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  • Round 7 JV

    BdWhiteBlack 1. Richman, Jonothan (5.5,2078) vs Vogel, Steven (4.5,nnnn) 2. Bommannan, Ozzy (5.5,1725) vs Xu, Jingshu (4.5,1726) 3. Henderson, Tommie (4.0,1183) vs Waechter, Mark (4.5,1764) 4. James, Jefferson (4.5,1663) vs Kanoria, K... | Read More

  • LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #306: Queen's Gambit Declined, Slav w/ 4.e3

    This is a blitz chess game I played against a friend who sent me a challenge while streaming at twitch.tv/ChessNetwork. Time controls are set at 3 minutes per player with a 2 second increment. https://youtu.be/GEQNQuwFTZo | Read More

  • Chess Career Highlight

    This may be the highlight of my chess career!!   Tonight I completed a rapid tournament at my club.  The Easter Rapid Championship.   It has been running for the last four weeks, played each Friday night. When the tournament started, I didn't... | Read More

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  • first class chess, how to start a game?

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  • Checklist for Candidate Moves

    I keep making silly errors and falling into tactics because I rush into moves and don't think adequately about what the opponent is setting up. I've tried to set up a checklist for myself that I go through before I make each and every move in hop... | Read More

    • Curlaub
    • | Mar 28, 2015
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  • 1700 ELO

    Great game had it not been for that one error that was missed out by both players. Enjoy.  | Read More

  • King Safety - and the perils of avoiding it

    Mike kindly gives us a demonstration of the importance of king safety. | Read More

  • top 10 players ever lived

    this is my list of the top 10 players ever lived     10 alkheine 9spassky 8morphy 7kramnik 6anand 5karpov 4lasker 3  kasparov  4  the human chess  machine capablanca         1  the legend of legends tactical monster bobby fi... | Read More

  • GOOD OPENINGS AND BAD PENINGS FOR BOTH SIDES

    Chess Statistics: Top 10 Best Openings for White and Black     There are many games of chess being played each minute and even each second. There are players who play online blitz chess for fun and there are those who play standard 2 hour time... | Read More

    • MEV_d_LM
    • | Mar 28, 2015
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  • Find your country !

    http://www.chess.com/groups/mygroups?username=fokusziom | Read More

    • fokusziom
    • | Mar 28, 2015
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  • The Dark Knight's First Dance

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    • fujiicorn
    • | Mar 27, 2015
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  • Rd. 1 - 2nd Annual FM Ron Simpson Memorial

    Tonight started a bittersweet weekend as we remember our fallen friend FIDE Master Ron Simpson in a tournament named in his honor. Ron has been deeply missed in our community as he was a positive influence on everyone he met on the chess circuit. ... | Read More

    • PigJones
    • | Mar 27, 2015
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  • Kasparov vs The World

    The chess game played in 1999 that produced a mixture of deep tactical and strategic ideas, Kasparov later said, - It is the greatest game in the history of chess. The sheer number of ideas, the complexity, and the contribution it has made to ches... | Read More

  • stop saying cusswords

    i keep seeing people say cussswords on the internet and i want to stop this. besides what is the point, really, what is the point? so if you do stop. if you dont tell other people to stop. why even say bad words, kids can find any website. so stop. | Read More

    • Riptidejr
    • | Mar 27, 2015
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  • A good old hectic mess

    Complexity on the surface :-) No comments. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Mar 27, 2015
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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.27.2015 - day 107

    World Champion Mikhal Botvinnik beat I. Kalinin in Leningrad in 1924: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Herman Pilnik in Santiago de Chile in 1959: White to move and checkmates in 2: Our reader Zsg... | Read More

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  • Playing Against the Sicilian with the Alapin Variation - Part 4

    Hello Chess Fans,   Today we'll continue to look at White's rebuttal to a common response by Black against The Alapin Variation:  2...d6.  Remember that it was developed with the intent to save White's pawn center against the very strong Sici... | Read More

  • LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #306: Queen's Gambit Declined, Slav w/ 4.e3

    This is a blitz chess game I played against a friend who sent me a challenge while streaming at twitch.tv/ChessNetwork. Time controls are set at 3 minutes per player with a 2 second increment. https://youtu.be/GEQNQuwFTZo | Read More

  • como iniciar um jogo ?...

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  • Round 7 JV

    BdWhiteBlack 1. Richman, Jonothan (5.5,2078) vs Vogel, Steven (4.5,nnnn) 2. Bommannan, Ozzy (5.5,1725) vs Xu, Jingshu (4.5,1726) 3. Henderson, Tommie (4.0,1183) vs Waechter, Mark (4.5,1764) 4. James, Jefferson (4.5,1663) vs Kanoria, K... | Read More

  • Round 7 Varsity

    Hey everyone, sorry about the wait on posting pairings. A note to all of the heads: try to post results as soon as they occur to avoid any confusion. It's easiest for everyone.  With that being said, here are the round 7 varsity pairings! The fi... | Read More

  • Chesspank's Rated USCF Game March 26, 2015, The Trompowski

    This is a game played in a 75 minute time control with a 30 second increment.  Though I ended up winning, it wasn't for lack of floundering and missing winning chances--including a positional queen sacrifice that would have been brilliant. ... | Read More

    • chessspank
    • | Mar 27, 2015
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  • A big upset at the Marshall chess club!

    W:Frank Bloise (1493) vs. B:Ted Belanoff (2242), Marshall Chess Club, Rd.1, Bd. 7, 3/26/15 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 e6 4.Bb5 a6 5.Ba4 b5 6.Bc2 Bb7 7.d3 Nge7 8.d4 cxd4 9.cxd4 Rac8 10.Be3 Ncb4 11.Bd3 g6 12.a3 NxBd3+ 13.QxNd3 d5 14.Nbd2 Bg7 15.0-0 0-0 ... | Read More

    • micaman994
    • | Mar 27, 2015
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  • Zhao Xue vs. Natalija Pogonina, WWCC 2015, 0-1

    World Women's Chess Championship 2015 Quarter Final Round 2 White: GM Zhao Xue, China, 29 years old, women's ratings #11 Black: WGM Natalija Pogonina, Russia, 30 years old, women's ratings #31 | Read More

  • Playing Against the Sicilian with the Alapin Variation - Part 3

    Hello Chess Fans,   Today we'll continue to look at White's rebuttal to a very strong response by Black against The Alapin Variation:  2...e6.  Remember that it was developed with the intent to save White's pawn center against the very strong... | Read More

  • EVENTO DEL 2015 ENERO

      NUEVOS      CANALES   DEFINITIVOS :-] ROYTOONS ROYRAY REETROY Y ROYJR DENTRO DE UNOS DIAS CANAL ROOM | Read More

    • roy1x2
    • | Mar 27, 2015
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  • Is it too early for another Rook Sacrifice?

    I played this game years back and recently stumbled on it.  It shows up as my best win to date, initially my opponent was ranked 2210 and I forget what I was ranked then but probably under 1600.  Although I was on the ropes I remembered that fee... | Read More