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  • Partie d'entrainement sur FICS 21 août

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    • Possador
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Poisoned pawn in the Petroff defense

    If you want to win more games out of the opening, or if you play the Petroff defense with white or with black or if you want to know what is a poisoned pawn and how to deal with it, then this analysis will help you. On the 25th of July in 2015 I ... | Read More

  • Who dares wins!

    Black's audacious sacrifice(s) maintain the initiative through to a won King and pawn endgame. | Read More

  • How TO set up Arsenal PROPERLY: Coach Alek the Troll

        Defense: KEEPER:          RCB:   OR                                                                                           LCB: OR SWEEPER:      Mid... | Read More

  • Chess Game

    [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2015.08.22"] [White "Player"] [Black "Computer - Medium"]  1. e4 d5 2. Nc3 dxe4 3. Nxe4 e5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. d3 Bg4 6. Be2 Bxf3 7. Bxf3 Nc6 8. c3 Kd7 9. Qa4 Bd6 10. O-O Nd5 11. Qb3 Ke6 12. Ng5+ Kf5 13. g4+ Kf6 14. Qxd5 Q... | Read More

    • b9rry
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • An introduction

    Hello, everyone!   I'm Aoikunie, a huge chess fan. In this blog, I'll record my journey to chess mastery for everyone (or myself only ) to read. I'm from Sweden and I have a rating of 1 000 IRL because I just started playin... | Read More

    • AoiKunie
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Stonewall Attack Other

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    • Sici7ian
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Don't get angry if the opposite player didn't give you a revenge

    So, sometimes I can't grant people a revenge game, and need to quit playing after one or two games ... Why get angry ? It is stupid. - A player who quits on you indicates that you were a tough challenge and they don't want to play you again ! S... | Read More

    • fixxinet
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Tricky Pin Puzzles

    I was putting together lesson material on pins for some private students today and I thought that chess.com readers might enjoy a shot at some of these puzzles. I'm curious how hard people think each puzzle is, so feel free to provide input in the... | Read More

  • Sattar Khan

    Sattar Khan (Persian: ستارخان, IPA: [sætːɒːɾ xɒn];) (Azeri:Səttar xan October 20, 1866 – November 17, 1914), honorarily titled Sardār-e Melli (Persian: سردار ملی‎ meaning National Commander) was a pivotal figure in the ... | Read More

  • Be Disciplined and List Candidate Moves

    Today I worked for an hour through Diagrams 746 to 761 from Blokh's Combinational Motives.   I write down all my analysis and compare against the solutions, revealing intructive tactical mistakes and patterns that I miss.   There were 4 posi... | Read More

  • Shortest Stalemate

    Weird Game leads to shortest stalemate. Sad day for Joe :) | Read More

    • GM_Nikhil
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Why Not to Play Copy-Cat (Checkmate in 4)

    And that's why you don't play copy cat | Read More

    • GM_Nikhil
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Introduction

    Hi, I am Christopher... I am an amateur chess player. All of my games are 51 per cent lost, but I mastered some tactics to win the games. Backstory... When I was 7, I am a normal child, playing all things, observing things, and messing stuffs. ... | Read More

  • Opening Experiments

    Three rounds are played in a Friday evening club tournament. Because I only faced weaker oppenents until now, I tried more or less sharp openings that I do not play in general: In the first round I played the Scandinavin Defense for my first tim... | Read More

    • kurze15
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Dutch Defense

    Dutch Defense: Classical. Stonewall Variation | Read More

    • Sici7ian
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Sicilian Defense

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    • Sici7ian
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Pawn Ending I couldn't solve

    This ending stumped me!   Each week at the Singapore Chess meetup everyone brings an endgame problem. If it can't be solved by the group in 10 minutes a prize is given. I think I'll present this problem.    At first I tried to race with 1. ... | Read More

  • "Nice song".

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Aug 21, 2015
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  • Interference Tactics

    Hello Chess Fans, Interference is a tactic that's often overlooked.  It refers to blocking the connection between an attacked piece and their defender and is executed by sacrificing a piece to BLOCK their connection.  The sacrificed piece mus... | Read More

  • "Happy weekend"

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    • DeepaVenna
    • | Aug 21, 2015
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  • Wei Yi - Bruzon, Danzhou 2015: Training Questions

    "Game of the Decade" tweeted Susan Polgar.   An Immortal!!   This game blew my socks off!! I came across it in New In Chess 2015#5.   If this is your first time viewing this game, then you're in for a treat. I have created 6 training ques... | Read More

  • Rook Endgame Training: Averbakh - Euwe, Zurich 1953

    What makes endgames so difficult for me is this feeling of needing to strike first.   Through opening play we learn to value the tempo ... every move counts to make threats, make our attack quicker and strive for the initiative.   Then sudde... | Read More

  • Touches of luck

    Have you ever won a game by pure luck? Like your opponent got greedy, missed a mate in one, and took a pawn? If so, feel free to post the game here | Read More

  • Your Guide to News on the Sinquefield Cup

    Interested in staying up-to-date on one of the strongest tournaments ever?  The Sinquefield Cup features the top 3 U.S. players (GM Nakamura, GM Caruana, and GM So) and many of the top 10 players in the world (including the current World Champ... | Read More