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  • The Eternal Battle: Bishops vs Knights's Thumbnail

    The Eternal Battle: Bishops vs Knights

    IM Silman Oct 18, 2017, 11:32 PM

    The Chess.com member dudejan asked: I always seem to struggle to know where to develop my bishops. For knights the concepts of outposts or placement behind a pawn to double defend certain squares are quite logical...

  • Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship's Thumbnail

    Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship

    Pia_swe Oct 16, 2017, 12:54 PM

    "Do you know who that is"? whispered the tournament leader and nodded toward the door where an elderly man in jacket, black shirt and purple tie slowly with the support of his cane of copper came into the room and...

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    The Strongest Chess Librarian In The World

    GM Gserper Oct 15, 2017, 1:40 AM

    Unless you live under a rock, you know that the 65-year-old librarian James Tarjan beat the former world champion Vladimir Kramnik in the recently concluded Chess.com Isle of Man tournament. Of course Grandmaster...

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    Batumi Chess Club NONA Wins 3rd ECC Title

    IM JovankaHouska Oct 15, 2017, 12:41 PM

    Batumi Chess Club NONA won the European Club Cup on Saturday in Göynük/Antalya. As promised, Chess.com publishes a separate report on the women's tournament, once again written by IM Jovanka Houska. The...

  • Globus Wins European Club Cup; Kramnik To Miss Candidates?'s Thumbnail

    Globus Wins European Club Cup; Kramnik To Miss Candidates?

    PeterDoggers Oct 14, 2017, 7:20 PM

    Both Odlar Yurdu and Alkaloid held them to 3-3, but with a win in the final round Globus secured victory after all. The top seed won the European Club Cup in Göynük/Antalya, Turkey on Saturday with...

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    GM William Lombardy, 1937-2017

    FM MikeKlein Oct 13, 2017, 2:17 PM

    [Note: Updated with extensive thoughts from Lombardy's only son Raymond and a personal reflection from Bruce Pandolfini.] GM William Lombardy, an American former world junior champion also made famous for being...

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  • Death Match 23: FM Ju vs IM Esserman's Thumbnail

    Death Match 23: FM Ju vs IM Esserman

    ChessTV Apr 17, 2014, 9:58 AM

    Death Match 23 held such promise - two of the most active and successful players on Chess.com faced off. The first game exploded with a fantastic (and successful!) queen sac. Things were tied up after three games...

  • Member Analysis: Managing Space!'s Thumbnail

    Member Analysis: Managing Space!

    IM DanielRensch Jan 31, 2013, 5:08 PM

    IM Rensch takes a quick time out from pawn structures and live commentary to review a game that clearly displays the problem with not fighting actively for space. Furthermore, especially for advanced players, he...

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  • My Game Against IM Lawrence Trent's Thumbnail

    My Game Against IM Lawrence Trent

    FangBo Oct 20, 2017, 11:30 AM

    I am honoured greatly to have had the oppurtunity to play against IM Lawrence Trent in one of his blitz brawls, and the blitz game in question was by no means a decisive victory for the favourite. I was expecting...

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    Queenstown Chess Championships - Rounds 1-3

    TyrantTick Oct 20, 2017, 12:52 AM

       For those of you who have read my previous few blogs, you'll know that I was preparing very *hard* for the Queenstown Chess Championships, in Singapore, to which I was invited by @Iam2Busy. The tournament has...

  • KING'S POWERS !!'s Thumbnail

    KING'S POWERS !!

    PRANTIKDAS Oct 19, 2017, 11:59 AM

    Today, I am going to explain a very basic principle of chess. Most of us are pretty aware that, in the endgame the king can be a mighty power. Many of our coaches tell this. But to think, WHY? And most of us don't...

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