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March Madness is here for the chess fans! Instead of predicting which NCAA Hoops teams will advance to the final four you can help determine the Greatest Chess Player Of All Time. There will be a bit ... | Read More
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March Madness is here for the chess fans! Instead of predicting which NCAA Hoops teams will advance to the final four you can help determine the Greatest Chess Player Of All Time. There will be a bit... | Read More
A friend and I were recently discussing chess spectator etiquette and how they differ from the arena of Magic The Gathering tournaments. In Magic tournaments it is considered rude to spectate for a brief period and then leave the table. Leavin... | Read More
I know there's no luck in chess and my play was responsible for this loss. I'd still like to petition a name change to Comp4-ImpossiblyLucky because I was crushing it! Please take a look at the game and suggest some alternative lines or missed... | Read More
Dropped a piece on more 4, missed a simple mate in 1, lost the game, but had fun. Enjoy and don't laugh!
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Bishop and rook-pawn endgames can be difficult to win when your bishop is on the opposite color of the pawn's promotion square. The position below is a theoretical draw. If you haven't seen it before try finding a way for White to win if Black... | Read More
This is a game from the local chess club, and possibly the most exciting of the round! The time control was G/60 + 30inc and the pairings are made in advance. The game was a back-n-forth struggle with an exchange sacrifice towards the end. I... | Read More
Odds of winning the Candidates Tournament 2014. Who do you think will win? Who would you bet on with these odds?
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This is a game played by a quickly improving Maor Locker on chess.com. Maor reached a position with many paths to win, but when we analyzed the position below we realized White is actually in zugzwang! After going through a few variations with... | Read More
Here is the 2nd analyzed game of the free game analysis series played by Warrior2000. Gourav plays a nice game on the Black side of a symmetrical english. The game gets very dicey and White sacrifices an exchange in an attempt to checkmate the... | Read More