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  • 2016 British Columbia Open (Canada)

    About one hour ago, i finished my 6 games (90|30) in BC chess Open with 2 wins, 1 loss and 3 draws. Five of my opponents were masters (NM or FM), so I am happy with the result, especially because I won a prize of $250. My performance rating should... | Read More

    • Faarian
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • What do you think of this game?

    I think some moves I made weren't the best, and my opponent made one horrible blunder. But what do you think of it? Feedback? Suggestions? BTW my rapid/standard rating is my lowest (except for variants) so I am trying to improve in that area. I h... | Read More

    • FChopin99
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 34 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Capitalization with a C

    If you have a good position, you can't dilly-daddle or else you will lose (as I did here). What should I have done?   | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 84 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Upcoming Games

    Watch for upcoming Slow Chess League games on the live chess server this week:   Upcoming Games Schedule Mon 8th of Feb 2016 22:00 - 101 xjian77 (1.0,2011) v Paul Postma (1.0,1422)  Tue 9th of Feb 2016 08:00 - 107 Serge Ledan (0.0,1398) v Sub... | Read More

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 50 views
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  • How to Win a Bullet Game

    Winning a bullet game may seem easy but it's not. Here I will give out some tips and tricks to help you win bullet games.  #1 Keep as much time on the clock When I play online, about 60% of the wins are from time. There are some cases that peop... | Read More

  • What Agape Love Does Well

    by HJS Paul, writing to the Corinthians, made four powerful statements, which give us guidelines for loving today: Love bears all things. The Greek word Paul used means "to cover, to pass over in silence, to keep confidential." Another translat... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • The Adventure of Captain Chess Hand PART 2

    One day while Bin-Hahmin was composing chess in his house a strange face appeared in his mirror and revealed great power to him.The face then transformed into a dimensional portal and Bin-Hahmin was gone form chessantis.At that exact C.B.chess boa... | Read More

    • RKD3
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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  • Daniel Bendixen 1805 - Ove Wagner 1756 1-0

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  • Opening preparation : analysing your own games

    Analysing your own games is a must to improve in chess. That's obvious. One easy way to improve is in opening lines, by just looking up the most common moves with an opening database. Here's 3 games against the same opponent in which I was surpri... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 68 views
    • | 1 comment
  • 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
    • | 41 views
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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
    • | 43 views
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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
    • | 305 views
    • | 8 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
    • | 58 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
    • | 108 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
    • | 699 views
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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
    • | 79 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
    • | 74 views
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  • nice game

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    • roma86
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 60 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
    • | 113 views
    • | 2 comments