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    • Team USA: Northwest Members Petition

      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 Northw... | Read More

    • Team USA: Northwest Invite

      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. Hi! We invite Northwest Only Players to ... | Read More

    • 18 Queens: Fun with Crazyhouse

      About a week ago, I decided to give Crazyhouse a try.  I found an opponent, leanValdes, who was willing to play five or six 5|0 games, and we both got to win some of them. After the sixth game, I had an idea.  "Do you want to try to make 18 que... | Read More

    • Supercharge my chess - day 9

      Today I continue to write about my daily experiences in the 21 days to Supercharge your chess course.  You can read about the past days: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8  My goals:  1. I want to study che... | Read More

    • Supercharge my chess - day 8

      Today I continue to write about my daily experiences in the 21 days to Supercharge your chess course.  You can read about the past days: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7  My goals:  1. I want to study chess in an organ... | Read More

    • Simul on Sunday at 3:00 pm New York, 8:00 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 simul on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 15 time control. You can sign u... | Read More

    • Simul today at 3:00 pm EST, 8:00 pm London with International Master Attila Turzo

      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 simul on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 15 time control. You can sign u... | Read More

    • Abhijeet Gupta's favourite study best Tactics

      Abhijeet Gupta's favourite study A few days ago strong Indian GrandMaster Abhijeet Gupta posted a study on Twitter with the words, "One of the prettiest studies I have seen in recent times!" The author of this article tried his hand at the study a... | Read More

    • AB de Villiers

      AB de Villiers       South Africa Full name Abraham Benjamin de Villiers Born February 17, 1984, Pretoria Current age 32 years 94 days Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Delhi Daredevils,Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalo... | Read More

      • sachin951
      • | May 20, 2016
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    • Virat Kohli

      Virat Kohli       India Full name Virat Kohli Born November 5, 1988, Delhi Current age 27 years 198 days Major teams India, Delhi, India Red, India Under-19s,Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing role Middle-order batsman Ba... | Read More

      • sachin951
      • | May 20, 2016
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    • May Blitz Marathon with Natalia Pogonina

      Don't miss your chance to play WGM Natalia Pogonina on May 21st during the May chess blitz marathon from 7 to 8 pm UTC. With a bit of luck you can also challenge her to a Chess Heroz match at any other time.  Just log in to the application and ... | Read More

    • Chess And Pets: GM Sergey Shipov

      As a chess writer who relies on a pet rabbit for company and inspiration, I was curious whether others connected chess with pets. The musician Yoko Ono has a doggie chess app, which promotes chess and pet adoption. Chess.com had a popular Apr... | Read More

    • Played a GM in blitz today

      Today I watched the Boston Blitz Brawl! with Grandmaster Eugene Perelshtey, and he was asking for challengers to play him in blitz and there was a lull in the action, so I sent a challenge. I was nervous to be playing a GM and the first move he p... | Read More

    • ON THE WAY TO IMPROVING MY GAME.

      Hey everyone,  I am Gaurav Rana and I am an average player in chess at this time. I want to become a good player so i want everyone of you to help me in every way you can in improving my game. Be it sending me team matches request or daily challe... | Read More

      • sujanian
      • | May 14, 2016
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    • Aggressive Defence - Ivanchuk's technique and a local example by IM Kevin Goh

      In Ivanchuk: Move by Move (Everyman, 2015), I noted that the title - Aggressive Defence - can be used to describe Ivanchuk’s way of warding off attacks as he "does not conform to patient, passive defence where solid barricades are set up, inviti... | Read More

      • juniortay
      • | May 14, 2016
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    • Weekend Simuls for American, Australian, European, Asian and African players

      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 simuls on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 15 time control. You can sign ... | Read More

    • Beginners Pain – We’ve all been there and we can all conquer it….

      Thought I would share some of my challenges and plan of attack as an amateur chess player who is developing his chess game.  The challenge when starting out is where to begin and how to become better. Blunders will happen, the main thing is to l... | Read More

      • morphic_6
      • | May 11, 2016
      • | 219 views
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    • Tales of a Hustler Hunter: An Introduction

      If you’re anything like me, you take the occasional break from chess. These chess-free periods can be of varying lengths and for a multitude of reasons. Maybe that nagging beast known as Real Life comes bombing into your chess time: work, school... | Read More

    • Destination 2300 ELO Series The big picture (Plan)

      when you have figured out where you would like to be , the next step is to figure out how to get there  !! the target  is to go from 1797 to 2300 ELO  on or before 1/12/2018 , this really should not be about just gathering ELO points but to fir... | Read More

    • The Mysterious Chessboard

      The Mysterious ChessboardIt was not uncommon in the workplace that a guy I knew would bring his little portable chess board, and we would have a game at my workstation. It was a  little wooden box with a metal black and white board inside and tin... | Read More

      • Hippygator
      • | May 10, 2016
      • | 242 views
      • | 1 comment