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  • Best Book on Multi-Piece Endgames: Endgame Strategy by Shereshevsky, a Review

    This is a fantastic book. It is the first book that people pointed me to, when I was trying to improve my endgame play. The problem was: I learnt theoretical endgames but I was usually outplayed because of my opponent's knowledge of plans and ide... | Read More

  • February 23: UN peacekeeping mission to Ukraine is possible – said German Foreign Minister Fra

    This is Ukraine today – February 23: UN peacekeeping mission to Ukraine is possible – said German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier February 23 – 2 Ukrainian military were killed and 10 injured in the ATO area in the last 24 hours, ... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Feb 24, 2015
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  • February 20: Ukraine's example shows well that the position of halting nuclear power is not justifie

    This is Ukraine today – February 20: Ukraine's example shows well that the position of halting nuclear power is not justified – the former General Director of NATO, George Robertsonin February 20 – 2 Ukrainian military were killed and 3 woun... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Feb 24, 2015
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  • General Observations concerning the Queen.

    1. She should rarely be employed to attack or defend any point if it can be done with a subordinate. 2.If played out into the game in the beginning she can be attacked by inferior pieces and is compelled to retire with the loss of many moves and ... | Read More

    • softpetals
    • | Feb 24, 2015
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  • :O

    . . . .....!! | Read More

    • achmaz92
    • | Feb 24, 2015
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  • Games of great players

    You can also post your games with analysis here. | Read More

  • nature of chess player

    nature of chess player is difficult puzzle , can't be solve by any way .I played with many people online not only at chess.com but many other site .. all chess players have common nature ....... they aren't social . they hate to speak , don't want... | Read More

  • How to Win an Equal Position

    A very common scenario is reaching a roughly even position where you need to win. This could be when playing a weaker player or when you need a win to get a podium finish, etc. I think that there are 4 important ways that one can try and win equa... | Read More

  • General Observations regarding the King.

    Regarding the King. Generally King should be castled on the King's side early in the game beacuse he is less subject to an attack and better able to repel one that side than the other. Nevertheless, it frequently happens that by castling on the Q... | Read More

    • softpetals
    • | Feb 24, 2015
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  • یک نفر در آب

      آی آدم ها که بر ساحل نشسته شاد و خندانید   یک نفر در آب می سپاد جاااان | Read More

  • باور کنید...

        باور کنید! حال و هوایم مساعد است   این شایعات، شیوه ی بعضی جراید است   یک صبح تیتر می شوم: این شخص... {بگذریم}   یک عصر خوانده اید... و ... | Read More

  • Five Miracles of Yuri Averbakh

    This game was played in a double round-robin playoff for the 1956 USSR Championship. Averbakh and Spassky were both tired after the main tournament, and this obviously showed. Annotated by Yuri Averbakh. | Read More

  • Livestreaming "Titled Tuesday" Tournament Today at 2pm EST!

    (Alliteration in the blog title! Woohoo! ) Now that "Titled Tuesday" has a bigger prize pool this month, I feel that people are going to have even more reasons to be interested in watching it and seeing the thoughts and viewpoints of the titl... | Read More

  • The Case for Mars

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  • Peel me off the ceiling of the ACC

    File under N for nightmare. How many times can I squander a winning advantage? Lots of times. Here's a snap Stockfish-assisted review of tonight's club game. I'd like to say that this was primarily another psychological failure, wit... | Read More

    • scsiduck
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Must Know Traps Against the Caro-Kann Defense - Part 2

    In my first article on the Caro-Kann Defense, I explained the basic tactics of defending against this opening as white.  In this article we will focus on The Tricks & Traps that are often found and executed ...if you know what to look for.... | Read More

  • El Trono de Judas - Vuestro Rey

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    • Jaketxelo
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Some observations about Knight.

    Some observations about Knight. A knight always moves from a light square to a dark one and vice versa and if in the end game you are fed up of his repeated checks then if you place your king on the same diagonal on which the knight stands but wi... | Read More

    • softpetals
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Segismundo Toxicómano - Utopía 1789 - Dios Salve en Rey

    Dios salve al rey adiós mundo cruel rueden las coronas a mis pies el silbido de una guillotina es música para los sordos mala suerte se acabo el festín No hay dos sin tres adiós mundo cruel bastardos y secretos de burdel el rey mur... | Read More

    • Jaketxelo
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Elton John - Sacrifice

    متن و ترجمه آهنگ Elton John_Sacrifice It’s a human sign   نشانه ای انسانیت   When things go wrong هنگامی که کارها نادرست پیش می رود   when the scent of her lingers وقت... | Read More

    • kiarash_mt
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Tactics : The Pin

    The pin is maybe the most common, and maybe also the most useful tactic. It is not so difficult to learn, and when one has mastered the pin tactic pattern, one will play stronger and have more chess fun. I promise :-) Here's an extreme example o... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Puzzle #12-No Name

    Difficulty: Expert/Impossible/Impossible Magnus Carlsen vs Spike Ernst | Read More

  • Positional Theme #2 a-pawn vs b5 -- Part1!

    Black often expands on the queenside with ...a6 and ...b5 in a wide variety of openings, from the Queen's Gambit Declined to Sicilian and King's Indian Defenses. But this comes with a risk: White can train more firepower on b5 than Black- and that... | Read More

    • GmPrice
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Los De Marras - Hoy "En El Rey Y todos Sus Yernos"

    Hoy me he levantao y he visto que tengo uñas que la picha se me empine por detrás tengo una hucha Y me he rascao los huevos Y me he metio en la ducha Y he pensao tras un buen cuesco que la vida es cojonuda Me tomo un cafe y un croissant de an... | Read More

    • Jaketxelo
    • | Feb 23, 2015
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  • Developing Prophylactic Thinking. Part III

    In previous lessons we have learned to develop our "prophylactic thinking" based solely on the concrete opponent’s threats. In the first part, these threats were tactical - without the ability to see and defend against which it is impossible to ... | Read More