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Welcome: Thank you for reading and welcome to CalbaMan's Blog; Chess For Life! Please enjoy the multitude of various articles that I have provided. Feel free to send me any feedback or suggestions, positive and/or negative. Your opinions help me improve my writing! To contact me, just click here. Thank you!

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    • I'm Back!

      I'm Back: Week 9  -  November 16, 2011 Hey everybody! It's me, CalbaMan, and I am ready to start blogging again! I would just like to thank my readers for waiting such a long time... you guys have definitely been a huge part of my success [sort... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Nov 16, 2011
      • | 748 views
      • | 8 comments
    • FIDE Rating List Update: October 2011

       FIDE Rating List Update: Month 1  -  October 17, 2011  Hello everybody! Thank you for reading CalbaMan's "FIDE Rating List Update"! Please feel free to check back next time for a new rating list! FIDE Rating List September 2011. Top 20 Ran... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Oct 17, 2011
      • | 1009 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Featured Article: Congratulations to Chess.com!

      Congratulations to Chess.com - 4,000,000 Members: Week 8 [Inaccurate]  -  October 11, 2011 It seems I will never run out of featured articles to write! Just a few weeks after IM Silman's return, Chess.com has officially reached 4,000,000 member... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Oct 11, 2011
      • | 1117 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Game of the Week: Carlsen vs. Short, 2004

       Carlsen vs. Short: Week 8 [Inaccurate]  -  October 11, 2011 This game was played between Magnus Carlsen and Nigel Short in 2004. Please enjoy!   Thank you for viewing the Game of the Week! Check back next week for an exciting new chess m... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Oct 11, 2011
      • | 712 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Weekly Puzzle: Eduardo Iturrizaga's "Winning Moves"

       Eduardo Iturrizaga's "Winning Moves": Week 8 [Inaccurate]  -  October 11, 2011   Thank you for reading this blog post. I hope you enjoy the puzzle! ~ CalbaMan | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Oct 11, 2011
      • | 588 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Weekly Quiz: Chess History and Trivia

       Chess History and Trivia: Week 8 [Inaccurate]  -  October 11, 2011 #1: What was the earliest form of chess? A) Chaturanga         B) Checkers C) Eschecs      D) Backgammon #2: When was the first recorded use of algebraic chess n... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Oct 11, 2011
      • | 822 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Weekly Article: Carlsen Dominates in Bilbao

      Carlsen Dominates in Bilbao: Week 8 [Inaccurate]  -  October 11, 2011 Magnus Carlsen dominated the Bilbao half of the 4th Final Masters and finished with a pairing against Vassily Ivanchuk. Before his match with the renowned grandmaster, Carlse... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Oct 11, 2011
      • | 492 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Monthly Statistics: Chess Percentage Updates

      Monthly Statistics: Month 2  -  September 29, 2011 Hello everybody! Thank you for viewing CalbaMan's "Monthly Statistics"! Here is how this will work: Every month, I will provide all of my readers with monthly statistics concerning chess ope... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Sep 29, 2011
      • | 635 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Featured Article: IM Silman Returns!

       IM Silman Returns: Week 7  -  September 29, 2011 Just over two weeks since the World defeated IMs Pruess and Rensch, an old chess veteran and author has returned to write articles on chess.com! IM Jeremy Silman has finally come back, and he i... | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Sep 29, 2011
      • | 1253 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Game of the Week: The Game of the Century

      The Game of the Century: Week 7  -  September 24, 2011 This game was played between Bobby Fischer and Donald Byrne. Enjoy!   Thank you for viewing the Game of the Week! Check back next week for an exciting new chess match! ~ CalbaMan | Read More

      • CalbaMan
      • | Sep 24, 2011
      • | 465 views
      • | 2 comments