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Zug's Chess Blog



    • "The Open File" Archives

      Here are links to all "The Open File" columns.                                                                                                    ... | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | Aug 7, 2008
      • | 6875 views
      • | 5 comments
    • The Fastest Masters on Chess.com

      Here is a little piece of Chess.com trivia for you all. I did a little survey of the top 50 rated players on this site, and here are the list of players among them taking less than 2 hours per move: Ed_Top  (2404) 53min. 16sec. TulsaDa... | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | Jul 22, 2008
      • | 1972 views
      • | 13 comments
    • On Magnus Carlsen

        How about this young fella!?  He's rated in the top ten in the world, he's still a teenager, yet he manages to win or finish in the top three in just about every event he enters. He's not without his flaws, however.&nb... | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | May 6, 2008
      • | 1781 views
      • | 7 comments
    • Another Great New Theme

      Following along the idea of "Green with Yellow Tapestry" and "Blue Hues", here is another in my series of easy-on-the-eyes themes.  I call it "Brownian Motion".  Give it a try.  By the way, if you do u... | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | Apr 18, 2008
      • | 1207 views
      • | 3 comments
    • "How To" See Chess.com Home Page with Your Theme

      Most of you know that when you go to the Chess.com home page, your theme goes away.  However, if you want your default location to be the home page of Chess.com and NOT your member home page, but STILL want to use your theme, here is how to d... | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | Apr 18, 2008
      • | 1127 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Another New Theme

      There was good response to my last theme, "Green with Yellow Tapestry", so I have created another one: "Blue Hues".  Give it a try and see if you like it.  I made it with the same goal in mind as in "Green with Y... | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | Apr 18, 2008
      • | 1005 views
      • | 2 comments
    • A Pleasing-to-the-Eye Theme

      Take a look at the following theme I have finally perfected called: Green with Yellow Tapestry Go to: http://www.chess.com/home/edit_theme.html  and search on themes by the user name of Zug.  I worked pretty hard on this theme to make su... | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | Apr 16, 2008
      • | 1156 views
      • | 8 comments
    • A New Theme

      Hey, folks... Check out the theme I just created: Yellow & Green by interpur Hope you like it. - Mike Petersen | Read More

      • NM Zug
      • | Feb 22, 2008
      • | 903 views
      • | 0 comments