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ananthuk2
ananthuk2
Location: Kerala, India
Joined: 5/2/13
Last Online: 5/19/13
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Shafket_Rasool
Location: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Joined: 8/21/10
Last Online: 9/24/11
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chessmentor
chessmentor
Location: Boulder, CO, United States
Joined: 5/8/07
Last Online: 8/23/12
Points: 15 points

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 2

    When discussing great games, many chess fans always think of slashing attacks and outrageous combinations. While every world-class player tossed out more than a few epic combinations at some point in his career, positional masterpieces are far har... | Read More

  • The Cab Driver Who Knew How To Play Chess

    In the beginning of 1980s, a young and promising British international master (let's call him Nigel) played a chess tournament in the Soviet Union. At that point, a tournament in the USSR was the best possible chess school for any chess player, an... | Read More

  • How to Steal a Chess Game

    All chess players, whether they're GMs or novices, have bad days. However, chess is not a cumulative game — one blunder, one moment of premature relaxation —  can instantly nullify hours of hard work. A few months... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Petrosian vs. Botvinnik

    Mikhail Tal had come and gone; the older Mikhail (Botvinnik) was still on the throne of chess. But in 1963, another archetypal chess player which had heretofore not been seen made his appearance. Tigran Petrosian was born in 1929 in Tbilisi, Geo... | Read More

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 1

    When discussing great games, many chess fans always think of slashing attacks and outrageous combinations. While every world-class player tossed out more than a few epic combinations at some point in his career, positional masterpieces are far har... | Read More


    • Help?

      I need a mentor-like person who is willing to answer questions i have. I can't afford chess mentor, so help would be much appreciated. Thanks! | Read More

      • hsjavageek
      • | Sep 4, 2014
      • | 157 views
      • | 1 comment
    • 99 Experience Points Earned

           Hello everyone, and welcome to my chess blog! First, this blog is my personal experience trying to improve at chess by using the available material to a diamond member on chess.com. I will be writing a new blog roughly every 100 gam... | Read More

      • HelioRay
      • | Aug 17, 2014
      • | 228 views
      • | 0 comments
    • From 1400 USCF to 2000: #10 Tournament Preparation - Kramnik

      The next 2 days are scheduled for "Chess Mentor" lessons, but I also wanted to watch more Kramnik games (The GM I try to emulate) Watching - http://www.chess.com/video/player/becoming-an-expert---part-7-kramniks-center | Read More

      • jminkler
      • | Aug 4, 2014
      • | 202 views
      • | 0 comments
    • From 1400 USCF to 2000: #7 Tournament Preparation

      Going to be playing in a G90 tournament on Aug. 9th.  I decided to play with 2 weeks to prepare.  My training schedule is as follows: Day 1 - Go over KIA lines with Chess Position Trainer Day 2 - Nimzo Indian with CTP + videos Day 3 - French ... | Read More

      • jminkler
      • | Aug 3, 2014
      • | 227 views
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    • Sparring with Compy 1: Dazzling Debut!

      My desktop PC has been lately suffering from a chronic inability to load chess.com's live chess server as well as let me move pieces on corrospondence chess, live chess, tactics trainer, chess mentor, et cetera. I tried to remedy this by updating ... | Read More