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    • FM theMagicRat - Player Profile

      Name: The Magic Rat Title: FMAge you started chess: 16 Fide rating: about 2300Country: Germany 1) How are you? Is chess keeping you busy? I would be quite busy even without chess. 2) How long have you been playing Chess?   Close to 20 yea... | Read More

    • Top 14 chess books for beginners/newbies

      Not my post, I'm just posting here for easier access for me   We play chess because it seduces our intellect, is an analogue to life itself, and represents the ever-elusive quest for mental and emotional elegance.At least that’s why I play c... | Read More

    • 1200 v 2200 (Match)

      He is a great player. Here is my game aganist a rated chess coach. | Read More

    • How to DETECT engines

      Some awesome advice from Evan Ju   1) The first type of “engine-user” is an account that managed to write an algorithm that directly allows the engine to play the moves on chess.com. I am not sure how this is done. In all of my life, I have... | Read More

    • Useful Chess Links

      I've just searched the word 'Chess' on Google and I'm going to sort through some of it to see whether or not it is useful.   I really recommend using Chess.com as your primary website for chess and all things regarding chess, everything and I m... | Read More

    • Book review : The Right Way To Play Chess

      Some info about a book I'm supposed to be reviewing. The book is called 'The Right Way To Play Chess' It is a modernised version of a previously published book. Since its first publication in 1950, The Right Way to Play Chess has taught chess to ... | Read More

    • My Chess Career(beginning-present)

      I have always believed that planning is the key to successful execution.I'm writing this blog to (hopefully) to detail my journey from lowly not-even-master-level to the highest rank of chess.I believe this is something I can achieve in my lifet... | Read More

    • Journey to a title

      I have always believed that planning is the key to successful excecution. I'm writing this blog to (hopefully) to detail my journey from lowly not-even-master-level to the highest rank of chess.I believe this is something I can achieve in my life... | Read More

    • Another day..another game

      Welcome to my blog where I give you a round of chess games I played recently.Following on from my previous post, today’s games were considerably better played, however, the level of play still remains the same. I did fall foul to some creative m... | Read More

    • Top 100 chess.com Blitz players February

      NameRatingWinLossDrawLast Online FM Eilyisum 2700 2584 (78%) 570 (17%) 140 (4%) online now!  IM CMC-Academy 2673 11 (65%) 5 (29%) 1 (6%) 3 months ago  GM gmwesley_so 2632 13 (65%) 3 (15%) 4 (20%) 3 months ago  camat 2601 51 (78%) 13 (20%) ... | Read More