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    Online Feb 26, 2010

    Happypoints Points | United States

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  • How To Understand Chess Openings

    • IM Silman
    • Jan 18, 2017, 10:05 PM

    The Chess.com member alaskan asked:  “I would like to focus more on understanding rather than on lines, but almost all the opening books I can find focus on lines rather than on general ideas, so where...

  • American Woman - Part III

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • Do Not Misuse Your Chess Computer!

    My favorite episode from The Prince And The Pauper happens towards the end of the story: "Speak up, good lad, and fear nothing," said the king. "How used you the Great Seal of England?" Tom stammered a moment,...

  • PRO Chess League Official Rules

    PRO Chess League Rules as of 1/14/2017: A. Eligibility and Team Makeup   A.1. Team rosters A lineup is the four players you are using each match. A roster is the total list of players you have...

  • Who Was The Best World Chess Champion In History?

    What if we had a time machine? What if we could bring all the greatest chess players in history together, removing any advantages of opening theory or other evolved knowledge of our game for a super-tournament? What...

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  • GM Explaining the Occurrence of Blunders

    Latvian GM Arturs Neikšāns (https://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?event=11601388) analysing recent games in the Pro Chess League and explaining the simple reason for blundering pieces at grandmaster level games (at...

  • 2017 WI Northeastern Open

    This past weekend I had the pleasure of playing in the 2017 Northeastern Open. I've attended this tournament every year for the last five years, and have always enjoyed it. I didn't score quite as well as I have...

  • My favorite GM win: Washington Junior Open Round 4

    Notice that in the context of this article that "GM" stands for Garbage Master. After all, everyone is Garbage before they become Grand, if they ever become Grand at all! Also, I wished to put a photo I took of...

  • Chess is a very unfair sport: My thoughts about it

    • Poryg
    • Jan 20, 2017, 10:53 AM

    In the beginnings of chess this didn't use to be a problem. But as humanity advances and as it has finally hit 20th and 21th century, it has finally reached the point where different moral philosophies are created. Feminism,...

  • Double attack- introduction level

    Double attack is one of the fundamental tactics used in chess.  Applying tactics in the chess games helps to win material(points) or deliver a checkmate. Double attack can be described as attacking two targets with...

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