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  • The 3-Check Traps You Need To Know's Thumbnail

    The 3-Check Traps You Need To Know

    FM MikeKlein May 9, 2017, 2:41 AM

    You don't play 3-check on the Chess.com live server? That's a shame. I thought we could be friends. Why is the game great? All that opening theory that masters know more about? Yeah, it's all useless. Draws?...

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    Fill Out Your Speed Chess Champs Bracket

    pete May 2, 2017, 5:00 AM

    The 2017 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship kicks off its first match today with Hikaru Nakamura facing the qualifying GM Sergey Grigoriants. You can watch that match live this Wednesday, May 3 at...

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    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...

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    Magnus Carlsen Dominates May Titled Tuesday

    NM SamCopeland May 3, 2017, 9:49 AM

    He's not the world champion for nothing. Magnus Carlsen won the May Titled Tuesday with a huge score of 9.5/10. The second-place finishers, GM Hikaru Nakamura and IM Bilel Bellahcene, were a full 1.5 points back...

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    Guseinov Wins Last Speed Chess Qualifier

    NM SamCopeland Apr 26, 2017, 9:56 AM

    The winning score in all four Speed Chess qualifiers was 8.5 points. On Tuesday, only GM Gadir Guseinov made that mark. He wins the final qualification spot for the Speed Chess Championships, joining GMs Sergey...

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    World Junior Champ Xiong Qualifies For Speed Chess Champs

    NM SamCopeland Apr 19, 2017, 4:37 PM

    The reigning world junior champion, Jeffery Xiong, was the unlikely winner of Chess.com's third Speed Chess Championship qualifier. How could such a noted talent be an unlikely winner? First, he was seeded 25 in...

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    Teaching Chess Abroad

    nathan_s_phipps May 23, 2017, 3:41 PM

    Hi all,   I'm new to the blogs; I only just activated my account. I'm travelling to Rwanda (the site of the 1994 genocide) on missionary work and I'm a pretty good chess player, so one of my co-travellers suggested...

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    cheap way of trying to win a game

    vonkelmack Apr 26, 2017, 2:02 PM

    aborahaf44 vs. vonkelmack (30 min rated)win +10 / draw +2 / lose +-6 Try Focus Mode vonkelmack: this is a cheap of trying to win a game not play then wait for the player to leave and take a win for yourself...

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    To win

    Beer_can_Chicken Feb 28, 2017, 7:25 AM

    https://www.chess.com/live/game/1974020134?username=gauravgoespro   Movement: he who is most developed should open the centre!

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