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  • What I Learned From My 1st Chess Tournament's Thumbnail

    What I Learned From My 1st Chess Tournament

    louisathomas Jun 28, 2017, 3:32 AM

    I prepared for my first chess tournament for weeks. Every night, I played a rapid game -- and then studied it, reviewing my moves to see where I missed a tactic, where I anticipated the wrong move, where I could...

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    The Lonely Knight Checkmate

    GM Gserper Jun 18, 2017, 12:13 AM

    After my very first lesson at the chess club of the Pioneer Palace, our coach gave us a simple checkmate-in-three-moves puzzle. Immediately our most advanced players started shouting that it is an absolutely impossible...

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    Interesting Chess Data: Time Controls And Game Results

    erik May 4, 2017, 5:44 PM

    Every chess game starts with a "time control" - how long each player has to move. And every game ends with a "result" - why did it end? A friend asked me about how each time control impacts the result, and I had...

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    Did Anand Promote Illegally vs Kramnik?

    PeterDoggers Jul 12, 2017, 6:04 AM

    The new FIDE Laws of Chess are in effect since July 1. One thing that's new is that using two hands to promote a pawn is considered an illegal move, and during rapid and blitz games an arbiter is supposed to...

  • Carlsen Phenomenal At Blitz, Wins Leuven Grand Chess Tour's Thumbnail

    Carlsen Phenomenal At Blitz, Wins Leuven Grand Chess Tour

    PeterDoggers Jul 2, 2017, 3:26 PM

    Garry Kasparov, a man who knows what it means to dominate, called it a "phenomenal performance" when Magnus Carlsen clinched the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour in Leuven, Belgium with two rounds...

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    Athletes, Grandmasters Battle In Chess Pro-Am

    FM MikeKlein Jun 26, 2017, 6:42 PM

    What happens when you combine six professional athletes with six premier mental athletes? At the inaugural The Players' Tribune and Chess.com Pro-Am Chess Tournament, you get moments of serious chess, bouts of raucousness,...

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  • PRINCIPIA SCACCHORUM, Part 11: On Relations, the Very Fabric of (Chess) Life's Thumbnail

    PRINCIPIA SCACCHORUM, Part 11: On Relations, the Very Fabric of (Chess) Life

    RoaringPawn Aug 15, 2017, 5:41 PM

    PIECE RELATIONS are the ultimate constituents of chess reality as life is trying to imitate chess - use of force, violence, bloody conflicts with captures and killings of (chess)men abound. Relationalism is a conceptual...

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    How a Kid Got His Passion For Chess

    Ashton_Yeager Aug 13, 2017, 4:47 PM

             My name is Ashton Yeager, I am 13 years old and I have a passion for the game of chess.  I spend all my time during the day studying chess.  Chess is my favorite thing to do, and believe it or not I used...

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    Tactical blindness.

    truffel3 Aug 13, 2017, 10:12 AM

    After 2 weeks of solving only mate in 2 problems i discovered 2 things. For one I'm getting faster in solving , still not at fast as I want but for now after thousands of problems I 'see' about half of the problems....

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