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  • Against Paulsen with early g6

      Recently I was looking at ways to react against the g6 move in Paulsen. This was after my lost game against GM Jakubowski in this variation, where I couldn't find the right plan in the opening.    I looked in the database to find the game be... | Read More

    • andrzej
    • | Sep 27, 2016
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  • The Irish Women's Championship 2016

    The Irish Women's Championship 2016 will be held in Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2 from 15-16 October. You can enter online here. Already entered we have the 2015 Champion, Monika Gedvilaite, 2014 Champion, Gearoidin Ui Laighleis as well as four upc... | Read More

    • ICU
    • | Sep 27, 2016
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  • فنجان‌ها

    یک گروه از دوستان به ملاقات استاد دانشگاهی رفتند. گفتگو خیلی زود به شکایت در مورد استرس و تنش در زندگي تبدیل شد. استاد از آشپزخانه بازگشت... | Read More

  • Finding Teachable Moments and Cats

    I know I mentioned that this blog would be about success stories with support issues on Chess.com, but I'd like it to be multifaceted, so that if I run out of success stories, I will be able to write about something else! So today I thought I'd wr... | Read More

    • Calamondin
    • | Sep 27, 2016
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  • Dos citas para el ajedrez

    En el juego de ajedrez me apasiona por su complejidad y sobre todo porque hay lecciones de vida que se pueden aplicar al juego y viceversa. En el ajedrez como en la vida la estrategia es clave si queremos alcanzar el exito. Sin duda el juego requ... | Read More

  • Testting blog

    Why would I need this? | Read More

    • ibnu123
    • | Sep 27, 2016
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  • Summary/Memory Tool: Openings For Development

    White 1.e4 e5 : King's Gambit You should know the moves 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0. Anything else afterwards in the puzzle is a bonus. Remember that you are sacrificing material for initiative so open lines and attack the king a... | Read More

  • chess players who have no honor

    why is it,,that chess players who play lower ranking chess players that when they are losing or going to lose,,deliberately slow down the match,,and don't have the decency or honor to resign especially when they don't have any possible chance of... | Read More

    • 1955goup
    • | Sep 27, 2016
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  • Hardest puzzle ever Mate in 203!!!

    Hardest puzzle ever Mate in 203!!!.This very is hard puzzle.Even some engines cannot solve this puzzle.If you Solve  this puzzle your a world champion in chess.For more chess blogs visit http://superkidschess.com/ | Read More

  • NAKAMURA VS So Wesley Blitz Chess - Play Off ! Millionaire Chess Open

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  • Reti Opening and Great Endgame

    Hi! This is pete-2  Reti Opening... Black often responses ...d5, ...c5 or ...Nf6. Sometimes Black responses ...Nc6. In this game Black responsed ...d6. It's unusual move. But it's quite logical, because after 2.g3 ...e5 Black's position is good.... | Read More

    • pete-2
    • | Sep 27, 2016
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  • Nakamura vs Carlsen ! BLITZ Grand Chess Tour

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  • A rare loss against the Pirc Defence.

    A loss in the Pirc Defence to a really strong player (above 1900 ELO on chess.com)  Both of us were in time trouble and I was the first to blunder. Again, I'm not too disappointed. Faster time controls are always going to yield blunders.  I pl... | Read More

  • Learn Pafu's Beginner's Game - In Action: Games #3-4

    (This post is part of a series on The Beginner's Game, an opening system by Pafu. It is written by Christopher Huff.) A series of posts will follow containing two featured games played by the inventor of the system, including Pafu's own commenta... | Read More

    • chuff
    • | Sep 26, 2016
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  • A Lucky Draw

    Tonight's club game was a real stinker, and I really hesitate to post it - I was (much) worse for most of the game, then managed to escape with a draw, but not before missing a few chances along the way, and a little kerfuffle about the drawing ru... | Read More

    • scsiduck
    • | Sep 26, 2016
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  • Magnus Carlsen's Fastest Loss in Classical(Only 15 Moves)

    Black resigned after his 15th move. Can you tell me where did he go wrong in the comments box? | Read More

    • shashwat10
    • | Sep 26, 2016
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  • Learn Pafu's Beginner's Game - Move 9: Continuing Play After the Opening

    (This post is part of a series on The Beginner's Game, an opening system by Pafu. It is written by Christopher Huff.) Pafu summarizes: "The Beginner's Game is a fixed position reached after eight moves." ...But what about after those eight moves... | Read More

    • chuff
    • | Sep 26, 2016
    • | 83 views
    • | 1 comment
  • The Opening Line:What's Your Take?

    One of my own personal favorites. Tell me yours.   | Read More

    • shashwat10
    • | Sep 26, 2016
    • | 91 views
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  • Making God Happy

    by HJS From the earliest recorded history to the present, humankind has struggled with guilt feelings that we are not good enough to approach God. This sense of failure is accompanied by the urge to do something to appease Him. Do you feel that ... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Sep 26, 2016
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  • 5TH BUDAPEST CHESS HOLIDAY AT 24-30 OCTOBER 2016

    24-30 October 2016 Budapest, Hungary   Organized by International Chess Master Attila Turzo, the  Budapest Chess Holiday is an event that brings chess players from around the world together with the mission of improving their skills and expl... | Read More

  • The Blunder Games - Two Players Survive!

    For my first blog post, I'm going over a game I should have won but only drew, luckily. However, it was a great game, and that's the point of playing chess: to have a great time. The reason why I didn't win the chess game is because of to many blu... | Read More

  • Tal Memorial 2016 - Round 1

    Tal Memorial started today with a great game Svidler-Kramnik. Nepo's blitzkrieg doesn't really count. I also wrote a tribute to Mark Dvoretsky, the man I never met, but one who definitely shaped my character. http://www.alexcolovic.com/2016/09/t... | Read More

  • Endgame Study: Saavedra Position

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    • lbtr74aao
    • | Sep 26, 2016
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  • New video: 5 Stunning Queen moves!

     Yes, you've seen Queen Sacrifices before, but that's not what I'm talking about in this video, I'm talking about 5 of the most stunning Queen moves and maneuvers ever seen on a chess board, some of them never published before anywhere else! ;) ... | Read More

  • A Hole On d4

    This game should be instructive for players rated 1200-1800.  The analysis is in text, rather than countless variations.  I tried to honestly explain my thoughts during the game, rather than providing post mortem explanations that won't ... | Read More

    • NM ih8sens
    • | Sep 26, 2016
    • | 475 views
    • | 4 comments