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  • Round 7 JV

    BdWhiteBlack 1. Richman, Jonothan (5.5,2078) vs Vogel, Steven (4.5,nnnn) 2. Bommannan, Ozzy (5.5,1725) vs Xu, Jingshu (4.5,1726) 3. Henderson, Tommie (4.0,1183) vs Waechter, Mark (4.5,1764) 4. James, Jefferson (4.5,1663) vs Kanoria, K... | Read More

  • Gibraltar, Zurich, Jerusalem, Reykjavik

    A long period of traveling is behind me. I'm finally back home after attending the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, the Zurich Chess Classic, the European Championship in Jerusalem and the Reykjavik Open. Yes, in just two months I've crossed Eu... | Read More

  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.27.2015 - day 107

    World Champion Mikhal Botvinnik beat I. Kalinin in Leningrad in 1924: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Herman Pilnik in Santiago de Chile in 1959: White to move and checkmates in 2: Our reader Zsg... | Read More

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  • A good trap for 1.e4 blitz players to know about

    A few years ago, I would say about 10 or so, when I still played 1.e4 and blitz with regularity (I seem to be playing 1.b3 and correspondence theme tournaments most of my time), I noticed that everyone approached my play with the white pieces prac... | Read More

    • Tacomandy
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • The Four Knights Game

    Hello, hello, my friend.  Today, we shall learn another opening and that shall be called the Four Knights game. This article will be nothing extensive, so I do apologize. Rather this brief article will show, I hope, you how to open with the Four... | Read More

    • Zapsterr
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • Deep Blue

    The first game in which a computer defeated the world chess champion using classical time controls. http://youtu.be/9EUNVsVUF5o | Read More

  • Its not too late to change the road you're on

    “I BELIEVE IN THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS” How are sins remitted? The first and chief sacrament for the forgiveness of sins is Baptism. For those sins committed after Baptism, Christ instituted the sacrament of Reconciliation or Penance through ... | Read More

  • the love goat

    sung to the tune of the 70s tv show the Love Boat;;;;;..................................,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, love.. exciting and new.. come along... to the petting zoo---- the love goat bah bahh bah ehh ehh eheh he... the love... | Read More

    • viztrogg
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • My 10 Most Memorable Games

    My adventures in chess and the fights in the chessboard have been intense. But there are those moments ,games,that cannot be forgotten. Moments that gave you joy,moments that made you realise  you overcame what you thought impossible.Each ... | Read More

  • How a game of chess can pinpoint your emotional stability ?

    Your optimal emotional state is a pleasant mix of: - feeling positively motivated in your life. - feeling of personal security in the moment but also for your future. - lack of overworking and plenty of time for recreational activities ( such... | Read More

    • fixxinet
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • naruzoの「ドロー論-2」

    要するに、naruzoが何を言いたいかと言うと そもするとプレイヤーの人格が疑われるような事象が ゲーム内において起きていいのか?と言うことだ。 指し手においての性格の悪さ(?)... | Read More

    • naruzo
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • The Good Name of Lasker: Berthold, Emanuel, and Edward

    What is the greatest chess playing family in history? I cannot argue against the Polgars, but I would like to make a case for the Laskers as strong contenders. It is impossible to be a serious chess player and not know of Emanuel, but what about h... | Read More

  • ESCUELITA DE FUTUROS CAMPEONES DE AJEDREZ

    Final de estas clases espero que lo disfrutaran y que comiencen a ser verdaderos campeones igualmente se vienen otros cursos y todo el material de apoyo para mejorar sus juegos  Cómo progresar en ajedrez A.- La condición fundamental para el... | Read More

  • VIDEO LECCIONES DE AJEDREZ 6

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  • VIDÉO LECCIONES DE AJEDREZ 5

    CLÍCK FOTO PARA VER EL VÍDEO | Read More

  • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.23.2015 - day 103

    World Champion Robert James Fischer beat Michel Tordion in a simul in Quebec in 1964: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Garry Kasparov won against Grandmaster Viktor Kortschnoj in the World Cup in Barcelona in 1989: Black to ... | Read More

  • Pity UCLA.

      Gonzaga played their best basketball of the year vs. Iowa on Sunday! I pity UCLA. They won't have much of a chance. R.I.P. UCLA.   Eldrin. | Read More

  • 5+8

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    • roma86
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • Miscalculations - Undefended Pieces

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    • Crocker710
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • Miscalculations - Unsound Attacks

    Crocker710 vs ljubagazi Black played 18 ... Bxb2, Capturing a seemingly undefended pawn. What can White exploit to capture the Bishop? | Read More

    • Crocker710
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • The h-Pawn Torpedo

    I am extremely fond of this game.. | Read More

  • Scholastic Chess Thank You For 8 Years.

       I have played in the Scholastic environment for 8 years... I have enjoyed every year, but now the time has come for the new generation of player to shine. I will retire with my alltime rating high of 1470+. My last event I have competed in I ... | Read More

  • Are you ready to UP your game?

    Have you hit a roadblock in your game? Not sure how to improve?   My time availability has opened up and I am now accepting new students!To up your game NOW, consider having a mentor to tell you your weaknesses and tell you exactly HOW to impro... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • Eternal Peace Game, March 24

    Here is the eternal peace game with my horseys playfully behaving themselves, no crooked rooks, king and queen together, nary even a dastardly bishop. Until move 33 by Chris the Polish opponent   View | Read More

    • dvdinjp
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • abuse on chess.com

    Hi , I'm new to this site but have been here long enough to have met some really nice souls. But i find the Indians, Pakistani's etc.... very abusive they always write abuse that i have to disable chat for them, just now this guy named Felix123456... | Read More

    • chessnut40
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • lag

    why does chess.com lag so much lately? | Read More

    • gohabsg1
    • | Mar 23, 2015
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  • Lonely-Jupe

                             LullabyVisca vs SiregarGurda                        | Read More

  • Crossroads...

    A song I wrote about choices.... | Read More