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  • 12 Games of Christmas - #10

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  • The Top Five Most Embarrassing Ways To Lose In Chess

    How many checkmates have you seen before? How many variations? Well, if you played chess for quite some time, you answer should be a big number! But have you ever fell for basic and well known checkmastes? How embarrassed were you? Now, back to th... | Read More

  • Checkmates of the day - 12.16.2014 - day 6

    The top hungarian player Peter Leko played against the top english player Michael Adams a rapid match in Hungary, Miskol in 2005. Peter defended well, but moved in to a checkmate in the timetrouble. White to move and checkmates in 1 Today's ad... | Read More

  • The opposite of love is nothing:

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  • Andrew Smith vs Jimi Squirrell

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    • Jsqu93
    • | Dec 16, 2014
  • ده نکته

    عزیز s یادت باشه تا خودات نخوای هیچکس نمی تونه زندگی ات را خراب کنه. یادت باشه که ارامش را باید تو وجود خودات پیدا کنی. یادت باشه خدا همی... | Read More

  • a game to remember

    http://live.chess.com/live?v=2014120501#g=1000754459. please check out this amazing game.  Also if anyone can suggest any moves which were not played in d game that would be gr8 | Read More

  • چیستم من ؟ کیستم من ؟

    چيستم من؟ زاده يك شام لذتبار ناشناسي پيش مي راند در اين راهم روزگاري پيكري بر پيكري پيچيد من به دنيا آمدم بي آنكه خود خواهم كي رهايم كر... | Read More

  • KLA Chess Club- Game Annotations: 12/15/14

     KLA Chess club is a part of Keiller Leadership Academy, a title I, K-8 Charter School located in southeast San Diego. Chess is offered as both an after school club and everyday in school class. For more information visit our blog Below are a... | Read More

  • Missed Winning Tactic from a Live Game

    Here is a missed tactic from a mostly good live game. I played not perfectly - but OK. Opening is book. White misses a small opportunity to take a free pawn. Opposite side castling and dual pawn storms. Black takes a winning advantage in the middl... | Read More

  • Excellent Chess Channels on Youtube

    There are limitless chess videos on youtube and other video sites. Some are very instructive and informative, and others are rather silly. Still you can find lessons and games that would benefit all ranges of players. If you are in need of better ... | Read More

    • LaCiCaDa
    • | Dec 16, 2014
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  • Ruy Lopez Declined and Accept by Force.

         Decline the Morphy....decline the Berlin....decline the Steinitz....Accept the default strategy.       Hello everyone and have happy chess moments! Yes the above written by me is the point of the game i am gonna share with y... | Read More

    • Stavros_34
    • | Dec 16, 2014
  • Priorslee Lions V Newport

    Could we make it to Christmas undefeated? a very tricky task lay before us Newport usual title contenders, they needed to win to A. pull themselves back into contention and B. Take points away from us . On paper we were up against it even though ... | Read More

  • When Chess was Art

    GM Vladimir Simagin: A Chess Artist Every field of human endeavor has its heroes and legends. Some of them are praised a lot and gotten kind of cult status, like the World champions and the highest-tier members. But sadly, many other great minds h... | Read More

  • ま・・・まさかの・・・レーティング1500台!!

    これを見て下さい・・・。 信じられませんが、僕のレーティングが1500台になりました!!(その上の「Blitz 1180」は気にしないで下さい。(笑)) 思えば長い道のりでした。 Chess.comは最初... | Read More


    The name is taken afrom the successfull DVD series on you tube  by MATO JELIC. In order tobe able to do a king hunt your opponent has to help you he probably missplayed the openning or the midllegame i think missplaying the opening is the usual ... | Read More

    • ralph46
    • | Dec 16, 2014
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  • 16/12/14 - Puzzle

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  • Almost got murdered

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    • siore
    • | Dec 16, 2014
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  • Oft, in the stilly night, Aksar Shab-e-Tanhai Mein, اکثر شبِ تنہائی میں

    English  Oft, in the stilly night, Ere slumber's chain has bound me,Fond memory brings the lightOf other days around me;The smiles, the tears,Of boyhood's years,The words of love then spoken;The eyes that shone,Now dimm'd and gone,The cheerful ... | Read More

    • mian_125
    • | Dec 15, 2014
  • The Irony

    Hi all, I present 2 games where I made a typical blunder very early, and where my opponent made a similar blunder to me 3 games later! The time controls were 40/90 SD 30. The first game was game 1. I showed this game to my opponent that would be ... | Read More

    • Coinkidink
    • | Dec 15, 2014
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  • shakkar wanḍaan re

    شکر ونڈاں رےshakkar wanḍaan reI give out sweets in joyous celebration مورا پیا موسے ملن آیوmora piya mose milan aayoMy beloved has come to meet me! شکر ونڈاں رےshakkar wanḍaan reI give out sweets in joyou... | Read More

    • mian_125
    • | Dec 15, 2014

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  • Start your engines

    I struggled figuring out how to analyze my games with an engine. Hopefully this will help someone who's as confused as I was.   You'll need a graphic user interface (GUI) such as Arena, Tarrach, Winboard, BabaChess or Chessbase Light. Those are... | Read More

  • Pirate Jokes

    I love pirate jokes, throw down your best please, here is mine: A pirate walks into a bar. The bartender looks at the pirate and says, "Sir are you aware you have a steering wheel sticking out of your pants?" The pirate says, "Yarrrr, its drivi... | Read More

    • Forking_A
    • | Dec 15, 2014
  • I. Kreitner - N. Bellon 1/2 - 1/2, French Defense with 2. Qe2

    1.e4 e6 2.Qe2 is a book line in the French generally called the Chigorin defense.  I've been seeing it at the club level and I thought it was just another oddity.  I didn't realize it was a book line.  I don't like it for White as Black equaliz... | Read More