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  • Underpromotion for mate / How I became Coach Pig

    When I told one of my students recently that I won a game using an underpromotion for checkmate he wanted me to show him the game. Unfortunately I lost many of my game scores while moving from Raleigh to Cary in 2007 so I could not find this game.... | Read More

    • PigJones
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Rook Ending Defensive Ideas

    Some Rook Endings are so short but sweet!   I've embarked upon working through Chess Informant's "Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings: Rook Endings" and landed upon the following position 8 with White to Move and draw.   I looked at  A) 1. Kc1 ... | Read More

  • Sici7ian Stonewall Attack (1-0)

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    • Sici7ian
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Quickest Master Game Ever

    Hey everybody this is the quickest game masters have ever played!! Out of d4-d5 opening, annd a strange Nd2!               (Lesson learned, don't move your f-pawn, even if you have to sac your queen, it's still bad. but not mate.) | Read More

    • neilsam05
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • win against Computer4-IMPOSSIBLE

    A Pretty nice win for me after many tries at beating it | Read More

    • ResidentGM
    • | Aug 22, 2015
    • | 268 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Are you rated +2000 ?

    Then join the group : "Top Chess.com Players" http://www.chess.com/groups/home/top-chesscom-players | Read More

    • Travilar-3
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Legos

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    • ColeZX4000
    • | Aug 22, 2015
    • | 279 views
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  • Donald Trump

    Go Donald!!! | Read More

  • Simul with International Master Attila Turzo on Sunday 23rd of August

    Would you like to play with an International Master? I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach.   I will play a simul on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 15 time control. It will starting at 3:00 pm New York time on this Su... | Read More

  • My FIRST SHOW!!!

    Hello everyone. I just did my first show today started at 11 AM PDT 3 PM EST. I would love you all to show some support and subscribe. I will be posting the show here today on my blog so get ready to watch. Hope ya'll enjoy.    P.S. The sound w... | Read More

  • minecraft hive any admins for hive?

    ive been banned for flying but i never was flying i was just crouching on a block in splegg and then i got banned for flying my username is Cilgalad | Read More

    • Riptidejr
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • King & Pawn Endgames

    I just wrapped up a Blitz game, and it taught me something very valuable: how to quickly calculate the outcome of a pawn race. Take a look at the position we arrived at:               White's plan is clear--capture my Queenside pa... | Read More

    • Anema86
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • First Time Beating Excalibur Chess Computer!!!

    One of my favorite chess memories was beating a computer for the first time... I had always found that chess computers were too structurally perfect for me to attack! The inhuman regularity often proved too much for my wild attacks. This attack a... | Read More

  • Another tactic from the Tactics Toddler

    I'm working on it -- I'm trying to go from a tatics toddler to a tactics teenybopper...... At any rate, another lovely little tactic that I saw on chesstempo.com.  It involves one of my favorite moves.  It had a "blitz" tactic rating of 1617 and... | Read More

  • Partie d'entrainement sur FICS 21 août

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    • Possador
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Poisoned pawn in the Petroff defense

    If you want to win more games out of the opening, or if you play the Petroff defense with white or with black or if you want to know what is a poisoned pawn and how to deal with it, then this analysis will help you. On the 25th of July in 2015 I ... | Read More

  • Who dares wins!

    Black's audacious sacrifice(s) maintain the initiative through to a won King and pawn endgame. | Read More

  • How TO set up Arsenal PROPERLY: Coach Alek the Troll

        Defense: KEEPER:          RCB:   OR                                                                                           LCB: OR SWEEPER:      Mid... | Read More

  • Chess Game

    [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2015.08.22"] [White "Player"] [Black "Computer - Medium"]  1. e4 d5 2. Nc3 dxe4 3. Nxe4 e5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. d3 Bg4 6. Be2 Bxf3 7. Bxf3 Nc6 8. c3 Kd7 9. Qa4 Bd6 10. O-O Nd5 11. Qb3 Ke6 12. Ng5+ Kf5 13. g4+ Kf6 14. Qxd5 Q... | Read More

    • b9rry
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • An introduction

    Hello, everyone!   I'm Aoikunie, a huge chess fan. In this blog, I'll record my journey to chess mastery for everyone (or myself only ) to read. I'm from Sweden and I have a rating of 1 000 IRL because I just started playin... | Read More

    • AoiKunie
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Stonewall Attack Other

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    • Sici7ian
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Don't get angry if the opposite player didn't give you a revenge

    So, sometimes I can't grant people a revenge game, and need to quit playing after one or two games ... Why get angry ? It is stupid. - A player who quits on you indicates that you were a tough challenge and they don't want to play you again ! S... | Read More

    • fixxinet
    • | Aug 22, 2015
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  • Tricky Pin Puzzles

    I was putting together lesson material on pins for some private students today and I thought that chess.com readers might enjoy a shot at some of these puzzles. I'm curious how hard people think each puzzle is, so feel free to provide input in the... | Read More

  • Sattar Khan

    Sattar Khan (Persian: ستارخان, IPA: [sætːɒːɾ xɒn];) (Azeri:Səttar xan October 20, 1866 – November 17, 1914), honorarily titled Sardār-e Melli (Persian: سردار ملی‎ meaning National Commander) was a pivotal figure in the ... | Read More

  • Be Disciplined and List Candidate Moves

    Today I worked for an hour through Diagrams 746 to 761 from Blokh's Combinational Motives.   I write down all my analysis and compare against the solutions, revealing intructive tactical mistakes and patterns that I miss.   There were 4 posi... | Read More