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    Reader Questions, Gripes, And Advice

    IM Silman Aug 17, 2017, 3:48 AM

    I used to do a lot of reader question columns but, for some reason, I haven’t done it in a long time. Why, I don’t know. However, I’m finally in the mood to discuss some of the Chess.com members'...

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    Playing Goliath: What Goes Wrong

    IM Silman Jul 28, 2017, 2:47 AM

    The Chess.com member Souvik had a couple things to discuss. The first is his simultaneous game against an international master. After Souvic was completely outclassed in the opening (not a surprise when a 1500...

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    The Chess Guessing Game

    Vik-Hansen Jul 26, 2017, 1:57 PM

    In our previous installment, we discussed the concept of pattern recognition and this time we present a method for developing overall chess skills without having to rely on static generalizations or idealized simplicity...

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    How To Improve Your Chess 5

    GM kaidanov Dec 23, 2010, 1:53 AM

    We are certainly in for a treat today when we watch GM Gregory Kaidanov play "Chess Solitaire", a technique where you go over the game of a Grandmaster, trying to guess their moves as if it were your own game. Gregory...

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    How To Improve Your Chess 4

    GM kaidanov Dec 22, 2010, 8:22 PM

    When it comes to identifying key mistakes in your own games, chess players must be completely honest with themselves. Grandmaster Kaidanov sets a good example for us all with his candid remarks and critiques of...

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    How To Improve Your Chess 3

    GM kaidanov Sep 19, 2010, 6:46 PM

    Listening in on Grandmaster Kaidanov's "post game analysis pearls" and the self-critical views taken towards his own mistakes, is pure "chess candy"!!! Recognizing a negative pattern in his approach to the game...

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    The difficult and harsh road to improvement.

    DeirdreSkye Sep 23, 2017, 7:59 PM

         A lot ask about improving.       I very well know that hardly 1 out of 100 is determined to do what it takes but I decided to give the guidelines my trainer gave to me when I was a kid.Don't judge him harsh.He...

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    My Chess Preparation

    MiddlegamerUmesh Sep 21, 2017, 9:57 PM

    Hello Chess Lovers! As the title suggests, in this blog, we are going to go through my preparation or an amateur's preparation plan for an upcoming tournament in my city next week. I am going to tell you guys...

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    Evaluation And...... Planning!

    MiddlegamerUmesh Sep 19, 2017, 11:50 PM

    Hello Chess Fans! In my previous blog, I was talking about the procedure of thinking and how GMs make their moves. If you haven't read it, I think it might be better to read it before reading this blog. Anyway,...

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