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  • LiLies

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  • When the KID goes Dutch

    Hello. In this blog post I will show you an interesting alternative to the Fianchetto Variation in the KID: the Dutch Leningrad. The former can be quite annoying to deal with, since White can exert pressure without taking real risks. In the latter... | Read More

  • September Signups are Open

    Signups are now open for our 3 round September League Qualifier and Tournament Series to begin on Monday, September 5.  New players can sign up for our 3 round League Qualifier. You must be a member of the Dan Heisman Learning Center to be inc... | Read More

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | Aug 19, 2016
  • Soko Chess Training

    I'm planning to post here my progress. Lessons etc. I've started play chess 1 month ago. :-)  | Read More

    • sokohilton
    • | Aug 19, 2016
  • mate in 10 #matein10 #B02 #alekhine

    Unfortunatelly for me I was the check mated guy :( I underestimated the white's king side attack, so after my blunder at move 29...Bxf7 started the mate sequence in 10 moves!               full game here: | Read More

    • m3zc
    • | Aug 19, 2016
  • The Greek Gift II

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    • JamesLeung
    • | Aug 19, 2016
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  • an English gone to draw #A35 #bishopvsknight #passedpawn

    In this game I obtained space on the qeen side then on move 25 I did my blunder. I was focused on searching a king side attack, also my strong opponent had found the double attack few moves later. Fortunatelly I reached a draw thanks to my bishop ... | Read More

    • m3zc
    • | Aug 19, 2016
  • A well fought game. Losing doesn't feel so bad.

    It was a tough game but I'm glad for it. A good learning opportunity    | Read More

  • A guide to the chess Olympiad – Part I

    NOTE:  This was supposed to be a small note, but once I assembled all the questions I’ve been asked over the years, it quickly turned into quite a long article. So I’ve broken it up into two parts, vaguely along the li... | Read More

    • GM smurfo
    • | Aug 19, 2016
  • Blitz Chess #367: Black Knights' Tango

    This is a blitz chess game I played as black with time control 5|0. The opening played was the Black Knights' Tango by transposition. Black offers up some space in exchange for a defined pawn center and some dark square play . There is a little wa... | Read More

  • Do you like chess?

    Please cast your vote in the comments below. Do you like chess? Yes-This game is awesome Sort of-This game is half good half bad No- I hate this game (then you shouldn't be on! Votes will be counted on September 1st. To write your ... | Read More

    • 11dex-11
    • | Aug 18, 2016
  • LIVE "BATTLE against masters on 18-08-16" — ShahMatKanal

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

  • Tutorials on Youtube!!!

    Check out some of my tutorials on youtube here: Thanks! | Read More

    • ColeZX4000
    • | Aug 18, 2016
  • I Am Home.

    I am home.  I am no longer homesick. I am feeling better, happier, more at peace and getting stronger. Occasionally I remember a good experience I had while away, but not often.  In fact very, very, seldom.  I am thriving in the sunshine.  I... | Read More

  • How chess master makes efficient decisions over the board

    This chess lesson includes in-depth analysis of my game against Patrick Friedrich. This exciting Caro-Kann encounter happened to me in the middle of August 2016. At the critical moment, I came up with the non-standard intuitive exchange sacrifice ... | Read More

  • My goals for the next 2 months

    Hey everyone! I'm gonna post my chess goals on this blog. Any feedback would be helpful.   Blitz on 1600+ Bullet on 1650+ Standard on 1700+ Tactics trainer on 1850+ Tactics trainer(Standard) on chesst... | Read More

  • Tactics trainer reset

    Hello everyone,   I would like everyone to know that I have reset my tactics trainer stats. | Read More

  • Accelerated Dragon Reflection Part 1: Introduction and Simple Joys

    Hello! Leaving off from the last post, I will be reviewing my personal journey with the Accelerated Dragon. My first official coach is Michael Aigner (fpawn), and he taught me the simple,dynamic, and positionally justified opening of the Acceler... | Read More

    • IM yian123
    • | Aug 18, 2016
  • Do you like Pokemon Go?

    Cast your vote in the comments below.   Do you like Pokemon Go? Yes-I love it Sort of-it's half good half bad No-It's the worst game ever just write yes, sort of or no if you vote votes will be counted on September 1st. A similar vote for... | Read More

    • 11dex-11
    • | Aug 18, 2016
  • The Boor Attack Strikes Again!

    Vladimir Polyakin, a known master in the tristate area, sucumbs to the Boor Attack in 20 moves.  | Read More

  • New Free HQ Quiz online competition!(With Prizes)

    Hey everyone! If you haven't read my blogs about you should! In my 2nd blog about it, I mentioned quiz competitions, right?! Well one started about a week ago, but you have to be a member to do it! Javier posts and update... | Read More

  • In the Name Of Knight

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  • Changes...

    Well, I Just passed my two year 'Chessiversary' (making it two years since I decided to seriously study), and Frankly I'm a little disappointed where I am at... I seem absolutely glued to 1500 rapid, despite working hard on this time control- I h... | Read More

  • alekhine's death

    friends i hope all of you be fine... for years i have had a  great chess history restlessness . how it happened the death of Alekhine???? . i have read it happened when he was having dinner in a hotel dept...drink abuse or suicide thesis and ... | Read More

    • rovet
    • | Aug 18, 2016
    • | 1 comment
  • "Samjhawan"

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