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  • The Opening That Didn't Like Bobby Fischer

    IM Silman Feb 16, 2017, 3:58 AM

    Chess players are always looking for new openings. But picking an opening isn’t easy since there are so many to choose. Sometimes the choice is made by using the openings of your favorite chess hero. And...

  • Chess Cyborg: Chess Teachers And Chess Books

    IM Silman Feb 9, 2017, 2:55 AM

    This article is a bit different in that I’ve written about chess books and I’ve written about chess coaches, but I’ve never blended the two together. In doing so, I will show you how your chess...

  • American Woman - Part IV

    batgirl Feb 1, 2017, 11:15 AM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • How To Play Positional Sacrifices

    IM Silman Jan 26, 2017, 3:37 AM

    Se-Brain asked: I am currently boggled by positional sacrifices. First off, what are possible motifs for sacrifices, and second, how do you find out if your sac’s compensation is worth it or not? JS: I...

  • 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...

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  • Damiano's Defense

    sjijchess Feb 23, 2017, 9:46 PM

      Learn how to handle 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f6?   Study and remember the below game.   Now test yourself playing as White:  

  • Mi Mejor Partida de la Olimpiada.

    CM cyber-alekhine2 Feb 23, 2017, 9:58 AM

      Por mucho tiempo intenté encontrar una respuesta a la popular Defensa Siciliana. Desde mis inicios en el ajedrez notaba que la misma ofrecía infinitas posibilidades para el bando negro. El mismo temprano en la...

  • #62 Phi Kappa Blanca LXII

    dl_leonine Feb 20, 2017, 7:26 AM

    << #61 Phi Kappa Blanca LXI -- #63 ?? >> Tournament #62, Phi Kappa Blanca 11/19/94NCSU Student Union, Raleigh, NCTD: Robert SingletarySection: U1800Time Control: 40/90, G/30USCF Crosstable Inside the...

  • Attacking basics

    Abhi_Mary_1997 Feb 20, 2017, 6:42 AM

    Attacking chess is one of the most exciting ,fabulous and aweosme things .There are many players like Bobby Fischer,Michail Tal,Mary gave us alot of nice games which gives us th taste of attacking chess.Here in...

  • Tactics-1

    Abhi_Mary_1997 Feb 20, 2017, 12:07 AM

    Today I want to present something about tactics .Tactics are really most important in chess like strategy .They are the final part of your startegy. Here i won't present the tactical motiefs like fork,double-attack...

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  • For those who want to help our vote chess matches, Please help us!

    Vanessa231996 Feb 20, 2017, 12:53 AM

    Team Vote Chess Current Vote Chess Games NameOpponent# Players# MovesNext MovePanov again  Caro-Kann players 20 7 7 hours A41: Modern Defense: 3.Nc3 Bg7  DORU-66 & HIS BEST FRIENDS 20 15 10 hours A41: Modern...

  • Nakamura Beats Rapport In Sharjah Round 3

    PeterDoggers Feb 20, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave kept his lead at the Sharjah Grand Prix by playing a thrilling draw with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The only winner in the third round was Hikaru Nakamura, who beat Richard...

  • Ni Shiqun Knocks Out Gunina, Pogonina In Tehran

    IM JovankaHouska Feb 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

    WGM Ni Shiqun of China is the sensation of the women's world championship so far. In the last two rounds the 19-year-old Chinese player eliminated both GMs Valentina Gunina and WGM Natalija Pogonina. The...

  • Last Call for the Nimzo Indian.

    Bishop_g5 Feb 18, 2017, 3:22 AM

    Dear Members! Tomorrow starts our interesting match in the Nimzo Indian Defense vs the Hypermodern Hangout group. We already have complete an adequate roster but our top boards are slightly outrated and we need...

  • Chess Week - Overview

    Atomic_Rift Feb 16, 2017, 5:15 PM

    Hello ARC! Atomic_Rift here and today I want to tell you about the upcoming "Chess Week" as I call it. As an online chess club and as your leader, I feel that it is my duty to provide for you not just Team Matches...


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