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  • uscf_100
    Online Nov 2, 2011

    uscf uscf | san jose, United States

    Joined: Nov 2, 2011

  • ElkGroveCalif
    Online Jan 23, 2017

    USCF Affiliate Elk Grove Chess Club | Elk Grove California, United States

    Joined: Aug 11, 2008

  • uscf
    Online Jun 19, 2014

    United States

    Joined: Jun 19, 2014

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  • The Most Foolish Opening Mistake

    GM Gserper Mar 19, 2017, 9:28 AM

    I bet that some of you, my dear readers, think that I am going to talk about "Fool's Mate" or "Scholar's Mate." Indeed, there is no way to get checkmated faster than Fool's Mate: And there is no more popular...

  • American Woman - Part VI

    batgirl Mar 1, 2017, 11:49 AM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • American Woman - Part V

    batgirl Feb 15, 2017, 2:10 PM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • American Woman - Part IV

    batgirl Feb 1, 2017, 11:15 AM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • Chess And Presidential Elections

    GM Gserper Jan 21, 2017, 11:41 PM

    During the 2016 presidential election, many Americans got caught between a rock and a hard place. Indeed, since both candidates had flaws, it was very difficult to make a choice. I wish we had an...

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  • David Mote Memorial March 2017

    jimmie_cecil Mar 20, 2017, 7:16 PM

    The first round pitted me against last year's co-winner, Jeffrey Cowhick, who tied for 2nd this year.   2nd Round game against Jared Dong, a student of Lenny Ferguson's.  It was good to see one of his student's...

  • Basic Tactics: Six Exercises

    Ziryab Mar 16, 2017, 10:46 AM

    How fast can you solve these six exercises? 1 2 3 4 5 6 I have used these positions for the past fourteen years as a first step in tactics training for young chess players. Some students...

  • A Theoretical Framework for Adult Improvement

    Milliern Mar 15, 2017, 3:28 PM

    I’m constantly thinking about how to improve at chess, how to analyze metrics to determine improvement, and trying to understand how improving works.  One of the world-shifting understandings I’ve come to has been...

  • Bookmark Smarts.

    brigatine-66 Mar 12, 2017, 8:36 AM

    Hello everyone. I decided to share all of my study bookmarks web site links on my desktop with all of my friends here on chess.com. Showing all the subjects I have studied  over the last four years or so since I...

  • Project Shellfish: My Personal Attempt to Learn Chess

    ProjectShellfish Mar 12, 2017, 12:02 AM

    Project Shellfish is my personal attempt to study chess incrementally, by picking up chess information little by little. The name is generic, except for "shellfish" symbolizing the incremental aspect. First, for...

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  • Spring 2017 Sunday Chess School Apr 2nd - May 21st

    Tccc- Feb 25, 2017, 10:14 AM

    Spring 2017 Sunday Chess School Apr 2nd - May 21st April 2nd - May 21st (6 sessions) Twin Cities Chess Club of Minnesota is offering a Winter Sunday Chess School and Training Tournaments at Hopkins Pavilion. It...

  • RICK SUN

    jacoBotvinnik Jan 28, 2017, 8:09 PM

    Hi I'm Rick Sun. I'm 1300 USCF, I can't wait until I'm 13 years old (spoiler alert I already am 13), and I was in 13th grade in 2013. my real name is ricricricrick sunsunsunrick, so there's 13 letters in my first...

  • Janes Cup Round 3 Pairings and Statistics

    EOGuel Jan 15, 2017, 8:32 AM

    Round 3 pairings for the Janes Cup were set and published. Ulices Arias (1372 USCF) joined our tournament late. He will take a 1/2-point bye for round 1, and we set him up to play Walton in round 2. That game was...

  • Indiana USCF regionals

    ajlalam Jan 5, 2017, 4:28 PM

    Hey guys, the annual USCF regional tournament is coming up on the 7th.  If you are within a certain rank then you will be attending the Indiana State finals which is about two weeks later.  If you are attending...

  • New York Knights Rely On Experience

    PROChessLeague Jan 5, 2017, 10:10 AM

    The New York Knights are one of two teams are one of two teams representing the Big Apple, the city so nice they named it twice, and the city that never sleeps. Whatever your epithet of choice is, the city of New...

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