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 Losing to winning!This is a game I played against an Arab!Have fun :)  The title suggests everything! http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/losing-to-winningMon, 01 Sep 2014 10:18:47 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/losing-to-winningQueens Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3 D30http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/queens-gambit-declined-systems-without-nc3-d30Sat, 09 Aug 2014 18:14:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/queens-gambit-declined-systems-without-nc3-d30The Right Ideas!http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-right-ideasThu, 31 Jul 2014 18:47:13 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-right-ideasThe 36th in between move! Prophylaxis is key! Missed the beautiful g4 move which was in between move. Next time onwards! I shall to strive look for alternatives than obvious eating of pieces.  http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-36th-in-between-moveTue, 22 Jul 2014 12:20:43 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-36th-in-between-moveDrunk chess scenes!This is by far the weirdest game I played on chess.com which ended up in a draw. I was high on beer and played a Slav defence. The best part about the game is the evaluation profile Have fune!  The evaluation profile! http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/drunk-chess-scenesMon, 21 Jul 2014 07:04:57 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/drunk-chess-scenesThe weak black kingside! A51: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation Total annihilation of the black kingside! http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-weak-black-kingsideThu, 17 Jul 2014 09:01:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-weak-black-kingsideOutplaying an opponent! This was schmidt benoni opening. The m ain line is to capture with the pawn and not with the queen. Anyhoo! I played on to win the game. I missed a few tactics towards the end (endgame tactics) so I shall work on that from here on out! Hope ...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/outplaying-an-opponentWed, 16 Jul 2014 00:30:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/outplaying-an-opponentI'm 1600+ yall! :DYes!! I've finally broken the 1600 barrier on chess.com and it feels good! :) Here's the game that I played to reach 1600+My opponent underestimated my game and got what he deserved! BUHAHAHAHA   Btw the photo on top is what I got googling "1...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/im-1600-yall-dTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:48:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/im-1600-yall-dWeird game #1This is a game I played with an Iranian online and it was Sicilian c3.  Have fun! :) http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/weird-game-1Tue, 01 Jul 2014 03:07:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/weird-game-1My First Fide Rated TournamentThis is the first FIDE tournament that I played today. I lost the first game which I could have drawn by bringing my King to the kingside which my opponent described to me after the game. He was a 1500+ Fide rated player. Here's the game:   T...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/my-first-fide-rated-tournamentFri, 27 Jun 2014 08:40:28 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/my-first-fide-rated-tournamentLosing Mindset vs Winning MindsetThis is a game I lost because I taught I made a blunder but it wasn't actually a blunder. The reason I taught that I made a blunder was because of the fact that I was playing a much higher rated player than me. I was under the impression that he m...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/losing-mindset-vs-winning-mindsetSat, 14 Jun 2014 21:47:18 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/losing-mindset-vs-winning-mindsetProphylaxis is key!This was 100 minute game I played with a strong opponent online! I had a great position from the opening but lost the game missing the single decent prophylatic move b4! and my position totally collapsed! I should have played b4! and then gone fo...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/prophylaxis-is-keytprWed, 11 Jun 2014 10:55:11 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/prophylaxis-is-keytprKeep it simple!This was a game I played against a chinese guy!I found a tactic to simplify the position but I taught it'd be better to stick with the queen till the end. Wrong choice & I lost the game because of carelessness. Lesson of the day!Keep it simple...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/keep-it-simpleWed, 11 Jun 2014 02:44:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/keep-it-simpleBudapest gambitI guess this is my first Budapest Gambit game which I won convincingly. Unfotunately Deep Fritz 14 could not analyze my game since it got stuck and only gave me similar games from the database.Have fun :) http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/budapest-gambitWed, 04 Jun 2014 17:40:35 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/budapest-gambitFirst Blunderless Game!This is a game I played with a Strong Indian Player.  Practicing tactics & studying grandmaster games has helped me to play better and more accurately. Here's the game Have fun :) Note: I just inserted two lines that "Infinite Analysis" ...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/first-blunderless-gameTue, 03 Jun 2014 20:11:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/first-blunderless-gameChess will be child's play 20 years from now20 years from now you will find 5 year old grandmasters and probably even Magnus being beaten every other tournament. Yes! that's right the world will reach a stage where intelligence will soar in every human being and as a result the game of ches...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/chess-will-be-childs-play-20-years-from-nowFri, 30 May 2014 09:40:42 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/chess-will-be-childs-play-20-years-from-nowGame with a Candidate MasterThis is a game which I played on chess.com with CM jtoth I think I played well although I lost. Here's the game I had a chance to win on move 37. but since it was a 3 minute blitz match, I missed it.  And after the game I asked the dude how I...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/game-with-a-candidate-masterMon, 26 May 2014 00:54:17 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/game-with-a-candidate-masterStoned games!Theses were two games I played today when stoned! One I lost (10 minute Blitz) and One I won (15m slow)! have fun! :)   http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/stoned-gamesTue, 13 May 2014 00:39:34 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/stoned-gamesCan someone analyze this game please?Here's the game: [Event "Live Chess"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2014.05.10"] [Round "?"] [White "cobipal"] [Black "skylightren"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1329"] [BlackElo "1401"] [PlyCount "177"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"]   1. d4 e6 ...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/can-someone-analyze-this-game-pleaseSat, 10 May 2014 02:45:33 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/can-someone-analyze-this-game-pleaseThe game that I should have won!Arghhh!!I should have seen the winning move !! Why o why did I not see that move?? Please guys help me out here!!!  Please tell me what part of chess I should work on!!  Did you guys see the winning move? Here's the full game! Please plea...http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-game-that-i-should-have-wonWed, 23 Apr 2014 05:56:43 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/cobipal/the-game-that-i-should-have-won