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  • MIKHAIL BOTVINNIK’S WINNING METHOD

    We published a new video lesson “Mikhail Botvinnik’s winning method” for you.  Mikhail Botvinnik was the World Champion for about 13 long years. And there are definitely a lot of things that one can learn from him and his experi... | Read More

    • smsugumar5
    • | Sep 4, 2015
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  • CHESS – A LOOK AT SHARP TACTICS

    Important as it is to have very well-developed positional understanding and excellent strategic skills in chess, every player must have sharp tactical skills as well. After all, chess tactics and strategy are the main weapons that one use... | Read More

    • smsugumar5
    • | Sep 4, 2015
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  • България - Съединението прави силата!

    Току що гледах отбора...на 51 място е, има над 44000 точки, доста хора има също...Каква ще е съдбата му? Що не се съживи? Може дори да се преимен... | Read More

  • Banter Blitz #1

    Hi All, Click on the video below to watch me (NM Kanthecarowin) play blitz against a 2190 Chess.com player in the Nimzo Indian Defense Sometime soon I will have a day where I will have banter blitz going on live for maybe 1-2 hours where I will ... | Read More

  • CHESS BLOG BECAUSE I M CUTE OK?

    Chess is overated and a big waste of time ..hmm ok one two three 4 tell me what your looking 4 ...myes .its important to eat lizzard because there is a lot of them in Mdexico..yes, 1-2-3 -4 yes and 6. mmm | Read More

    • Alexchex
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 47 views
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  • SCDS

    Hello Everyone from SCDS,  This is where we will be posting all of the pertinent information: puzzles, videos, any cool things we may find. Here's a start.  Checkmate in 2 moves by white   | Read More

  • Nice Tactic to Win

    To win the game, I used a remove the defender and discovered attack tactic. My opponent resigned soon after. | Read More

    • nputterman
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 46 views
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  • 960 Altered tactics in French and Slav formations

    At starting position #518, the phrase I keep repeating is "use inactive force". At the other 959 starting positions, I recite "it's just chess". The pawn structures recur from Schnargl (a code to identify a starting position) to Schnargl... | Read More

  • Today is a REALLY SPECIAL DAY!! :)

    I don't usually blog much, usually only for cool tech news and version 3 stuff, but today, September 3, is a VERY SPECIAL DAY and I just HAD to blog!!  Why? Because two very important/special people to me celebrate their... | Read More

    • ChessKingT
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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    • | 5 comments
  • weather

    humid as hell this morning.....didn't sleep well. poured with rain for most of the afternoon; matching my mood. | Read More

    • Being
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • AMDG!

    Wish all high school freshman safe tiding for their first football game of the season today!   AMDG! | Read More

  • Sean-like sacrifice

        Yeah, right, is probably what your thinking right now, But no, im getting better at chess (oh no??) ok, maybe a little.    Sad thing is, the computer analysis made fun of my sac... Anyhow, i won the game against a 1700 rated player on s... | Read More

    • seanysean2
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 147 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Should I teach chess although I’m not a chess master?

    I have written the follwing letter to a number of Chess masters here on chess.com and now I would love your input. For my Lions Club I want to teach the inner city kids chess, I believe this will help them in school and life. I just want to know s... | Read More

    • herbie53
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 150 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Fischer Destroys Fischer

    This article is a continuation of a a previous one (Fischer Destroys the Najdorf) so If you didn't read it I recommend you to see it to better understand this new one. The biggest problem that every chess player face in creating an opening repert... | Read More

    • FM FMCouch
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • IM giotto (2388) vs AIM chanuchess (2052)

    Time control: 30 min + 30 s (In simul of 20 people) | Read More

    • chanuchess
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 172 views
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  • Play like Alexander Alekhine, Part 2

    This series is about How to Play like a famous player--these blog posts will show their games, explain their style, and much more. Why I am not continuing the Thought Process series? Because honestly, it's too much work. Just to get part one a ... | Read More

    • Robert0905
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 93 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Sinquefield Cup Ultimate Moves

    During the announcement of Teams: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, and Levon Aronian Ultimate Moves is a competition of blitz and rapid games between the strongest players in the world in teams led by Rex... | Read More

  • حقوق بشر آمریکایی

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  • Simul Live Commentary 2 September

    Hi at all, I hope that you enjoyed the simul yesterday, I played 21 games against people from all the world and at the end the final result was 13-8 for me.   My first idea was play 30 games, but a lot of players signed didn't play at the ... | Read More

  • GREAT PUZZLE

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  • From 1400 to 1500 : The temptation of chasing the queen

    I've written before about the "weakness" of blindly attacking the opponent queen, whenever possible. Especially beginning chess players have this fascination for the queen (yes, the most powerful chess piece, in theory, and often in practice). Ev... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 68 views
    • | 1 comment
  • " Very good night"

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 33 views
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  • Holiday

    How do you hold a game if you are going away please? | Read More

    • shores
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 104 views
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  • (ftt) H.Pillsbury vs R. Swiderski 1902

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    • tliju
    • | Sep 3, 2015
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  • A Peek at Ultimate Moves, the grand finale of Sinquefield Cup

    Ultimate Moves from St. Louis! It's worth a visit to get the spirit of the event. Check it out.  http://livestream.com/accounts/3913412/UltimateMoves       You'll want to watch this LIVE, not just watch, BE A PART OF! Ultimate Moves is a... | Read More

    • zealandzen
    • | Sep 3, 2015
    • | 136 views
    • | 15 comments