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    • Chess Openings Trainer

        I am in the process of developing a chess openings trainer.  If you've never used a program like Bookup or Chess position trainer, you may not know what I'm talking about.  Basically, you can enter all the opening moves that are you in your ... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Jan 11, 2011
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    • Wargames

      I've been learning about and getting into wargames over the last couple weeks.  Games like 'The operational art of war III", "war in the pacific", "war in the east" etc. are all either on my purchasing radar or I've been playing.   I also bough... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Dec 27, 2010
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    • Bitcoin

      So I've learned about "Bitcoin" an alternate currency.  I'm going to make a program that trades automatically on the Bitcoin-USD exchange.  Wish me luck! | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 18, 2010
      • | 1557 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Hello again chess.com

      Hello again, chess.com. I will soon be offering a video chess course on my website http://zenchess.com. It will go from the very basics of how to play, all the way up to my current level of understanding which is 2002.  This isn't a 300 page je... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | May 15, 2009
      • | 909 views
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    • JOIN US NOW AND SHARE THE SOFTWARE!

      Join us now and share the software...you'll be free!  Hackers you'll be free ee ee! something osmething dirty licenses! Hackers you'll be free!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YqsoDc1vMo | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Dec 8, 2008
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    • New Video Lecture

      Hello.  I have created a new video lecture which goes over each of my games from a recent over the board, uscf-rated tournament I played in. Please give me your feedback. I am giving lessons and coaching, also I will be creating a much more com... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 15, 2008
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    • Forward

        A long time ago in manhattan I saw something that was a revelation to me in chess.  It was a foreign guy who kept saying 'forward' as he defeated his opponents.  His whole theme was 'forward', and he kept saying it over and over again.  To... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 12, 2008
      • | 706 views
      • | 3 comments
    • I qualified for the state championship! Here are the games

        Very exciting night tonight as I found out that I qualified to play in the nebraska closed state championship.  Only 6 players or so can qualify to play.  Usually some pretty strong players are there including Keaton Keirwa a young master tha... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 8, 2008
      • | 929 views
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    • Chess Match: Jacob Wagner (1920) vs Don Shennum (2000+) Game 2

      Hello folks!  Here is the second game I played against Don Shennum this wednesday.  The games are all game/90 with 5 second delay which is usual for uscf games... The game started out as a caro-kan, I sometimes play the exchange variation, and ... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Oct 30, 2008
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    • Chess match: game 1

      I played the first game of a 4-game over the board uscf rated chess match.  My opponent is rated about 2020 and I am rated 1920 (although with my first game win I will be around 1940 or so). The opening was uncommon I believe and may have been ... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Oct 22, 2008
      • | 794 views
      • | 1 comment