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  • Colle12345
    Online Nov 4, 2013

    Colle Colle | Kuca, Bosnia & Herzegovina

    Joined: Nov 4, 2013

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    Jules Colle | Vietnam

    Joined: Feb 4, 2008

  • dhanna
    Online Nov 5, 2008

    shane yen colle | taytay rizal, Philippines

    Joined: Nov 5, 2008

  • colle
    Online Dec 4, 2009


    Joined: Sep 14, 2009

  • ircolle
    Online Jun 6, 2016

    Ian Colle | Golden, CO, United States

    Joined: Sep 23, 2009

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  • How To Understand Chess Openings

    IM Silman Jan 18, 2017, 10:05 PM

    The Chess.com member alaskan asked:  “I would like to focus more on understanding rather than on lines, but almost all the opening books I can find focus on lines rather than on general ideas, so where...

  • 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...

  • Blindfold Art

    batgirl Jun 29, 2016, 11:51 AM

    Convergences: Miles of String  by Marcel Duchampfrom the "First Papers of Surrealism" exhibition New York 1942, for the benefit of the French war relief societiesPhoto by John Schiff hangs at the Philadelphia...

  • Carlos Castaneda And The Penthouse Suite

    IM Silman Nov 24, 2015, 4:14 AM

    [Editor's note: Here are more selected chess stories from IM Silman.] CELEBRITIES GONE WILD 1988 and I just landed in Mazatlan, Mexico. Though the main course was the world 30-minute championships (packed with...

  • How to Understand Pawn Races

    GM DanielNaroditsky Oct 31, 2014, 1:01 PM

    Many beginners tend to assume that pawn endings are easy to master. After all, with material so limited, how hard can it be to untangle the complexities of any given position? The answer, as any endgame maven will...

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  • Learn the English Rat Defense!

    dynamicchess970 Mar 18, 2017, 11:21 AM

    This book is amazing! I found two entirely new and mind-blowingly creative openings in this book (which i will discuss below) covered in detail, which give the reader an enormous amount of transpositional possibilities....

  • strong openings and defenses that I play! (These won me a tournament!)

    Berkowick Mar 12, 2017, 11:43 AM

    Hi guys, it's me FM_Berkowick(FM stands for fun master) Today I'll be sharing some strong openings and defenses that i play Thank you to magnuts carelson for being a good friend. Fallow him, he's a good chess player! The...

  • Carlsbard, 1929 - A trajetória do campeão Aaron Nimzowitsch - Rodada 1

    KingsEagle Mar 8, 2017, 5:44 PM

    O quarto Torneio Internacional de Carlsbard, realizado na cidade de mesmo nome, hoje parte da República Tcheca, reuniu 22 notáveis Mestres daquela época, com exceção do então campeão mundial Alexander Alekhine,...

  • Round 2 - 100th Kumbaya

    iforkyou Mar 7, 2017, 6:40 PM

    After the first match, I was a bit nervy.  It was a close match and a tough position.  I was relieved to play the white pieces this round...I was thinking of playing the Colle-Zuketort, or even the KIA but played...

  • QGD Repertoire for Black II

    GM alexcolovic Feb 8, 2017, 3:29 AM

    I finished the second part of my successful QGD for Black. This one covers all the lines black may encounter on the way to the QGD: the Catalan, London System, Colle, Zukertort, Jobava's pet line, The Veresov...

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  • New Team Match

    Silver_Assassin Feb 8, 2017, 9:31 PM

    We've accepted a Team Match challenge by the the Colle System club. Please sign up at https://www.chess.com/club/matches/dynamic-dutch-defense/759471

  • Potential Team Match Challenge

    Silver_Assassin Feb 6, 2017, 1:52 PM

    Hey, everyone! The "Colle System" club (we're playing a Vote Chess game against them) would like to take us on in a Team Match. If there's enough interest from DDD, then the Admins would be happy to arrange this...

  • New vote chess game

    Silver_Assassin Jan 16, 2017, 3:33 AM

    Hey, everyone! Please join us in our new Vote Chess game, "Colle vs Dynamic Dutch" where our opponents, Colle System, have opened with 1.d4 f5 2.Bg5... If you have experience in this line, then please come guide...

  • London System

    RussBell Dec 25, 2016, 5:28 PM

    The London System.... In the London System White immediately develops his Queen Bishop, typically by the second or third move as 1.d4/2.Bf4 (recommended) or 1.d4/2.Nf3/3.Bf4.  Thus the bishop is more actively placed...

  • Karjakin Beats Carlsen, Leads World Championship

    FM MikeKlein Nov 21, 2016, 4:07 PM

    In round eight of the 2016 world championship, GM Sergey Karjakin had multiple chances to ignite the match against GM Magnus Carlsen. It was a tale of three one-square moves: the first played, the second missed,...

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