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  • Book Review: Chess Tactics For Champions's Thumbnail

    Book Review: Chess Tactics For Champions

    menofsticks Mar 23, 2009, 9:54 PM

    Sure, I know what you are thinking:  "YATB, Stick?  Really?"  Yup, that's right, Yet Another Tactics Book, folks.  I figure that I can always do with some more tactics study in whatever form it might take, and Susan...

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    Basic Endings: Rook vs Knight

    likesforests Oct 5, 2008, 3:25 PM

    vs This is one of the 100 endgame you must know, says GM Jesus de la Villa. It was also the subject of the first recorded chess endgame study by Al-Aldi in 842 AD. I. Evaluation & Principles 71% draws. Usually...

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    Tactial Warfare: The Pin

    likesforests Sep 27, 2008, 12:05 PM

    A great player once said "Chess is 99% tactics!" While modern masters argue chess is only 90% tactics these days, it's still the most profitable area for amateurs to study. Tactical Warfare: The Pin Target Audience:...

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    My System Retaught

    DylanK25 Dec 26, 2014, 12:26 PM

    Hello everyone. Today, I am starting my version of My System, by Aron Nimzowitsch. I will reteach this book by one of the world's greatest chess masters.  Now, I want to tell you all that I got the idea from likesforests...

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    A note of thanks

    Sas3 Feb 9, 2010, 1:31 PM

    When I joined chess.com, it didn't take me very long to realize how poor my chess skill was. Well, I am no ace now. I still blunder a lot. I still can't foresee my opponent's strong moves. I can't do without the...

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    content summary

    batgirl Sep 7, 2009, 6:24 PM

     Yet again, it's THAT time! The last time I posted a content summary was 07/19/2009. Due to the number or recent postings, I think it's time to update. Because of the quantity of links, I made the font tiny. Remember,...

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