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  • Super Close Blitz Game!

    Hey guys! I played this really cool blitz match today and wanted to show you how close it was! | Read More

    • karlydoy
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • Wonder pieces

    Have you ever thought of adding your own pieces to chess. Increasing complications, have different loads of different soldiers in your monarchy.              Well pretty similar those when we used to stack pieces up to get an extra queen w... | Read More

    • bala0761
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • The 3 most important principles in the opening

    Dear Chess Friend! I created a free video lecture about the 3 most important principles in the opening. You can subcribe for the lecture here:  | Read More

  • My Youtube Channel Relaunched!

    Recently, I managed to break 1800 USCF and have now stabilized as a Class A player. This achievement inspired me to once again begin uploading training videos to my youtube channel- MyJourneyToChessMaster. I plan to post videos daily of my train... | Read More

  • SCM2016: Rounds 3-6

    Two thirds of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting Open are past. And I have scored 50% with 3 points out of 6 rounds (no draws!). I have already reported on the first three rounds and now will follow games 4 to 6: After losses in the previous two rounds... | Read More

    • Adrochatio
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • Chess is art

    Che che che - its ..... | Read More

  • LIVE "BATTLE against masters on 14-07-16" — ShahMatKanal

      Соперники от 2300. Контроль: 3+0. Прямая трансляция проходила на Twitch: | Read More

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    FLOWEY | Read More

    • M-M_m
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • thats the end of earth

    the planet will be destroyed if we 4 billion years maybe there will be humans but they will be destroyed 8 minutes later.just dont pollute.the earth could be destroyed while we are livig too.if we keep polluting the earths going to be d... | Read More

    • hkp08
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • Looking for chances - part 1

    In this game I would like to talk about chances. Chances in bad position. I would separate this type of game on two: the game on the opponent's blunder and looking for practical chances. I will not analyse first variation. For my opinion it's vari... | Read More

  • What You Need to Know to Become a Candidate Master

    Too many talented players get stuck at club level, prevented from reaching their potential by a lack of direction and the right kind of chess training. To take that extra step requires just a few small improvements but not just in one area but ev... | Read More

  • A position answer after a day

    White to move. Botvinik - Zagoryansky Sverdlovsk 1943 | Read More

    • Garuddd
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • Slow Chess League Win

    To win a slow chess league game takes patience, concentration and accuracy in view of the slower time controls. A win is always a great feeling but a lost always feels worse.   In the following game, I had the white pieces and thankfully a fav... | Read More

  • How to pick perfect opening for you? [Infographic]

    Studying an opening is a major commitment, which is why it is important to look at all different openings and find which one suits you best.   Read the full article on my blog: Best chess openings | Read More

  • Daily Puzzle #11

    Hi! The 11th puzzle. | Read More

    • jong89
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • Delusions of Grandeur

    You think you stand better. You want to win. You'll do anything to win. You'll press ahead with everything you have. This is the Delusion of Grandeur in Chess. My total assessment was thoroughly wrong where I reached the following position with W... | Read More

  • Hold the Door ... g4 is coming

    With some time to pass at the Airport, I revist my much neglected Chess blog to document an instructive loss I had on the Black side of a Classical Caro Kann.   One can see the g4 is coming ... but how to deal with it? I faced critical moments ... | Read More

  • Chess Rematch Etiquette Poll

    This is a very specific poll concerning Rematch Request Etiquette. You are welcome to elaborate, but I'm mostly concerned with the numbers.   Does it ever bother/annoy/offend (enter your own description) you that someone who just BEAT YOU immed... | Read More

  • Bilbao Masters 2016 Starts

    The start in Bilbao was miraculous - just imagine, Nakamura beat Carlsen with black!!! In this post I also cover Dortmund (with analysis of the "amazingly unbelievable" gem Kramnik-Buhmann) and the Spanish Championships U14. http://www.alexcolov... | Read More

  • Whom Then Can I Hate?

    by HJS On a flight home from a former Soviet country, I was seated across the aisle from a mother with a child who was about four years old. I love kids, and a couple times on the flight, I poked my head inside my newspaper, playing peek-a-boo wi... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • Potrebbe la FIDE intervenire sui tornei internazionali disputati in Cina?

    --   Con riferimento al torneo GP femminile di Chengdu (terminato oggi) e al torneo di Danzhou (in corso di svolgimento), perché la FIDE non impone agli organizzatori dei tornei internazionali disputati in Cina una adeguata quantità di notizi... | Read More

    • Sentenzio
    • | Jul 14, 2016
  • Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura - 2016 Bilbao Masters Final

    This is a Round 1 game between World Chess Champion and World #1 Magnus Carlsen, and the current World #6 Hikaru Nakamura from the 2016 Bilbao Masters Final. A fairly calm beginning to an open Sicilian turns sharp, sparked by Carlsen's 14. f3. Fro... | Read More

  • 60 Seconds by "Blindfold King"

    Timur Gareyev, 28-years old International Chess Grandmaster born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Nowadays, Timur lives in the USA. "Blindfold King" travelled across the world to share his adventure with our readers today. ·       My favorite col... | Read More

  • Tal vs Fischer   Veja essa  partida entre duas lendas do xadrez,e se inscreva no canal. | Read More

    • Victor016
    • | Jul 13, 2016
  • 40th Green Bay Open - My first tournament - Analysis of my games

    This was my first tournament I played in, and didn't know exactly what to expect. I sadly couldn't stay for the 5th and final round of the tournament, so I ended up taking a zero point buy. But overall I was very pleased with how I played, and fel... | Read More

    • percyfox
    • | Jul 13, 2016