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  • Chess Club Blitz

    Today I visited the local chess club in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  The club meets at 1 p.m. every Sunday afternoon at the Atlanta Bread Company.  I played three blitz games with a gentleman named Richard (pictured in the cover photo on the left, b... | Read More

    • pawpatrol
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Some Big-time Blunders

    From the following games: Magnus Carlsen vs. Levon Aronian Viswanathan Anand vs. Garry Kasparov Alexander Beliavsky vs. Leif Erlend Johannessen Deep Fritz vs. Vladimir Kramnik Étienne Bacrot vs. Ernesto Inarkiev http://youtu.be/QOOfPgLVBrQ | Read More

  • Knight in Town (Kramnik-Kasparov)

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  • trenjiloes!

    why is chess .....................trenjiloes the exanple called the parachute attack .... | Read More

    • LIRANZHOU
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Jokes

    Jokes are a great thing And laughing is one of the best feelings It is a mystery why though.XD Let's post jokes | Read More

  • Second Simul Experience

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    • AnnaEA
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • starting to suck here !

    use   to be nice here now its more peacful on chess.com on FB  ad s  pop up with anything you touch  here sad  love it here  but no time to play kid games  if I want to buy something its not cause I seen or heard an ad on here /ya put em on... | Read More

    • nyj009
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • King Mobility 9

    I am going to type this in a rush with no editing, but I am working on an article on King Mobility.  The most a king can move is 1 of 8 squares.  So I number the squares in a 3 by 3 grid, and the King resides on square 5 (the center of a tic tac... | Read More

    • Romans920
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • GO Swiss Round 3 -- Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory!

    Dedicated to Lumper who gave me the snappy title!!!!   Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory:  Uh... shouldn't that be the other way around? Well, it would be if my OPPONENT was doing the blog. Unfortunately, it's ME that's doing it!   ... | Read More

  • Do you see what I see?

    This was kinda cool. A game where I saw the mate and it happened almost exactly the way I had planned. On the tenth move I saw it and he or she didn't I guess. I was planning for the queen to square off in front of the king and face that white rul... | Read More

    • dvdinjp
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.29.2015 - day 109

    World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik beat J. Dobropistsev in Leningrad in 1926: Black to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Joao De Souza Mendes in Mar del Plata in 1959: Black to move and checkmates in 2: My st... | Read More

  • تفسیر+my games in 13th Khazar tournament(2)

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    • sobhankhe
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Chess puzzle of the week #1

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    • matnow
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Ça plane pour moi or Rapid chess tournaments in Płock and Bydgoszcz

    My friend Piotr doesn’t miss any opportunity to play in rapid chess tournaments in Toruń and nearby towns recently. When early February he offered me a shared trip to Płock to play in the local Grand Prix series, I agreed instantly, since it... | Read More

    • AdamPitula
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • 2 << قهرمانان رسمی شطرنج جهان >>

    << قهرمانان رسمی شطرنج جهان >> تاریخچه قهرمانان جهان " امانوئل لاسکر " ۲- امانوئل لاسکر ( ۱۸۶۸- ۱۹۴۱ )Lasker : در سال ۱۸۹۴ با شکست دادن ا... | Read More

  • چه زود عادت می کنیم...!

      ما به آدم‌ها زود عادت می‌کنیم. به همان فرمی که روز اول ملاقاتشان کرده‌ایم عادت می‌کنیم. تغییر کردنشان برایمان سخت می‌شود و از دست دا... | Read More

    • achmaz92
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • How not to play against the alapin

    Okay, today I want to look at an Alapin game I played where the opponent plays 2. ... e5. [1. e4 c5 2. c3 e5].   The purpose of this blog post is to demonstrate why this is not a good defense and secondarilly how difficult it is psychologically... | Read More

    • PaulEChess
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Kasparov vs Sokolov Gambit de la reine

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    • brahman99
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Mat en 8 coups!

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    • brahman99
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Positional Theme #3 Philidor's Ring part 1 of 2

    A knight supported by two pawns inside enemy territory is a 'ring,' similiar to the pillsburial's Ne5 (http://www.chess.com/blog/GmPrice/positional-theme-1-pillsburial), with pawns at d4 and f4.  | Read More

    • GmPrice
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • The Lasker Trap

    The Lasker Trap, a fun trap named after Emanuel Lasker comes from the Albin Counter-Gambit after: Which brings us to our puzzle: Now black can easily resign in sight of 9... Qxd1: This is an intresting trap to work with in low level blitz ga... | Read More

    • Zsgurwitz
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Cercle d'Echecs de Nantes

    Le CEN change : vous pouvez trouver désormais toutes les informations à l'adresse suivante : http://cercle-echecs-nantes.e-monsite.com/ Très prochainement l'adresse actuelle redeviendra opérationnelle. Le tournoi de parties rapides "Arno... | Read More

  • How To Survive Being Eaten By A Whale

    Oh, those pesky whales. It seems us land mammals can’t swim more than three feet in the ocean without encountering one of these giant, gentle beasts. With such an overpopulation of whales these days, it’s no wonder marine biologists frequent... | Read More

  • Puzzle #58

    Sorry, in the end it says white wins the rook, but really, he wins the knight. I think... | Read More

    • apapneja
    • | Mar 29, 2015
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  • Chess.com's stance on "children."

    Hi everyone, so I'm going to start this blog by referencing Chess.com's terms of service: 13+ This is malarky, no one cares how old people are on this site and that's a major problem. It's like this, you have a user who claims to be 10 year o... | Read More