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    • Englishlegend

      i live in Great Britain, and live the good life. I enjoy challenges, and always push myself, to be the best, that I can be. Something of which, I've learned, from my fellow countrymen. So, if you think, you can beat me, on the chess board, let's... | Read More

    • The highly creative Jobava - Part 2

      When I finished the part 1 on the games of Jobava, I never thought it would take such a long time, to come up with the 2nd and final part!It has been a month, since the part 1, and in this one month timeframe Jobava has played some highly instruct... | Read More

      • aspired
      • | Apr 18, 2014
      • | 244 views
      • | 3 comments
    • This is Ukraine today. 17/04/2014 .10 languages.

      U.S., UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South AfricaMaidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends!Russia has carried out an act of aggression towards Ukraine. Russian troops have entered Crimea. Thus we take it upon ourselves to inform yo... | Read More

      • Osokor
      • | Apr 17, 2014
      • | 80 views
      • | 0 comments
    • CHESS AND LIFE!

      Most of my leisure I am preoccupied by puzzles, music or this fantastic game. This fondness is partly due to the intelluctual challenge it throws to our brains and also its similarity wtih life. It teaches how to make a decision in life with SWOT... | Read More

      • Dr-Nikhil
      • | Apr 16, 2014
      • | 101 views
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    • 12-13 April 2014 Interuniversitary Tournament,Kültür University

      Hi everyone...Two days ago as Istanbul University representatives we attended a tournament where the score for team was determined with the sum of three high scorers of the university...Time control was 45 min with 30 seconds increment per move.I ... | Read More

      • JRC_96
      • | Apr 14, 2014
      • | 154 views
      • | 4 comments
    • 1.d4 Nf6 Indians "Opening Of The Month" Schedule and Activities 2014

      1.d4 Nf6 Indians are proud to present the "Opening Of The Month" series for 2014. We are hosting 2 Vote Chess games (1 White, 1 Black), 4 Team Matches (u1400, 1400-1600, 1600-1800, 1800+) as well as in-house Tournaments and Forums all featuring ... | Read More

    • Dominion vs CSR live team match

      Guidelines:  - YOU HAVE TO CONTACT YOUR OPPONENT FOR AN AGREEMENT ABOUT WHEN YOU MEET IN LIVECHESS!!! - It's recommended to add your opponent to your friendslist, so you can challenge them or accept the match - You play two games against your ... | Read More

    • GM Roman Dzindzichashvili Simul: April 13th

      Dzindzi is back! GM Roman Dzindzichashvili will be playing an online chess simul on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM US/Canada Pacific Time (PDT) right here on Chess.com! This simul, brought to you by Chess.com University, will be played in C... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Apr 6, 2014
      • | 2587 views
      • | 10 comments
    • New Beginnings (Dedicated to the Memory of FM Ron Simpson)

      This past week was one of the busiest weeks I've had as a chess player. It started Wednesday as I made a day trip down to Charlotte to check out the beautiful new Charlotte Chess Center and Scholastic Academy set up by NM Peter Giannatos and Gary ... | Read More

      • PigJones
      • | Apr 3, 2014
      • | 199 views
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    • "Chess for Zebras", a review

      Chess for Zebras by Jonathan RowsonThis book is in the same vein as The Seven Deadly Chess Sins. Like its predecessor, it is more readable than other chess books I have seen. It is amusing and offers many unorthodox ideas. The author is a grandmas... | Read More

      • soler97
      • | Apr 2, 2014
      • | 131 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Anand did well to qualify, but he won't win the rematch.

      Anand did well to qualify, but he won't win the rematch.                                                                                 The Tiger from Madras deserv... | Read More

      • Jeski1
      • | Mar 31, 2014
      • | 2560 views
      • | 44 comments
    • Anand wins right to face Carlsen

      I followed the Candidate's Tournament with much interest, to see who won the right to face Magnus Carlsen for the title.  It was a little shocking to see Anand win, especially after his complete defeat against Carlsen the first go around (Chenn... | Read More

      • seanahan
      • | Mar 31, 2014
      • | 128 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Candidates 2014 - Final Round Coverage with Video Analysis of all games

      Welcome to this blog post :-) The final round of the Candidates Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk has been played.   Congratulations to the deserved winner, former World Champion Vishy Anand, who earned the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen to a ma... | Read More

    • Iowa Class D Championship

      I'm rated below Class D, but thought I'd take my chances and play in the Class D championship this year.  I ended up coming in second.  This is a long blog...because they were GOOD games...the kind where people said to me, "You WON?" afterwards.... | Read More

    • Eye of the Madras Tiger !!

      " It's the eye of the tiger, It's the thrill of the fight, Rising up to the challenge of the rival !! "   A round of applause for Anand in the press center! #candidates2014 — candidates fide (@candidatesfide) March 29, 2014   ... | Read More

    • Anad will challenge Carlsen for the World Chess Title!

      And yes, beating all the odds and bets, Vishy Anand did it. He was the most solid player by far, not losing any single game and has secured the first place at Candidates Tournament 2014 before the last round. WCH details are all to be known (venue... | Read More

    • Estonia is a small country

      A few thoughts about influence of English Mass Culture on Estonia. While each culture draws from its own roots, it must fail to blossom without contact with other cultures. A better understanding how cultural systems are shaped, reproduced and cha... | Read More

      • kjarve
      • | Mar 28, 2014
      • | 270 views
      • | 1 comment
    • New Kid on the Block- Noobs Play Chess

        When it comes to chess I know about as much as a nun knows about sex, I’m around the same skill level of an intelligent monkey, but at least I’m not as cocky as Russia… that I’m pretty sure about. But who cares! Me being horrible comes... | Read More

      • Hoople212
      • | Mar 26, 2014
      • | 184 views
      • | 0 comments
    • new chess gametype

      so i've recently gotten bored of normal chess because i wanted more of a challenge, so i thought of checkers, and how you can move your position, and i thought, why not in chess, so it's a challenge that you totally throw your chess strategies out... | Read More

    • What will the rating list look like in ten years time?

      I first published this on my blogger several weeks ago. Please take the time to visit it here: http://thechesscoachingwebsite.blogspot.co.uk/   How the rating list might look in ten years time... With the candidates on the horizon, there's obv... | Read More

      • Jeski1
      • | Mar 24, 2014
      • | 1705 views
      • | 29 comments