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  • Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner!

    Tied for 1st with two other people.  1st Tournament Win. | Read More

  • Nakamura vs Carlsen preview before Bullet Match

    Are you ready for the ultimate blitz challenge between the top 2 blitz players of the world?Yes,the match is coming near and we are all excited to watch ot on 27th October.Carlsen is definitely the favourite between the two but Nakamura is not goi... | Read More

  • its been a while

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    • sid-star
    • | Oct 23, 2016

    A wandering mind sought   Escape from it’s boredom   And followed for naught   A twisting conundrum.       To do what one ought   And abide local custom   And adhere without fault   To battered old dictum?   Or forget... | Read More

  • Florence move

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  • Rapid 6 | Weird openings punished: 1. e4 a6?

    This game is a good indication of the pitfalls of silly openings. Here, black does nothing to influence the centre, nor do they develop quickly. In the end, they timed out when the position was getting untenable, but it was looking pretty desperat... | Read More

  • canal no youtube

    sou professor de Matematica no Brasil e tenho um canal de xadrez  que apesar de não ser um grande jogador, aliais meu nivel está entre 1200 a 1400 de rating, este canal de xadrez é voltado desde iniciantes a jogadores intermediarios, ou seja, ... | Read More

  • Free Will, Predestination, and Chess

    I've been waiting to advance. I'm stuck on the second rank, defending all the major players in the game. There's not much else to do in life when you are stuck in this position. Tell me, do you believe in free will?  Someone once explained God ... | Read More

    • vaperchess
    • | Oct 23, 2016
  • King Defense

    Hello everyone. This is a list of some of the best king defenses.   This king is safely castled behind the pawns, and the rook guards one of the weaknesses.   The king is safely castled behind the pawns, and one of the weak squares is now g... | Read More

  • Everything Reminds Me of Chess

    Turns out that playing chess also makes chess symbols shine in all other elements of my life.   This picture was taken on the way to Chicago, my girlfriend snapped it in Wisconsin along with a few more from her trip.  She traveled for her bro... | Read More

    • vaperchess
    • | Oct 23, 2016
  • Fishing is just like trolling

    The bait. The most important part of a troll thread. Without a good one, your thread will vanish in the shadows. You will not get attention, and if you are not noticed, you do not deserved to be called a troll. However, in some cases a good bait ... | Read More

  • Mayhem in the Morra

    If IM Esserman will forgive me borrowing the title of his very excellent book! | Read More

  • Last weekend

    The weather was pretty nice. Sorry I didn't have much time to play chess!! Luckily I didn't time out any games   | Read More

    • Fleurrr
    • | Oct 23, 2016
  • Gregory Porter - Take Me To The Alley

    Gregory Porter recently released a new album - Take Me To The Alley An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter solidifies his standing as his generation’s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with Take Me t... | Read More

  • A crazy game of 960 chess ...

    I played one game of "Fischer-Random" (960) Daily Chess against an opponent. It only took a few days and did not go that many moves but I thought that I would lightly annotate it here.   The moves were:  1.c4, g6;  2.Nc3, Qh6;  3.b3, O-O; ... | Read More

  • Geri`s Game - Pixar and real!

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  • Sunday Games played at Siglap Soutch CC

    So after reducing my number of games (I was working on my openings), I am back to play on a regular basis!Feel free to comment and criticise anywhere. There's plenty of room for improvement in so many moves! Game 1 was a 30-minute game against a ... | Read More

  • dicas de filme

    " a entidade 1" depois de ver o "1" veja o 2 : sexta feira 13 parte 7, a minha favorita!     | Read More

    • camiladoce
    • | Oct 23, 2016
  • Let's play tournaments

    Welcome to my tournaments.,, | Read More

  • a maior mentira da geografia o "mapa mundi"

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    • camiladoce
    • | Oct 23, 2016
  • Queen Fork

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    • JamesLeung
    • | Oct 23, 2016
  • My Games 16/10/2016 - Preparation of SMAK 6 Cup

    As I'm going to have a competition on the 17th and 18th October at SMAK 6, I decided to play a couple of rapid games. However, I cannot play optimally, probably because it's been quite a long time since I play any serious chess (I did lots of bull... | Read More

    • williamn27
    • | Oct 23, 2016
  • My Best Win

    Hello everyone. Here is a list of my best win in a rated game - vs Hinoame It was 11 moves in the Lewis Chessmen Club T1 5d   Here   Lukachess21       | Read More

  • Pattern recognition is important, but misunderstood

    Chances are you've heard that chess is all about pattern recognition. That said, one shouldn't say that they have to have seen the pattern to be able to find it. IMHO chess strength is not only based on how many patterns you know, but also whether... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Oct 22, 2016
  • I Beat a FM in a King of the Hill Game

    Today, during a tournament, I beat FM jlandaw in an 8 move 1|0 KOTH game.      Lukachess21   | Read More