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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 01.27.2015 - day 48

    World Champion Garry Kasparov beat the Computer named, Super Constellation in 1985 in the Spiegel computer simul in Hamburg: White to move and checkmates in 1: The best Ukrainen player Vassily Ivanchuk won against World Champion Viswanathan An... | Read More

  • Buscas entrenador?

    Soy Camilo Arango, Maestro nacional de Colombia y ofrezco clases virtuales de ajedrez por medio de skype, trabajo como entrenador online desde hace casi 10 meses y tengo experiencia como entrenador por mas de 5 años. garantizo un AVANCE SE... | Read More

  • Play a Master simul results

    The Play a Master simul hosted by Move by Move Chess Improvement was conducted on Saturday, January 24th at 4:00 pm PST  For $7, participants had the opportunity to play NM Lin and also receive his analysis of their game. There were 11 particip... | Read More

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  • January 27: Parliament of Ukraine adopted a resolution "About Appeal to the UN and other"

    Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Parliament of Ukraine, Supreme Council of Ukraine) adopted a resolution "About Appeal to the United Nations, the European Parliament, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the ... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Jan 28, 2015
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  • my favourite game

         http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1042748445  check this out | Read More

  • This is Ukraine today – January 27: Russian government is focusing on internal holdings, inclu

    This is Ukraine today – January 27: Russian government is focusing on internal holdings, including 400 billion dollars, but they only exist on paper January 27 – 9 Ukrainian military were killed and 30 injured in the ATO area in the last 24 ho... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Jan 28, 2015
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  • Getting back in shape!!

    It's funny, I didn't expect myself to be back to be playing chess after being distracted for so long! Life kinda does that huh... anyway I want to try and play as many chess games as I can so feel free to play me! (Please note I am very rusty so b... | Read More

    • Ex_Cyther
    • | Jan 28, 2015
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  • フィリドール・ディフェンス

    Chess.comで開かれている、レーティング1500以上の人を対象にしたスタンダード(15分、1手10秒追加)の大会に参加しました。結果は3位を取ることができました。実際、かなり運もあったと... | Read More

  • Free Simul today!

    Hi at all, I'm happy to invite you at my simul today, all can play and it's completely free. I can play 20 games at the same time, so is important that if you want play, write a comment below and add me as friend. Time control 45 minutes +45 sec... | Read More

  • Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

    Third round in an already dissapointing season. I've managed a draw, and two losses so far.  Moving up to the second table has not been good for my results. In all games, however, I've had large advantages which I was unable to convert. The most ... | Read More

  • European figure skating championships starts today

    European figure skating championships starts now, today theres mens short program, a 15 yo from azerbadjan starts. Heres the official page: http://skatesweden.se/en/ec2015/ Its In Stockholm, Sweden, Globe arena And btw, dont forget to ... | Read More

    • Ballet_boy
    • | Jan 28, 2015
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  • HOW I WON DHLC-SLOW SWISS TOURNAMENT

    DHLC-the group, where my search for a group in chess.com was stopped.Here i found a very good procedure to improve my chess with the so called -'SLOW CHESS'  eventsof the group.Now as per my busy schedules i could not participate in a tourny in l... | Read More

    • udb_1993
    • | Jan 28, 2015
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  • Internet vs Face to Face Chess

    Does the anonimity of the opponent make any difference to the result of a game?.  | Read More

  • Bounce back game vs a Strong Junior Player and learning from my last loss

    Last month in DC Chess League play I blogged a game in the Budapest Defense where I dropped my queen to a simple tactic in a position where there was not many pieces on the board.  This month in league play I wanted to use that as a learning expe... | Read More

    • NM SHoshall
    • | Jan 27, 2015
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    • | 1 comment
  • Endgame Study #12: White to play and win

    White to play and win More Endgame Studies like these | Read More

  • winning in time trouble , but good lessons to learn from this game.

    I'm really starting to like self annotating my games now.  A suprising difficult game for me (considering my opponent was rated 1400 ish) but thankfully managed to scrap through. Kudos to my opponent, he should have won this one.  | Read More

  • Moby chess Keliautojams

    Labas Rytas Šiandien -į Kubą. Pasaulio šachmatų žemėlapyje ,1900 metais ,Kuba užėmė gana kuklią vietą- Chose Raulis Kapablanka - dar buvo berniukas. Tačiau šachmatų keliautojai ,tokie ,kaip Garis Nelsonas Pilsberi - Kubos neaplenkd... | Read More

    • mobidi
    • | Jan 27, 2015
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  • the Evergreen

    The Evergreen       By fire’s light and muscle’s sweat,   Amidst the needles of the Evergreen,   Sweet songs sung by the wind in the leaves,   Whispering gently to only me.       Smoke rises high above the Evergreen,  ... | Read More

    • ABaldwin67
    • | Jan 27, 2015
    • | 52 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Mário Sérgio Cortela explains!

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  • Cookies and Upcoming events

    I dismissed it when I opened the fortune cookie, but it was more right than I knew. So over the last year or so I have discovered that I am really shallow when it comes to working out variations and considering opponents options. Totally play on i... | Read More

  • Game Analysis #1: Good Plans, Bad Calculation

    Recently my chess knowledge has grown quite a bit, but my application of that knowledge hasn't always been so successful.  In the last year I've learned a ton about evaluation, openings, planning, pawn structure, attacking, and so on, but haven't... | Read More

    • SJFG
    • | Jan 27, 2015
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  • Daniel King Series is pretty effective!

    Hey guys, I've been going through the Chessbase series on mating attacks by Daniel King which has improved my game by leaps and bounds. It's pretty effective.  https://shop.chessbase.com/en/authors/daniel_king Here's a game that I won after wa... | Read More

    • cobipal
    • | Jan 27, 2015
    • | 49 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Play a Master simul results

    The Play a Master simul hosted by Move by Move Chess Improvement was conducted on Saturday, January 24th at 4:00 pm PST  For $7, participants had the opportunity to play NM Lin and also receive his analysis of their game. There were 11 particip... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Jan 27, 2015
    • | 212 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Learning from the masters.

    Another game which I found to be beautiful in terms of positional play.  | Read More

  • The Threat is Stronger Than the Execution

    "The threat is stronger than the execution"-Aron Nimzowitsch I just played a 3 game tournament, one time Nimzo's sage words helped me gain a victory and in my only loss it was due to not heading his advice. Below is both of those games (in puzzle... | Read More

  • Tactical vs Positional

    Traditionally, chess players have always been divided into two groups: tactical players and positional players. Why? No tactics will work if launched from an unsound position, just as no position is worth much if one can not launch tactics from it... | Read More

    • Rogue_Wolf
    • | Jan 27, 2015
    • | 91 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Idiot in the kitchen..Spinach, mushroom, tomato & cheese tart. :)

    Here's what you need:- Spinach, mushrooms, grated cheese, tomatoes, ready made puff pastry sheet. Here's how:- Steam half a large bag of spinach in the microwave (see how to steam spinach in other blog).  Chop mushrooms, put in dish with ... | Read More

    • kayak21
    • | Jan 27, 2015
    • | 157 views
    • | 10 comments
  • This is Ukraine today – January 26: Russia is trying to force Ukrainian authorities to negotia

    This is Ukraine today – January 26: Russia is trying to force Ukrainian authorities to negotiate with terrorists January 26 – 7 Ukrainian military were killed and 24 injured in the ATO area in the last 24 hours, – informed the spokesman for ... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Jan 27, 2015
    • | 94 views
    • | 2 comments