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  • Patzer24
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    Matt Helfst | Melbourne, Florida, United States

    Joined: Jun 26, 2007

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  • Book Review: Chess 101

    Patzer24 Jan 3, 2011, 10:34 PM

    Book Review: Chess 101 by Dave SchlossHello chess fans. I am here to discuss the text "Chess 101" by Dave Schloss which I have just read through the review copy I recently received from the author. Let me first...

  • About Chess.com

    News Nov 11, 2010, 2:06 PM

    Chess.com is #1 in online chess... But who are we? Where did Chess.com come from? Where are we going? The BeginningChess.com started in 2005 when two friends — Jay and Erik (that's me!) — decided the...

  • Book Review - Chess Exam: Matches against Chess Legends, You vs. Bobby Fischer

    Patzer24 Feb 25, 2010, 12:16 AM

    Chess Exam: Matches against Chess Legends, You vs. Bobby Fischer IM Igor Khmelnitsky 2009 IamCoach Press 190 pages http://www.chessexam.com   Hello chess enthusiasts and readers! I have just finished...

  • Invasion on the b7 Square

    Patzer24 Jun 1, 2009, 11:49 PM

    Here is a game from the 2009 Copper State Open, IM Ginsburg - WFM Cardona with full annotations and commentary: This was a nice game to observe as it shows a common theme in chess. The b7 and b2 squares...

  • Defeating the Sicilian the Quiet Way

    Patzer24 May 25, 2009, 10:48 PM

    Here is a game from the 3rd ACP World Rapid Cup, GM Movsesian - GM Tregubov with full annotations and commentary: I believe this is a very instructive game which can change the mind set of playing...

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  • Dude, Where’s my Caro? Chess.com vs the World Open Day 4

    shaun Jul 4, 2015, 7:21 AM

    After 4 days of grueling chess, the Chess.com Team faced its first casualty.  Please honor Patzer24 of the Malicious Matt’s who passed on to tournament heaven after a stirring victory over a 2350 opponent. ...

  • Tie Down Your Chickens!!! Chess.com’s Support Team Invades the World Open

    shaun Jul 1, 2015, 7:20 AM

    With my skills sharpened in the vicious chatrooms of the Melik and Me Show and my head brimming with new knowledge from the Official Tutor of Chess.com himself, GM Melikset Khachiyan, I'm ready to take on the...

  • Chess.com-Four Years

    benws Oct 16, 2011, 4:26 PM

    My fourth anniversary on chess.com has come and gone. I still can't believe how quickly this site has changed. Last year, chess.com had a "mere" 2.5 million members. Today, it has over 4 million! It's simply astonishing....

  • Monday Nov 23 2 PM PDT Chess.com TV Lecture

    IM Nezhmet Nov 20, 2009, 7:25 PM

    On Monday November 23, 2009 I will be hosting a new show on "Chess.Com TV" (look under the "Fun" tab on the right) at 2 PM PDT.   The name of the show is "Thinking your way to chess mastery."   Every week I will...

  • First Post

    jeffreymehr May 7, 2008, 7:43 PM

    This is my first post to Chess.com. I've followed directions, filled out my profile, started a game with Patzer24, and I don't really know what to expect. But I am looking forward to this after 13 years...

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