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  • Game of the Week: Discovered Checkmate!

    I am always surprised when I play a game of bullet chess that is actually worth remembering. It seems every game I play is rife with blunders and unsound tactics on both sides, some of which are punished, but many of which go unnoticed. There is a... | Read More

    • ijgeoffrey
    • | Aug 14, 2016
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  • Desire makes you weak and powerless

    Just turn back and look at last year, how many days did you spend worrying about some thing insignificant? How many days did you spend thinking about something which is obsolete now? Our energy is getting dissipated in the form of fears and desire... | Read More

    • 10mio
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 177 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Week of August 15, 2016

    Pairings for the Slow Chess League have been posted for the Week of August 15, 2016:  2016/08 League Qualifier Round 2 - August 15-21 101 kavya sharma (0.0,1880) vs. rachitdaiya (0.0,1884)  102 Vincent (0.0,1733) vs. Sluce (0.0,1727)  103 A... | Read More

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 164 views
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  • Learning Discipline In An Undisciplined World

    by HJS With the possible exception of waking up and finding your are married, nothing is more of a shock than waking up to realize you are in the military, and you signed up for a four year hitch. Mommy is no longer there to make your bed or do y... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 177 views
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  • Team matches comment

    What are the rules and policies in posting comments in a team match? I tried to search in help and support  and in forums but I cannot find it. | Read More

  • Swedish championship, weekend 1

    Springtournament in my club was a race against all odds. Everything that could interfere my abillity to preform god chess was happening in my life. Loosing or only get draw against oponent that I normally would beat makes Jack a dull chessplayer. ... | Read More

  • Chess Olympics

       In 2020, chess will be added to the Olympic games in Tokyo! | Read More

    • karlydoy
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 188 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Happy Independence day.

    Hi all..Happy Independence day 15th Aug.2016.India celebrates its 70th Independence Day on 15 August 2016. The country became independent from British colonialism on this day in 1947. The day is celebrated with great fervour across every state of ... | Read More

    • hsparihar9
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 229 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 - Round 8

    Two decisive games in Round 8 and food for thought on what to do when things go against you. We saw two solid approaches and one bold one: the bold one backfired, as did one of the solid ones. My conclusion is a bit fatalistic, but it's based on ... | Read More

  • my best game vs icc dasher computer

    hi all i wll give you some of my best games vs dasher computer let's see my first game is bullet game me in balc after 1d4 i play 1...Nf6 let's see . | Read More

    • OVAIDO
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 136 views
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  • My best game ever

    Hi :) I'm very happy to share the game that I played against the strong grandmaster Jan Werle 2567 fide rated from Netherlands , I played with the black pieces and I won the game :) , for sure my best victory in my chess career. I want to shar... | Read More

  • Beautiful Chess

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    • supernovex
    • | Aug 14, 2016
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  • A Little About Chess Set Collecting

    I haven't seen anything on Chess.com about the collecting of chess pieces and boards but its not uncommon to see chess sets in living rooms that are not made to be played with but are merely decorative.   Of course there are chess sets that can... | Read More

    • dubbler
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 122 views
    • | 1 comment
  • 21

    Bueno, en agosto toca disfrazarse de muerto, que están más fresquitos. Well, in August, I prefer to disguise as a dead one because they're always colder... | Read More

  • August SCC Quads

    I played in the August SCC Quads and hoped to gain some rating points. Before the tournament I had done lots of study so I was really confident I would do well. I started with my usual first round crush: The next game ended with an unfortunate b... | Read More

  • నేను భారతదేశాన్ని

    నేను నవ్వుతాను నవ్విస్తాను కూడా నేను ఏడుస్తాను ఏడిపిస్తాను కూడా ఎంతో విశాలం నా విస్తారం, ... | Read More

    • K_Hitesh
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 74 views
    • | 2 comments
  • App not working

    Chess.com app(APK) is not working since last 4 days, its not showing  events, live matches friends . Able to play from PC! | Read More

    • phani19
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 143 views
    • | 2 comments
  • My game against COMPUTER 4 IMPOSSIBLE

    https://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1688167167 | Read More

  • ChessTempo Mixed-Mode

    Since January 1st, 2015 ChessTempo Mixed-Mode has been my primary tactics trainer. There are two reasons. The first reason is simply the high quality of the problems--the problems are curated very well by somebody on the ChessTempo team. The seco... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 344 views
    • | 12 comments
  • An Improvement Plan

    I start to play chess as a nine year old. Many years passed but I didn't improve my game dramatically. I used to share a board with a couple of friends in an occasional matchups and played many online rapid games but failed to gain further underst... | Read More

  • A painful loss – and a long way to go

    Yesterday I reached my highest standard rating on Chess.com ever. But after Three consequtive losses I have come back to Earth again. The last game I played was against a much higher rated opponent, and I was actually winning quite clear! Happy ab... | Read More

    • andgranath
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 128 views
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  • Draw

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  • Upcoming Simul By a master

    upcoming Simul this saturday Aug. 2oth   here are the details Live Simul on 10 boards with NM aww-rats ( Bill Richards) Saturday August 20th @12 noon Pacific time.The time control will be 60/30 you play as white.The fee is $5 dollars payable @ P... | Read More

    • gluestix
    • | Aug 14, 2016
    • | 146 views
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  • Game-

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    • sailorwind
    • | Aug 13, 2016
    • | 291 views
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  • Game

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    • sailorwind
    • | Aug 13, 2016
    • | 220 views
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