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  • Build Your Opening Repertoire

    The question of how to build your opening repertoire is common among club players. The benefits are clear: you spend much less time and energy thinking about the opening stage during games and you’re more likely to get a good position by move 15... | Read More

  • Aborting Games

    I was reported for aborting games. What happened was I was playing chess in my office, and someone showed up for an appointment early. I had to stop what was doing, which resulted in a game being aborted. I do not abort games for trivial reasons o... | Read More

    • DunsScotus
    • | Aug 12, 2016
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  • My Games 5-7/8/2016 - Positional Victories against Better Players

    Chess is 99% tactics. Really? No! Until a player reach the skill level of "master", chess tactics tend to ultimately decide the outcomes of games more often than chess strategy does. Really? Last week I played a couple of games against 1600 pl... | Read More

    • williamn27
    • | Aug 12, 2016
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  • South American in Chile

    if anyone can help with anything already mto will be welcome !!! anything will do a raffle, but we do not know q we will also raffle off, but soon we will post and help the Mini Carlsen.Hello fellow chess players'm asking all of you guys q already... | Read More

  • New Free HQ online quiz competition!

    (Please note: in order to be able to take part in the competition, you must join our group first: https://www.chess.com/groups/home/chess-clinic ) This is a new HIGH QUALITY tactics chess quiz COMPETITION that I've just made for this group. It... | Read More

  • Summer Chess

    On Tuesday, a "summer chess" tournament started that is mainly addressed to amateur players. Actually, the rating limit is 2100 that is only slightly above my current (German) rating. On account of this, I am the top seat this year. The first roun... | Read More

    • Adrochatio
    • | Aug 12, 2016
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  • Traffic Monsoon, LLC—Ponzi Scheme

    Traffic Monsoon, LLC and Charles Scoville lawsuit Facing SEC Civil Injunctive Regarding Violations of Securities Laws; Traffic Monsoon, LLC Also Facing Disgorgement, Prejudgment Interest and Civil Penalties Traffic Monsoon, LLC and Charles David... | Read More

    • MrPeste
    • | Aug 12, 2016
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  • M O 2016 U1900 Rd 2

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  • Magnus Carlsen's French Defense

    https://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1685831034 | Read More

  • Three Sailors Gambit

    I got this Chess Problem from my Book of Logic Problems. There is a checkmate in four moves. Can you find it? | Read More

    • ehus33
    • | Aug 11, 2016
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  • Tears Forever

    by HJS From the beginning of mankind, tears have been an emotional relief valve and a signal that the person who sheds tears is purging his soul. People shed tears for many reasons. They cry tears of joy when they are happy, tears of sorrow when... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Aug 11, 2016
    • | 143 views
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  • Sometimes You Just Get Outplayed.

    Overall, I was pleased with my performance in the following game with a few exceptions. My opponent was simply better, hence his rating. | Read More

  • Б: Опасные прогулки

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    • podwal
    • | Aug 11, 2016
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  • Comeback

    Now I wasn't too disappointed in the loss for I had picked up four points in the tournament, but now I knew his playing style which I could use against him when I got the chance and I did. And in that tournament I did terrible with a score of 2... | Read More

    • ehus33
    • | Aug 11, 2016
    • | 145 views
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  • I made a band saw chess set!

    Hello Chess.com,       A few months ago my sister picked up an antique card table with a chess set inlay as a gift for me. It was one of those spur of the moment "what a deal" purchases. I think she paid ten dollars for the table. Sadly it di... | Read More

    • giraffupus
    • | Aug 11, 2016
    • | 206 views
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  • First game with Ammon

    If you have ever read a blog post by Whirlwind or by me, then you know that our oldest son loves chess. Today is one of only a few days left of summer break for all three of us, so we are playing games. I just finished playing this game with our 4... | Read More

    • catirene
    • | Aug 11, 2016
    • | 136 views
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  • Ч: Вкусная пешка

    Необычный вариант за белых.   | Read More

    • podwal
    • | Aug 11, 2016
    • | 138 views
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  • Monthly Blog: August 2016

    Well....summer lasted for.....1 hour....and on that sad note, it's time for my new monthly blog. This is an online chess game I finished recently. I was white, and please enjoy! | Read More

  • Chess and the various things one can learn from the game

    The game of Chess which has a history of over 1500 years originated in India. Chess, as believed by many, is an ultimate sporting measure of human intellect. It is not surprising that it is one of the few sports that refers to its winners as ‘Ma... | Read More

  • My 2 VERY CLOSE wins in bullet

    Hey everyone! These are my very close wins in bullet 1min. each side | Read More

  • Pro-Am Event: Urschel and Rensch vs The World

    A vote chess match with NFL guard from the Baltimore Ravens John Urschel and Daniel Rensch verses The World. It was a tough match and after two months, Urschel and Rensch were declared the winners! Here's the game,        Luckily no hu... | Read More

  • How to find your weaknesses and strengths?

    Today I continue to write about my daily experiences in the 21 days to Supercharge your chess course.  You can read about the past days: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9,  Day 10, Day 11, Day 12,... | Read More

  • LIVE "BATTLE against masters on chess.com 11-08-16" — ShahMatKanal

        Соперники от 2300. Контроль: 3+0. Прямая трансляция проходила на Twitch: http://twitch.tv/shahmatkanal | Read More

  • How poor opening skills can lead to painful losses

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    • ehus33
    • | Aug 11, 2016
    • | 149 views
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  • Game of the Week: Offense is the Best Defense

    This week, I want to share a game that I just finished a few days ago. The game is not very long (compared to other games I have posted), but it is a really fun one, full of tactics and sharp play. Early in the game, I decided I didn't want this ... | Read More

    • ijgeoffrey
    • | Aug 11, 2016
    • | 153 views
    • | 1 comment