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ChessMaster111111112
ChessMaster111111112
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    • No Real Update Available

      Took two weeks off work and I have no chess studying to show for it. Did play in the NC Closed (well two games anyway). I will put the games up eventually. Didn't win the VP slot on the NC Chess Association Board but I don't plan on letting that... | Read More

    • Philidor's Mate

      This game is not really illustative of anything but a long memory. My opponent blundered early losing a queen for a piece. The reason I am putting this here is that I lost to a Philidor's Mate 30 years ago. It was a tie breaker game for fourth boa... | Read More

      • devitoria
      • | Oct 22, 2014
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    • BTCL Varsity Results Round 1

      Hey everyone Sorry about the late posting but we've been busy with school.  Both Whitewater and Dearborn started off with forfeits against Northwestern and Oshkosh respectively and the U of MN Twin Cities had a bye.  Teams in first place are U... | Read More

    • Improvisation Is How I Play

      Most people who get seriously into chess spend a lot of time memorizing countless openings and positions. I used to be like that in high school, and I admit it's often necessary when trying break into the upper echelons, but these days I don't ha... | Read More

      • logosx1
      • | Oct 22, 2014
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    • London Chess Classic: Pro-Biz Cup, 9 December 2014

      Pro-Biz Cup, London Chess Classic, 9 December 2014 (from 10.45) A unique chance to play chess alongside world champions! Web link: http://www.londonchessclassic.com/probizcup.htm The 2014 London Chess Classic features a doubles chess rapidplay ... | Read More


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  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »

  • Bongcloud Attack

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    The Bongcloud Attack is a dubious opening invented by Graw81, characterised by the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Ke2?!. It aims to either develop the king for an early endgame or get the white king to the other side of the board. It can also be played after o... Read More »

  • The Stare

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    In chess, as in other games that promote gamesmanship, "The Stare" is a common tactic used by players to intimidate, annoy, confuse and otherwise put an opponant out of his or her comfort zone. It is generally done when a player is trying to thi... Read More »