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  • Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances's Thumbnail

    Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances

    batgirl Mar 29, 2017, 12:24 PM

         While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books, newspapers...

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    PRO Chess League Week 3: The Critical Showdowns

    NM SamCopeland Jan 25, 2017, 1:45 AM

    With a staggering 480 players and more than 150 grandmasters currently playing, the PRO Chess League is expanding as word of mouth spreads and new free agents and local players sign up to do battle for their teams...

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    American Woman - Part II

    batgirl Jan 4, 2017, 11:36 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...

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    Wojtaszek Wins Dortmund After Last-Round Fireworks

    PeterDoggers Jul 23, 2017, 11:24 AM

    For years he was in the background, working as a second for Vishy Anand. Today Radoslaw Wojtaszek proved how strong a player he is himself, winning his first super tournament in Dortmund, after what was...

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    Four Draws In Dortmund; Wojtaszek Almost There

    PeterDoggers Jul 22, 2017, 1:27 PM

    He had more reason not to be fully satisfied with his play, but Radoslaw Wojtaszek nonetheless leads the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund with one round to go. The Polish grandmaster was doing well, but let Matthias...

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    Defying Own Odds, Liang Wins U.S. Junior

    FM MikeKlein Jul 18, 2017, 11:36 AM

    "Maybe 10 to 15 percent," were the pre-round chances IM Awonder Liang gave himself to win the 2017 U.S. Junior Championship without even needing a tiebreak. "It was just a lot of luck that I happened to be...

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  • Easy Way to the Four Knights's Thumbnail

    Easy Way to the Four Knights

    GM JRLOK May 1, 2010, 12:27 PM

    Roman continues his series on the "Four Knights" opening with a third installment video. Rather than the discussion of basic plans and fundamental ideas (covered in the first two videos), here he moves...

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    Four Knights Opening; Illustrative Games

    GM JRLOK Mar 22, 2010, 11:17 AM

    Roman continues his series on the Four Knights Opening with some practical game review. If you enjoyed the first video of this series, then watching the second is not really so much a choice, but a necessity! The...

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    The Four Knights Opening: Intro!

    GM JRLOK Mar 22, 2010, 9:42 AM

    In this "Intro" video, GM Roman describes everything a beginning player needs to know about the Four Knights Opening. This very detailed "Opening Survey" of a video provides everything from opening...

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  • Not-So Pro Chess League - Play Offs is coming FAST!'s Thumbnail

    Not-So Pro Chess League - Play Offs is coming FAST!

    Alvin_Cruz Jul 11, 2017, 4:03 AM

    With hours away from the end of week 5 of the Not-So Pro Chess League Season 3, a lot of expectations is geared towards who are the sixteen teams that will be in the play offs.    Week 4 leading team, Jesus Squadron,...

  • Creating a Complete Opening Repertoire for Myself!'s Thumbnail

    Creating a Complete Opening Repertoire for Myself!

    MiddlegamerUmesh Jul 6, 2017, 5:27 AM

    Hello Guys!       Have you ever lost a game just because you played a Bad opening? Did you ever fail to win a game because you couldn't take advantage of your opponents' mistakes in the Opening? If yes, you probably...

  • My First Win In Thirty Years!'s Thumbnail

    My First Win In Thirty Years!

    SonofPearl Jun 19, 2017, 12:56 PM

    Welcome once again to my blog, where I have decided to analyse all my OTB (Over The Board) chess games for my local club Pontypridd played during the season 2016/17. After abandoning competitive chess at the tender...

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