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  • Endgames with few pieces

    Hello, this time I would like to show you two endgames with very few pieces. If you have time for some calculation please try to find the best moves. You can see the solution below. I hope you enjoyed these endgames. I would be very happy to... | Read More

    • GM Medvegy
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • Montana Closed - Round 5

    My second (and final) round in the Closed was against my good friend Will Davis, who has stormed onto the chess scene by studying and practicing relentlessly for the past 3 years. We play each other all the time, and he knows my game thoroughly. ... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • Montana Closed - Round 4

    This past weekend I traveled to Bozeman, where the Montana Closed and the Barto Open were both taking place at the City Center Inn. Not having qualified for the Closed this year (I was a lowly alternate), I resolved to play in the Barto and watch... | Read More

    • logosx1
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • Hausaufgabe #1

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    • briccius
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • blog

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  • Format Chess

    We call this Format Chess. I have played several games in this genre and have found them all satisfying. Reminiscent, yet different than 960. Playing white, Ke1 has worked well for me.   | Read More

  • Congratulations to our Newly Qualified DHLC Players!

    At the Dan Heisman Learning Center we run a continuous series of 3 round Slow Swiss tournaments especially for New Members.  Just click the DHLC logo below if you'd like to join the fun!! The idea is to give our new members some practical exper... | Read More

  • enlightenment qigong - home edition

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  • Le dernier train

    Montréal, 27 octobre 2014   Mes débuts comme amateur peuvent difficilement supporter le qualificatif d’éclatants. Pourtant j’avais espéré m’imposer rapidement au club de l’université. Rien de surprenant puisque j’avais préalabl... | Read More

    • Possador
    • | Oct 27, 2014
    • | 102 views
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  • From 1293 to 1454??

    How did my rating jump from 1293 to 1454? I never recall passing the 1400 mark and barely making 1300 briefly. But when I went to play someone (on the same setting I always play: Standard 30/0, Rated), my rating read 1454. How so? A glitch? | Read More

    • Anttjuan
    • | Oct 27, 2014
    • | 101 views
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  • New Lectures and Grandmaster Games

    Hello chess friends! It has been a while since my last post and today I want to share with you a few recent videos with some really interesting games I had the chance to annotate. The first video covers two great games played from the amazing GMs ... | Read More

  • The Art of winning the position.

    Hey everyone! I believe its time to share with you a special game i played this days ( not here ). I was playing white pieces and before it starts against my higher rated opponent Tina (2339) i wanted to test a queens pawn opening if it is posible... | Read More

    • Stavros_34
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • Tactical puzzles from my game--1

    Puzzles from my 5 min blitz games | Read More

    • maadck
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • 2014 Sudbury Championship - Part 3 - My All-Time Fastest Win

    So I've decided to blog my second round game after all.   This is one of my quickest wins ever in terms of number of moves, but it is my number one quickest win in terms of time used.  I used seven minutes on my clock.   | Read More

    • NM ih8sens
    • | Oct 27, 2014
    • | 335 views
    • | 12 comments
  • Tashkent GP 2014 Round 6

    Here's a round up of today's games. The "lone gunslinger" Andreikin rises to the top, while Nakamura doesn't seem to know how to play for a draw. And Gelfand looks too tired in spite of the Frenchman forgetting (or not knowing) Botvinnik's teachi... | Read More

  • Система Цукерторта

    Замечательная штука. Бегло прочитал всего лишь примерно половину книги Богдановича "Система Цукерторта", но белыми вынос игроков моег... | Read More

  • السلام علیک یا اباعبدالله

    السلام علیک یا اباعبدالله خواب بودم، خواب دیدم مرده ام بی نهایت خسته و افسرده ام تا میان گور رفتم دل گرفت قبر کن سنگ لحد را گل گرفت روی ... | Read More

  • First training games: a win and a loss!

    I played two interesting training games this morning (in ICC's 15 minutes pool). I lost the first one to a very strong player (number 5 on the ICC's list of best 15 minutes players). I got the better position out of the opening, managed to win a p... | Read More

  • ع ش ق

      دل ام به حال ات می سوزد عشق!!...دل ام به حال ات می سوزد!!...به اسمِ تو، خلوتِ اندیشه ها را شخم می زنند!!...کنجِ دردهای بی پناه را به توپ می بندن... | Read More

    • Mozhi110
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • Opposite colored bishops

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    • IM Juraldo
    • | Oct 27, 2014
    • | 315 views
    • | 4 comments
  • This is Ukraine today – October 26: The Poroshenko Presidential Block received only 22%

    This is Ukraine today – October 26: The Poroshenko Presidential Block received only 22% From Taras Vozniak. Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends!October 25 – In Ukraine, elections to Parliament were held.October 26 – Based on previou... | Read More

    • Osokor
    • | Oct 27, 2014
    • | 86 views
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  • Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #45

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

    • biffrod
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • tactics trainer study, #55

    originally found on tactics trainer full game: | Read More

    • biffrod
    • | Oct 27, 2014
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  • Cool Closed Center of the Nimzo

    I was finally able to get the closed center of the nimzo (granted, I don't play against d4 much). I quite liked this game...enjoy! Apologies for the absence of comments. Very tired while blogging this. | Read More

    • Coinkidink
    • | Oct 27, 2014
    • | 163 views
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  • Queens gambit. The Furman variation

    First som history. Semyon Abramovich Furman.(December 1, 1920 – March 17, 1978) was a Soviet. chess International Grandmaster. This line ( variation ) takes its name from a well - known Russian theoretician and grandmaster, who played numerous... | Read More

    • Gnuzeen
    • | Oct 26, 2014
    • | 218 views
    • | 1 comment