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    • New iPad Chess App!

      Chess community. I have been working off and on for the last 18 months on a chess score sheet app that will satisfy the requirements of the USCF (United States Chess Federation) and the average chess player. I think that I now have an app that wi... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Oct 22, 2012
      • | 4824 views
      • | 21 comments
    • Closed Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack

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      • shootfilm
      • | Oct 24, 2010
      • | 5152 views
      • | 9 comments
    • Pirc video??

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      • shootfilm
      • | Oct 15, 2010
      • | 2336 views
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    • GM Maurice Ashley shares the secrets of chess!

      The secret to chess How Grandmasters Find Amazing Moves - Most chess fans believe that knowledge of the opening, middlegame and endgame is what separates Grandmasters from everyone else. While all of these are important, the truth is m... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Oct 7, 2010
      • | 6955 views
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    • Understanding your opening (Scotch Game Pt.I)

      Leave it up to Chess.com to vote on an opening that I don't play personally. When the votes started coming in, I said, "boy." Now I have to learn a new opening.  I am glad I did.  I have probably played around the Scotch and didn't even know it ... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Apr 4, 2009
      • | 14659 views
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    • Understanding your opening (Part III)

      Understanding your opening for the average player begins with these ideas. Are you looking for a closed position or an open position? Do you know the advantages of each type? Knowing what weaknesses and strengths exist in your chosen opening will... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Mar 25, 2009
      • | 3312 views
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    • You Can Play Blindfold Chess too!

      The 18th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament starts today in Nice, France. This is as good as time as any to try your hand at blindfold chess.  I have done a little research and if you have any of the popular chess software programs like Chessma... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Mar 14, 2009
      • | 21544 views
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    • Understanding your opening (Part II)

      I had not planned on making this a series, but I am still getting questions on what to do in various positions.  So let's start at the top. We will cover general ideas that you can apply to any opening. It has come to my attention that the casua... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Mar 12, 2009
      • | 1781 views
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    • What Chess Skills are in your Bag? Part II

      We have talked briefly about the "draw" skill.  It is certainly one of those skills that most GM/IM/SM possess. The next skill we will talk about is the skill of "tactics."  This is an easy skill to talk about since it is the one that gets most... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Mar 10, 2009
      • | 1866 views
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    • What Chess Skills are in your Bag? Part I

      Every chess player whether they are beginner or master can do at least one thing in the game of chess.  The stronger you get the more things or skills you develop. Beginners learn how to move the pawns first. The next two pieces are probably the... | Read More

      • shootfilm
      • | Mar 5, 2009
      • | 1783 views
      • | 7 comments