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ChessTempo1900
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    • First Master Scalp!

      In the past when I've been paired against a master in an OTB tournament, I've felt a bit like Tyrion Lannister. In the second tournament of my recent Philadelphia trip, the World Open U2100 Championships, I scored my first master scalp. This wi... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Aug 1, 2016
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    • Road to 2000 Fide

        This is going to be my blog of my competitive standard games for my journey to 2000. Game 1: (17/05/2016) Which was a club vs club face off - played okay considering I am working and studying full time and haven't played competition chess si... | Read More

      • j1ng1ez
      • | May 17, 2016
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      • | 2 comments
    • |USA|Chess Tempo Humbatov-Manger F.g

      Salam Dostlar! Bu gün sizlərlə /United States\-də keçirdiyim Manger F.g ilə oyunmu təqdim edəcəyəm. Mən Humbetov!Əla oyundur baxmağa dəyər... Commet-ə yazı yazmağı unutmayaa!   Təşşəkkürlər: Chess.Com  Webs Hu... | Read More

      • Humbetov
      • | Dec 26, 2015
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      • | 1 comment
    • Training Diary #2

      Since my last entry, a lot has changed.  First of all, I've decided I just really don't like How to Reassess Your Chess.  I cannot get through it.  The more I tried, the more I remembered I just really don't like it.  I could get into the reas... | Read More

    • Late New Year's Chess Resolutions & Two Games

      I just went through the new year's resolutions I had blogged back in 2010, and sadly realized I haven't made much progress, really. In fact, I guess it would be fair to say my level of practical level has actually declined. The biggest factors wer... | Read More


  • En Passant

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    En passant (from French: "in passing") is a maneuver in chess which is performed after a player moves a pawn two squares forward from its starting position, and an opposing pawn captures it as if it had only moved one square.  En passant may ... Read More »

  • Soltis, Andrew

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    Andrew (andy) Solits is an American grandmaster.  In 1979, Soltis began writing a monthly column called “Chess to Enjoy” for Chess Life magazine.  It is the longest running column in that magazine.  In 1980, Soltis was awarded the G... Read More »

  • Mistakes that beginners make

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    Somebody once told me that people rated two thousand were horrible chess players.  They are what I would call beginners.  So if your rated two thousand or below (Or above) Don't feel bad!  World champion, Magnus Carleson (2850)  Is no better.... Read More »

  • Divinsky, Nathan

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    Nathan Divinksy (1925-2012) was a Canadian chess master and played in several Canadian chess Olympiads.  He served as assistant dean of science at the University of British Columbia.  His former wife (1972-1983), Kim Campbell, was the 19th P... Read More »

  • Danish Gambit

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    The Danish Gambit is an ultra-agressive opening for white. It is not commonly seen in tournament play since lines have been found to blunt it. It is still occasionally seen in amateur play though. In this gambit white sacks 3 pawns for one, hoping... Read More »