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  • Change Ahead!

    When I was younger, I hated reading chess books. I thought it was boring reading notation like e4 e5...  But something changed me totally.   I saw people out there reading chess books so much I started wondering "Maybe there's more...". So I... | Read More

  • Quiet but..DEADLY.

    We arrive in the middle of a full scale brawl. Neither King is safe, as even the strong White position is vulnerable on the back rank and at g2. Most players would be content to grab the Pawn at h7 with check and then move the Queen to safety, b... | Read More

  • Arbitrary achievements

    How many seconds have you been alive in your life? Seriously, take a guess. Just pick the closest number that feels right. What did you think? One million? Ten million? A hundred million?! This question is hard. As humans, we're not used... | Read More

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  • Careful h pawn

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  • beginner chess opening sample 1 (italian theme)

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  • OPENING: Double Fianchetto versus King's Indian/Grünfeld

    by Mihail Marin I have examined the following anti-KI move order: 1.¤f3 ¤f6 2.c4 g6 3.b3 ¥g7 4.¥b2 0-0 5.c4. For various reasons, many Reti specialists would prefer the move order 1.¤f3 ¤f6 2.g3 g6 3.b3 ¥g7 4.¥b2 and if 4...0-0 then 5.c4 ... | Read More

    • marlha
    • | May 26, 2016
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  • sdco-chess-20160525

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    • zlotnik
    • | May 26, 2016
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  • Supercharge my chess - day 11

    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  My goals:  1. I ... | Read More

  • Change Ahead!

    When I was younger, I hated reading chess books. I thought it was boring reading notation like e4 e5...  But something changed me totally.   I saw people out there reading chess books so much I started wondering "Maybe there's more...". So I... | Read More

  • Horwiz defense

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  • viena gambit. 26.05.16

    https://www.chess.com/live#g=1592633297 | Read More

  • What the World would be Without Chess

    Today is the day to explain the logistics around the game all of you love and care(hopefully), CHESS!!! What would the world be without chess?                        -Magnus Carlson would become a hippie                     ... | Read More

  • Zbieramy społeczność z Polski

    Witajcie Może jestem szperaczem o klasę niższym od was, ale nie znalazłem wielu polskich mini - blogów na chess.com. Pragnę zebrać mniejszą bądź większa społeczność pasjonatów aby pograć, wymienić się doświadczeniami, pochwali... | Read More

    • woczak
    • | May 25, 2016
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  • Game annotations II

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    • tctnp7
    • | May 25, 2016
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  • hardenberg tactic #1

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    • marlha
    • | May 25, 2016
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  • My First Quebec Juniors

    I remember my first Quebec Junior Chess Championships as if it were yesterday. How do I remember it so vividly? Part of it is because I have a very respectable memory. Part of it is because the event was just a month ago. I know what you’re... | Read More

    • yk333218
    • | May 25, 2016
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  • Play like a human, not like an engine!

    Using chess engines a lot in chess training, to try to improve in chess, can have a few bad side effects. Chess engines basically only calculate, and do not play with long term "strategical" plans. Human beings do not have to calculate everythin... | Read More

    • achja
    • | May 25, 2016
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  • Team USA: Northwest Members Petition

    We would be honored to have you in our Chess Team " Team USA: Northwest " . We are needing some excellent players and you would be perfect for the Chess Team. All are welcome we want to grow are Chess Team. If you have a strong tie to the Northw... | Read More

  • ChessCubegame: Taking down a 2000

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  • Countermate

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    • maskimka
    • | May 25, 2016
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  • The tenets of TRUE Christianity

    I wanted to take a few moments to give you a brief summary of the characteristics that differentiate between "true" Christianity, as opposed to "nominal" Christianity. I have put the Bible verses that support these truths in bold print. True Chr... | Read More

  • Mate in 2 Puzzle, Theme: Epaulette Mate

    This is a mate in 2 puzzle. The theme is: Epaulette mate. These are examples of the epaulette mate: The puzzle: Black to move, checkmate in 2: Did you like this puzzle? And did you solve it? Let it know in the comments if you want.   | Read More

  • Llucmajor - FM Santagati vs GM Demuth

    Hi chessfriends! Today I share with you a game played against the GM Adrien Demuth (2542) from France. I hope that you will enjoy it, each comment and tip is welcome :)  If you like my videos, take a look at my youtube channel https://www.... | Read More

  • "Bol Do Na Zara"

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  • Guess Anand's Move: The Answers

    In my previous blog I gave 8 diagrams and had you try to guess Anand's move. If you haven't done so yet you can click here to try to guess Anand's move or just go over the answers (take the easy way out :P) I also wanted to add that it's importan... | Read More

  • My best tournament performance

    I am going to analize the 8 games of a tournament which is my best performance so far. The tournament was for players rated over 2000 only. There were 12 players per group, but I am only going to post the games against the real players because in ... | Read More

    • SkyMarshal
    • | May 25, 2016
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  • Skwim, aikido, and improving at chess

    For about a year and a half I've been playing Skwim a couple of times a month.  It's a team sport similar to Ultimate, but played in a swimming pool with a soft rubber disk that skims along the water.  My local pool holds games every Friday with... | Read More

  • TIPÍCAS COMBINACIONES DE JAQUE MATE

    La mayor impresión en el público que asiste a una partida  de ajedrez las provocan las combinaciones  en las que se llavan acabo sacrifio de material para forsar un mate rápido. asi surgen las partidas más expectaculares que obtienen pre... | Read More