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! https://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Ha ! .... i knew it ! Found this regarding Capablanca myth that he never lost a game .... he lost to Alekeline in 1927: "6 wins, 3 losses, and 25 draws" per wikipedia / google profile. I knew it ... the mental endurance to play chess for years without losing ... is ...https://www.chess.com/blog/Progressive_Groove/ha---i-knew-itFri, 30 Sep 2016 23:06:08 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Progressive_Groove/ha---i-knew-itWindows PhoneHello Anybody else out there having problems logging into the chess.com app on their windows phone?  Mine was fine this morning but has stopped working, games weren't being refreshed and the list of completed games showing was a very old list. Â...https://www.chess.com/blog/wolrab/windows-phoneFri, 30 Sep 2016 21:38:45 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/wolrab/windows-phoneSworn to the black.Like many things colors can be representative, relative or synonymous with anything whether they be emotions, events, places and even specific organization's. Colors in many cases are used to convey or associate certain feelings in advertising dep...https://www.chess.com/blog/Scorpio1388/sworn-to-the-blackFri, 30 Sep 2016 20:48:08 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Scorpio1388/sworn-to-the-blackComplex Kan: Personal games ReviewThe following games show a different set of ideas in the Kan from White and Black. All are very complex struggles, not as one-sided and simple as before. Starting a interesting discussion in the g3 system against black's qc7 setup, which is a ve...https://www.chess.com/blog/yian123/complex-kan-personal-games-reviewFri, 30 Sep 2016 20:30:58 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/yian123/complex-kan-personal-games-reviewA few more studiesFrom a book, "Problemschach, 407 Aufgaben und Studien" that I am currently reading.         https://www.chess.com/blog/achja/a-few-more-studiesFri, 30 Sep 2016 20:13:32 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/achja/a-few-more-studiesFemale Chess Players FORCED To Wear Hijabs https://www.chess.com/blog/TheLukiePoo/female-chess-players-forced-to-wear-hijabsFri, 30 Sep 2016 18:43:39 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/TheLukiePoo/female-chess-players-forced-to-wear-hijabsPrimo Reviews: "Chess 4 Kids" by Lucio A. Garay   First....About The Author           Lucio A. Garay first was introduced to the game of chess more than 35 years ago. His Granduncle ignited his interest by showing him the game, and from that moment on, Lucio's passion for the game has...https://www.chess.com/blog/AhJayPrimo/primo-reviews-chess-4-kids-by-lucio-a-garayFri, 30 Sep 2016 18:43:11 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/AhJayPrimo/primo-reviews-chess-4-kids-by-lucio-a-garayGame of the Week: Tactical Draw?Although we as chess players would love to win every game, sometimes in a competitive tournament setting, we have to settle for a draw. As annoying as they can be, we have to remember to play the board--not just the game board, but the leaderboard...https://www.chess.com/blog/ijgeoffrey/game-of-the-week-tactical-drawFri, 30 Sep 2016 18:35:00 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/ijgeoffrey/game-of-the-week-tactical-draw#52 Phi Kappa Blanca LIII<< #51 Phi Kappa Blanca LII -- #53 ??? >>   Tournament #52, Phi Kappa Blanca LIII 11/20/1993 NCSU Student Union, Raleigh, NC TD: Robert Singletary Section: U1800 Time Control: 40/90, G/30 <Crosstable> Another entry from ...https://www.chess.com/blog/dl_leonine/52-phi-kappa-blanca-liiiFri, 30 Sep 2016 17:22:16 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/dl_leonine/52-phi-kappa-blanca-liiiPeaceful Zen Relaxing Music and Video Before Playing ChessTHE SOLAR SYSTEM - Tibetan music: Om Mani Padme Hum - LE SYSTEME SOLAIRE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkiW_Ryozho   https://www.chess.com/blog/TIGGGRE/peaceful-zen-relaxing-music-and-video-before-playing-chessFri, 30 Sep 2016 14:45:10 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/TIGGGRE/peaceful-zen-relaxing-music-and-video-before-playing-chessMeet the GangI'm (relatively) new here at Chess.com, and I love it. I've been doing iOS here for a few months and I can safely say that I've enjoyed very aspect of this job. From challenging problems, to making my own hours, to getting to work with suprem...https://www.chess.com/blog/propagun/meet-the-gangFri, 30 Sep 2016 13:04:15 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/propagun/meet-the-gangHow to Force mate with Three KnightsEveryone knows that you can force mate with three Knights, but do you know how?   Wouldn't it be cool to have this in your bag of tricks to use on opponents who just won't resign?  Of course it would! I will show you a method, complete with s...https://www.chess.com/blog/Jpatrick/how-to-force-mate-with-three-knightsFri, 30 Sep 2016 12:11:33 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Jpatrick/how-to-force-mate-with-three-knights"When it rains, it pours, and it did, and it does, and you're beautiful"Beauty will always be in the eyes of the beholder. Be content within.  Stay well grounded, but never keep both feet planted firmly on the ground; You'll never be able to dance your heart out that way.  Leave yourself a little wiggle room :) ...https://www.chess.com/blog/UnbridledOne/quotwhen-it-rains-it-pours-and-it-did-and-it-does-and-youre-beautifulquotFri, 30 Sep 2016 11:47:49 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/UnbridledOne/quotwhen-it-rains-it-pours-and-it-did-and-it-does-and-youre-beautifulquotMy second hobby Next to chess I love being outside on my bike! https://www.chess.com/blog/Bassie29/my-second-hobbyFri, 30 Sep 2016 11:31:35 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Bassie29/my-second-hobbyAssault and Battery!White's double piece sac batters down the King's defences. https://www.chess.com/blog/neilparker62/assault-and-batteryFri, 30 Sep 2016 11:16:34 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/neilparker62/assault-and-batteryBala 1|0https://www.chess.com/blog/Srevlider/bala-10Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:16:01 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Srevlider/bala-10Column "Plant Chess" to September 30Chess shines in Venezuela The chess activity vibrates in our country, in Caracas was successful Fast IRT "WCM Brigit Contreras Quintero" which was won by talented player and coach Richard Ramirez, who beat the playoff system to CM capital Gerardo...https://www.chess.com/blog/juanrohl/column-quotplant-chessquotFri, 30 Sep 2016 11:02:07 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/juanrohl/column-quotplant-chessquotColumna Sembrar Ajedrez del Viernes 30 de Septiembre de 2016Ajedrez brilla en Venezuela La actividad ajedrecística vibra en nuestro país, en Caracas se realizó con éxito el IRT Rápido “WCM Brigit Contreras Quintero” que tuvo como vencedor al talentoso jugador  y entrenador Richard Ramírez, quie...https://www.chess.com/blog/juanrohl/columna-sembrar-ajedrez-del-viernes-30-de-julio-de-2016Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:56:49 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/juanrohl/columna-sembrar-ajedrez-del-viernes-30-de-julio-de-2016Beautiful mate on 15 move with Bishophttp://www.chess.com/live/game/1749953080   https://www.chess.com/blog/Osokor/beautiful-mate-on-15-move-with-bishopFri, 30 Sep 2016 10:52:40 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/Osokor/beautiful-mate-on-15-move-with-bishopPriorslee lions v Newport AWell after the disappointing loss to Telepost it was time to play the league favourites and current champions. On paper not a promising sight as they have actually strengthen their team. Well things in my own game made no sense, I was in somewhat ...https://www.chess.com/blog/dagdathecelt/priorslee-lions-v-newport-a2Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:22:35 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/dagdathecelt/priorslee-lions-v-newport-a2