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    • Dean Kamen

        Kamen on one of his inventions, the Segway Born April 5, 1951 (age 65)Long Island, New York, U.S.[1] Residence Bedford, New Hampshire, U.S. Nationality American Known for Invention of the iBot Wheelchair, the Segway and founder of FI... | Read More

    • My interview with Alina l'Ami

      —   Alina l'Ami is a professional chess player well known in the chess world because, beside being a strong player (she holds the IM and the WGM titles), she works as a correspondent for writing interesting tournaments reports f... | Read More

      • Sentenzio
      • | Aug 23, 2016
    • Lazy Intuition

      As a chess reporter I attend many chess festivals and top tournaments, but last week I was reminded that many times the game is enjoyed on a small scale. Last week I played the Geraardsbergen Open and enjoyed it just because of that: as ... | Read More

    • Save the UK Chess Challenge.ees

      The UK chess challenge has been running for 20 years, it is the world's biggest chess competition and it has done so much to introduce children in the whole of the UK and Ireland to chess. The children I have taught have loved taking part ea... | Read More

      • matt1979
      • | Aug 22, 2016
    • Passion

      by HJS For what do you really have passion? Nobody succeeds at anything for which they do not have passion. Jesus was challenged by a man who was sent by the Pharisees to test Him, saying that the greatest command in the Bible is to "love the Lo... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Aug 19, 2016
    • Training Routine

      July 2015 is when I started training harder to improve my chess. I search the internet, buy books, download apps and programs, and played a lot of chess. I also acquired 4 sets of boards already because I am a little picky about the piece design, ... | Read More

      • Alvin_Cruz
      • | Aug 18, 2016
    • The Time in chess... (O tempo no xadrez...)

      Hello, are you fine? I would like to show some of my thoughts and reflections about the time in chess. Did you already loose a game wich you have a strong move or combination to do, or even a mate in one or two and your opponent find an answer wi... | Read More

    • Traduction en français d'un ouvrage encore jamais traduit de J. R. Capablanca

      Fort du succès rencontré par mon premier projet éditorial ayant trait au jeu d’échecs et à son histoire, à savoir une réédition modernisée des cent fins de parties de Philippe Stamma, je suis très heureux de vous présenter pour cette ... | Read More

      • pascalgo
      • | Aug 17, 2016
    • Chess Ultimate, 960 Players Group and Harry Potter Fans

      Hello everyone. This post is promoting my 3 groups: Chess Ultimate, 960 Players Group and Harry Potter Fans. It would be greatly appreciated if you joined.    Chess Ultimate is my main club. We are ranked 2814 on the Vote Chess. We current... | Read More

    • Simul Sunday at 2:00 pm New York, 7:pm London time

      Would you like to play against an International Master? I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach and I would like to invite you to play with me in a simuls on the LIVE server with 30 15 time control. I create... | Read More

    • Upcoming events and other news

      Upcoming events and other news John McMorrow  1 As the sun sets on the 2015-16 season (with the exception of several important foreign events such as the ECU and Jugendschach EU Youth Championships 2016, Turda Saltmine Cup - International Che... | Read More

      • ICU
      • | Aug 10, 2016
    • Chess Strategy : Power of Pawn Storm 1

      A PAWN STORM is a chess strategy in which several pawns are moved in rapid succession towards the opponent’s defenses. A pawn storm usually involves adjacent pawns on any one side of the board (king side or queen side). Bent Larsen:“... | Read More

    • Reportage dal 2° torneo di Lignano Sabbiadoro

      Dal 31 luglio al 7 agosto si è svolto a Lignano Sabbiadoro il 2° Chess Festival. 139 i partecipanti divisi nei due tornei: il Magistrale riservato agli scacchisti con elo superiore a 2000 e il Challenge per gli altri giocatori. Io ho partecipat... | Read More

      • El-Pinto
      • | Aug 8, 2016
    • The "ChessKingT" Story: Getting To Know Me

      Hey all! From now on Every week, I'll be posting a blog about me or something I enjoy in an attempt for all of you to get to know me better.... Enjoy!   If we haven't already met, I'm Tyler (ChessKingT) and I'm part of the Chess... | Read More

      • ChessKingT
      • | Aug 7, 2016
    • Need New Reqruits Team USA Northwest

      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 Northwes... | Read More

    • FREE international master simul for DIAMOND members

      Would you like to play against an International Master? I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach and I would like to invite you to play with me in 2 simuls on the LIVE server with 30 15 time control. I create... | Read More

    • Looking Back

      by HJS It isn't how you start that counts but rather how you finish! Rarely does the individual who sprints out of the starting blocks with a burst of speed break the tape and win the race. This is what Jesus had in mind when He said, "No one who... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Aug 3, 2016
    • First Master Scalp!

      In the past when I've been paired against a master in an OTB tournament, I've felt a bit like Tyrion Lannister. In the second tournament of my recent Philadelphia trip, the World Open U2100 Championships, I scored my first master scalp. This wi... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Aug 1, 2016
    • Continental Chess Tournament: Manhattan Open

      As the first (paid) tournament I have joined since quite some time, and as a player only in my 1600's, I had to sign up for U1900 section, so it's a big challenge enough already.  There were many fine players I have seen playing, and I made a fe... | Read More

    • Bumblings In Blindfold Chess

      Blindfold chess is becoming quite trendy these days. GM Timur Gareyev has been a big promoter of the discipline and is ramping up for a blindfold world record attempt. Currently, FM Marc Lang holds the record at 46 boards (played in 2011... | Read More