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  • My Favorite ChessPlayer: Super Nezh!

    RASHID GIBIATOVICH NEZHMETDINOV(born Dec-15-1912, died Jun-03-1974, 61 years old) Russia       Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov was born in Aktubinsk, then part of the Russian Empire and now known as Aqtöbe, in Kazakhstan, into a poo... | Read More

  • A quick morning puzzle

    A couple of months ago, I had a rare occasion to play against a fellow Australian in the 4NCL league match weekend in England. The Aussie in question is IM Justin Tan, an extremely talented young player who probably hasn't received the attention h... | Read More

  • Garry Kasparov. My Best Chess Game

    Article from the magazine Chess In Russia, 1999 My Best Chess Game "My best game is ahead..." How many times have we heard this answer from chess players of any age and level of success. The dream of playing that game, which would shine upon t... | Read More

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  • Puzzle #49 - Mating attack

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  • A Quick Win

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  • Music I like

    On greek by serbian singer: On greek & english (from 1:45): | Read More

    • ekurmanin
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • My first OTB tournament..

    Hi, my name is Tomislav Kolednjak, I am currently playing in the 5th Krapina chess open, this is my first OTB tournament, so I decided to post my games on chess.com, so everybody can see it, and probably laugh at me, so far I have played 2 games, ... | Read More

    • tomek188
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 187 views
    • | 5 comments
  • Puzzles

    Puzzles to be solved ! | Read More

    • reubenseow
    • | Jul 1, 2015
    • | 74 views
    • | 2 comments
  • SirIvanhoe - aptypr 30.6.2015

    Here's my quick analysis of our game with SirIvanhoe. | Read More

    • aptypr
    • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Breaking the line

    After 20 ... Ng5 White's bishop is unable to defend both diagonals. | Read More

  • Спартак

    Всех красно-белых, кто еще не присоединился, приглашаю в группу болельщиков Спартака http://www.chess.com/groups/home/spartak-moscow-supporters Играем в Лиге Чем... | Read More

    • Nickolay38
    • | Jun 30, 2015
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  • Playing against the Dutch

    When 1. Nf3 is met by f5, it definitely shakes things up.  I thought the KIA could be played against anything, but it didn't seem to work here.  After playing a few of the normal KIA moves, I ended up pushing to d4 to pen in black's DSB.  And I... | Read More

    • zirtoc
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 152 views
    • | 3 comments
  • My Best Game Ever

    This Game Proves That Even Black's Attacks are Devastating. | Read More

  • Favourite Games!

    Post your favourite gamese in the comments! Here is mine, I played this on Chess.com 15+10 Standard Tournament in the "OPEN" Section... The reason this is my favourite is because it is the quickest mate I delivered in standard. P.S. While I was ... | Read More

    • apapneja
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 137 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Black's early queen swap against the Bronstein Gambit

    I never consulted a book about the 1. d4 Nf6 2. g4 gambit. Its ideas are easy to see — get the center early, and the g-file late — so when an FM opponent played 5...e5 in an early trial, I sorta freaked. "Uh oh," I thought, "if a strong player... | Read More

  • Videos of Chess Products, Take a Look 1st Before Buying

    On my blog you will find videos of products I have bought, just incase you are planning to buy the same products, take a look at the videos first. Subscribe to our channel for an updated chess game related products we bought:  http://www.youtube... | Read More

  • Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

    Hello everyone. Sorry I haven't been posting lately. I recently read a book titled Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess. This book is for beginners and intermediate players who would like to learn and improve the concept of checkmate. It includes everythin... | Read More

    • Apache15
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 146 views
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  • Staff Profiles: Pedro

    This is the eighth in a series of posts to help people get to know the Chess.com team better. Today, we meet a guy who's probably never even seen the "website part" of Chess.com, Pedro Bolaños!! Where do you live? I currently live ... | Read More

    • webmaster
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 706 views
    • | 7 comments
  • Hou Yifan Stops the (almost) Unstoppable: Dortmund R3

    Hou Yifan was the one to take half a point away from Mr. Nisipeanu today as the "victim" of a prepetual. Kramnik beat Nepom (which was not unexpected), Naiditsch beat So (I guess I'm pretty happy about that) and Caruana beat Meier (he finally know... | Read More

    • smith8800
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 160 views
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  • شعر عاشقانه روز:

    شعر عاشقانه روز: چنان می دزدمت در روز روشن که دولتمرد سابق آن دکل را !! | Read More

  • Good Games, Bad Games (Recap of my games in the 2015 Alabama Quick & Blitz Championships)

    Last Saturday I participated in two USCF tournaments. The first was the Alabama Quick Chess Championship. The second was the Alabama Blitz Chess Championship. In this blog post I analyze my games from the Quick Championship and briefly recap the b... | Read More

    • SJFG
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 153 views
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  • Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu vs. Wesley So, Dortmund 2015, 1-0

    Definetly one of the best games of 2015. Deflection: catching the king in the middle, winning a pawn: seemingly trapped piece, central pawn mass... GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu's peek rating is 2707(in 2005). He was world #15. He is Romanian, but no... | Read More

    • Haggard-CC
    • | Jun 30, 2015
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  • Bishop versus bishop

    A positional game, just finished. Opponent didn't play the best moves in the middlegame, and ended up in a worse endgame, which ended with zugzwang. | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 99 views
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  • A Kingside Attack in the Classical Slav

    Today was the third round of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund (Germany). After two wins in the first rounds and draw today against Hou Yifan, Nisipeanu is still leading the GM tournament. As a participant of the Open, I had to play my four... | Read More

    • kurze15
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 154 views
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  • Blitz with IM Milanovic: 3.5-0.5 win for me!

    Hi everybody!  If you have been following my blog, you would have seen that I recently had the chance to play four games, earning a 2-2 split. That recap can be found here: http://www.chess.com/blog/yk333218/blitz-with-im-milanovic-2-2-tied-mat... | Read More

    • yk333218
    • | Jun 30, 2015
    • | 99 views
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  • My new background

    Check out my new background! :) | Read More

  • Day 8 of 800 to 2200 Blitz Challenge

    On June 26th I continued with the eighth day of my 800 to 2200 blitz challenge for the month of June! Unfortunately due to some other commitments during June, I will have to continue the challenge a bit into the month of July but I will definite... | Read More

  • Lost the plot!

    From this position Black had 28 ... Rxh3+!    | Read More