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    • My new years chess resolution

        When I first signed on to chess.com I was excited and started many games.   My interest died down and I lost alot of games on time losing around 200 points because of this.       I was spending less time per m... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Jan 27, 2008
      • | 579 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Links to my chess videos and stay tuned for a new one uploading now

      Hi.  This post is a collection of links to the chess videos I have created so far, in addition to some comments about chess.com.     My chess videos are heavy on observations , light on variations, and generally around an hour... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Jan 17, 2008
      • | 792 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Games from the rated quad last weekend

      I promised to show the games, here they are.  I will probably make a video about the 2 high-rated games.                            I'll post the third game if anyo... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 19, 2007
      • | 608 views
      • | 6 comments
    • Successful tournament!

      I played a rated quads tournament this weekend and it was a very good result for me.  I won all 3 games, against a 1500 uscf player, an 1820, and an 1830 or so.  My rating will increase 30 points and my 'performance rating' accor... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 18, 2007
      • | 552 views
      • | 4 comments
    • The b4, Nb3-c5 maneuver in the exchange caro-kann

      Today I'd like to discuss a maneuver I do often in my caro-kann chess games.  It takes place in the exchange variation of the caro-kann.  I learned of this maneuver when talking to some random person on a chess server many years ago.... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 5, 2007
      • | 478 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Hello chess.com

      Hi, I just signed up to chess.com.  I will be moving my chess blog from http://chessandgo.zenchess.com to here.  In the past, I created a couple chess videos, which might be helpful to you.  My game annotations are basically for p... | Read More

      • Zenchess
      • | Nov 5, 2007
      • | 355 views
      • | 1 comment