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 Week #64The bulk of my study time this week was spent analyzing my five games from the Chambly tournament. I had a nice surprise in my inbox on Wednesday as the tournament director asked me for the move list from my game against the IM Jean Hébert. The p...http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/week-64Sat, 14 Dec 2013 11:56:50 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/week-64A dream run at Chambly semi-rapid tournament and a game against an IM!I was looking forward to this first semi-rapid tournament. I had trained with 10 minute blitz games on chess.com and a few hundred timed tactical puzzles. I also played those 3 games at the 20 min + 10 sec time control with Martin last Monday. Add...http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/a-dream-run-at-chambly-semi-rapid-tournament-and-a-game-against-an-imSat, 14 Dec 2013 11:54:55 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/a-dream-run-at-chambly-semi-rapid-tournament-and-a-game-against-an-imKing’s Indian Defence, Exchange Variation I wanted to travel a bit outside the habitual paths so I chose dxe5 instead of O-O in the KID. I feel the whole variation is slightly inferior for White in many lines because of the weakness on d4 and the c4 and e4 pawns that block their own bish...http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/kingrsquos-indian-defence-exchange-variationTue, 01 Oct 2013 09:26:34 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/kingrsquos-indian-defence-exchange-variationWeek #53 - Begining of a second year in chess study.This week, I had the pleasure of playing some games against a chess.com friend at a local chess café. I have already posted the analysis of these games. The establishment is excellent, as it offers food and refreshments (including beer, which is ...http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/week-53---begining-of-a-second-year-in-chess-studyThu, 26 Sep 2013 16:27:39 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/week-53---begining-of-a-second-year-in-chess-studyPlaying live games at the chess café(full blog at http://cloclotron.net/chess) Last night I played 3 games against a chess.com friend at a local chess café. It was great to get back into live chess games after many months of correspondance chess. We played two games at 30+30 time ...http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/playing-live-games-at-the-chess-cafeacuteTue, 24 Sep 2013 08:54:13 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/playing-live-games-at-the-chess-cafeacuteWeek #52 - A year of studying (and blogging)(you can find the full blog at http://cloclotron.net/chess)  Already it has been one year since my first lesson with my coach Attila Turzo, which took place September 14th, 2012. We had our 13th 2-hour lesson today, September 20th, 2013. First,...http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/week-52---a-year-of-studying-and-bloggingFri, 20 Sep 2013 19:16:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/week-52---a-year-of-studying-and-bloggingStudy of problem #56http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/study-of-problem-56Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:34:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/study-of-problem-56Blindly following a database and a very complicated game http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/blindly-following-a-database-and-a-very-complicated-gameFri, 25 Jan 2013 08:15:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/blindly-following-a-database-and-a-very-complicated-gameTactics and overconfidence http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/tactics-and-overconfidenceSat, 19 Jan 2013 10:34:27 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/tactics-and-overconfidenceThe extra pawn in the QGA/Slav structure http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/the-extra-pawn-in-the-qgaThu, 10 Jan 2013 08:41:27 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/the-extra-pawn-in-the-qgaDon't panic! http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/dont-panicFri, 04 Jan 2013 09:24:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/dont-panicConsolidating critical squares (and the failure to do so) http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/consolidating-critical-squares-and-the-failure-to-do-soSun, 23 Dec 2012 15:15:18 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/consolidating-critical-squares-and-the-failure-to-do-soExtra pawn vs initiative, revisited http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/extra-pawn-vs-initiative-revisitedFri, 14 Dec 2012 10:25:44 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/extra-pawn-vs-initiative-revisitedSlav: 8... e5 or 8... dxc4?http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/slav-8-e5-or-8-dxc4Sun, 09 Dec 2012 10:21:42 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/slav-8-e5-or-8-dxc4e-pawn push with inversed-color Caro-Slav structure http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/e-pawn-push-with-inversed-color-caro-slav-structureMon, 03 Dec 2012 10:00:45 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/e-pawn-push-with-inversed-color-caro-slav-structureAnalyse #1 vs Martin Poirier http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/analyse-1-vs-martin-poirierTue, 27 Nov 2012 09:00:57 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/analyse-1-vs-martin-poirierImbalance study - Material vs initiative http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/imbalance-study---material-vs-initiativeFri, 23 Nov 2012 08:03:15 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/imbalance-study---material-vs-initiativeQuelques commentaires http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/quelques-commentairesThu, 22 Nov 2012 08:01:37 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/quelques-commentairesPlaying without a plan and square control http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/playing-without-a-planFri, 16 Nov 2012 11:16:14 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/playing-without-a-planChicken coup in the KID exchange variation http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/chicken-coup-in-the-kid-exchange-variationMon, 12 Nov 2012 07:37:25 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/kharv/chicken-coup-in-the-kid-exchange-variation