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  • 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
    • | 131 views
    • | 1 comment
  • 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
    • | 192 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
    • | 118 views
    • | 0 comments
  • 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
    • | 166 views
    • | 0 comments
  • 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
    • | 704 views
    • | 0 comments
  • pink elefant

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

    • 5thwheel
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 142 views
    • | 0 comments
  • 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
    • | 158 views
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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
    • | 244 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
    • | 179 views
    • | 3 comments
  • 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
    • | 137 views
    • | 0 comments
  • 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
    • | 163 views
    • | 0 comments
  • How Many Dragons?

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

    • DeepGreene
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 859 views
    • | 16 comments
  • 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
    • | 226 views
    • | 2 comments
  • آينه احسان افشاري

      آينه احسان افشاري   ** با تواَم روحِ زمستان خورده...باغِ ممنوعه‌ي باران خورده ماهِ در برکه شناور شده‌ام...آخرين بوسه‌ي لب‌پَر شده‌... | Read More

    • kiarash_mt
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 232 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Simple Scotch

    A low turnout at Daventry tonight - just the four of us. Having already played some of the quickplay tourney games against Andy a couple of weeks ago, I played two of the other club members and won four games out of four pretty convincingly (which... | Read More

    • timlawson
    • | Oct 15, 2014
    • | 147 views
    • | 0 comments
  • How to improve your online chess

    How to improve your correspondence (online) Chess game. 1.    Look up the opening positions in an opening manual or database.  (yes this is legal and ethical as long as you are using books or static lookups in a database.) Don’t use a ches... | Read More

  • USCL TONIGHT!

    The Saint Louis Arch Bishops play the Atlanta Kings tonight at 8PM ET.  Here are the matchups. Hopefully my pic will scare my opponent some?  :)    St. Louis Arch Bishops (4.5 - 2.5) vs Atlanta Kings (3.5 - 3.5)  All Time Series Record: (T... | Read More

  • از مزاياي وقت شناسي

    در مراسم توديع پدر پابلو، كشيشي كه ۳۰ سال در كليساي شهر كوچكي خدمت كرده و بازنشسته شده بود، از يكي‌ از سياستمداران اهل محل براي سخنراني ... | Read More

  • نشان لیاقت عشق

    فرمانروایی که می کوشید تا مرزهای جنوبی کشورش را گسترش دهد، با مقاومتهای سرداری محلی مواجه شد و مزاحمتهای سردار به حدی رسید که خشم فرمان... | Read More