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  • USCL Weeks 8, 9, & 10

    by Levy Rozman Greetings, beautiful and talented audience. As members of chess.com and enthusiasts of dominant chess performances, you are all invited to join me on this all expense paid trip to Sweepland. Well, just kidding. I'm gassing it up a ... | Read More

  • 実戦解説:ルークエンディング

    皆さんこんにちは! 今回は、昨日某サイトで自分が指したブリッツの試合で出てきたルークエンディングが面白いと思ったので、それを解説していきたいと思います。 Shin VS Anonymous ... | Read More

  • My other "Brilliancy" game

    This game didn't win a prize, but it is one of my favorites for the material imbalance by giving up my Queen and a Pawn for three minor pieces.  Notes are mine from the September-October issue of Rank and File. I know there were other ways to win... | Read More

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  • The Sharks call in the reserves. Week 6 vs Connecticut

    With our boards 3 and 4 struggling for the season, the Sharks decide to switch things up.  Reserve player and assistant manager Vlad Yanovsky was thrusted into the line up in an emergency situation. Gaston Andretta had something come up with wor... | Read More

  • ماه ِ مسی رنگ و دعای باران

    تابلویی از کارهای هنرمند گرامی: مرتضا خبازیان زاده شعر تابلو از زنده‌یاد نازنین نظام شهیدی صدایی نیست/فقط نفس‌نفس ِکفش‌های زنی‌است/... | Read More

    • sahba
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • interesting game taken from today's puzzle

    I got this from here full game from chessgames | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • II° Grand Prix: Seconda Tappa a Timoline di Cortefranca

    Ospitata dalle colline della Franciacorta, si è svolta a Timoline di Cortefranca la seconda tappa del II° Grand Prix Bresciano. In una soleggiata domenica di ottobre ben 52 scacchisti, 36 negli adulti e 16 tra gli juniores, hanno partecipato all... | Read More

  • 実戦解説:クイーンサイドアタック

    皆さんこんにちは! 自分は最近某チェスサイトで流れてくる試合をよく見ているのですが、その中で一つ、面白い試合があったので、それを紹介したいと思います。 この試合のテー... | Read More

  • Sealed With A Kiss

    Though we’ve gotta say goodbye for the summer Darling I promise you this  I'll send you all my love Everyday in a letter sealed with a kiss Yes it's gonna be a cold lonely summer But I'll fill the emptiness  I'll send you all my dreams  Eve... | Read More

  • Puzzles!

    This a blog where I will regularly post puzzles. So if you like to think, stay tuned constantly! I'll try to make 2-3 per day. Puzzle 1 (Difficulty: 3): | Read More

  • Board 1, Syston 3 v Wigston 4, 28/10/14

    All moves in 80 minutes. I started well, then his f5 freed his position.  I looked long and hard at lines starting with Qd5+, but could only see lines that looked complex; Houdini tells me that playing it on move 19 would have won the piece ou... | Read More

  • my rules

    be nice dont swear say hello :)(: yolo hahahaha | Read More

  • Principiante: Mates básicos

    Alguien apenas iniciado en el ajedrez sabe mover las piezas y los movimientos especiales, pero a la hora de dar mate no sabe que hacer. Aquí se presentarán los mates más basicos, el mate con dos torres, el mate con dama y el mate con una torre.... | Read More

    • luk358
    • | Oct 28, 2014
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  • Game vs. Kaminisod

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  • Fischer Fever

    The most riveting world chess championship ever by far was when Fischer won the title in 1972. First, the rules were bent to accommodate him in the inter-zonals, because he had not participated in the zonal championships.  Next, he won the last ... | Read More

  • BTCL Round 2

    Hey everybody! Here are the schools that will be paired against each other this Saturday at 12 pm Central on live chess, we hope that chess.com will be done with their labeling so that the games will be able to be viewed this time! The first tea... | Read More


    Snake is a special combination of a knight, bishop and a Queen. The source of power of this special tactic is sacrifice. You can set traps,pin and skewer to minimized the movement of your opponent. Other suggestion is to attack early as possibl... | Read More

  • Amateur thoughts

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    • tjajab
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • Staying tactically sharp

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    • NM linlaoda
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • AI Factory Chess Free Level 11 撃破!!

    AI FactoryのChess FreeのLevel 11を倒しました!! (^o^)/ { やったね!! ) 実を言うと、一回「待った」をしました。 なので、本当は「負け」です・・・。(しかも、今まで10回くらい挑戦して全敗... | Read More

  • Thoughts....

    Well, it's been forever since I blogged last, and now is better than later, but like they say, better late than never! Right now there is just a ton of stuff runnin through my mind, and you know how sometimes you feel better after writin' stuff d... | Read More

  • My 10/25/2014 Tournament Games

    Hi all  Here's my analysis from my latest OTB tourney. All the games were G/70 with a 5-second delay.  After each move I recorded how many minutes were left on a player's clock and have included this in the games, so that's what the numbers ar... | Read More

    • SJFG
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • ChessTV: Flashback to a Hack Attack October 6, 2014

      Catch all the shows on ChessTV! | Read More

    • zealandzen
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • Win in 6

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    • Guerau
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • Tashkent GP 2014 Round 7

    Analysis of today's games where Gelfand probably feels like Capablanca (but not in a good sense) and Karjakin winning a good Sicilian against computer-obsessed Giri. See the detailed comments here: http://www.alexcolovic.com/2014/10/tashkent-gp-... | Read More

  • Analysis of Game Against Andrew Paulley - 28/10/2014

    This game was played at lunchtime today with my friend, Andrew. He previously had an almost-mating attack, which I had averted barely. At this point, it doesn't look like I can do much to get out of this really dangerous position, and time is runn... | Read More

    • tmminzart
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • not finishing

    What do you do when an opponent will not finish..14 days per turn..has no chance to win and won't move just to spite you? He makes millions of other moves with 20 games a day but not this one!! | Read More

    • aglaroth
    • | Oct 28, 2014
  • My 3rd FIDE rated tournament series

    The tournament is a below 1600  and in my next round i met a lower rated player in my next round and my final round of my first day i got lost to a lower rated opponent terribly   in my 4th round played with another rated player and i won o... | Read More