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  • Improving or just reading chess articles

    I can imagine that some chess players on chess.com do not know yet how to "track" the postings of other chess players. This can be interesting to read more chess news every week, or to improve your own chess skills by learning from the posted che... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 29, 2015
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  • British Chess Championship U150 over 50

    An upset from one our club members in the first day of the British Chess Championships as Peter beat an opponent rated more than graded more than 50 points (ECF) above him!  Excellent result. | Read More

    • yucca
    • | Jul 29, 2015
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  • A crazy draw

    Playing in a slow time control tourney I had a game against a stronger player in which I got a worse position. At one point it looked totally hopeless but then while analysing (with correspondence chess at chess.com one is allowed to use the buil... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 29, 2015
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  • Play vs. Sicilian, French & Caro Kann!

    A good opening repertoire doesn’t need a great amount of lines to study, sothat you can be successful. Generally, most sources on opening repertoires for white tend to fall into one of the two categories: either they suggest popular mainstream l... | Read More

  • Game vs Boryson

    This is a game against Broyson that turned out to be confusing, in a way such as I was not sure what my opponent was planning. However I started to panick as I did not know what was going on.   This has now open my eyes to the fact, be more pr... | Read More

    • frazer23
    • | Jul 29, 2015
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  • Happy EID Mubarak

    HAPPY ID TO ALL....人 🌙.. ( ◎) ________人..║∩║____.-:''''''"''";-...║∩║___ (*(*(*|*)*)*)..║∩║_ ║∩∩∩∩∩∩∩║ ¸.•*""*•.¸ ¸.•*"*•.¸ ¸.•*"*•.¸ चाँद से रोशन हो रम... | Read More

    • hsparihar9
    • | Jul 29, 2015
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  • Camping Trip 5.0!

    So, I'm back! What I come back to: 63 moves, 53 messages, 2 friend requests, 1 challenge. Pros of home: chess.com, full power, internet connection. Pros of camping: swimming, fresh air, peacefulness. I choose home, because I will be on chess.c... | Read More

    • mkelowna
    • | Jul 29, 2015
    • | 43 views
    • | 1 comment
  • A Small Story

                    Once up on a time in Ramapuram, there lived a poor couple Peramma and Perayya. Perayya used to cut firewood and sell them in the market to feed his family. But Peramma was very much greed of money and heavy wealth. She use... | Read More

    • K_Hitesh
    • | Jul 29, 2015
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  • Winning Pawn Structures: Attacking f7 with the IQP: Part 1

    Baburin's Winning Pawn Structures is an absolutely fantastic investigation of the Isolated Queen's Pawn structures. I first encountered this book several years ago and immediately fell in love with the IQP structure owning largely to Baburin's cl... | Read More

    • jdcannon
    • | Jul 29, 2015
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  • import bug

    Firefox 39.0 Mac OS 10.8.5 Homepage1. From Home menu, select BlogBlog2. Click Create a Blog PostSubmit new blog3. Enter a title 'import bug'4. In the Body panel, click the Insert iconWhat would you like to create?5. Click 'game or sequence' radio... | Read More

  • School Chess Championship

    My Story: In 2014 a new guy came to school who shall remain nameless and we quickly became friends. One thing that changed with his arrival is that he beat everyone in our school in chess even though i would later find out he was only around the 1... | Read More

  • absfc - Thecoteh

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    • absfc
    • | Jul 28, 2015
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  • bug

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  • And Night Falls

    And Night Falls by Roland de Jesus   And night falls, the dark curtain lowers, the stars in the sky light one by one, until the firmament is filled.   Are you looking at the same sky as I? Are the constellations the same for you? Does ... | Read More

    • Seafever
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 201 views
    • | 6 comments
  • An Opening Repetoire against e4

    The Petroff defense d4 and Nxe5 variation | Read More

    • Ronliv
    • | Jul 28, 2015
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  • Tactical Combinations With Discovered / Double Attacks

    Hello Chess Fans, Welcome back to another episode of Chess Tactics, designed to develop and challenge your Tactical Vision.                                       In previous articles we covered Pins, Forking T... | Read More

  • 6 Years

    I recall coming home after visiting the Philippines and not being able to correct my sleeping pattern to belong to the central time zone; and that's when I decided to train myself to play chess. So, there I was reading a book from the Twilight boo... | Read More

  • Schliemann gambit group/discussion

    I love the  Schlieman Gambit (C63) in responce to the roy lopez and it gives black such good chances to win, and I think at worst black draws with proper play. Also the roy lopez players expect a positional game and are taken way out of their p... | Read More

    • logozar
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 54 views
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  • Survival Mode - One of the Craziest Comebacks of my Career

    Hi Chess Friends, Last week I played one of the most intersting endgames of my life against a higher rated player in the DC Chess League. After a crazy opening, I blundered and found myself down two pawns for essentially no compensation. Fortunat... | Read More

  • annotate #2

    second game, and another win, but one where i had a worse position and missed some tactics i think. | Read More

    • untoward
    • | Jul 28, 2015
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  • Surprise win against NM

    Today I had the chance to play against a National Master in a blitz tourney. In the opening I lost a pawn by mistake, but then in the rook ending I grabbed my chances and after some tactical tricks ... I won the game ! Stockfish chess engin... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 70 views
    • | 3 comments
  • annotate #1

    I am trying to annotate every game I play, to figure out what my mistakes are while they're still fresh. This one was a quick win in the english. | Read More

    • untoward
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 51 views
    • | 1 comment
  • The chosen one

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  • Instead of mate in two, move queen en prise

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  • Don't Make the Last Mistake!

    This was a good game, but also one filled with mistakes!  I made a very ugly move at the end and allowed my opponent to get a second queen.  But he made an even uglier one and got mated! | Read More

    • zirtoc
    • | Jul 28, 2015
    • | 70 views
    • | 3 comments