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  • First tourney, feeling good.

    It's been a few days since I attended my first OTB tournament, and this is mostly just to help me put into writing my thoughts, so I can reflect on them later. It wasn't a large tournament, with maybe a dozen or so competitors in the adult section... | Read More

    • PrincePeso
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • Best of US Chess: 1st-5th Place Winners

    In Best of US Chess (formerly Best of Chess Life Online), we countdown the top ten uschess.org articles of 2015, some of which you may have missed.  Here are the 1st-5th place winners! Additionally, read about our panel of esteemed judges: Bes... | Read More

  • Cheaters, Laggers And 42nd Medal...

    What a crazy chess day! Played some cheaters in the first tourney (they shew perfectly right play in very complicated and sharp openings, made their moves lightning fast), played with some laggers (was losing on time even making two and more premo... | Read More

  • Do The Dan (1000) - Vošahlík Jiří (1779)

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    • DrDandoo
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • Site Development News - 2016-02-08

    Starting today, we're going to be more transparent about our website-development progress on Chess.com V3. Check back each and every Monday for a recap of what we accomplished throughout the previous week! Here are the highlights from last ... | Read More

    • webmaster
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 210 views
    • | 7 comments
  • My game vs.Masters: CM Manuel Campos

    Tive o prazer de jogar e vencer o CM Mexicano Manuel Campos! | Read More

    • NewCChess
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • Week of February 8, 2016

    Pairings for the Slow Chess League have been posted for the Week of February 1, 2016:  2016/02 League Qualifier Round 1Round 2Round 3 Round 1 - Feb 1-7 101 tomek188 (0.0,1896) vs. Wing-T (0.0,1876)  102 Kar Elus (0.0,1749) vs. Ian (0.0,18... | Read More

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 43 views
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  • RIP Nicu_57 1957-2016

    I'll just post this very fast and maybe come back later with details.To all of those that knew Nicu_57:We from Team Romania, just recieved the tragic news that our dear friend and amazing person to all, Nicu Ion, died from cancer. Our hearts are b... | Read More

    • unu
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 101 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Not Death, but Chess!

    I thought once how Theocritus had sung   Of the sweet years, the dear and wish’d-for years,   Who each one in a gracious hand appears   To bear a gift for mortals, old or young:   And, as I mused it in his antique tongue,        ... | Read More

  • Study - White to move, wins

    more studies & problems | Read More

    • capchs
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • Yeni Türkçe satranç sitesi - Turkish chess website

    Yeni Türkçe satranç sitesindeki bölümler:  - Bilgisayara karşı 3 boyutlu  satranç. - Gambit, zugzwang gibi kavramlar - Kötü Fil , zayıf kareler, piyon oyun sonları gibi konulara ait satranç     taktikleri - Satranç problemler... | Read More

    • capchs
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 73 views
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  • Taxi Tehran

    معلممون گفته اگر ميخوايد يک فيلم قابل پخش بسازيد بايد اين جور چيزا را رعايت کنيد: رعايت حجاب و شئونات اسلامي، ممنوعيت تماس زن و مرد، پرهي... | Read More

  • Miles - Nunn 1970. Learn the Danish Gambit/ Göring Gambit by having a good look at master games

    three personal rules of thumbs and one of Cor van Wijgerden, co-developer of the Steps Method, may be best system on learning and improving chess don't spend too much time on discussing on positions resulting after just a few move. they are too m... | Read More

  • My game vs.Masters: FM Stefan du Toit

    Tive o prazer de jogar e vencer com o FM Sul-Africano Stefan du Toit! | Read More

    • NewCChess
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • nice game

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    • roma86
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 57 views
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  • My Chess Progression Chart

    I don't share this often but I thought I would post my latest chart of chess progression. The chart's x-axis begins at 7/1/2013, which is when I started with my training program. The chess.com rating is the standard time control and the tactics ra... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 105 views
    • | 2 comments
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  • Analysing My Own Games: Material Imbalance

    One needs a guide when first learning Chess. Beginners are often taught a Queen is worth "9 points", a Rook "5 points", a Bishop and Knight worth "3 points" and a pawn "1 point". One can quickly scan the board, add up the "points" and count who is... | Read More

  • Optical illusions

    Optical illusions | Read More

    • Eden73
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • What ever happened to Trish Garcia?

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    • BISHOP_e3
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 112 views
    • | 2 comments
  • admin TR

    Cateva ganduri, desprinse dintr-o conversatie cu un coleg suparat pe adminii TR. Echipa de admini a TR functioneaza benevol. Nu exista nici o alta satisfactie pentru un admin in afara de rezultatele echipei. Membrii normali ai echipei TR au satis... | Read More

    • DorinN69
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 65 views
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  • WL HQ

    Just some thoughts after seeing a quite constant fuss within WL HQ. Team admins are changing from time to time. The change doesn't imply a transfer of responsibilities, so the new admins might not know everything by heart: rules, location of topi... | Read More

    • DorinN69
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 103 views
    • | 7 comments
  • What is a Chess Nerd? (+ Other Thoughts)

    Chess friends, An idea that has been thrown around a lot for my entire life as a chess player is the “chess nerd”. This guy is the stereotypical chess player who shuffles around the school yard, while trying not to be pushed down stairs by ... | Read More

  • some fun pic

    رژیم گرفتن :دی کی پول اینارو میده -_-   وقتی ذرت بخواد بره کنار ساحل و ضد آفتاب یادش بره :دی | Read More

    • BstFriend
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 67 views
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  • Modern Chess 1

    I am glad to present a new chess product, made of my good friends! “Modern chess” is a magazine of educational type, publishing Grandmaster’s lectures concerning all the stages of the chess game – opening, middlegame and endgame. The arti... | Read More

    • GM dbojkov
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 349 views
    • | 3 comments