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  • Learn Pafu's Beginner's Game - i - Move Sequences

    i - Move Sequences At the outset of his treatise, Pafu takes great pains to communicate the momentousness of his discovery, and emphasizes the potential for variety in move sequences to reach the position that defines The Beginner's Game. He says... | Read More

    • chuff
    • | Sep 25, 2016
  • Learn Pafu's Beginner's Game - Prologue

    The Beginner's Game is an opening system proposed by the pseudonymous 'Pafu' who makes no show of humility, dubbing it the "greatest discovery ever made in chess." He continues, "If there exists a solution to the game of chess, then most likely th... | Read More

    • chuff
    • | Sep 25, 2016
  • Beginner to Chess Master #22 - 6th Rank Pawn (Vančura Defense)

    This is video #22 from the "Beginner to Chess Master" playlist. The Vančura defense is an important rook and pawn endgame drawing idea that is specific to a rook pawn on the 6th rank. This concept is well beyond the beginner stage, and is likely ... | Read More

  • A collection of some rapid games played over 3 days

    Rapd games collection of a newbie's game played across 3 days. All comments and criticism are welcomed. Thanks for taking time to see itDay 1 (Friday, at Thomson CC)Game 1: Mr R vs newbie_learnerIt felt like a miniature, whereby Mr R was experimen... | Read More

  • My Checkered Paths

    I want to play like the big bad knight devouring  little red riding rook.  I've had hard dazed knights,  and knights to remember. My horses drink from babbling rooks. I've witnessed a knight's pieceful  easy stealing come over pawns. I'... | Read More

  • Seattle Fall Open

    I played in the Seattle Fall Open 2016. Unfortunately it was not a good tournament. In the first game vs a 1920 I blundered and lost a pawn. But then my opponent got into time pressure, and I won that lost endgame. In the second game I got outpl... | Read More

  • Superkidschess games

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  • great game by anand

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  • Superkids practise session-6

    Summary of Saturday Tournament September 24, 2016 Heavy rains nearly stopped here. So, players started to come and practice. They are having good time, as the headcount is low, players getting lot of time in analysing. Senior players are guiding t... | Read More

  • superkidschess practise session-4

    Susheel Reddy Crushed Tarun in Practice session September 22, 2016 Tarun got crushed in Practice session Tarun( rating )got crushed in Practice session on Day1,Susheel Reddy played his first round with Tarun. The opening was  King's- Indian def... | Read More

  • Superkidschess

    kids are smart September 17, 2016 Interview with Akira(kids) Now a days Kids are smart, they can't tolerate a minute discrepancy. On the last day of the practice session Akira,( rating )the new upcoming player, want to sue, because the organise... | Read More

  • When the party is over before it began

    Sometimes I play these games which simply don't have any life. In an attempt to expand my range of positions, I've incorporated the Nimzo Indian as part of my Black play. In this game I just can't find a way either side can claim advantage, leadin... | Read More

  • Hikaru Nakamura Interview, The Barca Style

    Hikaru Nakamura was born in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, December 9, 1987 was a US chess grandmaster. He is ranked No. 6 for the Standart, No. 3 and No. 2 To Blitz For Rapid According Fide September 2016. He is also a four-time champions the United Sta... | Read More

  • Saturday

    I played in a tournament, it didnt go badly but i gave away far too many winning positions...  | Read More

    • Fleurrr
    • | Sep 25, 2016
  • Consolidation 'n Libation : The Hemingway Daiquiri

     The Opening           Chess is the perfect Gentleman's/Ladies game! Everything is proper from the handshakes before and after the match, calling check to let your opponent know that their king is being threatened, and even to resigning or ... | Read More

    • AhJayPrimo
    • | Sep 25, 2016
  • need help here, mates, starts tomorrow | Read More

  • How Chess Master's mind works?

    In this short video IM Piotr Nguyen  and Stanisław Praczukowski are sharing the basics of calculation, the way how we should think to find solutions to complicated problem by checking simple lines first and making clear conclusions. The examp... | Read More

    • IM piongu
    • | Sep 25, 2016
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  • Unethical Vacations

    Have you noticed some abuse vacation time on They are on vacation for certain games but yet they are logging in and playing other games. Is this really vacation? Or a dirty tactic that should resolve for fairness in the game?... | Read More

    • onegr8r
    • | Sep 25, 2016
  • شگفت انگیز ترین رفتار انسان

    ﺍﺯ ﺍﻓﻼﻃﻮﻥ ﭘﺮﺳﯿﺪﻧﺪ: «ﺷﮕﻔﺖﺍﻧﮕﯿﺰﺗﺮﯾﻦ ﺭﻓﺘﺎﺭ ﺍﻧﺴﺎﻥ ﭼﯿﺴﺖ؟» ﭘﺎﺳﺦ ﺩﺍﺩ: «ﺍﺯ ﮐﻮﺩﮐﯽ ﺧﺴﺘﻪ ﻣﯽ‌ﺷﻮﺩ، ﺑﺮﺍﯼ ﺑﺰﺭ... | Read More

  • Radviliškis chess club

    Facebook ikūrėme grupę RADVILIŠKIO ŠACHMATŲ KLUBAS. | Read More

  • Let’s Bughouse! Playing Against the Sicilian, Part 1

    Bughouse has a well-deserved reputation for being an extremely tactical game. The values of all the pieces are lower than in normal chess, and sacrifices are extremely common. Unfortunately, all the wild-and-crazy, combinatorial excitement often o... | Read More

    • chriswsh
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • What we can learn from Bullet Super Grandmasters

    This post will be a little different. We'll be learning from a game of a bullet super-grandmaster a couple of their key traits that we can implement in our own games:Principal #1: take free material if isn't a blunder (it tends to be easier to pla... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • Olimpiad Baku

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    • XAJIK
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • Game 4: Huebner vs. Csom

    I'm going to be traveling until the second half of October, so this will be my last game until I return.  And it's a doozy.     This is an incredibly complicated game. It is taken me two weeks to get through it. Okay, admittedly I didn't work... | Read More

  • UPDATE on FREE Simuls (September 30, October 7, October 14)

    Hello fans! I will be hosting three FREE chess simuls for you. (September 30, October 7, October 14)As usual, I will host a simul every Friday at 2PM EST.   As an update to the September 30 simul: I am in need of only 5 more players... | Read More