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  • Powerdot

    This is the class document that you can choose for your presentation. For LaTeX users, get it here. Here's an example, with chessboard and xskak packages: | Read More

    • Pujakelana
    • | Apr 12, 2015
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  • کاریکاتور سردار سلیمانی با امریکا و اسراییل

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  • In a year's time

    One full year has passed since I joined the chess.com community. I have done many things and met great people and played many games. I have improved in chess by a great amount (on a year scale) on chess.com, and met people who turned out to be gr... | Read More

  • Aggressive 2.Bc4 player's, Fail against the Sicilian Defense Part 2

    Topic 3: I will show you how to play as black to get an advantage/punish your opponents when they play 2.Bc4 against you in the Sicilian. So far I have showed you 1 move that black does which ends up messing whites whole plan 2...e6. So now th... | Read More

  • First Place!!!

    Woot! Woot! It's my first "1st Place" finish in Chess.com!And I kid you not!Thank you very much, TD! Thank you very much friends!All the best!AnitoKid | Read More

    • anitokid
    • | Apr 11, 2015
    • | 328 views
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  • Austin Rodney (1170) vs Kevin Rector (1279) 0-1

    This game is from the Urban Knights Classic 2015 played in Little Rock Arkansas March 14, 2015. It was my final round game in my first tournament in 20+ years. Considering that this was my return to tournament chess and I had forgotten almost ev... | Read More

  • Kindle Puzzle

    Hello chess fanatics!  Can you solve this easy mate in one against the Kindle?  | Read More

  • The Torre Attack

    A diagram of the Torre Attack for white. | Read More

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  • A Missed Blitz Brilliancy

    I was pretty happy with my blitz game tonight. I won with a nice sacrificial attack. Then my friend pointed out that the computer found something I missed that was much more brilliant. Can you find the win for white? | Read More

  • Hunter Underwood (1364) vs Kevin Rector (1279) .5-.5

    This game is from the Urban Knights Classic 2015 played in Little Rock Arkansas March 14, 2015. It was my second round game in my first tournament in 20+ years. I had lost a game in round one (to a guy rated 500 points higher than me) that I proba... | Read More

  • Are online games bad for you?

    I don't know about everybody else but I can never really focus when I play on Live Standard. Usually when I wait for my opponent's turn I'll put on some music, look at my phone, etc. However I feel like because I have these bad habits online it st... | Read More

  • Tolkien themed Tournaments

    I'm possibly going to start a series of Tolkien themed Tournaments on chess.com after the current Tourneys, "Rohan" and "The Battle of Five Armies," are finished. | Read More

  • Chess Bishops vs Human Bishops: Who Travels Farther?

    In the comments of a Vote Chess game I am participating in, BlargDragon posted an interesting question: "Also, has anyone ever wondered whether more physical distance has been travelled by chess bishops or human religious bishops? Like, if you ad... | Read More

    • YtterbiJum
    • | Apr 11, 2015
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    • | 3 comments
  • The Budapest Gambit

    A diagram of the Budapest Gambit for black. | Read More

  • Tactics : Zwischenzug

    A zwischenzug or in-between move in chess is an intermezzo or unexpected move. Today I was having such a tactic in a game or 2. Let's have a closer look : Another one later on : For further reading : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zwisch... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Apr 11, 2015
    • | 224 views
    • | 3 comments
  • nothing

    The theme of this quad is "Good ideas can (sometimes) make up for crappy moves" First Round one No good idea could save me from these crappy moves. Round Two. In this game I accidently sacked a pawn during my attack, but it worked :D Round thr... | Read More

    • magic-yak
    • | Apr 11, 2015
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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.11.2015 - day 122

    World Champion Jose Raul Capablanca beat Masyutin in Kiev in 1914: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Michalopoulos in a simul in Houston in 1964: White to move and mate in 4: Our reader 2honjin from Japa... | Read More

  • The Old Indian Defence

    A diagram of the Old Indian Defence for black. | Read More

  • MENTAC's Blog

    Wow, a blog.  Apparently, I can insert chess diagrams, problems, and games, pictures and images, links to other pages and sites, youtube videos, and use different sizes and even colors of a selection of fonts.  Why aren't all these options avail... | Read More

    • MENTAC
    • | Apr 11, 2015
    • | 252 views
    • | 6 comments
  • M. Porges - E. Lasker, Nuremberg 1896, Ruy Lopez

    I'm trying to post some games I'm studying from Irvin Chernev's book The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played.  This is Game 13, page 63: Every Move a Threat!.  I'm using the blog feature to help me view these games later on using my iPa... | Read More

    • kramercito
    • | Apr 11, 2015
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  • Трети майсторски турнир Траяна 2011

    Проведен на 11.04.2015г в град Стара Загора  в клуб "Траяна-2011".Участваха 32 състезатели.Първото място взе състезател от град Ямбол.Аз заех тр... | Read More

    • HORUS-SET
    • | Apr 11, 2015
    • | 452 views
    • | 58 comments
  • کاریکاتور سردار سلیمانی و داعش

    بدون شرح :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) | Read More

  • hello to all my friends

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  • Chess Tactical Vision Requires Spatial Intelligence

    We need a new and radical way of teaching chess basics I want to challenge traditional basic education in chess. It is failing the beginner miserably. It is a boring death march after which only small numbers of them survive. The question is how ... | Read More