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    • Tactics Master

      Hello everyone ! If you solve this one from beginning to end you have my respect. This is just brilliant. | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Mar 10, 2014
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    • My Best Win OTB

      Hello everyone ! Yesterday I had a game against a strong opponent and I won . It is my first win over 1800 and I am proud of it. After analyzing it with Houdini, I made only one move which decreased my advantage, and it was echanging rooks (I shou... | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Feb 10, 2014
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    • A Saving Move

      Hello everyone ! I think what happened to me today is a good example of why you should never give up and fight until the end, even at the level 1800. In this game, my opponent had a totally winning position but he was obsessed by blocking me with ... | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Feb 4, 2013
      • | 453 views
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    • First Game & First Win

      Hello everyone ! Here you will find my two first games in an official competition, playing for my club in Lille, France. The timing was 90min+30s increment/move for the first 40 moves with an additionnal 30min+30s increment/move for the rest of th... | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Nov 26, 2012
      • | 359 views
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    • 3 Mate in 3

      Hello everyone ! Please find below 3 nice little mate in 3. What I like about them is the fact that of course there are tactics, but understanding the position is necessary too. Enjoy !                         | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Nov 21, 2012
      • | 361 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Beauty of Chess

      Hello everyone. Last night I found a famous study of an endgame and I want to share it because it is beautiful and brilliant.White to move and win. Enjoy ! | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Oct 19, 2012
      • | 612 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Are you an Aggressive Player ?

      Hello everyone ! Today I would like to share the final decisive attack of the game between Chernin and Van der Wiel (1997). Can you find the breakthrough ? Try to understand the position and find the weaknesses before to start, you will learn a lo... | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | May 27, 2012
      • | 546 views
      • | 1 comment
    • A Strong Move

      Hi everyone ! Here I want to share a move that one of my opponent did in a live game 15/10 against me. He was rated around 1600. Of course the move I have done before is a terrible mistake, but what a move, I really did not expect that. Enjoy ! ... | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | May 12, 2012
      • | 554 views
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    • The Power of the Diagonal

      Hello everyone ! Here another basic knowledge but i thought it could be very useful (because it is for me). Can you solve this puzzle ? | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Mar 25, 2012
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    • Petrov Defense Basic Trap

      Hello everyone ! Today I played a 10 minutes blitz chess game against a 1375 Elo opponent and i have been surprised how he could missed a basic trap. So I just want to share it. Enjoy  !   | Read More

      • Sycret
      • | Mar 15, 2012
      • | 639 views
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