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  • zugzwang369
    Online Oct 28, 2013

    zugzwang zugzwang | ruanda city, Uganda

    Joined: Oct 27, 2013

  • Zugzwang
    Online 1 day ago

    United States

    Joined: Jul 17, 2007

  • Tannhaeuser
    Online Nov 26, 2013

    Zugzwang | Germany

    Joined: Apr 28, 2010

  • knowwell
    Online 19 days ago

    ZugZwAnG Knowwell | manila, Philippines

    Joined: Sep 3, 2011

  • ZugZwangChessKids
    Online Jan 5, 2016

    ZugZwang Chess | Bangalore, India

    Joined: Dec 2, 2012

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  • Put Your Bishop Behind Your Pawn

    GM Gserper Dec 9, 2016, 4:37 PM

    We continue our exploration of common chess patterns today by looking look at the pattern "a bishop behind a pawn." While most of you have probably heard about "Tarrasch rule" which recommends putting...

  • Typical Rook Endgame Mistakes

    TigerChess Aug 13, 2016, 2:25 AM

    Endgames should be simple. Right? With a majority of pieces removed from play, calculation becomes minimal. Wrong!  At one time or another, you may have found yourself on the losing side of a winning endgame....

  • Deja Vu In Endgames

    GM Gserper Dec 24, 2015, 9:17 PM

    Do you ever see a chess position and have a strong feeling that you've seen it before? No, I am not talking about opening positions, that you see again and again and again in every single tournament (damn you,...

  • The Man with 1000 Names

    batgirl Sep 9, 2015, 11:32 AM

    Q: What do Leigh Franklin James, Paul Hugo, Paula Little, Paula Minton, Sylvia Sharon, Kenneth Harding, Marie De Jourlet, Lana Preston, Paul H. Little, Jack Warren. D.R. Mason, Hugo Paul, Jack Warren, Dr. Lamb...

  • Chess Tactics And The Hookah

    IM Silman Aug 18, 2015, 3:37 AM

    A Superior Tactician Chess.com member Mzeekimaro wrote: “I am a big fan of you and your chess books. I am rated 1581 by FIDE. I want to be very good at tactics. What do you recommend I do? I want to be labeled...

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  • Tactics-1

    Abhi_Mary_1997 Feb 20, 2017, 12:07 AM

    Today I want to present something about tactics .Tactics are really most important in chess like strategy .They are the final part of your startegy. Here i won't present the tactical motiefs like fork,double-attack...

  • Newport A v Priorslee A

    dagdathecelt Feb 3, 2017, 7:51 AM

    The title is looking almost sewn up for Newport and we were going there more in hope than expectation of a result. We arrived though in pretty bouyant mood and up for the challenge. Afterall Adrian has a good record...

  • Rook's tricky solo or what do a pendulum swing and triangulation have in common?

    IM AndreyOstrovskiy Nov 30, 2016, 12:44 AM

    This excellent chess study of Vladimir Pachman demonstrates subtle and spectacular play for the zugzwang. Unusual sacrifices and triangulations, outstanding coordination of pieces, helpless queen - you will enjoy...

  • The sharp endgame weapon zugzwang

    Superkidschess Oct 24, 2016, 11:53 AM

    The sharp endgame weapon zugzwang What is a Zugzwang (German for "compulsion to move", pronounced [ˈtsuːktsvaŋ) is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they...

  • Polgar Training Problems ... the Ones that Got Away

    blohmoremoney Oct 14, 2016, 12:11 AM

    In early September 2016 I started a Chess Pilgrimage. I've undertaken half an hour of Polgar training positions per day (from the famous 5334+ book). As of the 13th Oct 2016 I've completed 1775 positions, making...

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  • Chess Week - Overview

    Atomic_Rift Feb 16, 2017, 5:15 PM

    Hello ARC! Atomic_Rift here and today I want to tell you about the upcoming "Chess Week" as I call it. As an online chess club and as your leader, I feel that it is my duty to provide for you not just Team Matches...

  • World Chess Championship 2016 Highlights: Part 3

    Lt2Adnan Jan 11, 2017, 11:47 PM

    It's already 2017 and I am still looking at highlights from last year's world championship! Looks like the games never get old. Today we will look at 2 decisive games in the classical rounds: Rounds 8 and 10. In...

  • ZugZwang hosts 1st Quad Tournament

    PraveenSagar Dec 10, 2016, 7:22 PM

    Every child needs to learn critical life lessons and build confidence in life. One of the most essential and effective ways to achieve this is by introducing a child to friendly competition. We say friendly because...

  • ZugZwang hosts 1st Quad Tournament

    PraveenSagar Dec 10, 2016, 7:21 PM

    Every child needs to learn critical life lessons and build confidence in life. One of the most essential and effective ways to achieve this is by introducing a child to friendly competition. We say friendly because...

  • Baden-Baden's Title Hunt: Anand, Caruana, MVL On Top Boards

    PeterDoggers Dec 6, 2016, 9:37 AM

    Last weekend, OSC Baden-Baden made its intentions clear: It wants to win back the title in the German league. For its matches on Saturday and Sunday, it had Viswanathan Anand, Fabiano Caruana, and Maxime...

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