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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

  • 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
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  • 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
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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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    • roma86
    • | Feb 8, 2016
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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
    • | 87 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
    • | 74 views
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  • What ever happened to Trish Garcia?

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    • BISHOP_e3
    • | Feb 8, 2016
    • | 102 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
    • | 55 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
    • | 88 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
    • | 55 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
    • | 256 views
    • | 3 comments
  • سخن روز

    همچون یک بذر زاده شده و به  دنیا آمده ای می توانی همان بذر بمانی و بمیری،اما می توانی گل باشی و بشکفی ، می توانی،درخت باشی و ببالی...ا | Read More

  • How to beat a GM (11)

    The 16 years old IM Benjamin Glendura (HUN) showed us recently how to beat a great GM and former World Champion like Anand. It is no secret a strong knowledge of endgames gives you an advantage; is it enough though? Benjamin was put on the spot by... | Read More

    • CM EugenD
    • | Feb 7, 2016
    • | 94 views
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  • When Pressure is tremendous

    About the game: "When Pressure is tremendous folks sometime feel like playing chess like an computer, do their next step forefather thing which Modern World regrets to take-it-in." (Kido..) When I played my chess games, there are moments. I play... | Read More

  • Quem sou eu na vida real ? e toda verdade sobre eu e o “Team Brazil”

    Resolvi fazer uma transmissão ao vivo contando : Quem sou eu na vida real ? e toda verdade sobre eu e o “Team Brazil”   Mande suas perguntas e duvidas no meu blog que vou criar sobre isso, o vídeo será  hoje (segunda) dia 08/02/15  as... | Read More

  • naruzoの「全日本出場への道」

    オッス! さて全日本出場への地区大会が来月に迫ってきました。 naruzoは、東北大会への出場を決めました。 理由は、参加費が安い事。持ち時間が札幌より5分長い事。 ... | Read More

    • naruzo
    • | Feb 7, 2016
    • | 56 views
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  • Moving Forward (no pun intended)

    Wow! What a wonderful experience today. I attended the Saskatoon Chess Club & played some great games and made some awesome new friends. Thank you and here's to the future ladies and gentlemen. :) | Read More