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  • chess tip trick and bullet opening

    Hello and welcome to my first blog :) My first course of business is to tell you somthing about myself i have only been playing for 8-9 months and am only intermidiate but have learned some cool things about chess and if you are any where from 0-... | Read More

    • jbent02
    • | Aug 25, 2015
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  • How to start learning the basics of the middle game

    1-Stop analyzing the games of beginners. 2-Watch masters thoroughly and analyze their tactics. 3-Start reading analysis in text form. 4-Improve your concentration techniques. 5-Become a solid chess beginner. 6-Watch the opponent King during t... | Read More

  • My first FIDE rated standard tournament

    Do you remember that feeling when you got into your first tournament... How you were looking forward for it... How painful every loss was... Or how nice it felt to become positioned in top half of the tournament... Well, a month ago I would have ... | Read More

    • Poryg
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 139 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Putin’s Hostages Sentsov & Kolchenko.

    Putin’s Hostages Sentsov & Kolchenko   This Is How The Image Of ‘Terrorists’ Was Created For Kidnapped High-Profile Ukrainians words by Hromadske.TV edited by Damian Kolodiy produced by Maxim Eristavi and Maria Zhdanova Get up ... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 148 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Sinquefield Cup - Round 3 Pairings and Predictions

    Round 3 begins in minutes. What are your predictions? Especially interesting match-ups today are: Nakamura vs. Caruana The top 2 U.S. players must duke it out. After tough losses in round 2, both players will be eager to set their tournaments... | Read More

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    Mi último disfraz en honor a las vueltas ciclistas...😁. My last disguise honouring bike tours... | Read More

  • Chess Lesson on Dutch Defense

    Hello everyone, Today I made my first lesson. It took me around 1 hour to make this lesson. It is really informative Please review it and tell about this I missed out and I should have left out of this lesson. | Read More

    • Wantobegm
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 107 views
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  • Best Type of Membership?

      Most Popular! Diamond Unlimited access to all Chess.com features! $14 /month $99 /year Save 40%! Choose This Plan   Platinum Access to many features! $7 /month $49 /year Choose This Plan   Gold The basic per... | Read More

    • GM_Nikhil
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 121 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Considering getting a premium membership...

       Should i get a premium membership... if so then what type? in this informal debate.                        ... | Read More

    • seanysean2
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 217 views
    • | 15 comments
  • Analysing My Own Games: Destroying your Opponent's Centre

    Open or closed? I'm not talking about one's personality but rather critical decisions we face in deciding the type of pawn centre.   First of all this blog is part of a concerted effort by me to analyse my own game, without the use of a compute... | Read More

  • How many chess games are possible?

    How many chess games are possible? Millions? NO Billions? NO Trillions? NO In fact, there are more chess games possible than atoms in this universe. Take a look at this video. | Read More

    • GM_Nikhil
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 132 views
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  • ♫ ♥ Maula Mere Maula ♥ ♫

    Best song ever! maula mere, maula mere maula mere, maula mere - (4)  My Lord, my God... aankhein teri - (2), kitni haseen  Your eyes, so beautiful, ke inka aashiq, mein ban gaya hoon  that I have become their lover. mujhako basa le, ina... | Read More

    • P_or
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 130 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Sinquefield Cup 2015 - Round 2

    More excitement and drama in St. Louis. But the main question is whether Carlsen's next training camp will include Mrs Giri! http://www.alexcolovic.com/2015/08/sinquefield-cup-2015-round-2.html | Read More

  • Caro Kann Counter Gurgundize Attack

    This off beat variation to me looks somewhat dodgy for Black to play due to the major structural weaknesses created by playing B5. However, as a surprise weopon against the ill-prepared then you probably will be ok, but my general results against ... | Read More

    • kingdeathv
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 111 views
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  • Firman Allah SWT: "Sesungguhnya jika kamu bersyukur.."

    Dan (ingatlah juga), tatkala Tuhanmu memaklumkan. "Sesungguhnya jika kamu bersyukur, pasti Kami akan menambah (ni'mat) kepadamu, dan jika kamu mengingkari (ni'mat-Ku), maka sesungguhnya azab-Ku sangat pedih".  Dan Musa berkata: "Jika kamu dan ora... | Read More

    • Iskandar
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 125 views
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  • Dutch Defense, Stonewall Variation, Modern Variation

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    • Sici7ian
    • | Aug 25, 2015
    • | 130 views
    • | 0 comments
  • "Have a nice day"

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Aug 24, 2015
    • | 79 views
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  • They come to Austria

    This is going to be a blog post which I will update at a moments notice. not for mistakes but for a "I want continue Writing about this" reason. The topic is of the grunfeld, and possibly a quick look at pirc's defence. I play the Grunfeld, I li... | Read More

    • perrybridd
    • | Aug 24, 2015
    • | 125 views
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  • "Very good morning".

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Aug 24, 2015
    • | 127 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Keep your study sessions short and concise to optimize efficiency

    How long do you spend studying chess every week?   And each time you study, how long do you study in one sitting?   This post will be shorter, and less chess-y but nonetheless is quite important. Unless we function best with long study sessi... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Aug 24, 2015
    • | 1117 views
    • | 4 comments
  • A coaching group where coacing is free.

    Hello my friends,GN Gopal(Me)(2562)GM ,Mikhail_Klichev(2260)FM and NMYeahMan(Ryan Joseph)(2169) have decided to start a coaching group.We 3 will coach students for free.You can choose any one of us. Note:This group will be opened only after 24 ho... | Read More

    • G_N_G
    • | Aug 24, 2015
    • | 216 views
    • | 10 comments
  • LIVE CHESS: How to Challenge, etc.

    Because I don’t actually play much chess on this site (yes, I know *sigh*), and never in LIVE Chess, I’ve not been very familiar with how that area of Chess.com works. That’s when roninreturns stepped in and was kind enough to share a bit of... | Read More

  • Let the Games Begin

    (Beat Reporter:  Mark LaRocca)  Chess is a game.  And, if you will, one played by gladiators, warriors of a sort not seen since the middle ages.  Its mayhem is enacted over 64 squares,  its blood drawn in terms of rating points and broken ego... | Read More

  • How to Study a Game

    Right now I am sitting on an American Airlines flight back home from Yellowstone Park. If you'd like to see some photos, check out my previous blog post.  Today, however, I'd like to talk a little about the French defense.  This game comes from... | Read More

    • PaulEChess
    • | Aug 24, 2015
    • | 1151 views
    • | 7 comments
  • The First International Angry Birds Chess Tournament

    The First International Angry Birds Tournament is about to begin! We have 8 players, four birds and four pigs that are matching each other. However, each bird is matching each pig individually. Here are the pairings, with each player playing whi... | Read More