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sicilian defense

Submitted by yeki on Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:53pm.

The Sicilian Defense is the most popular defense for black against the e4 push from white. The Dragon Variation is the most aggressive and sharpest line that black has in the Siclian Defense. White has many options that he can respond with. The... Read more »

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Random game

Submitted by stubborn_d0nkey on Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:29pm.

Just a game I played on another site that I want to save in case I feel like analysing sometime. [Site ""] [Date "2012.02.01"] [Round "1"] [White "krimos"] [Black "stubborn_d0nkey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [Termination "normal"] [UT... Read more »

Nice sacrifice and victory in 21 moves against 1600++ !

Submitted by Sidekick71 on Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:24pm.

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روایتی از امام علی (ع)ا

Submitted by milad3756 on Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:12pm.

داستان جالبى از امیر المومنین حضرت على(علیه السلام ) به این مضمون نقل شده است كه روزى رو به سوى مردم كرد و فرمود: به نظر شما امید بخش ترین آ... Read more »

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Hou-ly Moly!!

Submitted by IM dpruess on Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:00pm.

Last week, in round 2 of the Gibraltar Chess Congress, 17 year old Hou Yifan, rated over 2600 FIDE after her crushing Woman's World Championship match victory over Humpy Koneru, played the following game against super-GM Zoltan Almasi: Beating... Read more »

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Submitted by milad3756 on Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:56pm.

  روزی مردی ثروتمند در اتومبیل جدید و گران‌‌قیمت خود با سرعت فراوان از خیابان کم رفت و آمدی می‌گذشت. ناگهان از بین دو اتومبیل پارک شده �... Read more »

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High Fives

Submitted by musicgirl123 on Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:31pm.

Hey Everyone! Yus... things are a little boring today. The most exciting thing that happened was that I now owe André unlimited high fives for the rest of the week! Yay! Like I said, not that exciting. ~musicgirl123 Read more »

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Celebrating Spassky's 75th!

Submitted by ChessMarkstheSpot on Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:06pm.

[Blog History]    Yesterday January 30th, 2012, a chess legend by the name of Boris Vasilievich Spassky turned 75. Chessbase wrote a great article about him (as did ChessVibes) celebrating and honoring his birthday.    Chessbase spoke with S... Read more »

K+2P vs K+2P Endings

Submitted by NimzoRoy on Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:03pm.

Richard Réti (28 May 1889, Bösing (now Pezinok) – 6 June 1929, Prague) was an ethnic Jewish, Austrian-Hungarian, later Czechoslovakian chess player, chess author, and composer of endgame studies. He was born in Pezinok which at t... Read more »

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promoting ?

Submitted by hynder on Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:02pm.

Yes, correct, and the team of Holland next year to graduate this year is just not lucky.European League Final Standings 2011DIVISION 3FINAL-EMPLOYED STATUS Current Matches Scores PlaceThe Albanian OK 10 January 1732.3Tim Srbija OK 10 1535.1 2OK te... Read more »

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Tom vs Fremd (conference)

Submitted by CoachMott on Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:56am.

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Grant vs ? (conference)

Submitted by CoachMott on Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:31am.

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Submitted by susie100 on Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:14am.

Just a short summary, Susie is now up and about the ward. Still gets tired fast. They are very pleased with her recovery and all being well she could be home this w/e. on condition she rest. No work until they sign her off. She wants me to thank y... Read more »

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pawn rules

Submitted by asrul94 on Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:06am.

win with 8 pawn..hehe Read more »

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CHESS by jonnatz17

Submitted by viciouspawn on Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:24am.

The monarch keeps his troops at bay.A fitting set to fight away.His enemies of pearly whitewho seek to overthrow the night.They face each other shoulders squaredand fight with valour, neatly paired.A war like this the world will see,for is it you,... Read more »

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Offer teaching and questioning

Submitted by Hanis_Defence on Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:44am.

Beginner of chess ? have problem in opening and middlegame ? Have problem in chess game ? I may can help you, I offer teaching and questioning about chess. I would like and try to solve all your problem. If you interesting, leave a comment and get... Read more »

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Roman vs Conant 2011 (conference)

Submitted by CoachMott on Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:36am.

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ACC Club Championship Rnd 1 (vs an NM)

Submitted by conolol on Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:16am.

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The First Lesson to Rook Endings

Submitted by Black__Knight on Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:08am.

The Saavedra Position Rook Enings 101 - Lesson One Read more »

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2012 Jan: Metro Chess Club LA: Srikanth Bangalore vs Daniel Mousseri

Submitted by bangalos on Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:59am.

Round 2 of the tournament and I am White. I am switching to 1.e4, and have not yet tried it out in any major tournament. This is the first one, and so I played it with great deal of learning attitude. Play and see what happens. The game entered S... Read more »

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GK? true or false

Submitted by tozion on Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:35am.

Did anyone see the blog by Gary Kasparov a week ago? He is challenging all players and looks like the real thing, but I have my doubts. Can anyone validate this as true or false ? Read more »

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2012 Jan: Metro Chess Club LA: Hovanes Salvaryan vs Srikanth Bangalore

Submitted by bangalos on Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:32am.

This was the first round of the tournament, and I was playing a very talented youngster Hovanes Salvaryan. He opened 1.e4 and we entered Scandinavian Defense. He outplayed me in the opening and in the middle game. But made a blunder in the endgame... Read more »

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Submitted by Patchuli on Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:09am.

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2012 Santa Monica Bay Chess Club - Jan Swiss: Geroge Witcomb vs Srikanth Bangalore

Submitted by bangalos on Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:04am.

1.c4 How does one answer so flexible a move as 1.c4? Does one prepare a completely different reply to 1.c4 than from 1.d4? What if his second move is 2.d4? Then, won't learning 2 different openings for 1.d4 2.c4 and 1.c4 and 2.d4 be a completely ... Read more »

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The FEB #17 - Kickin' it in 2012

Submitted by MacauleyPeterson on Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:13am. video contest mentioned! 016 - Kickin' it in 2012 Wrapping up 2011, Big Vlad in London, Rybka muddies the water, double-time Donastia, and Nakamura's 'In Da House'. Also, in case you missed it: The Full English Blitz Game 2, recorded li... Read more »

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