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  • check mate in e4 e5

    1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 d6 4.Nc3 Bg4 5.Nxe5 Bxd1 6.Bxf7+ Ke7 7.Nd5# | Read More

  • check mate in two move!

    1)f4 e6 2)g4 Qh4# | Read More

  • CHESSBOARD IS A MIRROR

    Once again... E4 will reply with a Sicilian defence (defence has little, is a ruthless counterattack) or an Alekhine (the same applies). To d4, I will reply with a Grunfeld or a King's Indian Defense. They are already so many times... And while... | Read More

    • lottar
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 136 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Missed Checkmates

    Hello to everyone. This is my second chess blog, and I'm not proudly to present you a blitz game were I just missed 14 checkmate sequences.  LOL. My opponent's King is running all the way.  Me, just mindlessly checking him. Result: I won on t... | Read More

    • dtres
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 49 views
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  • 1400 vs chess.com member 1200

    In todays game I willl give you a recommandation what to play against the reti. You should study this game well, because there happend a lot of mistakes, but thats a reason why it's instructive. First black has the chance to win the exchange but ... | Read More

    • SKh94
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 117 views
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  • Paul Morphy

    Paul Morphy was by and far the greatest player of the mid nineteenth century. One of the reasons he was so dominant was his better grasp of positional play. I (like most amateaurs) like his games and for a justified reason, too. His games are bril... | Read More

    • Arka2507
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 56 views
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  • Develop and Destroy

    It is after a long hiatus that I am writing this blog post. The preceding months of summer vacations had brought a halt to the classes. It was not until the last week of June that I was able to take a class. In the meantime, I had heard from the ... | Read More

    • aayush1998
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 65 views
    • | 0 comments
  • End Game-Draw or a win?

    Can this game be drawn with black to move? What's your opinion? | Read More

  • Exchange sacrifice

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  • Wei Yi vs Lázaro Bruzón - Immortal Chess Game

    This round 2 game from the 6th annual "Rural Credit Cup" held in Danzhou, China easily makes the list of best chess games ever played. 16-year-old super talent Wei Yi of China plays white against Lázaro Bruzón Batista of Cuba. The chess game was... | Read More

  • WORLD CUP FINALS

    United States vs. Japan, World Cup Rematch. Who is going to take it all, and who will suffer the agony of defeat? | Read More

    • Kem_Nebu
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 188 views
    • | 1 comment
  • Aa

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    • acumulus
    • | Jul 4, 2015
    • | 46 views
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  • insufficient material in live chess

    I would be grateful if chess.com implemented FIDE rules in live chess to, particullary the one about so-called insufficient material- If I have for example knight and my opponent has a pawn and he loses on time- I should win because it is possible... | Read More

  • The Amateur's Mind - Bishop vs Knight Imbalances Part 2

    Hello Chess Fans,   Welcome back to the continuation of Bishop vs Knight Imbalances from the book The Amateur's Mind.  To fully learn the concepts, I recommend you get the book and follow along.  This series is not intended as a substitute f... | Read More

  • I got hit with the Budapest Gambit

    I ran a 4 round G/10 yesterday at our local club and was playing against one of our members and it happened....I got hit with the Budapest Gambit. I could throw out excuses like I was running the tournament, or my recient swap to Queen pawn games,... | Read More

    • myk99
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 87 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Open Games: Spanish Game (Open Ruy Lopez) 05

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 186 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Fred Thompson 2015

    A couple weeks ago, I played in the Fred Thompson Memorial tournament. It was four rounds, G/60+d5. It was was fun to travel to Pittsburgh and play chess. I traveled with my little brother, my dad, and a friend from college. Some things that you ... | Read More

    • Josh_D
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 173 views
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  • mistake city

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  • The Fab Comeback: Dortmund R5

    Fabiano Caruana might actually win Dortmund again this year, contrary to "popular" belief, as today, he beat Vladimir Kramnik (which I was not expecting). What else happned? The German No. 2 and No. 3 drew -- not unexpectedly -- and then Wesley S... | Read More

    • smith8800
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 150 views
    • | 0 comments
  • você sabe o porque ?

    Porque o mes de setembro, outubro, novembro, dezembro Deveria Ser OS meses (07,08,09,10) e Não É? E Porque Hoje (09,10,11,12) ??  | Read More

    • camiladoce
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 66 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Time outs

      I wrote to chess.com about the fact that my time out ratio went up after my opponant timed out this is the reply. They say I should be polite and respectful but this is on insult to my intellegence. Yes I am sure someone else just timed on me... | Read More

  • Chess.com Standard Tournament

    Recently (June 28th), I played in a standard tournament (15+10) on chess.com. I got a perfect 5/5 in the open section. I can share the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th games with you guys, in the 1st, I played one move and my opponent then resigned... | Read More

    • apapneja
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 170 views
    • | 0 comments
  • um bom filme Brasileiro

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    • camiladoce
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 67 views
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  • Analysis of the Alekhine's defense

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  • My Games #12: QGA Win Against a Strong Opposition

    Inspired by gmjoey1's Nimzo Indian Defense, and GM Daniel Naroditsky's article featuring weak back rank, Haggard proudly presents... Queen's Gambit Accepted against 2100 rated opposition. One more game is added to my showcase | Read More

    • Haggard-CC
    • | Jul 3, 2015
    • | 209 views
    • | 0 comments