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    • PUZZLES in my 1st 3 Months

      This are the puzzles in my first 3 months here in chess.com. All of this puzzles are posted in the forums. This are the list:  PUZZLE in TWO: "this is easy to see"   PUZZLE in TWO: "Simple isn't?" &nbs... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Sep 13, 2007
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    • Titled Chess Players sites

      Titled Chess Players Sites WGM - Claudia Amura GM - Viswanatha... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Sep 13, 2007
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    • SeaCKAT Groups

          WELCOME!!!   DEADLY CHESS PLAYERS                Seasonings of Chess Knowledge and Aggressive Tactics (SeaCKAT) Please visit:  Killer Moves  here in chess.com Groups     | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Sep 8, 2007
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    • Weakness of Engines - Part #2: Fritz 5.32 vs Bendcat

      This is one of my favorite counterattack, the Traxler counterattack. A lot of issue about this counterattack, they say that this counterattack will not win in computer chess if white try to move the best. And a chance came to prove how strong this... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Aug 21, 2007
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    • Fried Liver no more!!

      Last week I see a post of Traditional Fried Liver opening, this is a sharp opening and it gives a pressure to black's defense, if black don't know how to prevent it black will fall into trouble.   I'll show you first what's t... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Aug 20, 2007
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    • Elo Rating List

      The Elo rating system was invented by Árpád Élö" (1903-1992), a Hungarian-born American physics professor, who spelled his name "Elo" after he left Hungary. So Elo is not an acronym and should not be wirt... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Aug 15, 2007
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    • Commentary Symbols ( !!, !? )

       This are the few list of commentary symbols, somehow it would help the new players in chess. Many of them don't know the meaning of the symbols in PGN format or other chess notation.   ! Good move !! ... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Aug 14, 2007
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    • Weakness of Engines - Part #1: Bendcat vs Fritz 5.32

      Recently I see the post of free Fritz 5.32 Chess Software here in chess.com downloads, and I try if I can beat it. Fritz is very hard opponent, but onetime fritz fall into my opening Giuoco Piano and the rest of the moves makes the fritz crazy. ... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Aug 6, 2007
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    • Filipino Chess Player: Florencio Campomanes

      Florencio Campomanes (born Manila, February 22, 1927) is a Filipino political scientist, chess player and chess organizer. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of the Philippines in 1948. Then, he studied at Brown Unive... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Jul 17, 2007
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    • Filipino Chess Player: Rosendo Balinas, Jr.

      Rosendo Balinas, Jr. Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. (September 10, 1941 - September 24, 1998) was an International Chess Grandmaster from the Philippines. FIDE awarded him the International Master title in 1975 and the International Grandmaster t... | Read More

      • bendcat
      • | Jul 17, 2007
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