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Chess.com Dev Update: June 30, 2017

News 23 days ago

Hey Chess.com!  We have new goodies for everyone! Of course we've made lots of progress with our vue migration and adding multilingual content; those interested can read previous updates. Today, we've going to talk about new stuff ...

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Juvenile Hall Hip-Hop Chess Camp Diary Day 1

HipHopChess 23 days ago

Today the HHCF was happy to be back for another summer session at juvenile hall. As you may recall, last summer we were at Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center teaching chess and life strategies. We returned today and it was amazing. This m...

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A Classic Game With a Twist

GM alexcolovic 23 days ago

It is always refreshing to see a book that you have read as a kid through adult's eyes. This happened to me recently with Shereshevsky's classic. And new depths discovered in a classic game. http://www.alexcolovic.com/2017/07/classic-game-t...

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Simul game on Saturday at 8:00 am New York time

IM attilaturzo 24 days ago

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 plus 30 seconds ...

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The First Time I Met GM Bisguier

NM danheisman 24 days ago

I was saddened to see the recent passing of "The Dean of American Chess", GM Arthur Bisguier. My mind immediately went back to the first time I met GM Bisguier. I will never forget it, as it was the first time a GM ever approached me! I had ju...

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Hanqi's poisoned white knight on g8

NM Mr_Penings 25 days ago

I played a bullet 1 0 match against Hanqi today. It was fun with a lot of interesting and exciting games. The match result was close to even, and indeed the games were very close. However, this blog post will be of a particularly interesting game...

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Five of my favourite puzzles!

GM Ginger_GM 26 days ago

Puzzles; don't you just love them? My biggest leap in terms of chess development happened in the bath... Yes, that's right, the bath! Let me explain. I used to love chilling in the bath for about 30 minutes a day. What could possible be a b...

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Video Game Analysis

GM alexcolovic 29 days ago

I've never done this before, so feedback would be appreciated! http://www.alexcolovic.com/2017/06/video-game-analysis/

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Simul game on Sunday at 8:00 am New York time

IM attilaturzo 29 days ago

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 plus 30 seconds ...

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King of kings

GM smurfo 29 days ago

The King’s Indian Defence is to chess what the piano is to music. It’s complex, rich and all the pros end up playing it eventually. Fischer, Tal and Kasparov are probably the Chopin, Beethoven and Mozarts of the opening, but other big ...

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A ton of unresolved questions

IM IM_Kgwm Jun 24, 2017

The SCF will be holding its annual AGM on 3 July 2017, 8pm at the Cairnhill CC. It is also election year, and so members will have the opportunity to appraise how well the current Exco has done for the last 2 years in terms of serving the local ch...

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Simul game on Saturday at 8:00 am New York time

IM attilaturzo Jun 24, 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 plus 30 seconds ...

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Sicilian Champion!

FM alexsuper1987 Jun 22, 2017

Hi everyone I won for the second time in my file the Sicilian Championship this year, I'm very happy of my last results and I want to share a game played in this competition. I hope that you will enjoy ! Do you like my videos? Follo...

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Intern at Chess University!

FM MattyDPerrine Jun 21, 2017

Chess University is accepting applications for summer internships! If you would like to intern at the world's leading chess teaching organization and acquire useful, real world skills, apply now! Interns will get hands-on experience at creating ...

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Intern at Chess University!

GeniusKJ Jun 21, 2017

Chess University is accepting applications for summer internships! If you would like to intern at the world's leading chess teaching organization and acquire useful, real world skills, apply now! Interns will get hands-on experience at creating ...

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Garry Kasparov TED Talk

SonofPearl Jun 21, 2017

Garry Kasparov has been actively promoting his latest book Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins in recent months, and this has included a TED talk which is now available to view online. The talk and the b...

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Caro-Kann Repertoire for Black

GM alexcolovic Jun 21, 2017

An outline of a possible repertoire with some ideas in the main lines. Plus a free download of the discussed lines. http://www.alexcolovic.com/2017/06/caro-kann-black/

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An 'easy' pawn ending

CM juniortay Jun 20, 2017

I've been coaching endings more frequently these days, due to a parent's request to work on her kid's endings. There was this particular pawn ending that I found intriguing as general principles of endings actually hinder the winning process and a...

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My First Win In Thirty Years!

SonofPearl Jun 19, 2017

Welcome once again to my blog, where I have decided to analyse all my OTB (Over The Board) chess games for my local club Pontypridd played during the season 2016/17. After abandoning competitive chess at the tender age of sixteen to focus on the s...

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From AVRO 1938 to Norway Chess and back

ArnieChipmunk Jun 19, 2017

Last week I went to Norway, to see the strongest chess tournament since AVRO 1938. The legendary AVRO tournament, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, has captured my imagination ever since my granddad, who taught me the rules of chess, told me a...

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Why I didn't write

GM smurfo Jun 18, 2017

So, I finally wrote a post on my site to explain (sort of) my 8-month writing break. No chess content, but some insights into the weird world of economics academia: http://www.davidsmerdon.com/?p=1903

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