sei que muitos não gostam. Mas aconteceu algo incrível neste jogo que lembrou o famoso 7 a 1 da Alemanha e Brasil   na copa. O jogo foi entre os usa x Japão e para quem imaginava q... | Read More

    • camiladoce
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • 1972 WCC, Reykjavik (Game 6)

    All analysis by Yasser Seirawan. Games and variations taken from book Winning Chess Brilliancies.   | Read More

  • November 14th Quads

    More unrated Quads at the Bay Shore Library in Bay Shore N.Y. on 11/14/2015. Free entry, modest prizes, game 45 no delay. Be there by 10 AM and sign in. More details at hd119@juno.com. | Read More

  • Chess.com

    Chess.com is by far the finest chess playing site in the online world. I have played online chess for close to 18 years, and in my experiences playing online, I have never, ever, came accross a playing site that came close to matching, let alone s... | Read More

  • At First Sight: Dortmund R7

    As some of my readers may have noticed, I was not able to watch all of the Dortmund games unwind live (I only did it for R1), so I only checked the games' results about six hours after they finished. Well, today, when I first checked the results,... | Read More

    • smith8800
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • Daily Puzzle - 7/5/15 - Mate in 1

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    • chessgm8
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • World Open U2000 Round 1

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    • hbeck
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • parte do mundo sonoro...

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    • camiladoce
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • I just won and my time out went up

    My time out ratio just went up. All I did was win by checkmate | Read More

  • ما همه انسان بودیم...

    ما همه انسان بودیم تا وقتی كه نژاد ارتباطمان را قطع كرد، دین از هم جدایمان كرد، سیاست تقسیممان كرد، و سرمایه طبقه بندیمان كرد. | Read More

  • The Nut Cracker

    Following 24. Bxh5!? black is unable to deal with the subsequent kingside infiltration. | Read More

  • هرگز نباید

    هرگز نباید سعی در تکرار لحظات داشت ، باید آنها را همانگونه که یک بار اتفاق افتاده اند فقط تنها به خاطر آورد ! عقاید یک دلقک  _ هاینریش بل | Read More

    • Hemmati1
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • logical

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmB6L2Nm_0U | Read More

    • whizzier
    • | Jul 5, 2015
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  • Real game tactics 16: 2 beautiful checkmates

    This is real game tactics 16 with two beautiful checkmates, the second puzzle is slightly more difficult. Puzzle 1, black to move and checkmate in 2: Puzzle 2, white to move and checkmate in 3: | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Jul 5, 2015
  • Ninja Turtles drawing on a pizza box

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  • My Early Days on Chess.com

    I joined chess.com on May 24, 2015. I registered with my mom's e-mail because I forgot my e-mail. :( I registered on the old version of the app. You know, the one with learning positions and setup position. The first thing I did was some ta... | Read More