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  • Endgame FENs: The Rook's Pawn

    These positions are meant to be played against a computer with a tablebase. I'm using Scid vs Mac with tablebases from ChessLib, which can be found here: ChessliB - Nalimovs endgame tablebases. It would probably be smart to play these positions... | Read More

  • Chess, Lies, and Rock 'n Roll

    Bobby Fischer once said, "Sometimes girls write me. One girl in Yugoslavia sent me a whole slew of love letters. I don't know how she got my address. She was in a crowd watching me play. She says when I left there the stars fell out of the sky ove... | Read More

    • kboyer309
    • | Sep 11, 2014
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  • This is Ukraine today – September 9: Terrorist organization "People's Republic of Donetsk

    This is Ukraine today – September 9: Terrorist organization "People's Republic of Donetsk" would like to claim the entire territory of Donetsk oblast Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends!War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Sep 11, 2014
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  • This is Ukraine today – September 8: Thus Putin has achieved what he has been planning –

    This is Ukraine today – September 8: Thus Putin has achieved what he has been planning – legalization of another "transnistria"? Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends!War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain a... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Sep 11, 2014
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  • Prog Music

    hope enjoy it !! =)      progressive rock !   | Read More

  • Mate in 5

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    • Guerau
    • | Sep 10, 2014
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  • Mate in 4

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    • Guerau
    • | Sep 10, 2014
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    • | 2 comments
  • Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #33

    Source: Paul Morphy's Best Games vintage book Morphy's Games of Chess | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Sep 10, 2014
    • | 148 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Epic Chess

    Alive or dead, what match-up would you like to see? | Read More

  • Find the Powerful Move #30

    Please see #1 in the series Find the Powerful Move if you are unsure of what to look for. Find the Powerful Move is going to take a break until I play in some more tournaments. I hope people are enjoying this series. Cheers! | Read More

  • I made it! (However briefly - LOLZ)

    I thought that Caïssa would forever block me from reaching the 1800-rating level.  Way back in the early 1980's, playing over-the-board (OTB), I could get into the lower half of the 1700's (USCF), but never higher.  Too many mistakes, blunders,... | Read More

  • NEVER give up!

    This is what can happen if you are playing blitz and go way down in material, but continue to fight. I got behind in the opening to some tactics but managed to get to a lost endgame. My opponent didn't play accurately and I managed to steal the vi... | Read More

  • USCL Week 3 preview/predictions

    Though the Knockouts have garnished only half a point from the first two matches, a win tonight would vault us right back into the middle of the division and well in the playoff hunt. With New England struggling at 0-3 and Boston just a point bett... | Read More

  • vamos valorizar nossa vida !

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    • camiladoce
    • | Sep 10, 2014
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    • | 1 comment
  • Techniques of Positional Play: Technique No. 10

    From the book of the same name, these are puzzle-formatted games made with the purpose of helping me to replay through positions "Guess-the-move" style. Feel free to check back for the rest of the games in this and other sections of the book. La... | Read More

  • USCL Week 2 recap

    The Knockouts drew their second match with the Philadelphia Inventors, a result that is fairly disappointing as we had them significantly outmatched on paper. Our woes on the bottom boards continue, with both boards 3 and 4 going to Philadelphia (... | Read More

  • Game -53

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  • Tournament Adventures: US Masters

    It is a rare pleasure to play in a well organized tournament and innovative tournament. So many touranments feel homogeneous these days. The US Masters was run by an outstanding team of organizers and TDs; special thanks to Walter High and Gary Ne... | Read More

  • My Last Las Vegas Trip 2

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  • Stephen King

    What do you all think of him? I've read two of his books and i LOVE them! The Body and 11/22/63 are the two books i've read. What books have you read? | Read More

    • MRBTP
    • | Sep 10, 2014
    • | 185 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Laboratorio

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    • APatelli
    • | Sep 10, 2014
    • | 146 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Music! "Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swifts' new song, it's full of energy and fun!                                  "Shake It Off"  by Taylor Swift http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM    ~Precious~   | Read More

    • Precious2c
    • | Sep 10, 2014
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    • | 7 comments
  • Internet Problems

    Lately I've been having major internet connection problems and that's why i haven't been on lately. | Read More

    • MRBTP
    • | Sep 10, 2014
    • | 179 views
    • | 5 comments
  • The Queen's Gambit Accepted

    Below you'll find in puzzle-format all of the MCO variations for the Queen's Gambit Accepted. For the sake of being thorough every MCO line is included. Don't be overwhelmed. By no means should all of these variations be memorized, nor do I plan ... | Read More

  • The Queen's Indian Defense

    Below you'll find in puzzle-format all of the MCO variations for the Queen's Indian Defense. For the sake of being thorough every MCO line is included. Don't be overwhelmed. By no means should all of these variations be memorized, nor do I plan t... | Read More