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  • GM Gareev's 2013 US Championship

    TigerChess Dec 3, 2016, 7:42 AM

    Another day, another amazing tournament in review. This time we take a look at GM Timur Gareev's version of the 2013 U.S. Championship. A true fighter, Gareev finds himself in trouble or in stalemate on more than...

  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    IM Silman Sep 29, 2016, 3:30 AM

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before...

  • Bughouse Chess Tips For Beginners

    IM DanielRensch Sep 8, 2016, 3:03 PM

    Tired of playing chess alone?! Bughouse is for you! Tired of not having someone to talk to about your decisions on the board (at least not legally)? Bughouse is for you! Tired of not having someone else (your...

  • The Art Of 'Tempo Moves' In Chess

    TigerChess Jul 30, 2016, 5:00 AM

    Why title this series "The Art Of The Tempo Move In Chess"? Tempos are more than a tactical strategy. With the right finesse and calculation, tempos can subtly generate a number of different threats against your...

  • Opening Failures And How to Avoid Them

    IM Silman Apr 1, 2016, 12:06 AM

    The member yoavb2 said: “I read your ‘How to Reassess Your Chess 4th’ but fail in the opening, which makes me start with a disadvantage. How can I fix it?” ANSWER:  I looked...

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  • Attacking Chess

    UseWithCare Jan 31, 2017, 11:41 AM

    A couple of games from the Moscow Open 2017 Cup. The first is based on the Scandinavian Defence (or the Centre Counter Opening), referred to poetically as the blasphemer of some of the most sacred principles in...

  • Advanced Opening Analyses in Bughouse: The Leaf Gambit 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 e6

    Sorsi Jan 13, 2017, 12:02 PM

    In this post, I will do a deep analysis of the so-called Leaf gambit in bughouse, an opening characterized by the moves 1.e4 d5 2. exd5 e6. Although this is not my weapon of choice, it is a common system in bughouse...

  • "Chess"

    AWESOME135792468 Jan 8, 2017, 8:29 PM

    The game of chess is one of man’s great creations.  The rules can seem arbitrary to a beginner, but are actually the product of over 1000 years of tinkering and refining.  The modern game—essentially unchanged now...

  • 03/01/2017 - Alcancei meu recorde de 1748 de rating nas táticas

    dkrummenauer Jan 3, 2017, 4:56 PM

    Problemas recentes Data ID Rating Lances Tempo Médio Meu tempo Resultado Meu Rating 3 de jan de 2017 0038004 1684 4/5 10:58 1:17 (80% | +4)   1748 3 de jan de 2017 0166557 1667 3/3 0:44 0:56 (74% | +2)   1744 3...

  • Abstract Endgame Thinking and New Years Resolutions

    NM Flicflac Jan 2, 2017, 5:22 PM

    Hey chess fans, I want to present to you guys an endgame problem that arose from a game I played against Seth Talyansky, an Oregon master, at the Washington Class Championships that I find extremely instructional,...


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