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How To Adjust (and Improve!?) Your Live Chess Connection

News Mar 15, 2017

Hey Chess.com! There is one feature that you may not be aware of and we want you to know about: You can adjust (and possibly improve!) your Live Chess internet connection. You can find these options in your Live Chess settings panel: ...

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The Double Fianchetto Solution

GM alexcolovic Mar 15, 2017

Analysis of my black games from the PRO Chess League where I used the double fianchetto. The final score of 4.5/5 exceeded all my expectations! http://www.alexcolovic.com/2017/03/double-fianchetto-solution/

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PRO Chess League Playoff Week 3 Predictions

TarjeiJS Mar 14, 2017

48 teams have become 8 and it's getting really exciting as the PRO Chess League has reached its quarterfinals!I am second in the pundit prediction contest, so I'll need to score 4 out of 4 if I am going to have a chance to catch up with leader Ale...

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New Feature: Live Club Matches

News Mar 14, 2017

Last year, we were thrilled to announce the arrival of Club Tournaments in Live Chess, bringing all the excitement of Live to intra-club competition! Today, we're just as excited - if not more so! - to introduce Live Club Matches! Now Cl...



shaun Mar 14, 2017

One thing became ultimately clear last week, and that's that having a Super GM on your team is a real advantage.  Now, would this be true if their full rating was averaged into the team's stats?  I don't know.  But what I do know is...

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One of my best games

IM attilaturzo Mar 11, 2017

Máté Csarmasz This is one of my best games. I played it in the hungarian junior championship when I was 17 years old. Please tell your opinion and leave a comment! Thank you for your attention. Have a wonderful day!  You can find m...

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Simul game at 11:30 am New York time

IM attilaturzo Mar 11, 2017

  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 chess.com server with 30 minuter per player plu...

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2017 - Is this the year? :) (Part 1 out of 2)

FM HustleTime Mar 11, 2017

Hi there, It has been a while since my last blog-post here on chess.com, which doesn't mean I have given up on my chess journey, in fact, quite the opposite. We are almost 2,5 months in the year 2017 and so much have happened! As some of you a...

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The modern-dutch hybrid checkmate

IM attilaturzo Mar 9, 2017

  Gigi sent me one of his recent games. A pretty and short checkmate. His opponent started with the modern defense and then he changed his mind and transposed to the dutch defense, but it weakened his position and after a bad recapture Gigi ga...

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Fischer's Birthday

GM alexcolovic Mar 9, 2017

I played one of my best games on Fischer's birthday. It was in Cannes in 2003 against one of the strongest French GMs, Christian Bauer. I wish I could play like that every day... http://www.alexcolovic.com/2017/03/fischers-birthday/

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Redmond wins 2017 WA HS Team Champs! (part 1/2)

NM Mr_Penings Mar 8, 2017

Anshul A (anshulcgm2) has already posted a summary and games report of the State Team Championships on his blog, which is pretty good and concise. I'm writing about my own games and experiences in more detail in form of a storyline and hopefully, ...

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Victory against Woman Grandmaster Veronika Schneider

IM attilaturzo Mar 8, 2017

  In the Hungarian team league, I won against woman grandmaster Veronika Schneider. She is a several times Hungarian champion and olympic team member. I started to prepare for the match a few days before the game and I could play with many dif...

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Week 2 Playoff Predictions

IM dpruess Mar 8, 2017

Eastern Division Gnomes v Dynamite This looks like a very dangerous match for the Gnomes today. The Dynamite team has more GMs than them. I'm going to pick the Gnomes by the slimmest of margins, 8.5-7.5 Budapest Gambit v. Gorky Stormbringers...

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Garde Chess Clock for Sale

SonofPearl Mar 8, 2017

If anyone would like to buy a beautiful chess clock, have a look at my Garde Mechanical Chess Clock which I'm selling on Ebay.  It's the type that was famously used in the 1993 World Chess Championship match between Garry Kasparov and Nigel S...

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Games from the PRO Chess League

GM alexcolovic Mar 8, 2017

As promised, I post a few games I played with white where I managed to use some of the ideas I had prepared long time ago but never got a chance to use. There're two against the Caro-Kann and one against the Breyer, so if you like them, go ah...

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PRO Chess League Week 9 Predictions

TarjeiJS Mar 8, 2017

Eastern Division: Delhi Dynamite 7,5Norway Gnomes 8,5 Budapest Gambit 9,5Gorky Stormbringers 6,5 Central Division Marseille Migraines 9,5London Lions 6,5 Stockholm Snowballs 8,5London Towers 7,5 Atlantic Division: M...

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PRO Chess League Week 9 Prediction

IM RobertRis Mar 8, 2017

Delhi-Norway 7-9 Budapest-Gorky 9.5-6.5 Marseille-London Lions 10-6 Stockholm-London Towers 9-7 Montreal-Montclair 9.5-6.5 Buenos Aires-Miami 7-9 San Jose-Webster 7-9 STL-San Diego 9-7


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