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  • Loomis
    Online Jan 26, 2017

    Durham, NC, United States

    Joined: Oct 18, 2007

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    Online Apr 3, 2008

    D'Ann Loomis | Texas, United States

    Joined: Dec 29, 2007

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    Online Mar 9, 2009

    Loomis | Germany

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    Online May 29, 2008

    micheal loomis | ohio, United States

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    Online Jul 9, 2008

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    Joined: Jul 9, 2008

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  • Bishop vs. Knight endgame

    Loomis Nov 15, 2007, 10:27 AM

    I have recently finished a game that concluded in a minor piece (Bishop vs. Knight) endgame. While materially even entering the endgame, the side with the bishop had an advantage due to unbalanced pawn structures...

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  • Does a Mistake Have to be Made to Use a Trap?

    MisterBoneman Jul 24, 2013, 12:58 PM

    Somewhere a person wrote that a trap is just the opponent making a mistake. I have a problem with how that is written... Maybe in Lazard's wonderful small game, a mistake (or two) were made... White resigned because...

  • Christmas Facts

    Evenstaroflight Dec 23, 2009, 10:16 AM

    Xmas Facts - Who was born on Christmas Day? 1642 - Sir Isaac Newton (mathematician) 1821 - Clara Barton (nurse: founder of American Red Cross) 1887 - Conrad Hilton (hotel magnate) 1899 - Humphrey Bogart (Academy...

  • State of the Chess Improvement Blogosphere

    BlueDevilKnight Apr 24, 2009, 11:13 AM

    A little over six months ago, Liquid Egg Product wrote a provocative post The demise of chess blogging I've been thinking about this topic lately...The following is a revised version of the comment I left there...

  • I finally won against sigma chess!

    arisser Jun 16, 2008, 10:30 AM

    Finally! I was reading Loomis's blog post about greek gifts (http://blog.chess.com/Loomis/two-more-greek-gifts) and liked the idea of putting the knight on g5 and then planting my queen on h7 for the win.  This...

  • Two More Greek Gifts

    Loomis Jun 15, 2008, 9:15 PM

    A while back I posted on the thematic Greek Gift sacrifice (Bxh7+). In the games I posted black could have drawn with proper defense but failed to find some difficult moves and lost. I have to more examples now....

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    AWARDCHESS Mar 7, 2009, 11:23 AM

    CHESS ILLUSION: CASTLE!?? « Forums home Forums > General Chess Discussion t   « Previous | 1 2 | Next » | Last Post Edit | Delete 2nd July 2008, 07:17am #1 by AWARDCHESSLos Angeles United States  Member...

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