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  • premove
    Online Sep 2, 2009

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  • 7 Bullet Chess Tips By Hikaru Nakamura

    GM Hikaru Apr 12, 2016, 12:44 AM

    Editor’s note: Hikaru Nakamura is widely considered the best speed chess player in history. A vote by titled players confirmed this last year. Nakamura will face World Champion Magnus Carlsen...

  • Who Will Qualify To Play Magnus Carlsen?

    NM SamCopeland May 29, 2016, 9:33 AM

    The Blitz Battle Qualifier to decide who will face Magnus Carlsen is here. Watch the event with live commentary at or  Round one of this 11-round, 3 0...

  • Who Will Have The Faster Finger In Death Match 32?

    FM MikeKlein Jun 24, 2015, 9:08 PM

    We've known for a while that the former world blitz number-one GM Maxim Dlugy would play in this month's Death Match 32. Now we know his opponent: blitz maven and past Death Match champion IM Yaacov Norowitz. The...

  • Two World Champions to Battle in Strongest Death Match Ever

    FM MikeKlein Apr 26, 2014, 12:06 PM

    The current World Blitz Champion, GM Le Quang Liem, and the former World Junior Champion, GM Dmitry Andreikin, will face off in Death Match 24 on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Their average FIDE rating of 2716 makes...

  • The State of - August '13

    NM smarterchess Aug 19, 2013, 5:07 PM

    The State of is the revival of a monthly segment the CEO used to provide for members on Chess/TV.  The State of was airied on August 14th at 11:30 AM Pacific with Erik,'s...

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  • Advanced Opening Analyses in Bughouse: The Leaf Gambit 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 e6

    Sorsi Jan 13, 2017, 12:02 PM

    In this post, I will do a deep analysis of the so-called Leaf gambit in bughouse, an opening characterized by the moves 1.e4 d5 2. exd5 e6. Although this is not my weapon of choice, it is a common system in bughouse...

  • Finally! 2200 in bullet

    Joseph_Truelson Jan 6, 2017, 1:35 PM

    Notice: If you wish to get better at bullet, this blog will improve your bullet rating by 10 points. The cost? Around 300 points in standard chess. That's how bad bullet is for your chess. Also search 2203 to find...

  • Let’s Bughouse! Playing Against the Sicilian, Part 2

    chriswsh Oct 2, 2016, 7:52 AM

    Last week’s post focused on the lines starting 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. e5! d6 4. Bc4 e6 5. exd6 Bxd6. However, since none of those moves are forcing, we can’t stop there. Not only is black’s other 5th move response...

  • Bullet tips to win ;)

    LalappanStrikes Sep 7, 2016, 3:10 AM

    Bullet tips 1.)Never resign  While playing bullet never resign even if you are down a queen and a rook or is a mate in next move! Example: 2.)You can play any opening You can play opening, i.e,, every opening works...

  • Absolutely non-logical and depressive time calculation

    Cothurnatus Jul 30, 2016, 1:30 PM

    Absolutely non-logical and depressive time calculation!!! I premove 2-3 moves and even it doesn't help me to win any time! More than that I even have less time than an opponent. How could it be explained? Am I...

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  • To Host 24-Hour ChessBrah Stream

    NM SamCopeland Jan 20, 2016, 7:27 PM

    The ever popular chess-streaming trio, the ChessBrahs, will host a 24-hour stream on, January 29-30. Streaming will commence at 6 a.m. PST January 29 and finish 24 hours later on January 30....

  • Try this new site

    bala0761 Mar 18, 2015, 3:27 PM

    try this site, you can choose which player to battle How to use the web software of     Play a Blitz game - 5 minutes.  Play a Bullet game - 1 minute.  Play a slow game - 15 minutes.    Kibitz the...

  • Nakamura vs So: Death Match 30, Jan. 3, 2015 — Not To Be Missed

    PeterDoggers Dec 23, 2014, 6:59 AM

    Make sure you're free January 3, 2015 at 9 a.m. Pacific (noon Eastern, 6 p.m. Central Europe). Have things to do? Cancel them. Reserve your best chair and have your drinks and snacks ready for the battle between...

  • How to install chess engine in the winboard

    lavin_arrt Nov 6, 2014, 6:35 AM

    To install engines in the Winboard you must pay attention that WINBOARD files and ENGINE files are set in specific folders and should not be removed from there. Once you have learned how to install the engines...

  • Smurfo Beats Ginger GM 17-15 in Very Close Death Match 19

    PeterDoggers Nov 3, 2013, 12:54 PM

    On Saturday GM David Smerdon of Australia (smurfo) beat GM Simon Williams of England (Ginger_GM) with the score of 17 to 15 in's Death Match 19. In what was one of the closest and most exciting Death Matches...


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