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    • Chess Puzzles

      This blog is about proving your tactics strength and is recommended for average players (1200 - 1400) Solve these puzzles and get the points that count for each puzzle. The points will show your approximate tactics rating. For tactics on which you... | Read More

      • danny_dan
      • | Aug 3, 2014
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    • Taking Your Time

                One of the biggest problems among amateurs (800-1200) is playing too quickly. I used to play in G30 tournaments and take on average 5 seconds per move. I missed Checkmate In Ones, hanging pieces (both mine and my opponents), and som... | Read More

      • danny_dan
      • | Feb 4, 2014
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      • | 1 comment
    • Would you compare chess to life?

      Chess is very comparable to life. There are many ways to relate. One of them is choices. In the beginning of a chess game, you have a little amount of choices. It is like life because it starts with what toy you want to buy or which friends you ma... | Read More

      • danny_dan
      • | Jan 29, 2014
      • | 484 views
      • | 2 comments