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  • Sep 2016 Study Plan update

    I have written about my progress with my chess study plan over on my site. It was a month of Tactics, Tactics and more Tactics! | Read More

  • FAREWELL FAREWELL FARWELL

    I will soon be off Chess.com  Perhaps I shall re-join under different user name if I may; but I am tired of the royal knight tag and that club is defunct for years anyway. If you want to stay up to date with what I am doing then you can subscrib... | Read More

  • Trampas en el ajedrez on-line

      El mundo del ajedrez on-line tiene un cáncer, un cáncer que se extiende peligrosamente por todos los niveles del juego, creando frustación por un lado y alegrías ingenuas por el otro. Ese cáncer se llama:                   ... | Read More

    • sebass34
    • | Oct 1, 2016
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  • Bibou and the world of chess // Solitaire chess

    I don't know if there's the same book in other country than France. I found it while looking for books for my childs at the local public library: https://www.amazon.fr/Bibou-monde-%C3%A9checs-V%C3%A9ronique-Houck/dp/2878333934 I don't think my ... | Read More

    • JoeBovin
    • | Oct 1, 2016
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  • Ha ! .... i knew it !

     Found this regarding Capablanca myth that he never lost a game .... he lost to Alekeline in 1927: "6 wins, 3 losses, and 25 draws" per wikipedia / google profile. I knew it ... the mental endurance to play chess for years without losing ... is ... | Read More

  • Windows Phone

    Hello Anybody else out there having problems logging into the chess.com app on their windows phone?  Mine was fine this morning but has stopped working, games weren't being refreshed and the list of completed games showing was a very old list. ... | Read More

    • wolrab
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Sworn to the black.

    Like many things colors can be representative, relative or synonymous with anything whether they be emotions, events, places and even specific organization's. Colors in many cases are used to convey or associate certain feelings in advertising dep... | Read More

  • Complex Kan: Personal games Review

    The following games show a different set of ideas in the Kan from White and Black. All are very complex struggles, not as one-sided and simple as before. Starting a interesting discussion in the g3 system against black's qc7 setup, which is a ve... | Read More

    • IM yian123
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • A few more studies

    From a book, "Problemschach, 407 Aufgaben und Studien" that I am currently reading.         | Read More

    • achja
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Female Chess Players FORCED To Wear Hijabs

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  • Primo Reviews: "Chess 4 Kids" by Lucio A. Garay

       First....About The Author           Lucio A. Garay first was introduced to the game of chess more than 35 years ago. His Granduncle ignited his interest by showing him the game, and from that moment on, Lucio's passion for the game has... | Read More

    • AhJayPrimo
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Game of the Week: Tactical Draw?

    Although we as chess players would love to win every game, sometimes in a competitive tournament setting, we have to settle for a draw. As annoying as they can be, we have to remember to play the board--not just the game board, but the leaderboard... | Read More

    • ijgeoffrey
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • #52 Phi Kappa Blanca LIII

    << #51 Phi Kappa Blanca LII -- #53 ??? >>   Tournament #52, Phi Kappa Blanca LIII 11/20/1993 NCSU Student Union, Raleigh, NC TD: Robert Singletary Section: U1800 Time Control: 40/90, G/30 <Crosstable> Another entry from ... | Read More

    • dl_leonine
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Peaceful Zen Relaxing Music and Video Before Playing Chess

    THE SOLAR SYSTEM - Tibetan music: Om Mani Padme Hum - LE SYSTEME SOLAIRE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkiW_Ryozho   | Read More

    • TIGGGRE
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Meet the Gang

    I'm (relatively) new here at Chess.com, and I love it. I've been doing iOS here for a few months and I can safely say that I've enjoyed very aspect of this job. From challenging problems, to making my own hours, to getting to work with suprem... | Read More

    • propagun
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • How to Force mate with Three Knights

    Everyone knows that you can force mate with three Knights, but do you know how?   Wouldn't it be cool to have this in your bag of tricks to use on opponents who just won't resign?  Of course it would! I will show you a method, complete with s... | Read More

    • Jpatrick
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • "When it rains, it pours, and it did, and it does, and you're beautiful"

    Beauty will always be in the eyes of the beholder. Be content within.  Stay well grounded, but never keep both feet planted firmly on the ground; You'll never be able to dance your heart out that way.  Leave yourself a little wiggle room :) ... | Read More

  • My second hobby

    Next to chess I love being outside on my bike! | Read More

    • Bassie29
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Assault and Battery!

    White's double piece sac batters down the King's defences. | Read More

  • Bala 1|0

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    • Srevlider
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Column "Plant Chess" to September 30

    Chess shines in Venezuela The chess activity vibrates in our country, in Caracas was successful Fast IRT "WCM Brigit Contreras Quintero" which was won by talented player and coach Richard Ramirez, who beat the playoff system to CM capital Gerardo... | Read More

    • IM juanrohl
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Columna Sembrar Ajedrez del Viernes 30 de Septiembre de 2016

    Ajedrez brilla en Venezuela La actividad ajedrecística vibra en nuestro país, en Caracas se realizó con éxito el IRT Rápido “WCM Brigit Contreras Quintero” que tuvo como vencedor al talentoso jugador  y entrenador Richard Ramírez, quie... | Read More

    • IM juanrohl
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Beautiful mate on 15 move with Bishop

    http://www.chess.com/live/game/1749953080   | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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  • Priorslee lions v Newport A

    Well after the disappointing loss to Telepost it was time to play the league favourites and current champions. On paper not a promising sight as they have actually strengthen their team. Well things in my own game made no sense, I was in somewhat ... | Read More

  • SCL Rapid Live G/25+10

    We had great fun with our first live club tournament last night, so let's do it again! Join us tonight for another G/25+10 SCL Rapid Live event. We'll begin at 19:00 League Time / New York. Tonight's tournament will be 3 rounds of G/25+10.   Y... | Read More

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | Sep 30, 2016
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