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  • Reaping The Whirlwind!

    When I was still playing in tournaments I answered 1.e4 with various Sicilian lines (Richter-Rauzer, Accelerated Dragon, Paulsen and Taimanov systems, etc.) and the Caro-Kann. I always loved the Caro-Kann, and at the end of my career it became m... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #73: Three vs. Two

    Professor: It's good to see you, class.  The kids didn't say much. A few of them even looked sad.  Professor: Why so pale and wan, if I may ask? Rachel: Well, the semester's coming to an end.  Professor: That's true. But you've all learned... | Read More

  • A Chess Engine Is NOT Your Friend!

    Several years ago I was visiting a friend and he was online looking at live games in a team match event. One game was between a grandmaster (who had the Black pieces) and an international master. A zillion people were using a zillion chess engin... | Read More

  • Chess.com: 1 Billion Games Served

    How many games have been played on Chess.com? OK, so maybe Dr. Evil asked for 100 billion, but we're getting there. A billion is a big number. If one game started every second, 24 hours a day, it would take nearly 32 years to get to a billio... | Read More

  • The Four Most Amazing World Championship Blunders

    The chess world gasped when in game six of this year's world championship match, both Carlsen and Anand missed a simple tactical shot 26...Nxe5! (see #10 in the second part of this series). Some reporters even rushed to call it "the bi... | Read More


    • TheWhiteFianchetto vs. lebesgue72: Reti opening: 12/22/14

      Hi all! This was a game I played a few days ago. My opponent opened with the Reti opening, which I have little to no experience with. I used to not think that it's too different from other opening, but when I came across it a few days ago, I was w... | Read More

      • lebesgue72
      • | Dec 25, 2014
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    • HOW TO PLAY BULLET

      Ok so I'm bored so I'm going to post a few tips on how to play bullet. These tips are mostly for people rated less than 1500... 1) PLAY A DEFENSIVE OPENING AND USE PREMOVES : Playing a defensive opening allows you to premove and save some time.... | Read More

    • What per cent of people are playing honestly?

      It seems to me that there is a large number of people using this site who use chess engines or unfairly use something that causes an unfair time lag. And I am tired of people trying to explain the time lag. I see games all the time where one playe... | Read More

      • tolten
      • | Dec 21, 2014
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    • Biggest shock in England! ;)

      Well I dont blog much due to little interest. Which is a shame for the most improved adult in the country in the last 3 years in England. And being a Chess Teacher also feel I can explain things well and help many others. But thought I had to post... | Read More

    • The Principles of the Opening -- for Beginners!

      Top Ten Rules to the Opening!  There are many rules and principles for the three different stages of a chess game, but the focus of this article is how to "get out of the gates" in a hurry!    Rule #1 - Develop Your Pieces! Development mean... | Read More

      • Krish_01
      • | Dec 21, 2014
      • | 155 views
      • | 1 comment

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