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    Son of Nimzovich

    IM Silman Dec 27, 2011, 8:47 PM

    xombie said, “I aim for a restraint formation to prevent black’s development and park on the light squares, following which some tactics emerge in the form of a pawn break and a knight sacrifice. Black’s...

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    A Great Ending

    chessowns Feb 17, 2009, 8:56 AM

    Hey guys, Yeah, I was playing a game over FICS. It was a poor game for the most part, with blunders on both sides, but the ending I played great :)

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    Are you afraid of the Marshall attack ?

    rollingpawns Sep 25, 2008, 3:16 PM

     Ruy Lopez, Marshall attack, are you afraid of it? You actually should be (frankly, I am afraid to play it for White). Two world champions played/play anti-Marshall lines to avoid it - Gary Kasparov, Kramnik, same...

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    The best thing going on at Chess.com at the moment

    philidor_position Jun 17, 2017, 7:35 AM

    No, it's not the Pro Chess League, nor the Speed Chess Championship, as awesome as those big events are. It's the Slow Chess League.    OK, I'll admit that might not be true for everyone,...

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    Another FICS Game

    Coronus Jan 15, 2017, 2:08 PM

    I hate to imperil my very modest Chess.com rating by playing rated games online, and so I continue playing unrated games on FICS. The rationale is that my skills will improve to the point where I'll be reasonably...

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    7 Reasons You Should Play in the Crazyhouse Championship

    croskie Dec 6, 2016, 12:55 PM

    The first ever crazyhouse championship is right around the corner and you don't want to miss out! Not only does this event boast a $2,000 prize fund to be distributed to the top 10 finishers; it's also attracting...

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