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  • The Ponziani f5 variation

    This is the first article of a group of articles that I am going to publish in the next few months. I have been wanting to do this for a long time but I have been slowed down by technical difficulties. Here is a link to the main article https://w... | Read More

  • The complete introduction to the Ponziani

    The Ponziani is an amazing opening that I have already looked at some important lines of in this blog https://www.chess.com/blog/JamesAgadir/ponziani-in-english I am going to wright a complete reasearch on the Ponziani. I will update when I rece... | Read More

  • Defending Gets a Bad Name

    Hi Chess Friends, Most chess players like to think of themselves as exciting attacking players. Brilliant mating attacsk are always fun to watch, but is only a small part of what you need to to play good chess. Sometimes, the opponent finds a goo... | Read More

  • Kucing dari Neraka

    Mereka yang tidak pernah mau belajar dari sejarah akan dikutuk untuk mengulanginya. George Santayana Aku duduk terpaku di atas atap sambil mengunyah rumput. Air mataku bercucuran selagi mengenang masa lalu. Hari ini adalah hari ke tiga ratus sej... | Read More

    • Aurrvellis
    • | Jul 27, 2016
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  • 7/27/16 (Day -2)

    Nothing fancy to start this blog post. I leave for the Denker in less than two days' time. Today will, Lord willing, feature more and greater trip preparations, while I focus my spare time on my studying. I saw this article this morning, and I tho... | Read More

  • تقدیم به همه دخترا

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    • kasaian007
    • | Jul 27, 2016
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  • insults

    No why do so many players make so many insulting remarks? | Read More

    • sarangi
    • | Jul 27, 2016
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  • Openings

    1. Queen's Gambit   2. Sicilian Defense   3. London System   4. French Defense   5. Ruy Lopez (a.k.a The Spanish Game)   6. Italian Game   7. This is technically not an opening but a pretty good mating tactic.   8. Blackburne-... | Read More

    • ChessDotPH
    • | Jul 27, 2016
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  • Mat knight

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    • ilia007
    • | Jul 27, 2016
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  • Game of the Day from the British Championship 2016

    Here are the links to the first two games of the day: Rd 1 N Pert v C Bicknell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1IHBqDrvJo   Rd 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lmjt0xfn4R4 J Rudd v T Fodor | Read More

  • A Little-Known Leonid Stein Brilliancy

    This game was played at the 1966 Soviet Team Championship, Avangard (Ukraine) vs Mehnat (Uzbekistan). Annotated by Stein himself. | Read More

  • O quebra-cabeça mais famoso do Xadrez - The puzzle`s most famous chess

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYjGkx5Vg1M Veja este video no meu canal e se inscreva,obrigado.     | Read More

    • Victor016
    • | Jul 27, 2016
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  • standard game[005]

    Standard time control game I played as white. My opponent was apparently more booked up than I was. I dont think I've ever won a game against the KID, so I will have to spend some serious time studying it.    link to game collection in the ma... | Read More

  • Double Attack 20

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • Double Attack 19

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • Double Attack 18

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • Why you should never resign

    Great chances show up, if you only look hard enough   | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • Pawnless Endgame

    This is a pawnless endgame. Have a go at it !  White to play for a win. Think of every single defense Black has and how you will counter them. I really enjoyed it. Hope you have fun solving this too !       | Read More

    • mak3arun
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • Bad but Surreal

    Today, Roger Federer called off the rest of his 2016 season in order to recover from a knee surgery from earlier in the season. This means many things, none of them good. Federer, who spent 302 weeks as the world's #1 and is currently ranked #3, w... | Read More

  • Al tuntún VI

    Tomasita come una rodaja de la Luna. Abro mi bolso. Saco un dado de Marte. Lo chupo. Es rugoso, tibio. Sabe a lodo del fondo de un río, y a piedrecilla tostada y a jugo de pera.    Tomasita y yo regresamos al helicóptero. Nos descalzamos en ... | Read More

    • Alliguen
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • A Sense Of Purpose

    by HJS At a street meeting that was held by a Salvation Army group, a young drummer in the band reflected on his past life and how it had changed. "Before I was converted," he said, "I used to drink a lot, and womanize, but I don't do any of thos... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • draw...

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    • tliju
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • Seattle Seafair Open #2

    After I had a 2100 performance rating in last year's Seafair tournament, I hoped to do it again, but my play wasn't as good. Now for the games: In the first round I played a small kid who tried to tackle Joseph Truelson in the skittles room after... | Read More

  • SPFGI Round 3

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    • katclaws
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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  • SPFGI Round 2

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    • katclaws
    • | Jul 26, 2016
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