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  • How Chess Master's mind works?

    In this short video IM Piotr Nguyen  and Stanisław Praczukowski are sharing the basics of calculation, the way how we should think to find solutions to complicated problem by checking simple lines first and making clear conclusions. The examp... | Read More

    • IM piongu
    • | Sep 25, 2016
  • Unethical Vacations

    Have you noticed some abuse vacation time on They are on vacation for certain games but yet they are logging in and playing other games. Is this really vacation? Or a dirty tactic that should resolve for fairness in the game?... | Read More

    • onegr8r
    • | Sep 25, 2016
  • شگفت انگیز ترین رفتار انسان

    ﺍﺯ ﺍﻓﻼﻃﻮﻥ ﭘﺮﺳﯿﺪﻧﺪ: «ﺷﮕﻔﺖﺍﻧﮕﯿﺰﺗﺮﯾﻦ ﺭﻓﺘﺎﺭ ﺍﻧﺴﺎﻥ ﭼﯿﺴﺖ؟» ﭘﺎﺳﺦ ﺩﺍﺩ: «ﺍﺯ ﮐﻮﺩﮐﯽ ﺧﺴﺘﻪ ﻣﯽ‌ﺷﻮﺩ، ﺑﺮﺍﯼ ﺑﺰﺭ... | Read More

  • Radviliškis chess club

    Facebook ikūrėme grupę RADVILIŠKIO ŠACHMATŲ KLUBAS. | Read More

  • Let’s Bughouse! Playing Against the Sicilian, Part 1

    Bughouse has a well-deserved reputation for being an extremely tactical game. The values of all the pieces are lower than in normal chess, and sacrifices are extremely common. Unfortunately, all the wild-and-crazy, combinatorial excitement often o... | Read More

    • chriswsh
    • | Sep 24, 2016
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  • What we can learn from Bullet Super Grandmasters

    This post will be a little different. We'll be learning from a game of a bullet super-grandmaster a couple of their key traits that we can implement in our own games:Principal #1: take free material if isn't a blunder (it tends to be easier to pla... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • Olimpiad Baku

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    • XAJIK
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • Game 4: Huebner vs. Csom

    This is an incredibly complicated game. It is taken me two weeks to get through it. Okay, admittedly I didn't work on it every day. But the point is it took me twice as long to get this game analyzed and uploaded as it does other games. I also rec... | Read More

  • UPDATE on FREE Simuls (September 30, October 7, October 14)

    Hello fans! I will be hosting three FREE chess simuls for you. (September 30, October 7, October 14)As usual, I will host a simul every Friday at 2PM EST.   As an update to the September 30 simul: I am in need of only 5 more players... | Read More

  • Learning Openings

    I review a site called that concentrates on studying openings by repetition. Or, as I said it (well, not really :)), repetitio est mater studiorum. Plus my system how I finished University without studying! :) http://www.alexcolov... | Read More

  • Teaching Chess

    This summer, I had the pleasure to tutor a middle schooler (grade 7) not in Math or Science but in Chess! He knows the rules of chess but has never played competitively. Therefore it was my job to not only teach him strategy but also to convince h... | Read More

    • Oraoradeki
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • Road Of saiyan - Collection d'Attaques

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    • kero4noob
    • | Sep 24, 2016
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  • My second "Three-Check" tournament!

    TOURNAMENT (#719328) 3-0 "Three-Check" Tournament - 7 rounds.   The Tournament has ended! Congratulations to NM FLchessplayer (1st), NM 3ptdka (2nd), SubzeroAk47 (3rd)! I did very badly in my first "three-check" tournament ... I lost ALL of my ... | Read More

  • Amateurs vs World Champions

    Often people who don't play chess do not have a clear idea how strong the best players are and what it actually means to play against them. What is the difference in quality of these two groups? The site conducted an experiment ... | Read More

  • Yma Sumak - the voice at four octaves.

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    • Podaryonka
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • Budapest Gambit( Also start of the Journey of Unusual Openings; Part 1)

    Hey everyone! Here is a game where I face the Budapest Gambit( 1.d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5?!)! ENJOY! | Read More

  • My first games with a master player.

    Hi guys. This is the first blog I have ever written in because I really didn't have anything to fill it up with earlier. Now I have some news which I would like to share with you. I recently played some games in is... | Read More

  • 2 games with my training parter

    A middled aged adult (me, newbie_learner) against a veteran player. Both of us enjoy long time controls, so we played 2 games of 90 minutes + 3 second increment per move. I think my opening play has finally shown signs of maturity/stability. I hav... | Read More

  • Typical

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  • Un Final de Peones de Bobby Fischer

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    • IM juanrohl
    • | Sep 24, 2016
  • Openings for Development

    White   1.e4    Black has a few responses to this that are worth knowing a bit about.   1.e4 e5  2.f4!? The King's Gambit   I suggest the King's Gambit for white. It is the most aggressive opening and it is one of the most exciting... | Read More

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  • The Lethal Barry Attack

    There are times when i'm able to trick my opponent into falling into favorable lines of the Barry Attack.. as in the following game: | Read More

  • When You're Brain Storming, Write It Down

    The Rain The Thunder The Moments The Sun Breaks Through                           Quarter Past The Pain    You're a quarter past the pain  Could you ever love again  Dance through the thunder and the rain  ... | Read More

  • I find this abusive and offensive

    I received the followign message from you. Verify that you posted this message and you have time to retract it and apologise, I have reported the matter to as abusive and offensive. I have the right to resign when I choose to, ok.   l... | Read More

    • waldoj
    • | Sep 24, 2016