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    • 2011 to 2012

      Just a quick review of last year and look forward to the next. This year has been great for chess, I had stopped playing for quite a while, but a few months ago downloaded an android app, and found my enthusiasm again.  I am having real fun........ | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Dec 31, 2011
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    • Silly Wins

      Just had an eight win streak!!! My best ever.........and totally hollow. Only one of them was a genuine win, the others were time outs.  Some of these being very much against the run of play.  I've basically been winning because I have a smartp... | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Dec 28, 2011
      • | 527 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Mobile Chess

      I just got a new phone... And I was able to go onto chess.com, and make my move.... on my phone. This means I can play Chess at work.  | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Dec 7, 2007
      • | 409 views
      • | 2 comments
    • A win a loss

      Well I won a game and lost a game both by resignation.  Roberto soundly beat me.  So now it's one each.  I've challenged him to another one.  It's good to play online.  I've had to work some long hours over... | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Dec 2, 2007
      • | 306 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Rusty

      I just finished a game with Lausbl84, which I was lucky to win. Lausbl84 started with an attempt at scholers mate, I'm rusty, but not that rusty, so I was able to hold of the intial attack and ended up in command of the centre. I then blundere... | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Nov 18, 2007
      • | 370 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Another Game

      I just beat Drahul, with a checkmate. It was a good game, although Drahul got into a strange defensive position in the corner to start with.  It tied up three of his pieces, trapped his king, and allowed me to dominate the rest of the bo... | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Nov 17, 2007
      • | 319 views
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    • I lost a game

      Do I have so much to learn. I just got totally outplayed and trashed..............and I did'nt see it coming till I was up to the neck it.  I managed to get stuck in a corner, whilst Jboy did me over with a clever tag team of Knight... | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Nov 14, 2007
      • | 307 views
      • | 1 comment
    • My first completed game

      I have won my first game on Chess.com I was a bit lucky.  I had been put up against it by some sloppy play on my part, which forced me to bring my queen out a lot earlier than I hoped. Fortunately I managed to bag a knight with it, going a pi... | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Nov 13, 2007
      • | 248 views
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    • I like this site

      WOW - five games at the same time.  I love this site.  I don't know if I'll use it but the @chess.com e-mail address is very cool. | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Nov 11, 2007
      • | 302 views
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    • My First day

      I've just found Chess.com today (Thank you Facebook)  I've already started a couple of games.......and look like i'm going to get thrashed in both of them.  Which just shows how rusty I've got.  Can't wait to get... | Read More

      • peterrco
      • | Nov 9, 2007
      • | 275 views
      • | 0 comments