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    3 Of Emanuel Lasker's Greatest Hits

    IM Silman Sep 7, 2017, 3:07 AM

    I’m back with three more of my favorite Emanuel Lasker games. Remember that they might or might not be his best games. All that matters is that they are games that affected me over the years. Though Lasker...

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    The Forums

    batgirl Aug 16, 2017, 11:13 AM

         When I first came to chess.com, it was to avail myself of its wonderful blogging tools and its chess-centric community.  After 6 years of blogging, I chose to devote my time instead...

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    Emanuel Lasker's Greatest Hits

    IM Silman Aug 10, 2017, 3:11 AM

    Everyone has a favorite chess player. People like players that are still alive, like Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, etc. Or players that are no longer with us, like Bobby Fischer and Mikhail Tal or, going way back,...

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    Las mejores jugadas de Paul Morphy

    FM LuisFSiles Jul 20, 2017, 12:32 AM

    El genio americano fue sin duda un adelantado a su época. Nadie como él para explotar las ventajas de desarrollo, espacio o iniciativa. Aprende de sus mejores momentos y déjate sorprender por sus brillantes combinaciones.

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    Carlsen Disagrees With Morphy

    GM Gserper Jun 30, 2015, 8:57 AM

    GM Gregory Serper kicks off his first-ever Chess.com video lesson with an analysis of a Paul Morphy game. GM Serper uses Morphy’s instructive and clear style of play to teach you timeless truths about chess...

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    Girl Overboard: Forcing Queen Sacs!

    FM MikeKlein Feb 9, 2015, 4:24 PM

    FM Mike Klein is back with seven more spectacular queen sacrifices for you to enjoy. You won’t believe the creative ways the queens were jettisoned to win these brilliant attacking games — but FM Klein explains...

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    The Infamous "gg"

    Buffalo222 Sep 15, 2017, 9:32 AM

    I notice in a lot of games no one says gg (good game) after. That's all good and fine, no big deal, right? I'm not so sure. A lot of peoples pages have posts of players ranting and getting upset over games. Also,...

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    Going for a Title: Chapter 5 "Imagination is Required"

    dbschultz Sep 9, 2017, 9:15 PM

         These three words my coach said have become my mantra: "imagination is required." Indeed theory is the foundation of the game, but imagination and creativity get points and victory, particularly at higher levels...

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    Morphy and Me

    ArnieChipmunk Aug 20, 2017, 11:05 AM

    One of the very first chess books I bought was Morphy's Games of Chess (1957) by Philip W. Sergeant. This book (I was 14 years old when I read it) made a lasting impression on me - I've been fascinated by the...

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