Warning when about to lose on time?

Warning when about to lose on time?

Zenchess
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Apr 6, 2008

I just lost another game on time.  This is what drives me nuts about chess.com.  I have lost a TON of my games on chess.com on time.   This recent game, there was no 8 hour warning that the game was about up on time.  On ...

Changing my lesson rate from $15 to $10

Changing my lesson rate from $15 to $10

Zenchess
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Mar 19, 2008

  I am changing my lesson rate from $15 an hour to $10 an hour.  I used to get alot of people asking me about lessons, when I posted my rate as being $15 an hour, the interest seemed to die down.     Well now you can have...

Game from mansur's dream

Game from mansur's dream

Zenchess
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Mar 10, 2008

Here is an interesting game that I played.  Or at least, I played some of it.   The game started in my friend Mansur's dream.  He's a strong 2000+ player and I was playing him in his dream.  We played about 10 mov...

The king's wanderlust

The king's wanderlust

Zenchess
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Mar 4, 2008

I recently played a game in which my king - to my dismay - decided to go wandering to the other side of the board.  I couldn't stop him and even though I asked him to come back when he had the chance, he decided to keep going forwards. &n...

A successful tournament

A successful tournament

Zenchess
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Mar 1, 2008

Today I had a good tournament result.  I went 4-0 to win the tournament, beating a 1300, 1500, and 2 1800 players.  My rating at the time was 1836 so now it ...

Dogmatism in chess

Dogmatism in chess

Zenchess
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Feb 29, 2008

  Today I would like to talk about a topic that I think is really important for any chess player to consider.  It goes far beyond chess.      Dogmatic thinking in chess goes way back.  For the most obvious e...

My first GM scalp!

My first GM scalp!

Zenchess
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Feb 23, 2008

Today is a great day for me, for I have finally beat a GM in an even game.   It was a 5 0 (5 minute game with 0 second increment) game.   I was rated about 2000 at the...

Collecting data

Collecting data

Zenchess
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Feb 19, 2008

At various times in my chess progress I have felt as if I was at a wall.  I was beating higher-rated players, yet sometimes losing to players that I should beat consistently.    I've taken a more analytical approach to discoveri...

My new years chess resolution

My new years chess resolution

Zenchess
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Jan 27, 2008

  When I first signed on to chess.com I was excited and started many games.   My interest died down and I lost alot of games on time losing around 200 points because of this.       I was spending less time per m...

Successful tournament!

Successful tournament!

Zenchess
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Nov 18, 2007

I played a rated quads tournament this weekend and it was a very good result for me.  I won all 3 games, against a 1500 uscf player, an 1820, and an 1830 or so.  My rating will increase 30 points and my 'performance rating' accor...

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