Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! https://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Nakamura wins big in GibraltarHikaru Nakamura has won the Tradewise Gibralatar masters in a Armagadden playoff https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/nakamura-wins-big-in-gibraltarFri, 05 Feb 2016 02:53:21 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/nakamura-wins-big-in-gibraltarThe Richard Report #1Hey guys! I've become really interested in the young talent "Richard Rapport" and I am going to show you from when he was 2000 to becoming an FM - IM - GM and where he is now. We will look through his carier. Well, we have to start somewhere: https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/the-richard-report-1Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:48:31 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/the-richard-report-1IM Moulthun Ly's brilliant performance in Gibraltar Part 1 (All Levels)Hello Chess fans! Some very exciting news over the past week has happened for Australia. Australia's IM Moulthun Ly (2479) had a Performance rating of 2615 in the recent Gibraltar Masters!  The Tournament is yet to be decided in a playoff betwe...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/im-moulthun-lys-brilliant-performance-in-gibraltar-part-1-all-levelsThu, 04 Feb 2016 18:10:37 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/im-moulthun-lys-brilliant-performance-in-gibraltar-part-1-all-levels2. Qe2 French Explained (Advanced Class)Means variation 1 Means variation 2 Means variation 3 Means variation 4 Means important things to know Advanced Class Openings Hey guys! I thought I might properly start up a blog on chess.com. I'll give it a go and try and post at least on...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/2-qe2-french-explained-advanced-classThu, 04 Feb 2016 01:52:48 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/2-qe2-french-explained-advanced-classIntensity in Round 1 Australian OpenHi guys! here is my coverage on the Australian Open. About the tournament: We have the highest rated player ever to play in an Australian Open tournament. Ni Hua (2680) We have also had GM Igor Khenkin before, in 2013. So obviously, this is th...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/intensity-in-round-1-australian-openFri, 02 Jan 2015 00:36:52 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/intensity-in-round-1-australian-openMy best Standard win (1821)My 2nd Brilliancy game played today, although he had heaps of chances to draw. Please comment https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-win-1821Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:19:31 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-win-1821My best Standard Draw (2105)Wow, I played 2 fantastic games today. The other one my highest win against a 1800, and this one I played a solid draw. I think my opponent had winning chances. What do you think? Please comment https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-draw-2105Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:42:53 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-standard-draw-2105Junior International Cup 2015 Schedule!I have made a schedule for the Junior International Cup 2015! You might be thinking, What is The Junior International Cup and how can I join it? For more info, go to this link http://www.chess.com/news/signups-for-2015-junior-international-cup-...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/junior-international-cup-2015-scheduleFri, 20 Jun 2014 20:50:39 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/junior-international-cup-2015-scheduleMy best game played against a 2385 ACFI went to a tournament recently, and I was paired up with top seed in the early stages of the tournament. Not that I had done spectaculary well before I was paired up with top seed. His name is Brodie McClymont.  He's not titled, but I'm sure...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-game-played-against-a-2385-acfSun, 27 Apr 2014 18:18:11 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-best-game-played-against-a-2385-acfMy Fantastic Drawing Sequence with Atomic_RiftOnce again, Thank you so much for the game Atomic_Rift, it was really entertaining! And, when I got stalemated Atomic_Rift, it was actually a draw anyway, so don't feel too shocked.  http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=680143004 Go to move 5...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-fantastic-drawing-sequence-with-atomicriftMon, 23 Dec 2013 15:39:48 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/my-fantastic-drawing-sequence-with-atomicriftThe Junior International CupHi all! I am Running a Junior International Cup U18. If you're interested, come join the group and read the news/forums http://www.chess.com/groups/home/the-junior-international-cup-2014 But, you need to be in your country group too. It starts i...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/the-junior-international-cupTue, 03 Dec 2013 19:11:47 -0800https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/the-junior-international-cupNew Trap!! Down Under BBQ Disco Opening TrapHello Everyone! I have searched and searched to see if this puzzle has a name. No it doesn't, but for some reason, a lot of people know it! And so I have given it a funny name "Down Under BBQ Disco Trap"! The meaning of it. I do live in down under...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/new-trap-down-under-bbq-disco-opening-trapTue, 03 Sep 2013 19:22:25 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/new-trap-down-under-bbq-disco-opening-trapPuzzle https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/puzzleTue, 25 Jun 2013 20:47:39 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/puzzleGrade Matches U1500 Sydney Norths vs Ryde/Eastwood Board 42.5/3! This opening this strange f5 move is called the dutch. This was the 3rd game I played as white against the dutch, having a Draw to a 1400 (ACF) ! My other 2 games were 1670 (chess.com) and 915 (ACF) My rating went from 850 to 1002 (ACF) bu...https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/grade-matches-u1500-sydney-norths-vs-rydeeastwood-board-4Tue, 04 Jun 2013 18:59:13 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/grade-matches-u1500-sydney-norths-vs-rydeeastwood-board-4Little board: Norths vs Hardboard https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/little-board-norths-vs-hardboardWed, 08 May 2013 15:02:36 -0700https://www.chess.com/blog/aussiedj/little-board-norths-vs-hardboard