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  • Hou Yifan Stops the (almost) Unstoppable: Dortmund R3

    Hou Yifan was the one to take half a point away from Mr. Nisipeanu today as the "victim" of a prepetual. Kramnik beat Nepom (which was not unexpected), Naiditsch beat So (I guess I'm pretty happy about that) and Caruana beat Meier (he finally know... | Read More

    • smith8800
    • | Jun 30, 2015
  • شعر عاشقانه روز:

    شعر عاشقانه روز: چنان می دزدمت در روز روشن که دولتمرد سابق آن دکل را !! | Read More

  • Good Games, Bad Games (Recap of my games in the 2015 Alabama Quick & Blitz Championships)

    Last Saturday I participated in two USCF tournaments. The first was the Alabama Quick Chess Championship. The second was the Alabama Blitz Chess Championship. In this blog post I analyze my games from the Quick Championship and briefly recap the b... | Read More

    • SJFG
    • | Jun 30, 2015
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  • Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu vs. Wesley So, Dortmund 2015, 1-0

    Definetly one of the best games of 2015. Deflection: catching the king in the middle, winning a pawn: seemingly trapped piece, central pawn mass... GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu's peek rating is 2707(in 2005). He was world #15. He is Romanian, but no... | Read More

    • Haggard-CC
    • | Jun 30, 2015
  • Bishop versus bishop

    A positional game, just finished. Opponent didn't play the best moves in the middlegame, and ended up in a worse endgame, which ended with zugzwang. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jun 30, 2015
  • A Kingside Attack in the Classical Slav

    Today was the third round of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund (Germany). After two wins in the first rounds and draw today against Hou Yifan, Nisipeanu is still leading the GM tournament. As a participant of the Open, I had to play my four... | Read More

    • kurze15
    • | Jun 30, 2015
  • Blitz with IM Milanovic: 3.5-0.5 win for me!

    Hi everybody!  If you have been following my blog, you would have seen that I recently had the chance to play four games, earning a 2-2 split. That recap can be found here: http://www.chess.com/blog/yk333218/blitz-with-im-milanovic-2-2-tied-mat... | Read More

    • yk333218
    • | Jun 30, 2015
  • My new background

    Check out my new background! :) | Read More

  • Day 8 of 800 to 2200 Blitz Challenge

    On June 26th I continued with the eighth day of my 800 to 2200 blitz challenge for the month of June! Unfortunately due to some other commitments during June, I will have to continue the challenge a bit into the month of July but I will definite... | Read More

  • Lost the plot!

    From this position Black had 28 ... Rxh3+!    | Read More

  • Ссылки на турниры

    World Cities Tournaments - Турнир Городов поводится по швейцарской системе Евразийская лига/Eurasian League // Классические шахматы // Шахматы Фишера | Read More

    • Kulinar
    • | Jun 30, 2015
  • Everyone can win against me!

    im a good player but smetimes bad too!!if u wanna play with me do ur best! gg :) | Read More

  • Guiko Piano

    My favourite opening is the Guiko Paino.Though it is not Famous I like it.I play it every time I'm white.The Guiko Piano is a sacrifice of a pawn and a rook to get a queen later.Who likes Guiko Piano! | Read More

    • MDL4
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 1 comment
  • Starting Out

    I'm not sure if anyone will ever read this, but I figure it's high time I put some of my writing ability to work and start chronically my journey through chess.   A little about me first though.  I learned how to play chess at the most basic st... | Read More

    • sarkhon
    • | Jun 30, 2015
  • The Big Bluff!

    No doubt there were better defences for Black! | Read More

  • If you're using chess.com to share 960 games, don't use Chrome

    I've been troubled by a bug in my chess.com blog entries and forum posts — when sharing 960 games, sometimes castling places the kings and rooks on the wrong squares. The bug isn't in chess.com's publishing tools, it's in Chrome's interaction w... | Read More

  • عروسک_مسافر

     یک روز جناب #کافکا ، در حال قدم زدن در پارک ، چشمش به دختربچه‌ای می افتد که داشت گریه می کرد #کافکا جلو می‌رود و علت گریه ی دخترک را جویا ... | Read More

  • "هیچ چیزی" در دنیا به این نمی ارزد

    "هیچ چیزی" در دنیا به این نمی ارزد که انسان از "آنچه دوست دارد" رو گردان شود با وجود این من هم روی گردانده ام بی آنکه قادر باشم بدانم "چرا" Albe... | Read More

  • چیزی به نام رنج عظیم وجود ندارد

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  • "هرگز تسلیم نشو"

    کیش ها بسیار زیادند ولی فقط یک مات در برابر آنها وجود دارد... "هرگز تسلیم نشو" | Read More

  • You only live your life moment to moment

    As this figure moves across the stones, he steps lightly and non-seriously, and at the same time absolutely balanced and alert. Behind the swirling, ever-changing waters we can see the shapes of buildings; there appears to be a city in the backg... | Read More

  • 30.06.2015 - Новые матчи

    Стартовали 4 новых матча, начиная с п.5 - старые активные матчи: Фишер  Командный матч “Chess960 WL2015 R6: Team Russia vs Team Romania” начался - на 186 доска... | Read More

    • Kulinar
    • | Jun 29, 2015
  • I love chess because it teaches me patience

    Oh boy! Oh Boy Oh boy! And it instills the patience in immense quantities! theres no way telling how patience is important to playing well and enjoying your play! | Read More

  • The Amateur's Mind - Bishop vs Knight Imbalances

    Hello Chess Fans,   Welcome back to the continuation of Bishop vs Knight Imbalances from the book The Amateur's Mind.  To fully learn the concepts, I recommend you get the book and follow along.  This series is not intended as a substitute f... | Read More