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  • A portrait of Nubia.

    Nubia. A study of a friends daughter... Acrylic on canvas 9x12" | Read More

  • A portrait of Moira.

    Moira Aungiers. A painting of my big sister.... Acrylic on canvas 9x12" | Read More

  • A portrait of Michelle.

    Michelle Newman. A friend. Acrylic on canvas 9x12" | Read More

  • اندیشه های زرین اینشتین

    اندیشه های زرین  اینشتین حقیقت هر کس شناخت کمتری داشته باشد، خویشتن را دورتر از خدا می پندارد      کار  شخصیت ها با سخنان زیبا شکل نم... | Read More

  • 15 minute game on FICS

    This may well be the best game I've played of late. Unfortunately I can't really say it was a good game overall because my opponent really didn't out up much of a fight | Read More

  • Chess Improvement in 200 days: day 100

    So its been 100 days since I started chess improvement in 200 days. And it is also 100 days before the tournaments, namely zonal. I'm abit dissappointed with the amount of study and effort I put in so far. Still managed to get some stuff done. M... | Read More

  • Carlsen v Ivanchuk 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 ex... | Read More

    • Curlaub
    • | Mar 24, 2015
    • | 133 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Time Santa Catarina

    O time de Santa Catarina aqui no chess.com foi criado em 14/09/2012. A principal missão do nosso time é representar este estado brasileiro na Liga Brasileira organizada pelo Team Brazil. Se trata de um campeonato de xadrez on-line entre Estados ... | Read More

    • GoodPawn
    • | Mar 24, 2015
    • | 180 views
    • | 3 comments
  • My Immortal and Evergreen Game :)

    Can you win a game if you are 2 rooks down in material? The answer is "yes!" if you have some skill as Adolf Anderssen performed in his game or if you have some luck as I had in my game.This craziness happened in a super-blitz Live chess game with... | Read More

    • Eugen
    • | Mar 24, 2015
    • | 142 views
    • | 2 comments
  • A Puzzle

    Black does not play the best defence. From a recent live game. Time controls: 3|0. | Read More

    • vowles_23
    • | Mar 24, 2015
    • | 127 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Squeezing Through

    A passed pawn, a hole and two rooks Women's World Championship 2015, Sochi, Round 3.1: Humpy Koneru (IND) vs. Alisa Galliamova | Read More

  • Highlights from the Hills

    I finished shared 2nd/3rd place last weekend in the expert section at Agoura hills, placing is nice but this was particularly satsifying as my rating passed the 2100 mark. Here are some highlights from the tournament: Between rounds my first rou... | Read More

    • TABiyiasas
    • | Mar 24, 2015
    • | 126 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Chess. Land of the Brave.

    It's a wonder though. We live for the thrill. We always seek out pleasure and often go out of our way to find it. Irony of it all is Chess can be the thrill of your lifetime. It is sheer entertainment; a true testament to our being sentient and co... | Read More

    • ranftjym
    • | Mar 24, 2015
    • | 98 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Spring Open 2015

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    • munseym
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 111 views
    • | 0 comments
  • naruzoの「ドロー論-完」

    恐らくniseko氏くらいになると OTBにおけるドローの経験なんてイヤというほど していると思う。 もっとも、公式戦での経験はどうかは知らないが、 強い人ほど、ドローにす... | Read More

    • naruzo
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 140 views
    • | 2 comments
  • "The King's March"

    A famous game from maestro Short: | Read More

    • AVStone
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 138 views
    • | 1 comment
  • A good trap for 1.e4 blitz players to know about

    A few years ago, I would say about 10 or so, when I still played 1.e4 and blitz with regularity (I seem to be playing 1.b3 and correspondence theme tournaments most of my time), I noticed that everyone approached my play with the white pieces prac... | Read More

    • Tacomandy
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 163 views
    • | 0 comments
  • The Four Knights Game

    Hello, hello, my friend.  Today, we shall learn another opening and that shall be called the Four Knights game. This article will be nothing extensive, so I do apologize. Rather this brief article will show, I hope, you how to open with the Four... | Read More

    • Zapsterr
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 117 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Deep Blue

    The first game in which a computer defeated the world chess champion using classical time controls. http://youtu.be/9EUNVsVUF5o | Read More

  • Its not too late to change the road you're on

    “I BELIEVE IN THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS” How are sins remitted? The first and chief sacrament for the forgiveness of sins is Baptism. For those sins committed after Baptism, Christ instituted the sacrament of Reconciliation or Penance through ... | Read More

  • the love goat

    sung to the tune of the 70s tv show the Love Boat;;;;;..................................,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, love.. exciting and new.. come along... to the petting zoo---- the love goat bah bahh bah ehh ehh eheh he... the love... | Read More

    • viztrogg
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 113 views
    • | 0 comments
  • My 10 Most Memorable Games

    My adventures in chess and the fights in the chessboard have been intense. But there are those moments ,games,that cannot be forgotten. Moments that gave you joy,moments that made you realise  you overcame what you thought impossible.Each ... | Read More

  • How a game of chess can pinpoint your emotional stability ?

    Your optimal emotional state is a pleasant mix of: - feeling positively motivated in your life. - feeling of personal security in the moment but also for your future. - lack of overworking and plenty of time for recreational activities ( such... | Read More

    • fixxinet
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 138 views
    • | 0 comments
  • naruzoの「ドロー論-2」

    要するに、naruzoが何を言いたいかと言うと そもするとプレイヤーの人格が疑われるような事象が ゲーム内において起きていいのか?と言うことだ。 指し手においての性格の悪さ(?)... | Read More

    • naruzo
    • | Mar 23, 2015
    • | 102 views
    • | 0 comments
  • The Good Name of Lasker: Berthold, Emanuel, and Edward

    What is the greatest chess playing family in history? I cannot argue against the Polgars, but I would like to make a case for the Laskers as strong contenders. It is impossible to be a serious chess player and not know of Emanuel, but what about h... | Read More