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    don't run from game. better u resign!!! | malang, Indonesia

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  • How Chess is Like... [FILL IN THE BLANK]

    erik Mar 14, 2017, 5:33 AM

    Chess is many things. A game. An art. A hobby. A science. A sport? But it is also a metaphor that is used in the media to tap into the symbol of intellectual struggle. If you want to show how intricately...

  • Carlsen Checkmates!

    GM Gserper Feb 11, 2017, 11:52 PM

    The most shocking chess episode of the year that everyone is talking about happened in the Tata Steel super tournament. Indeed how often does the world chess champion miss a checkmate in three, when he...

  • PRO Chess League Official Rules

    shakhmaty Mar 26, 2017, 1:55 AM

    PRO Chess League Rules as of 3/9/2017: 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 on...

  • A Gift of State

    batgirl Nov 9, 2016, 11:41 AM

       In August of 1974 Richard Milhous Nixon became the first and only U.S. president to resign from office. But during his presidency - May 22 -30, 1972 - he made a historic trip to the Soviet Union.   ...

  • Blunders That Give Us Hidden Gold

    IM Silman Nov 3, 2016, 2:31 AM

    The Chess.com member QueensConquerer wants to know what I think about his game. JS: I’m going to be honest. This game is a total mess, with one blunder following another (from both sides). However, blunder-games...

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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...

  • losing a chess match

    1955goup Mar 18, 2017, 1:50 AM

    May i suggest a rule change in point scoring when winning & losing i have played several different challengers,, who have all done the same thing.. instead of getting checkmated they let their time run out i've...

  • Mr. Perry's Theorytalk -- Sicilian Defense: English Attack with 6...e6 and 7. Be2.

    Mr_Perry Mar 13, 2017, 12:31 PM

    Welcome to my humble blog. The purpose of this blog is to serve as a home for my chess ideas and preparation. I hope that by writing them as a blog, my vague understandings will better consolidate into something...

  • 2017 Pittsburgh Open

    william272 Mar 12, 2017, 2:35 PM

    Last weekend I decided very last minute to go on a crazy ten hour road trip to Pittsburgh, PA, for a chess tournament! The Pittsburgh Open is a typical Continental Chess Association tourney: five rounds, time control...

  • Giving up something for Lent?

    evanvwk Mar 2, 2017, 7:05 PM

    I've never taken on a Lenten practice, but on little more than a whim, I decided yesterday to try to abstain from... resigning! I actually resign quite a lot in live games. Pretty much any time I make a blunder...

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  • The truth about chess theory

    Lt2Adnan Mar 11, 2017, 6:40 AM

    A few weeks ago I was having a Whatsapp conversation with a few chess acquaintances, when the following position was raised: Position after 15... fxg6 The question was, how would Black respond after 16. Bxg6? At...

  • World Wide League Of Teams

    chessguy1012 Feb 27, 2017, 4:54 PM

        Hey! so have you seen the pro chess league and you really want to be in it but your not good enough? well then the world wide league of teams is for you! we have players from all over the globe playing in...

  • 3 Winners, 1 Blunder In Sharjah Grand Prix

    PeterDoggers Feb 22, 2017, 12:00 AM

    The Sharjah Grand Prix today saw a blunder in the "very rare" category. Alexander Riazantsev's mistake was huge, and he could resign immediately against Dmitry Jakovenko. In the fifth round, Michael Adams...


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  • Round 3 recap - No party for the Rockstars

    ReykjavikPuffins Jan 31, 2017, 5:37 AM

    The Reykjavik Puffins met the Abuja Rockstars in the 3rd round of the PRO Chess League. The Puffins couldn't field their strongest lineup but were nontheless clear rating favourites with a 2378 average vs 2272...

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