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    • The rar attack: July Tornado Rounds 3

      Attacking is really fun in chess. But even more special than a normal attack is a rar attack. It involves not only attacking, but saying "Rar" as well, adding intimidation and a pyschological element to the game. That's how my 3rd round game again... | Read More

    • 3-D arts - Dream World

      Advance Chess books -U-tube: Club :  | Read More

    • 3-D Art - Island Paradise

      Advance chess books - By : Siafa B. NealBook Club Reading List : Release: | Read More

    • 7/25/16 (Day -4)

      Monday is here, and it's time for another post. Well, I did indeed go to that 45|10 tournament a couple of days ago. And I did play that player rated 2261P4. Here is a brief recap: First Round: It was a somewhat simple/quick draw with a 1400-som... | Read More

    • Visualization Puzzles #4

      Easy: After 1. Rh7+ Kg8 2. Rfg7+ Kf8 3. Rxd7, can Black get away with ...a1=Q?   Medium: The game went 50...Rf8 51. Rxb4 f6 52. Bc5 Rc8 53. exf6 Rxc5 54. f7 Rc8 55. Rb7 and now Black played ...Bd3, but what if Black had played ...Bg6 intendin... | Read More

      • Bab3s
      • | Jul 22, 2016
    • The Most Common Phrases In Chess Commentary (And What They Mean!)

      I'd like to break down some of the most common phrases used in chess commentary that, as far as I know, have never been clearly defined by any other source. This is a topic I've long wanted to write about, because I watch a *lot* of chess commenta... | Read More

      • hellokostya
      • | Jul 22, 2016
    • Book Review: Insanity, Passion and Addiction

      BOOK REVIEW:  “Insanity, Passion and Addiction: A year inside the chess world” (Danny Gormally)   Most chess books are more or less the same. An opening treatise, an instructional book on endgames or middlegames, a t... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Jul 21, 2016
    • How to avoid 90% of your blunders?

      Today I continue to write about my daily experiences in the 21 days to Supercharge your chess course.  I created a free video lecture about the 3 most important principles in the opening.   You can subcribe for the lecture here: http://ww... | Read More

    • Rhinoplasty Surgery in Kuwait - Basic Understanding

      Rhinoplasty surgery is a corrective operation meant to mend a broken nose or malformed nasal structure. The surgery is performed by an expert in the field of plastic surgery who has got years of experience in nose job. The surgery is performed fo... | Read More

    • CHESS TV's "Dish" with DOGGERS!

      [Blog History]         As members of this site and fans of chess, in general, chances are many of you are familiar with the name “Peter Doggers.” Born October 9, 1975 in the Netherlands, and having become ... | Read More

    • V01: What to think about during a chess game

      As one may see I am far from playing at a grandmaster’s level. However, these blogs are documenting ideas I try to implement into my own gameplay.   Blunder avoidance:  The first problem I faced after my 20 year break from chess were blund... | Read More

      • IO_Jupiter
      • | Jul 15, 2016
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    • Longing for the study...

      I've been taking a break, a period of rest so to speak...but - how do I long to study intensely once again. It definitely shows in my game. I know I can do better than my gamemanship right now. I make more mistakes than I care to admit. However, I... | Read More

    • My Youtube Channel Relaunched!

      Recently, I managed to break 1800 USCF and have now stabilized as a Class A player. This achievement inspired me to once again begin uploading training videos to my youtube channel- MyJourneyToChessMaster. I plan to post videos daily of my train... | Read More

    • Whom Then Can I Hate?

      by HJS On a flight home from a former Soviet country, I was seated across the aisle from a mother with a child who was about four years old. I love kids, and a couple times on the flight, I poked my head inside my newspaper, playing peek-a-boo wi... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Jul 14, 2016
    • 2016 Maryland Open

      NOTE: SUBMITTED TOO EARLY BY MISTAKE. GAME ANALYSIS YET TO COME. I am way behind in my tournament blogging, but it doesn't matter: I don't make news, I make mistakes. The point of amateurs blogging their games is to expose their mistakes to their... | Read More

    • Breaking ELO 1800 on longer time controls

      Finally broke 1800 on 15|10 min time controls. A good game it was too, nearly blotching it up in the end only to recover and deliver a mate after my opponent blundered.   Enjoy  | Read More

    • July SCC Quads

      When I was preparing for the July SCC Quads I was focused on finding the right plans and playing slower. It worked some, but I still have to improve. Game 1: This was a really good game. But it was also the last good game. I arrived 20 minutes... | Read More

    • World Open Results

      Philadelphia is a fantastic chess town. I've been there now for two Philadelphia Opens and a World Open and it has treated me well. (Well, not counting when I got checkmated in 8 moves in my first Philadelphia Open.) This year I played up in the... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Jul 12, 2016
    • Winning the SCC July Quads: Rounds 2-3

      After my win against Trevor Jung, there was a small break. After immature activities like pushing kids around in swivel chairs (They wanted me to!), I had to play the other player who who won their first game, Ahmet Gurcan. Unfortunately, unlike m... | Read More

    • 3 simple tactics and a strategic french battle

       I played a 100 boards simul in 2011 and I would like to show you 3 tactics from those games and a game where we had a strategical battle in the french defense. I was able to get a knight versus bad bishop position, but more important was the spa... | Read More