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  • The Scandinavian Defense... the unusual yet powerful opening

    The Scandinavian Defense was indeed the first opening I learnt, but at first it seemed unusual to me. What would you actually DO with this Scandinavian Defense opening? Giving up a pawn for nothing? A beginner would be baffled with why they actual... | Read More

    • Chesspawn5
    • | Jul 30, 2016
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  • The Scandinavian Defense... the unusual yet powerful opening

    The Scandinavian Defense was indeed the first opening I learnt, but at first it seemed unusual to me. What would you actually DO with this Scandinavian Defense opening? Giving up a pawn for nothing? A beginner would be baffled with why they actual... | Read More

    • Chesspawn5
    • | Jul 30, 2016
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  • Bonesy's Blitz Analysis #3

    I'm back to provide commentary and some analysis on what I consider to be my most interesting blitz (3 minute) games.  I doubt players rated over 2100 will find much here, but for the rest, let me know what you think. This is not normally th... | Read More

  • Scandinavian Defense Part 3

    Welcome back! The games keep rolling in, so I have to be specific in what we will discuss here. Two games this morning, and quite spectacular ones I might add. However, since they are 55 resp. 74 moves, I will focus on the most important parts ... | Read More

    • BobBishoen
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • Blitz Chess #364: Nimzo-Indian: Fischer variation

    This is a blitz chess game I played as black with time control 5|0. The opening played was the Nimzo-Indian Defense, Fischer variation. One of the most important questions in chess is "Should I trade queens?", especially since without them on boar... | Read More

  • Tim's Tournament Book Blog XIV: Bled 1931

    Bled 1931By Hans KmochTranslated from Russian by Jimmy AdamsCaissa Editions, 1987259 pagesBled 1931, along with San Remo 1930, together constitute the crowing achievement of the career of the fourth chess champion of the world Alexander Alekhine.... | Read More

    • SLBM1959
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • My Games 24-29/7/2016 - Learning from Mistakes

    Hello everyone, now I'm going to post two games I played recently in this site. I'm a defensive player, and my hobby is to accept sacs and gambits and defend (or sometimes, tortured) for a long time. In the first game, I played waaay too passively... | Read More

    • williamn27
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • Fishing Pole VS Icelandic Gambit... Which is better for black?

    The Fishing Pole is a well known (If i say so myself) trap used my quite a few people playing black. The reason why this trap is so effective is because 1. It ruins white's castling position for a quick win. 2. Even if the trap doesn't work it r... | Read More

    • Chesspawn5
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • Some of those squares need protected

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    • thomsjrj
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • The Championship! Finally!

    After chasing the goal of "club champion" for many years, I have finally done it :-)  I have placed 2nd and 3rd several times, often in fact, but until this one I have never managed to get the title. Half a point clear of the field, I managed 6.... | Read More

    • BorgQueen
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • Double Attack 21

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • Great Ways to End a Game

    Hello everyone. I have put together a list of great ways to deliver checkmate or end a game in your favour. If you have any more suggestions, please comment on my profile or at the bottom of this page, and I will post some more. Enjoy!     ... | Read More

  • What Is Precious To You?

    by HJS Zorra was a spinster who lived alone and didn't have many friends, yet there was one thing which she took delight in - a little dog which she named Precious. Zorra would press the dog to her face and whisper, "Precious." If you were to ma... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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  • Análise Elolimeira

    Análise da Eloimeira. Jogado há alguns dias.   No geral, conseguiu coordenar bem. A abertura foi boa. Não sei se consultou ou seguiu princípios (eu segui os princípios), mas andou bem até o sétimo ou oitavo movimento. Aproveitou a brech... | Read More

  • The worst game of my life!!!!!!!!

    Here is the worst USCF game I ever played in my life. I felt ashamed of myself.     I should have took my time. | Read More

  • NEED HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

    ALL IN THIS MATCH , PLS... https://www.chess.com/groups/team_match?id=692746 you are great! | Read More

  • Kreations Spas And Salons In Bangalore

    Kreations Spas And Salons In Bangalore Beauty is not the domain of women; it is also the domain of men. People have become consciousness of beauty, and we at Kreations Beauty Salon offer various services under one roof like skin care, healthcare, ... | Read More

  • Event Managers And Organisers In Bangalore

    Citymate Local Search Engine Event is one of the important components of our life and consists of things like birth of a child, marriage, anniversaries, tradeshow, public concerts, birthday parties, cultural events, annual day, get together conve... | Read More

  • Adi Developers Reviews in Bangalore

      Adi Developers is a name to reckon with in the real-estate field in Hyderabad and Bangalore Adi Developers Reviews  Adi Developers is a name to reckon with in the real-estate field in Hyderabad and Bangalore. The world class 2 BHK apartments... | Read More

  • Ace Interiors | Interior Designers in Bangalore

    http://ads-localsearchengine.blogspot.in/2016/07/ace-interiors-interior-designers-in.html Ace Interiors is a full-service interior design firm offering design services by experienced interior designers in Bangalore. Founded in 2009, the firm sp... | Read More

  • Polish ink king sets Longest tattoo session world record after marathon two-day attempt

    By Kristen Stephenson  Published 29 July 2016 http://ads-localsearchengine.blogspot.in/2016/07/polish-ink-king-sets-longest-tattoo.html Sporting a Mohawk and elaborate tattoo sleeves, the 29-year-old tattoo artist picked up a tattoo gun ... | Read More

  • My Blindfold Chess Experience!

    Today I'm going to talk about a different and mysterious aspect of chess, blindfold chess. Blindfold chess is when a person is able to visualize the position without looking at the board. He/She will be able to use the coordinates on the board to... | Read More

  • Crazy idea

    Crazy ideas, or in other words sacrifices, seem like a bad idea. Yet they can produce good results. Sacrifices work best if used alongside pins, skewers, double attacks, discovered attacks, and even forks. They need to be planned and executed well... | Read More

  • The "Win a Piece" Variation

    One of the trickiest openings I know, is what I call the "Win a Piece" variation of the Caro-Kann. Full credit for developing the opening should be given to Colorado's infamous NM Brian Wall; developer of such crazy openings as the "Fishing Pole" ... | Read More

  • Chess Pictures! (again, except better)

    So at the beginning of my chess.com life I posted my first blog with some pictures of chess pieces. Now that was awhile ago and I now have a better camera and better photography skills. Here are the pictures that I took today. :) | Read More

    • ColeZX4000
    • | Jul 29, 2016
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