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The Endless Road

Journeying along the infinite world of chess study. For the full version of the blog, please visit http://cloclotron.net/chess


    • Crazy glue!

      Sometimes we say that a piece is the "glue" in the position. Look at that big guy on g6! Taking care of business! | Read More

      • kharv
      • | Nov 17, 2014
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    • Week #64

      The bulk of my study time this week was spent analyzing my five games from the Chambly tournament. I had a nice surprise in my inbox on Wednesday as the tournament director asked me for the move list from my game against the IM Jean Hébert. The p... | Read More

      • kharv
      • | Dec 14, 2013
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    • A dream run at Chambly semi-rapid tournament and a game against an IM!

      I was looking forward to this first semi-rapid tournament. I had trained with 10 minute blitz games on chess.com and a few hundred timed tactical puzzles. I also played those 3 games at the 20 min + 10 sec time control with Martin last Monday. Add... | Read More

      • kharv
      • | Dec 14, 2013
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    • King’s Indian Defence, Exchange Variation

      I wanted to travel a bit outside the habitual paths so I chose dxe5 instead of O-O in the KID. I feel the whole variation is slightly inferior for White in many lines because of the weakness on d4 and the c4 and e4 pawns that block their own bish... | Read More

      • kharv
      • | Oct 1, 2013
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    • Week #53 - Begining of a second year in chess study.

      This week, I had the pleasure of playing some games against a chess.com friend at a local chess café. I have already posted the analysis of these games. The establishment is excellent, as it offers food and refreshments (including beer, which is ... | Read More

      • kharv
      • | Sep 26, 2013
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    • Playing live games at the chess café

      (full blog at http://cloclotron.net/chess) Last night I played 3 games against a chess.com friend at a local chess café. It was great to get back into live chess games after many months of correspondance chess. We played two games at 30+30 time ... | Read More

      • kharv
      • | Sep 24, 2013
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    • Week #52 - A year of studying (and blogging)

      (you can find the full blog at http://cloclotron.net/chess)  Already it has been one year since my first lesson with my coach Attila Turzo, which took place September 14th, 2012. We had our 13th 2-hour lesson today, September 20th, 2013. First,... | Read More

      • kharv
      • | Sep 20, 2013
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    • Study of problem #56

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      • kharv
      • | Mar 11, 2013
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    • Blindly following a database and a very complicated game

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      • kharv
      • | Jan 25, 2013
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    • Tactics and overconfidence

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      • kharv
      • | Jan 19, 2013
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