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  • King's Indian Draw Again

    One has to be always aware of the extent to which not-so-obvious misplays can affect a game. I've come to this conclusion after drawing a second King's Indian Defense within a week and looking through it. The play was a bit defensive, and during t... | Read More

    • GIex
    • | Oct 16, 2014
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  • Chess Was Once Considered As Dangerous As Video Games

    I stumbled on an interesting article discussing how in days of yore many people attacked chess as diverting players' energies away from more productive endeavors. When reading this I got a strong mental image of some scold wagging his finger at me... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Oct 16, 2014
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  • Битва #33 ШахМатКанал Блиц Онлайн Шахматы

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  • Битва #32 ШахМатКанал Блиц Онлайн Шахматы

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  • WIM, Annie Wang

    At 11, New Master Breaks Record Older Than She Is MAY 10, 2014 An 11-year-old Californian in March became the youngest American girl to ever become a master, breaking a record that had stood for 18 years. The girl, Annie Wang, of La Cañada Fl... | Read More

    • morris_7
    • | Oct 16, 2014
    • | 212 views
    • | 5 comments
  • SO YOU WILL BE A CHESS GRANDMASTER!

    Everything is clear in one picture! | Read More

  • brain storm طوفان فکری

    what are you going to do if you wake up one morning and infrom that you won 1 million dollar?                                                                                                       ... | Read More

  • دامی که سارا خادم به راحتی در آن افتاد

    دامی که سارا خادم به راحتی در آن افتاد دام های گشایشی  مسابقات شطرنج قهرمانی جوانان جهان در شهر پونه هند همانطور که قبلا تاکید کردم با... | Read More

    • Roholla-r
    • | Oct 16, 2014
    • | 128 views
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  • One of the most fantastic puzzles I've ever done.

    This is the most awesome puzzle I had the chance of bouncing into. Check it out for yourself, and careful with that pawn, Eugene!   Thumbs up if you find it simply EXTRAORDINAIRE! | Read More

    • Newba
    • | Oct 16, 2014
    • | 191 views
    • | 6 comments
  • Ernest Kim

    One or two databases contain a draw between Alexander Kotov and Ernest Kim. It was supposedly played in Tashkent in 1953, even though that is the approximate year of Kim’s birth. A final mystery for now is that the FIDE website has a ‘profile... | Read More

  • Playing Benco gambit for the first time

    I decided to learn new opening. Before the game I spent one hour to study it. I made one mistake, but my opponent didn't use it. | Read More

    • McArchuk
    • | Oct 16, 2014
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  • Fast Chess

    I belive that fast chess is the only chess to play...anything else is just like clockwork...you will only go to a stalemate if you try hard enough. I wonder which player has the highest rating is for 1 minute chess on this site. Any feedback is ... | Read More

    • lookupawn
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 158 views
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  • Tactics Trainer #5

    You'll find other videos on my YouTube channel with problems rated 1400-1600, 1000-1200 etc which go into more structured thinking. In this one I just solve problems at my own rating level. Hope it's helpful. | Read More

    • FM zibbit
    • | Oct 15, 2014
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  • pink elefant

    As you can see here this animal is pink and has a lot of fun... | Read More

    • 5thwheel
    • | Oct 15, 2014
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  • Arch Bishops win 3-1

    The Saint Louis Arch Bishops won 3-1 against the Atlanta Kings with all games being decisive. Wesley So was the first to finish, winning a very nice game against GM Alonzo Zapata. Afterwards, I told him it was his most important victory ever! ... | Read More

  • Una realidad que todos debemos admitir

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  • An example of the Bongcloud Opening with commentary.

    "Bongcloud Chess" is about being teh first to get your king to the other side of the board (like a touchdown). A "Bongcloud Opening" is simply an opening that moves the King early on, which declares one's intent to play Bongcloud, regardless if th... | Read More

  • fried liver attack

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    • Emuller23
    • | Oct 15, 2014
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  • Analysing my losses #2: What did I do wrong?

    I've this friend of mine, which is only playing occasionally, but plays very strong. My overall stats against him are 2 wins, 5 losses. Before this game I mostly forced tactical positions on him, which he handled rather well (like Kings-Gambits o... | Read More

    • ala_
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 240 views
    • | 7 comments
  • Bob Johnson 2014: So I can play chess after all...

    On Saturday, I played in the Bob Johnson team match tournament. I went with a couple friends from my college chess club. To explain the subtitle, chess has been a struggle since this summer. I scored a miserable 2/5 points at the Cleveland Open,... | Read More

    • Josh_D
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 177 views
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  • Play the way you like and gl hf

    Maybe I'm playing chess wrong. I like 1 minute (by the way, I'm terrible- rating 1100-1200). I like playing on a phone that does not have automove. I like to play a game at a time and look at them afterward. Sometimes I play while dropping a deu... | Read More

    • BrucyBaby
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 134 views
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  • Coffee With Jesus - "I'll Be Here"

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  • A suprise ending

    In the unlikely event that you end up in a KNN vs KP endgame, be advised there are quite a lot of final positions, and there are a number of surprising ways the game can end with accurate play. With that in mind, here is a finish that I thought w... | Read More

    • Jpatrick
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 159 views
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  • How Many Dragons?

    How many dragons are in this picture? (I'm just testing something.) ;) | Read More

    • DeepGreene
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 842 views
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  • Danish Gambit

    My over the board chess "career" continued at the 2014 Birmingham Chess Rapidplay tournament on 12th October 2014.  I finished with 2.5 out of 6 (2 wins, 1 draw, 3 losses.)  I finished 21st out of 34.  I was slightly disappointed to have finish... | Read More

    • blowerd
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 211 views
    • | 2 comments