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    • Sometimes a draw....

        black was not a happy camper when he played kg8(avoids mate w/ rh6+kg8,rh8 Mate,)a perp check for white after blacks kg8 | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Aug 16, 2011
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    • Pelleteri vs. Carlsen

      Any one see pelletier's #20 move( Queen move) though this game is lost what if he plays qxr and after qxq he plays  bxr,carlsen cannot play qxb because rook d8+ would pin blacks Queen.So a exchange of queen for 2 rooks takes place, and thoug... | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Aug 11, 2011
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    • Whats going on ?

      Granted my health is not great, and i know approaching seventy leads me to be set in ways one can call "old fashion ",that's o .k. But i see things in chess i don't care for. People join tournaments and instead of a first move--they go on vacatio... | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Aug 9, 2011
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    • Queen sac.

               This sac. is common enough, it brings a warm glow when it comes to my dooor.......white moves NE5, black has nothing better BXQ ..............         BF7+ mate | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Jul 24, 2011
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    • winning move.....

            I spent 4/5 minutes before finding the winner-------black has the gem in hand ! | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Jul 21, 2011
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    • wow ! Mate in 43....

      Position is common enough....white to move and mate in 3......elegance and harmony as only this type of bueatiful mate reveals. | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Jul 20, 2011
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    • Promotion

             PF8=QUEEN does not help ! White moves and.....................PF8=knight mate ! | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Jun 22, 2011
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    • Fathers Day

       Chess .com poppas, HAPPY FATHERS DAY!!  ENJOY...... | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Jun 19, 2011
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    • DeFensive Discover

        while reading i came across this chess idea.......Bg5 !   Whites move creates an attack (bishop attacks rook),protects d1 rook (rook on a1) and gives white decent position !! | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Jun 17, 2011
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    • Oh ! What could have been ?

          BLACK MOVES and out goes all hope.....KE4 !! A simply strong and unexpected king fork,wins a piece and forces a draw ! | Read More

      • eddysallin
      • | Jun 12, 2011
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