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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.18.2015 - day 129

    World Champion Jose Raul Capablanca beat Glicco in Mexico in 1933: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against T. Kumro in a simul in Cicero in 1964: White to move and mate in 2: My student Norbert Bodo from Budap... | Read More

  • So What?

    For the past week, the chess world has been abuzz with reports of GM Wesley So's involuntary forfeit at the recent US Chess Championships. For the non-chess readers of my blog, the short version of the story basically goes like this: So, the numbe... | Read More

  • Cars and chess

    Cars and chess players sometime don't make very good mates.  Here are a few items about cars, car accidents, and chess players.     In 1901, Johannes von Minckwitz (1843-1901) committed suicide by stepping in front of a street car near Biebr... | Read More

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  • AJEDREZ - QUEMANDO NEURONAS 216

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  • TEORÍA PURA - EL ATAQUE MARSHALL capitulo 5

    Hola amigo seguimos después de unos días de descanso con este tipo de defensa dinámica y sus interesantes variaciones yo en particular me cambio la forma de pensar y ver el juego activo de una partida realmente es muy interesante ver todas sus ... | Read More

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    • ninoak
    • | Apr 18, 2015
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  • Have you watched "searching for Bobby Fischer"?

    Searching for Bobby Fischer- definition: the best movie ever. | Read More

  • Strong opening play nets me a quick victory.

    Gotta love it when you can get a winning position from the start.  | Read More

  • Free Training Games

    Free training games for players rated 1200-1500. All unrated which will allow comments on the positions in the game as they occur. Must be able to enter into reasonably detailed dialogue in English. Just comment if you're interested and I'll get i... | Read More

    • Anarchos61
    • | Apr 18, 2015
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  • Deja Vu

    Two interesting games: same opening, same ending One week later: | Read More

    • AzraelA
    • | Apr 18, 2015
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  • Real game tactics 2

    This is the second puzzle of the real game tactics series. In this position, the best move for white is 1.Kf2:               But, Jobava did 1.Kg3?. Do you see how Caruana wins after 1.Kg3?: | Read More

    • vc153415
    • | Apr 18, 2015
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  • How to Solve Chess Puzzles #23

    I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles. Feel free to quickly pause the video before I share what I'm thinking with each chess puzzle if you'd like to solve them on your own. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOX4hbXaUQo | Read More

  • Shamkir round two

    Grandmaster's Eric Hansen and Robin van Kampen reflect on round one of the tournament and give predictions for round two. Special guest appearance by NM Keith MacKinnon   https://youtu.be/HOjireu__g0 | Read More

  • 5 Ways to Focus and Achieve Your Goals

    Just wanted to share some tips on goal setting and achieving your goals. 5 Ways to Focus and Achieve Your Goals: Write down your goal/goals and review them frequently. Immerse your mind, thoughts, emotions, feelings, and actions in the process. ... | Read More

    • GelidMind
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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  • Monthly Blog: April 2015

    Happy April! For this month, I've picked a game that I'm especially proud of. I hope you guys enjoy!! | Read More

  • MENGAPA PULAU ADA JEMBATAN CINTA?

    Buat Anda yang sudah pernah pergi ke Pulau Tidung , pasti melewati jembatan cukup panjang, yang berfungsi untuk menghubungkan antara Pulau Tidung dan Tidung Kecil. Wisatawan ke Tidung, selain untuk liburan, juga untuk rasa penasaran mereka seputar... | Read More

  • Tactical Finish

    Thanks for checking out my game.  I think I learned this tactic from a Danny Rensche video. | Read More

    • flatseven
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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  • Ugly

    What is worse than losing a chess game ? Nothing worse than that of course But perhaps playing a really ugly game is worse. This game kind of hurts my eyes, but it also had some tactics and crazy positions. So I'll publish it anyway.   ... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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  • Chris de Burgh <3

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    • ArianIR7
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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  • Parma Open (4-11-2015)

    This past Saturday I participated in a 4-Round G/45 Swiss ran by the local Parma Chess Club. I played in the U2000 section (with 19 total in the section.) Here are my games, please comment on them if you have any questions or thoughts about them: ... | Read More

    • Zigwurst
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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  • Gashimov Memorial 2015 - Round 1

    Part Two of My Experiences with Cheating is postponed for after the Gashimov Memorial. Round 1 of the elite event saw two decisive games - read the full analysis here: http://www.alexcolovic.com/2015/04/gashimov-memorial-2015-round-1.html | Read More

  • BIG FAT DADDY, McCarthyism, Censorship and HATE

    Sadly, McCarthyism is thriving on the internet. Numerous people have been targeted by Big Fat Daddy and others in his groups to have their accounts closed.  Some, for no other reason than refusing his friend requests, group invites, or not fitt... | Read More

    • Kem_Nebu
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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  • Can you please analyze this game?

    Where did white go wrong?  | Read More

  • Winning Against Higher Rated Players

    Everyone is always striving to become a better chess player. One of the many goals in chess is to win against a much higher rated player. Doing this can be difficult but it is possible. The only way to really win against someone who is considered... | Read More

    • Avexron
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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  • Most disappointing game I've ever had

    So mad about this loss... Just observe. *sigh* I'm playing with the black pieces btw. Couple of people asked. Moral of the story kids, don't be afraid of ghosts. Your fear only makes them grow stronger. | Read More

  • Siegbert Tarrasch

    من کاملاً آگاه بودم که شکست من بخاطر کمبود قدرتم نبود، بلکه بخاطر عدم استفاده از آن بود  تاراش | Read More

  • Please analyze this game (States R. 3)

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    • logozar
    • | Apr 17, 2015
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