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    • Temporary Blog

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    • Favorite Quotes

      There's nothing more boring or dangerous than a fanatic -- of any pursuasion. [Bo Lozoff]If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates', then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny. [Dee Hock, Founder/CEO V... | Read More

    • What Tournament Directors Can and Can't Do

      Hello! If you have any questions, drop them in the comments below and I'll get them answered. | Read More

    • Enough Conspiracy Theories (Part 2)

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    • Mental Health Helpline

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    • How To Create Vote Chess Games

      Creating, Starting Vote Chess Games You can click the link in the lower right-hand corner that says "New Vote Chess". This will take you to a page where vote chess open seeks are listed. Each of these open seeks, when you click, will show the vo... | Read More

    • I'm sorry for my absence.

      As I am sure many have noticed (and commented on), my attention to chess.com (and my games, groups, etc) has wanned as of late. My sincere apologies for my inattentiveness. As a super-admin of many groups and (in theory) involved in many projects... | Read More

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    • How To Create Tournaments

      Creating tournaments is a real joy; at any given time, I typically have about 50 tournaments going at one time. You must be a premium member to create tournaments. Here is how it is done:     Go to Home and choose Tournaments.     ... | Read More

    • How To Post A Game

      First, find the game you wish to post and put it on screen. Next, click "Get PGN". A dialogue box will appear. Click "OK".   A NotePad document will appear with some "funny" writing in it. This notepad document contains the information you... | Read More

    • Create Team Match

      This post will describe the mechanics of creating team matches, but does not address the strategies behind the team matches. Creating winnable team matches requires a good deal of strategy in its own right, and a strategy that works for one group ... | Read More