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  • how-to-play-chess
    Online Jul 18, 2007

    HowToPlay Chess | stranded, Austria

    Joined: Jul 18, 2007

  • lahlahface
    Online Jun 29, 2014

    idk how to play chess | brisbane, Australia

    Joined: Jun 29, 2014

  • YourPerfectDay
    Online Jan 4, 2016

    Don't know how to play Chess | - Select One -, International

    Joined: Jan 4, 2016

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  • How to Spot the "Invisible" Pin

    • GM Gserper
    • Sep 28, 2014, 12:50 PM

    Pins are very popular and powerful chess weapons, and I am sure you've used them in dozens of your own games. If you just started playing chess and never heard about pins, I strongly recommend you check the Tactics...

  • Study Plan: Beyond The Basics!

    • News
    • Aug 1, 2011, 7:11 PM

    Target Skill Range: Total Beginner (Rated 0-1000) Improve your chess and learn how to better use! Activities: Review the rules. Play two live games. Do three tactics problems. Start a turn-based...

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  • How not to do it!

    Tuesday; December 6th, 2016.  I wanted to create a blog of bad examples or poor strategies ... a kind of guide of the wrong way of doing things. Some examples are quite humorous and deserve a better fate than to...

  • An Amateur Looks at the WCC 2016

    The chess world spent the last month with their eyes fixed on one main event—the World Chess Championship. Emotions ran hot and many were disappointed with the outcome. Some are claiming it was the death of...

  • 7 Reasons You Should Play in the Crazyhouse Championship

    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...

  • Another fun game in the Swedish league

    Hi there, It has been 2 weeks since my last post, so it was time to have another chess encounter to keep my journey on the right track. This time the occasion was to help my Malmo chess club in the match against...

  • The Best Movie Director For All 16 World Championship Games

    The two most overused terms in chess journalism are "epic" and "blood spilled." Those qualities are, however, the oeuvre of certain Hollywood directors. But what if each of the 16 games was made into a movie,...

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  • Svidler Wins 1st Game In World Cup Final

    Peter Svidler immediately took the lead in the final of the 2015 FIDE World Cup. The St. Petersburg resident defeated Sergey Karjakin of Moscow with the white pieces in a King's Indian Attack.  All photos...

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