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    • A Potpourri of Interesting Endgames - Stalemates Save the Day!

      A lot of beginning players fail to realize that the idea of a stalemate is incredibly important. If in fact the stalemater is given a victory, as opposed to a draw, our entire understanding of chess will have to be stripped and replaced! Take for... | Read More

      • FM jlandaw
      • | Oct 30, 2012
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      • | 18 comments
    • One of the Greatest Moves in History

      Knowing the basic chess principles is, of course, very important for any chess player to be successful. Develop early, control the center, protect your king, and, of course, do not lose or hang your pieces. However, being a good chess player goes... | Read More

      • FM jlandaw
      • | Oct 4, 2012
      • | 5113 views
      • | 19 comments
    • First Blog Post

      Hello followers, friends, and random blog-readers, I have come to realize with all the time spent on this site, one thing I have never done is make a blog. So I cannot promise anything, but I will try and make a few blog posts here and there. If... | Read More

      • FM jlandaw
      • | Oct 2, 2012
      • | 2039 views
      • | 15 comments