Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com November updateIn the previous blog I posted about why I could leave, my situation hasn't changed since. So if this is my last blog I would like these comments to be about your favorite games / memories with me. Thanks for reading, Zhane. http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/november-updateFri, 08 Nov 2013 04:37:57 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/november-updateFriends,Countrymen & Chess playersI might be leaving this fabulous chess site on New Years Eve, simply because I have family to look after and of course I have my friends to support. Also money is tight at the moment, as many of you know we are in a global financial recovery. It...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/friendscountrymen-amp-chess-playersThu, 26 Sep 2013 18:17:09 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/friendscountrymen-amp-chess-playersBack to.....Well hopefully 1200 points, but at the moment things are not looking up for me. I'm going to celebrate valentine's day with my girlfriend this year, and I have gone out "all guns a blazing". So has the love bug hit any of your games this February...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/back-toWed, 13 Feb 2013 15:27:12 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/back-toAnother Year........ older and another year wiser (I hope). 2013 may only be a week old but I am 28 years old, and this August I'll be entering my sixth year on this site. I have had both my friends and family around to my apartment to celebrate my birthday. I ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/another-yearMon, 07 Jan 2013 15:51:57 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/another-year12/21/12 explainedOn the winter solstace this year, some people are saying that the world will end. The above sentence is false and inaccurate. I have done research on this and here are my findings... The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, notably used by the pre...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/122112-explainedWed, 12 Dec 2012 18:00:16 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/122112-explainedRemembrance Blog (November)Let us take time to reflect on the fallen. On November 11 I stood and observed a 2 minute silence to remember my Great Grandads who fought in the first and second World Wars. I have decided to bring this up because I couldn't type like this over...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/remembrance-blog-novemberMon, 12 Nov 2012 15:16:31 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/remembrance-blog-novemberHalloween Blog (October)Hello fellow bloggers and chess players This month we are celebrating Halloween on the 31st. I have heard of a Halloween's gambit but not played it before. If you could leave me a diagram or sequence of moves that would be most graceful. As it w...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/halloween-blog-octoberThu, 18 Oct 2012 14:54:17 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/halloween-blog-octoberMemorial Blog (September)Hello again my fellow bloggers, today I've chosen this title because of what happened on the 11th September, which will always stick in my mind. To most Americans it is clear what happened, that is why I didn't remind them in my main group Light ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/memorial-blog-septemberSat, 15 Sep 2012 15:34:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/memorial-blog-septemberFootball Special (August)Oh, hello everone. On Saturday the 18th of August all of the English football leagues, and the Premier League will kick off at 15:00 GMT. This is a once in a lifetime moment for me. Also on here I cannot wait to get back to winning ways after a ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/football-special-augustTue, 14 Aug 2012 15:28:37 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/football-special-augustOlympic Special (July)Well here we are, about one week / 7 days away from the opening ceremony in LONDON. I as an englishman cannot wait for the torch to be lit at the new stadium in London, there are great expectations for all hopefuls in all the events. If you have ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/olympic-special-julyThu, 19 Jul 2012 15:40:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/olympic-special-julyEuro 2012 special (June)As many of you may/may not have heard, the European championships of football are taking place in the Ukraine and Poland this year. So far I have seen all the matches in the group stages apart from Sweden vs England and France vs Ukraine. If you...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/euro-2012-special-juneThu, 14 Jun 2012 17:15:02 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/euro-2012-special-juneMay blogSo you might be wandering what I will talk about this month... This month saw the end of the football season in the United Kingdom. On which I have some good news, because my local side finished mid-table, and the bad news is that Manchester City...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/may-blogTue, 15 May 2012 17:10:47 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/may-blogEaster blog (April)Ok this month is where I reflect on my previous work to see where I am. In an answer I'm about the same, but there is one thing that still bugs me, that is a few things missing on the "new look" chess com. I have lost the link to "My tracked acti...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/easter-blog-aprilSun, 15 Apr 2012 16:37:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/easter-blog-aprilSt Patrick's blog (March)Well so far this month I have a few things to write about. As you can probably tell this is kinda going to be the theme of my blogs - main day followed by the month. I hope that my last blog was intresting as it was a leap year this year, so hop...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/st-patricks-blog-marchFri, 16 Mar 2012 17:27:34 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/st-patricks-blog-marchFebruary 29th 2012Who would've thought that I would stay true to my word? This is a very important date on the calendar because it happens once, every four years, due to the moon, or something like that. It also is unique in the sense that I shall post this day i...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/february-29th-2012Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:19:22 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/february-29th-2012Valentine's Day BlogHappy Valentine's Day to all out there. This is also going to be my February blog as well. There is one thing bugging me at the minute, and that is every time that I log in, I have 0 e-mails to read. However whence I click on the icon or link to...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/valentines-day-blogTue, 14 Feb 2012 15:44:19 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/valentines-day-blogFirst blog of 2012Ok here is my first blog of the new year. I hope you will like it, as in all other blogs this will be a monthly, so this is January's blog. Last Christmas, I set myself some NYR's or New Years Resolutions. I shall share one of them with you now, ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/first-blog-of-2012Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:16:01 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/first-blog-of-2012December '11 BlogFirst of all I have 2 words for you.... Happy Christmas This is for everyone, wherever you are on December 24 / 25 (christmas eve/ day). So what are you looking forward to getting this year? If you can think of any good presents then please lis...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/december-11-blogThu, 15 Dec 2011 15:34:15 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/december-11-blogThe run up to christmasHello fellow bloggers, I don't know about you lot, but I for one am excited about the run up to christmas (advent), because of all the crazy sales, and the fact that I have an advent calendar and advent candle. I'd like to know what gets you exc...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/the-run-up-to-christmasSat, 03 Dec 2011 15:38:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/the-run-up-to-christmasNovember '11 blogHi to all my fellow chess friends and opponents. I'm dedicating this blog to billgill0. It is the first topic I'll raise in this blog is friendship. As some of you are / may not be aware, my friend billgill0 is leaving chess.com, which is sad i...http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/november-11-blogTue, 15 Nov 2011 14:51:19 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Zhane/november-11-blog