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  • Colle12345
    Online Nov 4, 2013

    Colle Colle | Kuca, Bosnia & Herzegovina

    Joined: Nov 4, 2013

  • pwkip
    Online 12 hrs ago

    Jules Colle | Gent, Belgium

    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 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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  • 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...

  • Colle-Zuckertort System (video analysis)

    FM mizant Dec 26, 2016, 4:54 AM

    This is my first video lesson for the open audience. I'm still struggling with the technical issues of production and postproduction, trying to find best software, and, of course - what is more important - trying...

  • A Stroke of Genius- Powerful Moves! Zukertort!

    kamalakanta Oct 28, 2016, 9:33 PM

    When I look at the games of certain Masters, like Zukertort, Lasker and Nimzowitch, I am impressed by the power of their moves. Some of their moves are like cannons, they have so much weight and truth behind them!   In...

  • 2016 Oregon Open

    anshulcgm2 Sep 13, 2016, 7:47 PM

    From September 3-5, I played in the 2016 Oregon Open. I played in the open section which was way above my rating (1700) because I wanted to play some masters and experts. Well, I got my wish in the first round....

  • Breaking chess rules – defying chess strategy

    GM GM_Igor_Smirnov Sep 7, 2016, 12:14 AM

    First, let me remind you that you’ve only got about two more days to submit your answers for the “RCA Crossword Contest”. The latest date for you to submit them is Thursday, 8 September. <<Participate now>>   I...

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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

  • 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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