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  • Englishlegend

    Chess is one of those games, that keeps the mind sharp.   Saturday, at 10pm, it'll be time, to go to a nightclub, and party. Maybe, I'll meet someone, who knows. Strangely, I usually meet people, on trains, or in places, that I'd never expec... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Years ago, I met a girl that was younger than I. She was a student, at Nottingham trent university. We played a few games of chess, over a couple of days, she lost every single game. Then, we started playing chess again, and I couldn't move, nor... | Read More

  • Vindicated after 19 years

    I don't play - or think about - chess a lot anymore, and opening preparation is something from such a distant past that I can hardly remember how to do it anymore.  Imagine my amusement when, last week, I played an important team game and all of... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    I'd like to play the best next week, once I've worked on my game, since, I'm still a little rusty. If you wanna be friends, send me a message!   About me: I'm very outgoing, and I enjoy life. I go clubbing, and I like to travel. I'm a very m... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    I've never been to a Chess club before. But I should be, visiting Nottingham chess club, next week Tuesday. Though, I need to go through my game, since I'm still a little rusty.   Anyone, played in any tournaments?   | Read More

  • Preparations of an amateur: King's Indian without c4

    As a mediocre club player, my preparations for a game is usually very poor. This time, I thought I should take it more seriously and document my preparations against the King's Indian, fianchetto without c4 (A49) - which I will most likely meet on... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    If you haven't seen it, check out Enrique Iglesias's music video 'I'm a freak,' on youtube. It's one of the best music video's I've ever seen. | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Premiership football is great. In my youth, I supported Manchester United. Though, nowadays, if a premiership match is on - aired on Sky, live, I'll watch some of it, or maybe all of it. Since, Premiership football matches, are great!   Fanc... | Read More

  • Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: An Epic UEFA Champions League Semifinal on 24th April ..

    The best isn't always saved for last. In a clash of European titans, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich were paired in an epic Champions League semifinal when the matchups were revealed at UEFA headquarters. The scintillating semifinal mat... | Read More

    • RipZx09
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Englishlegend

    I played three live chess games, on the Thursday, just gone. I had three different opponents. The first game, I made my opponent retire. The second game, I destroyed my opponent. And then, my third game, I lost huge.  They're are some really imp... | Read More

  • Englishlegend

    Around a year ago, I played a good friend of mine. I was well ahead on points, and I believed, that in ten moves or less, I'd win. I didn't for a second, undestimate the skills of my opponent. Though, from somewhere, she got through, and took one ... | Read More

  • A hand book of chess.com

    Hi guys, We need a volunteer with good writing skills , our dear "Fairplayer" is writing a book on chess.com He needs someone with some knoweledge of chess.com on moblie devices.....  by reading this you have aldready learnt that i am so bad ... | Read More

    • Pranjal588
    • | Apr 19, 2014
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  • Englishlegend

    i live in Great Britain, and live the good life. I enjoy challenges, and always push myself, to be the best, that I can be. Something of which, I've learned, from my fellow countrymen. So, if you think, you can beat me, on the chess board, let's... | Read More

  • Blundering away my queen and winning!

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    • jivvi
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • When all is lost… go for the draw

    After blundering away both rooks from what was a winning position, and finding myself down a bishop and a pawn in the endgame, I set a few stalemate traps which were easily avoided, but it can be easy to overlook these things when you have your e... | Read More

    • jivvi
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • The Worst Chess Games Ever Played, Episode #6, E61: King's Indian Defense: 3.Nc3

    http://youtu.be/Ht7Coes23g4 | Read More

  • This week I played well!! Guess why?

    I played three games this week against much stronger opponents or may be the same. I won two games and I lost a game in which I was in a better position.  The reason I played well this time was because I had smooth internet, a comfy chair to sit... | Read More

    • cobipal
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • Reaching my all-time peak of 1900 Correspondence

    Currently, I have been putting quite a bit of effort into my correspondence games. Usually I only use it as a tool to study openings, but I tried to focus on winning my games, and not giving up even if I am in a disadvantageous situation like bein... | Read More

    • Oraoradeki
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • chess play

    why don't you have it so that when white moves black's timer starts?  | Read More

    • tangobat55
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • Chessspank's USCF Rated Game: April 16, 2014

    Below is my USCF rated game, played under 90 minute time control.  I had a huge time disadvantage on my oponent since I was in unfamiliar territory in the opening, taking 30 minutes to decide on a single move. In retrospect, I thin... | Read More

    • chessspank
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • Love toys with you!

    I live with a very low opinion of life in the least but with hope comes life! I recently met a girl in debate that is very nice and pretty! :D She was the only one who wanted to be my debate partner I hope the someday I can learn to have courage b... | Read More

  • Debate girl

    I am broken-hearted she does not date anyone so know I just play chess <------- (me) forever alone lol *Sighs* Now I miss life as it speeds by me! | Read More

  • The highly creative Jobava - Part 2

    When I finished the part 1 on the games of Jobava, I never thought it would take such a long time, to come up with the 2nd and final part!It has been a month, since the part 1, and in this one month timeframe Jobava has played some highly instruct... | Read More

    • IM aspired
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • WIKIPEDIA.AJEDREZ/P ROKOONS

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    • roy1x2
    • | Apr 18, 2014
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  • Solutions to Tactical Tuesdays - 3

    Hi,  Hope you had a good estimation of the position in my post of Tactical Tuesdays - 3. Here I will discuss my views on the lines and possible variations of the position. I wont use any engines. Feel free to comment / suggest more lines / vari... | Read More