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A Lazy Saturday

A Lazy Saturday

Marziotta
| 4 hrs ago

#1000ELO #bloglovers #blogchamps #chess-for-me #the-art-of-war #mattoscacco #blitzstream #fianchetto #winning-feeling #checkmate-or-die #suggestions #diary #my-progress  Hi! I spent Saturday at home, checking blogs and stuff, and I alread...

Foolish Brilliance

Foolish Brilliance

Pheonix_Free
| 21 hrs ago

Foolish Brilliance I've been playing some more rapid games recently to try and get back some rating. In the process, I've had some wacky games that I'm going to share with you guys. Game 1 In the first game, I was playing with the white piec...

How Chess Is Rising In Prominence In Advertising

How Chess Is Rising In Prominence In Advertising

raync910
| 1 day ago

Why is Nick Saban, the well-known American college football coach, playing chess with a duck (yes, it’s a duck, not a goose) in a TV commercial? Does the coach even know how to play chess (much less the duck)? More seriously, why are TV comm...

Interested in Private Lessons?

Interested in Private Lessons?

NM LogoCzar
| 1 day ago

Relaxing in Kansas with Timur before helping with chess camp in Oklahoma! Hi! I have some openings available for new students. Feel free to message me about you and your chess goals, and we'll go from there. The first lesson is on the house -...

First Club Tournament and My Usual Diary

First Club Tournament and My Usual Diary

Marziotta
| 2 days ago

#1000ELO #club #chessfactor #online-courses #trapped-pieces #philidor #queens-gambit #diary #my-progress #solo-chess #ambassador #topbloggers Hi all! What happened in the last days? CLUB TOURNAMENTI have been to a club last Wednesday, probab...

Why Chess Isn't the Same Anymore

Why Chess Isn't the Same Anymore

FM Cats4Sale
| 2 days ago

In my previous post, where I wrote about how chess is a lost art, I presented a blitz chess game that I played in order to illustrate how exactly it was artful and that it was the exception to the rule so to speak in that most other matches nowada...

Successful performance in Stein's memorial

Successful performance in Stein's memorial

IM rainspistols
| 2 days ago

Last week the "Stein's memorial" was over (rapid, 10 min + 5 sec). The line-up was really decent - many national CMs as well as NMs + 1 FM + 1 IM + 1GM (average rating of top 10 players - 2328). This tournament was extremely interesting for...

Questioning Non-Chess Players (3.0)

Questioning Non-Chess Players (3.0)

Lightning
| 3 days ago

Hello there, welcome to the Lightning Reports! Way back in January, I introduced a new blog idea when I questioned several non-chess players about chess for the first time. 4 months later, I did it again. And now, given how many people have asked ...

Library Chess Club With ChessKid

Library Chess Club With ChessKid

ChessKid
| 4 days ago

Hey ChessKids and fellow educators! We're excited to announce that we will be helping school libraries and media centers start a chess club with ChessKid's starter kit! ChessKid's Library Chess Club Initiative aims to introduce the game and bene...

Chess Trivia 1

Chess Trivia 1

DonMcKim
| 5 days ago

The 'action' in chess occurs on the chess board. There players put themselves into the game and try to gain a victorious outcome. But there are other dimensions to chess besides what occurs on the board; and the records of games  that are p...

Study Plan for Advanced Players

Study Plan for Advanced Players

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 5 days ago

Once you’ve mastered the basics of chess, and you’re confident in your knowledge of the intermediate aspects of the game – it’s time to make your move in mastering the advanced chess concepts. Note that these are concepts t...

Revolver The Chess Song | Naycir feat Jay February

Revolver The Chess Song | Naycir feat Jay February

Naycir
| 5 days ago

 One of the most popular pop icons of all time, Madonna, is known to be a big chess fan. Her chess coach was the Scottish chess champion Alan Norris. There are even sources citing that she was rated above 2000. She has featured chess in some ...

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