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  • The King's Indian Defense

    Below you'll find in puzzle-format all of the MCO variations for the King's Indian Defense. For the sake of being thorough every MCO line is included. Don't be overwhelmed! By no means should all of these variations be memorized. This document was... | Read More

  • The Semi-Slav and Slav Defenses

    Today marks the start of a new project: assembling a 1.d4 repertoire by mining MCO. For now I have only one other teammate for the project, chessicstudent, who will be working on the King's Indian Defense. If you're interested in joining the proje... | Read More

  • خوشن بندر و وصف بی مثالش

      بنازم ساحل و صحرای بندر بنازم آبیِ دیریای بندر بنازم ای مغون سر بلندش بنازم دختون زیبای بندر   خوشا بندر وا اون مرد و زنونش خوشا بن... | Read More

  • Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014

    This is the 3rd round game between the #1 ranked chess player in the world and current world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, and the #2 ranked chess player in the world, Fabiano Caruana, from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. The t... | Read More

  • "Relief" after a loss

    Rebuen Fine I believe once said that the phallic properties of pawns served in some sort of mastubatory capacity - I agree - I think that chess is a great way to clean the rifle. With something like pron, it gets really old really fast and it's ha... | Read More

  • chess puzzle: basic tactics exercise

    Source:  The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Aug 30, 2014
  • Back 2 School

    <iframe border="0" frameborder="0" allowtransparency="true" width="574" height="519" src="http://www.chess.com/emboard?id=2181672"></iframe> | Read More

  • Levitsky vs. Marshall, 1912: legendary shower of gold game

    also discussed here from chessgames Wikipedia article here Named #3 on THE 110 MOST FANTASTIC MOVES EVER PLAYED videos:     vintage Frank J. Marshall book | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Aug 29, 2014

    STAR OKUYOR MUSUNUZ?   Notre Dame de Sion Fransız Lisesinde okuyan ve L'université de Lausanne Ecole de Sciences Sociales et Politiques'ten mezun olan Nazlı Ilıcak 29 Haziran 2014 Pazar günü Bugün gazetesindeki yazısına şöyle başlam... | Read More

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  • One of my best wins on chess.com

    Hi guys, I want to show you all one of my best games, especially in terms beating a high-rated player. I played IM Thomas Fiebig, who is rated around 2250 on chess.com and 2400 FIDE. He had already defeated me, and I doubt I would have got this ... | Read More

    • rvchess777
    • | Aug 29, 2014
  • filters

    serious question: why can't i exercise my right to say the word 'faggot' on here? if some dishonourable ass wins on time in an otherwise hopelessly lost position, i should be able to call him/her out on it and insult him/her for an intellectually ... | Read More

  • Copy Paste

    آورده اند که در کنفرانس تهران روزی چرچیل، روزولت و استالین بعد از میتینگ های پی در پی آن روز تاریخی، برای خوردن شام با هم نشسته بودند. در | Read More

  • Clap c l ap

    sjdnsldnlafxm that means sjdnsldnlafxm | Read More

    • Inestinez
    • | Aug 29, 2014
  • 2014 Week 1 Review: St. Louis Arch Bishops vs. Baltimore Kingfishers

    St. Louis Arch Bishops vs. Baltimore Kingfishers 2.5-1.5 GM Le Quang Liem (2785) - GM Niclas Huschenbeth (2603) 1-0 View Game GM Varuzhan Akobian (2758) - IM Levan Bregadze (2530) 1-0 View Game WGM Anna Sharevich (2367) - NM Jared Defibaugh (23... | Read More


    When you see two people arguing, always post on one of their notes (or in the chat) FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT. Makes it more dramatic. | Read More

  • Need your support !

    I want to be 2300+ in bullet please help me to reach that rating by give me membership! gold, platinum, or Dimond. that's going to be very nice from you so please you're going to change my life if you did so please do it....if you cant do it so at... | Read More

  • Sensing Danger!, Part 3: Test Yourself

       The final installment of Sensing Danger! Part 1 focuses on how to properly recognize a critical position.  Part 2 establishes guidelines on how to approach these critical positions. This blog post presents exercises from recent games (US Che... | Read More

    • NM zkman
    • | Aug 29, 2014
  • I 64 Comandamenti degli Scacchi

    Un riassunto di regole, consigli e puntualizzazioni tradotte dal testo ACBs OF CHESS di Bruce Pandolfini. 1. Sii aggressivo ma gioca solidamente. Non fare cambi inutili. 2. Assicurati che ogni mossa abbia un senso. 3. Se conosci lo stile del tu... | Read More

    • berlicche
    • | Aug 29, 2014
    • | 1 comment
  • Pedro Ramon Martinez Reyes vs. Mark D. Tseitlin

      First Video by the request of Pedro Ramon Martinez Reyes. Enjoy. | Read More

  • contradiction cliché

    She is simple in her needs and modest in her wants, yet too complicated in her thoughts for her own good. Seeming to infinitely be searching for things that don't exist. She is melancholic within her wisdom and insight, yet joyful within her gra... | Read More

    • kittyluv
    • | Aug 29, 2014
  • Simple Chess: Outposts

    Chess game featured is Tal v Bronstein, 26th Soviet championship, Tiflis, 1959.Normally Mikhail Tal is associated with outstanding combination chess but here he demonstrates the latent power of an outpost in the centre of the board which tied bl... | Read More

  • re: vacation time

    I am a relatively new member and have gone through one tournament, which was quite enjoyable.  One of the players who I had beaten asked me for a rematch, which I was happy to grant.  However, after only several moves of the opening, he has not ... | Read More

    • renedavid
    • | Aug 29, 2014
  • Annotated Standard #5 Nimzo-Indian Leningrad

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  • Minority attack - 1000 Bright Minds Simul

    I will teach about the minority attack in a webinar on Sunday at 11:00 am EST, 4:00 pm UK time and I made a warmup about the themes in the minority-attack: A nice example about the minority-attack from a game of the 1000 Bright Minds Simul. | Read More

  • Modestia apparente

      Una combinazione che nasce da una scelta modesta, apparentemente senza senso alcuno... eppure.... 19.Ta1-d1 dimostra, per il risultato difficile da prevedere, una lungimiranza che esige rispetto e adorazione per l'estro scacchistico di Anders... | Read More

    • berlicche
    • | Aug 29, 2014
    • | 1 comment