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 2 Incoming BIG brand new chess.com competitions Please read!Hi everybody! I should keep announcing this every now and again. I have 2 of now the newest and growing chess.com competitions.  1. The Junior International Cup (Under 18 World League)  The 2015 competition started a few days ago, to make it...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/2-incoming-big-brand-new-chesscom-competitions-please-readTue, 18 Nov 2014 19:36:08 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/2-incoming-big-brand-new-chesscom-competitions-please-readSimul with AussiedjHi everybody! On Thursday at 5PM (Sydney/Australia time) I will be running a simul. I will only allow Under 1000 in online chess or live standard to play this simul, unless you're invited. Here are more details If 1-5 players join, the time cont...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/simul-with-aussiedjMon, 17 Nov 2014 00:31:08 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/simul-with-aussiedjMy best Standard win (1821)My 2nd Brilliancy game played today, although he had heaps of chances to draw. Please comment http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-win-1821Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:19:31 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-win-1821My best Standard Draw (2105)Wow, I played 2 fantastic games today. The other one my highest win against a 1800, and this one I played a solid draw. I think my opponent had winning chances. What do you think? Please comment http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-draw-2105Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:42:53 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-draw-2105A simul with NM adypady02Adypady02, is holding a simul. Here is his message to everyone: The first simul of the group Simultaneous Games hosted by me will be tomorrow (26/06/2014) at 11:00 am EST (Eastern US &Canada timezone) (not good for all my aussie friends becau...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/a-simul-with-adypady02Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:09:12 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/a-simul-with-adypady02Junior International Cup 2015 Schedule!I have made a schedule for the Junior International Cup 2015! You might be thinking, What is The Junior International Cup and how can I join it? For more info, go to this link http://www.chess.com/news/signups-for-2015-junior-international-cup-...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/junior-international-cup-2015-scheduleFri, 20 Jun 2014 20:50:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/junior-international-cup-2015-scheduleWhat line should I choose playing the Grand Prix??Gee, I should get this reviewed ASAP, because I'm having a rough time deciding between 5. Bc4 or 5. Bb5. I see most GM's play Bb5, but I continued on playing Bc4 but until Daniel King in a DVD said why Bb5 is better. The Bishop on c4 is killing, b...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/what-line-should-i-choose-playing-the-grand-prixSun, 11 May 2014 14:54:51 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/what-line-should-i-choose-playing-the-grand-prixFRIENDZ100th friend: JJmar 150th friend: Noobdog   Another note, for the friends I don't know very ofte, I will take off my list.  http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/friendzSat, 03 May 2014 21:58:41 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/friendzMy best game played against a 2385 ACFI went to a tournament recently, and I was paired up with top seed in the early stages of the tournament. Not that I had done spectaculary well before I was paired up with top seed. His name is Brodie McClymont.  He's not titled, but I'm sure...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-game-played-against-a-2385-acfSun, 27 Apr 2014 18:18:11 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-game-played-against-a-2385-acfMy Fantastic Drawing Sequence with Atomic_RiftOnce again, Thank you so much for the game Atomic_Rift, it was really entertaining! And, when I got stalemated Atomic_Rift, it was actually a draw anyway, so don't feel too shocked.  http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=680143004 Go to move 5...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-fantastic-drawing-sequence-with-atomicriftMon, 23 Dec 2013 15:39:48 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-fantastic-drawing-sequence-with-atomicriftThe Junior International CupHi all! I am Running a Junior International Cup U18. If you're interested, come join the group and read the news/forums http://www.chess.com/groups/home/the-junior-international-cup-2014 But, you need to be in your country group too. It starts i...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/the-junior-international-cupTue, 03 Dec 2013 19:11:47 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/the-junior-international-cupNew Trap!! Down Under BBQ Disco Opening TrapHello Everyone! I have searched and searched to see if this puzzle has a name. No it doesn't, but for some reason, a lot of people know it! And so I have given it a funny name "Down Under BBQ Disco Trap"! The meaning of it. I do live in down under...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/new-trap-down-under-bbq-disco-opening-trapTue, 03 Sep 2013 19:22:25 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/new-trap-down-under-bbq-disco-opening-trapPuzzle http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/puzzleTue, 25 Jun 2013 20:47:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/puzzleGrade Matches U1500 Sydney Norths vs Ryde/Eastwood Board 42.5/3! This opening this strange f5 move is called the dutch. This was the 3rd game I played as white against the dutch, having a Draw to a 1400 (ACF) ! My other 2 games were 1670 (chess.com) and 915 (ACF) My rating went from 850 to 1002 (ACF) bu...http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/grade-matches-u1500-sydney-norths-vs-rydeeastwood-board-4Tue, 04 Jun 2013 18:59:13 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/grade-matches-u1500-sydney-norths-vs-rydeeastwood-board-4Little board: Norths vs Hardboard http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/little-board-norths-vs-hardboardWed, 08 May 2013 15:02:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/little-board-norths-vs-hardboard