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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.28.2015 - day 108

    World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik beat  Mikhail A Mukhin in Leningrad in 1926: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Robin Ault in New York in 1959: White to move and checkmates in 3: Our reader Kari... | Read More

  • 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

  • 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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  • The Lasker Trap

    The Lasker Trap, a fun trap named after Emanuel Lasker comes from the Albin Counter-Gambit after: Which brings us to our puzzle: Now black can easily resign in sight of 9... Qxd1: This is an intresting trap to work with in low level blitz ga... | Read More

    • Zsgurwitz
    • | Mar 29, 2015
  • Cercle d'Echecs de Nantes

    Le CEN change : vous pouvez trouver désormais toutes les informations à l'adresse suivante : http://cercle-echecs-nantes.e-monsite.com/ Très prochainement l'adresse actuelle redeviendra opérationnelle. Le tournoi de parties rapides "Arno... | Read More

  • How To Survive Being Eaten By A Whale

    Oh, those pesky whales. It seems us land mammals can’t swim more than three feet in the ocean without encountering one of these giant, gentle beasts. With such an overpopulation of whales these days, it’s no wonder marine biologists frequent... | Read More

  • Puzzle #58

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  • Chess.com's stance on "children."

    Hi everyone, so I'm going to start this blog by referencing Chess.com's terms of service: 13+ This is malarky, no one cares how old people are on this site and that's a major problem. It's like this, you have a user who claims to be 10 year o... | Read More

  • Ajedrez Prodigioso y Esencial

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    Bien señores esta a pasado a ser la mejor sección de todas donde las novedades e ideas son como una catarata de placer para los Ajedrecistas donde vemos aperturas y defensas de todo tipo y estilo les recomiendo ver bien estos estudios y novedade... | Read More

  • Darius Zagorskis vs Matthew Sadler Annotation

    In an effort to stretch my understanding of tactical and positional considerations during a game, and also to indentify the specific holes in my understanding, Im going to try to annotate a game by players obviously way above my level. In this e... | Read More

    • Curlaub
    • | Mar 29, 2015
  • Combinaciones destacadas de Ajedrez

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    Casablanca mate White to mate in 3 | Read More


    Juegan las blancas y ganan: un remate simple, pero muy bonito. | Read More

  • Sadly, the US is Struggling to Find 5 Chess Strong

    The 2015 World Team Chess Championship is taking place in Armenia next month. As it looks now, the US is not sending the three best players, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So and Gata Kamsky (the world’s #3, #7 and #61 respectively) to the event. Thus ... | Read More

  • ngbegb

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    • RuneTheKid
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Sometimes you need a break - sometimes to make a break

    I dropped over 30 groups yesterday.  I left numerous admin positions. I severed some relationships. Not to be vindictive or to cause problems, but to try and regain a clear mind, and avoid any more damage. I had a health issue a couple of weeks... | Read More

  • fischer and god

    fischer was a true believer but people here pretend to be fans and are atheists. that is why i've just been outed of the bobby fischer group which johan palmer is SA of. i 've answered him by a PM : 'god love be with you'.  i'm martin the only co... | Read More

  • Winning steak

    My highest ELO rating in well over 1 year.  | Read More

  • MOBY CHESS Šachmatų Kultūros Universitetas

    Labas rytas . Lyderio klausimas - neišsemiamas ,todėl gvildensiu šią temą ir toliau (kol neatsibos).Kaip atpažinti LYDERĮ ? - iš mažo ūgio ,nukramtytų nagų ir specifinių ūsiukų...iš spigaus isteriško balsiuko , keistų kaprizų .... | Read More

    • mobidi
    • | Mar 29, 2015
  • Who's awesome?

    You're awesome! | Read More

    • fokusziom
    • | Mar 29, 2015
  • tornado italiano su matty PARTITA

    ANCORA UNA VOLTA...su matty si abbatte un tornado italiano e lo devasta di brutto....la batosta è stata così sonora, così furiosa, che il nostro australiano caso strano non ha aspettato la fine del tempo...dopo essersi fatto spianare a mo di pi... | Read More

    • C1P38
    • | Mar 29, 2015
  • black ninja

    We are worshipping the gods that keep twisting our thoughts. Every day, a new sensation. | Read More

  • tactics puzzle 2

    White to move: Difficulty: easy | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Mar 29, 2015
  • A forgotten masterpiece.

    In 1961, many of the world's best players assembled in Bled (Yugoslavia) for the Alekhine Memorial Tournament. In the end, Tal won the tournament with an impressive late surge.    However, a young (19 years?) Bobby Fischer defeated Tal and lo... | Read More

  • sul team calabria: lettera ai soci

    Carissimi soci, non vi nascondo che con viva e vibrante soddisfazione accolgo non senza emozione la nostra prima vittoria. Sono passati due anni da quando la nostra regione è degnamente rappresentata sia pure come compagine dilettante in questo s... | Read More

    • C1P38
    • | Mar 28, 2015
  • a novel

    Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw The novel is set mainly in Vienna in 1910. It presents a fictionalised account of a famous 1910 World Chess Championship match between Austrian grandmaster Carl Schlechter and the reigning German champion Emanuel L... | Read More