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    Tenzin Takhla | Mussoorie, India

    Joined: Oct 28, 2009

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    Joined: May 25, 2008

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  • Can You Solve Our 2016 Holiday Puzzler?

    • pete
    • Dec 21, 2016, 8:32 AM

    Your favorite annual chess tradition is back. is proud to celebrate the holiday season with an all-new puzzler for 2016—and we believe this is the hardest (and most rewarding) quiz yet. The 10...

  • 7 Reasons To Watch Carlsen vs Nakamura Thursday

    • pete
    • Oct 20, 2016, 4:43 AM

    Attention all chess fans: This is not a drill. This Thursday, Magnus Carlsen faces Hikaru Nakamura for the inaugural Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship. It's the match we've all been waiting for,...

  • The New (v3): Now With Bughouse!

    • News
    • Sep 8, 2016, 12:51 AM

    It's been a long time coming, but the new version of is finally ready to take online chess to a new level—and take your game to new heights.  This new version (v3) has been our...

  • 5 Reasons Chess Is Better Than Pokémon Go

    • pete
    • Aug 2, 2016, 5:37 AM

    Pokémon Go is the fastest-growing smartphone game in history, and it's been dominating the news since its launch in July, at least in the gaming world. But is it a better game than chess? We don't think...

  • Morphy and Music

    Mrs. Morphy is renowned in the salons of New Orleans as a brilliant pianiste and musician; and her son, without ever having studied music, has a similar aptitude for it, and he believes he would have become as...

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  • My most popular blogs

    You might be wondering what the point of this blog is.Well, part of the reason is so that you'll find out the best of my blogs, and the other part of the reason is that they get more views.   Blogs > 1500 views     ...

  • Tata Steel Chess 2017 Preview by Colin McGourty

    The real start to the chess year is the first round of Tata Steel Chess, and the wait is over to usher in 2017! World Champion Magnus Carlsen and his challenger Sergey Karjakin are both playing the 14-player Masters...

  • Starting My Chess Journey - Part 1: It's never too late!

    • dpohl
    • Jan 9, 2017, 6:32 PM

    I really only started studying the game of chess over the last 10 months at the ripe age of 33. Nevertheless, chess has always been alluring to me. When I was a boy I had a magnetic, travel-sized chess set. Unfortunately,...

  • Peanut M&Ms and the PCL Matchups I Can’t WAIT to See

    • shaun
    • Jan 9, 2017, 1:12 PM

    Ever see that kid in the grocery line yelling at his mother because he just HAS TO HAVE THOSE PEANUT M&Ms or he’ll die.  That’s me, and mamma just gave me ‘dem M&Ms. The Pro Chess...

  • New January 2017 Prodigy Program with Vishy Anand - Sign Up Today!

    The Prodigy Program has successfully completed its second year and the class of 2016 in the 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections has graduated to the next level. All sections will start from the very beginning...

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