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  • 8 Ways Chess Is Like CrossFit

    News Sep 17, 2016, 2:13 AM

    You’ve all heard the joke about how the first rule of CrossFit is you must talk about CrossFit. And the second rule is that you must talk about CrossFit. So let’s talk about CrossFit. And chess. There...

  • Who Was The Greatest Chess Theorist?

    IM Silman Aug 3, 2016, 9:41 PM

    Axorcist wrote: “My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge...

  • Links to the Past II

    batgirl Jul 13, 2016, 12:30 PM

    As in attics where things once used get stored out of sight and mind, old articles have a way of burying themselves under the weight of those that follow becoming lost and forgotten. Sometimes it pays...

  • Beating Your Nemesis

    TigerChess Aug 13, 2016, 2:26 AM

    Rivalaries are often born through circumstances that extend beyond the game. An intense, winner-take-all game, a misplayed Smith-Mora, a Twitter battle, or even a swift kick to your shin under the table — All...

  • Opposite-Colored Bishop Endgames

    TigerChess Jul 30, 2016, 4:59 AM

    Everyone’s had the unfortunate experience of playing an opposite-colored bishop ending. Like a mirage, you never know how they got there, and you definitely didn’t intend on it. Nevertheless, they have...

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  • Group Update: Everyone Can Post!

    jayjay1318 Jan 11, 2017, 9:16 AM

    I've decided to do something that I should have had all along. I'm going to promote everyone to become admins so that I'm not the only one who can post cool games, traps, and other stuff! With both conference and...

  • Yooooo-hoooooo...

    Spacebux Dec 19, 2016, 12:28 PM

    We have a match that starts TOMORROW: We have 100s of aliens just sitting on their alien butts not doing anything.  Chess 960 is just as much fun as regular chess---just...

  • Chess Material available to YOU!

    AdventHoly Oct 31, 2016, 1:28 PM

    Hey SMI,  For those of you who do not know me, my name is Craig Dawson. I have been gone for a week and have found that our little group isn't so little any more. That's awsome!! No matter what reason led you to...

  • Ponziani Opening Traps

    RussBell Oct 21, 2016, 9:42 AM

    Ponziani Opening forums thread....


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