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London System Players Hate This!

London System Players Hate This!

Naycir
| 13 days ago

Chess is a game of calculation, tactics, endless possibilities growing exponentially each and every move. Some calculations show that there are as many as 72,084 possible positions after the second move. More than 9 million different positions aft...

I Broke A World Record In Chess!

I Broke A World Record In Chess!

Naycir
| Jun 2, 2022

If you are a follower of my platforms, you would know about my ventures on exploring the extreme in chess. Specifically, underpromotion has always been one of my primary fascinations. I have tried to achieve the goal of delivering checkmate with m...

A Tale Of Chess: "One More"

A Tale Of Chess: "One More"

Naycir
| May 19, 2022

"One more" might be one of the most repeated phrases in online chess. ("blunder" smiles and waves from the other side of the room). It's 3:00 AM and you refuse that this should be your last game, or, okay you will stop playing when you finally hit...

Chess is Beautiful

Chess is Beautiful

Naycir
| Apr 21, 2022

Chess is a beautiful game and this simple chess puzzle demonstrates the beauty of our beloved game.Before I see people screaming in the comments section (premoving). YES, this is one of the simplest chess puzzles you can find out there, but its si...

Can You Solve This TRICKY Chess Puzzle?

Can You Solve This TRICKY Chess Puzzle?

Naycir
| Apr 11, 2022

Solving chess puzzles is one of my favorite activities. I like the learning mode in puzzles as you can customize the rating rage and the themes you would like to explore. Also since there isn't any rating involved, I can make the puzzles a tad mor...

This Puzzle is INSANE

This Puzzle is INSANE

Naycir
| Mar 2, 2022

"No way I am going to play that move!" This is exactly what I said when I saw this puzzle. This is one of those great puzzles where you find the correct move the position collapses. Can you find the winning move for White? When I reali...

How To Checkmate with 8 Knights

How To Checkmate with 8 Knights

Naycir
| Feb 6, 2022

It all started with a Minecraft game. My fellow chess streamer friend Anna-Maja and yours truly were playing Murder Mystery, where I was one of the remaining two innocents in the game. Having no gold to purchase a weapon to defend myself, I had to...

I Accidentally Played The Most Epic Bullet Game Ever

I Accidentally Played The Most Epic Bullet Game Ever

Naycir
| Nov 15, 2021

I accidentally played the most epic bullet game of all times. How? Let me tell the story from its very beginning... This is a story about a girl named Lucky It was just a normal Wednesday afternoon when I was silently sipping a cup of hot...

5 Easy Steps To Beat A Chess Grandmaster

5 Easy Steps To Beat A Chess Grandmaster

Naycir
| Sep 5, 2021

In this post, I will share 5 easy steps to beat a grandmaster in chess. Although this is not the only way to attain this noble goal, it is a fast and effective way to do it. STEP 1: Find a GMDuh! Of course you will need a chess grandmaster to be...

Not A Beginner, Not Yet A Master

Not A Beginner, Not Yet A Master

Naycir
| Jul 6, 2021

Here's my long overdue thank you for showing endless love and support from the moment I found the courage to play the royal game until today. 💜 I have done so much in this time frame: reached 1400 in rapid, played two pretty unsuccessful OTB tourn...

The Dark Side of Naycir Bot

The Dark Side of Naycir Bot

Naycir
| Jun 10, 2021

You think you experienced every single emotion in chess: fear of flagging when you have a fraction of a second on the clock, nervousness of constant fear of mouse slips, fury of losing a completely winning game because of a one-move blunder, happi...

GM Hikaru Nakamura CRUSHED My Bot

GM Hikaru Nakamura CRUSHED My Bot

Naycir
| Jun 4, 2021

What would you do if you learned GM Hikaru Nakamura played a chess a game (or two) against you? At first, I thought my followers on Twitch were trolling me, but it didn't take too long for me to realize that GMHikaru was actually playing against m...

I Became a Chess Detective! | Playing ChessGuessr

I Became a Chess Detective! | Playing ChessGuessr

Naycir
| Jun 2, 2021

Rumor has it, Naycir is a pretty decent GeoGuessr player. She can locate Bhutan in 2 seconds, spot questionable busses in Denmark yet still struggles while deciding whether a place is in South Africa or Eswatini (the answer is always Eswatini). In...

Learning How to Checkmate in 1 Move

Learning How to Checkmate in 1 Move

Naycir
| Mar 15, 2021

Spotting checkmate in ones in chess is extremely important. A position where you have checkmate in one move, can turn into a disaster in just a simple move. Since I am rather inexperienced in playing faster time controls, I have been playing a l...

iHasCupquake Will Play Chess with Naycir

iHasCupquake Will Play Chess with Naycir

Naycir
| Jan 20, 2021

Tiffy aka iHasCupquake will be playing chess with Naycir on Friday January 22, 2021 at 4 PM PST. The event will be live streamed simultaneously at twitch.tv/ihascupquake and twitch.tv/naycir. iHasCupquake, who produces variety gaming and art con...

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