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    Online Jan 22, 2013

    harry franks | Orange NSW australia, Australia

    Joined: Sep 21, 2010

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  • Study Plan For Advanced Players: The Opening!

    News Oct 28, 2016, 2:07 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced (Rated 1800-1999) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Expand your Knowledge of Common Structures and Plans Learn...

  • Master Path Study Plan: The Opening!

    News Oct 28, 2016, 2:17 PM

    Target Skill Range: Master Path (Rated 2000-2199) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Learn About Advanced Opening Preparation Expand Your...

  • The Euphoria Of A Queen Sacrifice

    GM Ginger_GM Sep 13, 2016, 2:11 PM

    “Real magic can never be made by offering someone else's liver. You must tear out your own, and not expect to get it back.” ― Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn Magic does happen on the...

  • How Past Masters Can Help Your Game

    IM Silman Jan 21, 2016, 4:42 AM

    I’ve gone out of my way to write articles about the importance of balance; everyone needs both tactical and positional/strategic skills (you also need endgame skills, but at the moment we will concentrate...

  • Live Sessions

    TigerChess Jan 11, 2016, 9:19 AM

    What motivated this move? Was that a blunder? How deeply did he calculate in this position? How many candidate moves did she consider? Did he memorize that entire opening? Why did she exchange these pieces and not...

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  • Petrosian on talent, character and near misses by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Mar 18, 2017, 10:04 PM

    Arshak Petrosian has had a highly successful coaching career, leading the tiny Armenian nation to an astonishing hat-trick of Olympiad victories. He was also a promising player in his own right, but in a recent...

  • Learn the English Rat Defense!

    dynamicchess970 Mar 18, 2017, 11:21 AM

    This book is amazing! I found two entirely new and mind-blowingly creative openings in this book (which i will discuss below) covered in detail, which give the reader an enormous amount of transpositional possibilities....

  • Queens Pawn Oppening lines

    MagnutsCarleson Mar 12, 2017, 2:42 PM

    Hi,its CM_MagnutsCarlson Thanks to Berkowick for good friend!#FOLLOWERKOWICK   This is the Queens gambit and offten played by Carlesen,MVL,Nakamura,Anad etc. Another is the Indian Defence   Indian Defence main...

  • February in Review

    TheChessPlayingCoder Mar 1, 2017, 3:14 AM

    Towards the middle of February I took the opportunity to reflect on my Goals, Ambitions and Progress I had set out for myself at the start of the year.  I will be honest enough to admit that I might have overestimated...

  • Surfers Still Perfect After Week 4!

    IM michaelq2d5 Feb 4, 2017, 12:30 PM

    The battle for California was not an easy road; this last week had both sides of California trash-talking, as the San Diego Surfers from Southern California took on the Northern California-based San Jose Hackers....

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  • Play on the Corner!

    Bishop_g5 Feb 27, 2017, 10:48 AM

    Hello Chess Corner fighters! Yes! We have some new team matches in to our scope and we need your participation to win them all! The matches are for players rated below 2000 and 1900 starting in a couple of days....

  • Endgame Technique Yields Grischuk Shared First

    PeterDoggers Feb 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

    With some great endgame play Alexander Grischuk today defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who was one of the leaders at the Grand Prix in Sharjah. With one round to go Grischuk now leads with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave,...

  • Queens Gambit Accepted (QGA)

    seekar2 Feb 15, 2017, 7:02 PM

    OPENING: Queens Gambit   If black takes the pawn – then its QGA (Queens gambit accepted).   If black does anything else – then is QGD (Queens gambit declined).      Queens Gambit Accepted Not as common as it...

  • Speed VOTE CHESS 10 minutes per move

    why0712 Feb 13, 2017, 6:48 AM

    Have you ever played SVC? Join TU @ Queens gambit declined transposed into Catalan closed: https://www.chess.com/votechess/game?id=106313 Ruy lopez exchange variation: https://www.chess.com/votechess/game?id=106315

  • French Defense

    robertrange Jan 19, 2017, 3:29 PM

    French Defence 1 e4 e6 (D) White to play This perhaps slightly timid-looking move is in fact a clear signal that Black has different priorities from a classical 1... e5 player. He changes the course of the opening...

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