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  • Time Control Changes... We Think?

    Hi Team-Chess.com-Members, We need your help! What's the topic? Keep reading! Along with improving the look, feel, and "usability" of Chess.com with our upcoming "V3" redesign, we are also considering making some tweaks / improvements to the ... | Read More

  • Illusory Protection

                    Kids enjoy a few games at HHCF San Jose Summer Camp Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) ... | Read More

  • Magnus Carlsen Profile

    An in-depth profile of Magnus Carlsen by the New Yorker in 2011 is now freely available on their website. It's definitely worth a read if you have half an hour to spare. My favourite excerpt:  Carlsen said that, for him, great chess playing is l... | Read More

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  • Fork Checkmate

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    • manolopr5
    • | Jul 18, 2014
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  • Coffee with Jesus - "Seventy-Five Percent"

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  • So I've learned I will be a father

    Blogs start with few words about the author, so here it goes. First of all, English is not my native language, so for all of you stumbling upon this part of internet, it might not be best place to satisfy your hunger for good reading. I will make ... | Read More

    • cleemeck
    • | Jul 18, 2014
    • | 106 views
    • | 3 comments
  • Learn From Your Mistakes, Come Back Stronger

    A few months ago, I played in a big open tournament and played horribly. The format was a swiss with 5 rounds, 90 min. time limit for the first two rooms, and 120 min. for the last 3 rounds. I showed up to the tournament with high hopes and a goal... | Read More

  • Johnny Winter R.I.P.

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    • BobG1
    • | Jul 18, 2014
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  • Richard Reti vs Savielly Tartakower (1910) Vienna

    White : Richard Reti                        Black : Saviely Tartakower   Caro-Kann defence 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf65.Qd3 e5 6.dxe5 Qa5+ 7.Bd2 Qxe5 8.O-O-O Nxe4 9.Qd8+ Kxd8 10.Bg5+ Kc711.Bd8+  This i... | Read More

    • axanmami
    • | Jul 18, 2014
    • | 87 views
    • | 1 comment
  • معجزه

    ﺣﺮﻑ G ﻫﻔﺘﻤﻴﻦ ﺣﺮﻑ ﺍﺯ ﺣﺮﻭﻑ ﺍﻟﻔﺒﺎﻱ ﺍﻧﮕﻠﻴﺴﻴﺖ... ﻭ ﺁﻟﻤﺎﻥ ﺑﺎ ﺣﺮﻑ "G" شروع میشه. نام "Germany" از "7" ﺣﺮﻑ ﺗﺸﻜﻴﻞ ﺷﺪﻩ، ﺁﻟﻤﺎﻥ... | Read More

  • Queen Vs Rook Knight Draw? any idea for Black to win?

    Queen Vs Rook Knight Draw Ending? | Read More

    • rav1ndra
    • | Jul 18, 2014
    • | 89 views
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  • Cancel the Olympiad? No(r) way!

    It's hard to know what to make of the latest Olympiad drama. There are so many conflicting reports, rumours, innocent victims and different parties with skin in the game, that it reminds one of an election campaign. Oh hang on; there IS an electio... | Read More

    • GM smurfo
    • | Jul 18, 2014
    • | 1310 views
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  • chess and culture #3 Knight Moves

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  • Live using TABLET

    I have been attempting to play live chess on tablet and the same problem has occurred on the last 6 games.It eventually clears but loses me a lot of time....I can highlight the piece I want to move but it may take dozens of keyings to highlight th... | Read More

  • !! داغ ! داغ ! داغ !!

    ************************************************************* گردیده زمین داغ و زمان داغ و هوا داغ زین روی عجب نیست اگر شد مخ ما داغ *** گویی که فتاد آتش سوزنده به جا... | Read More

  • chess fashion #5

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  • This

    Is this the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning who cares about winning when death is at your door torn asunder escaping a blunder call me the boy wonder watch me thunder | Read More

    • Dubblex
    • | Jul 18, 2014
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  • Failing

    May this post modern slop bequeath the nectar of your tortured soul slip sliding in a pool of negativity I cast a shadow on forever | Read More

    • Dubblex
    • | Jul 18, 2014
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  • Butting heads ... with other titled players.

    OK, a few weeks back ... I get both this message and an e-mail. (Probably the hater ---> D. Freeman - in drag.)  He says something like ... "You are such a loser, you ALWAYS lose when you play another titled player!"  Well, just for this pe... | Read More

  • Chess & its Regional Variations

    In Orthogonal/Diagonal, UCLA alumna Nova Jiang redesigns regional chess variants from Asia and elsewhere, by creating game pieces that sculpturally convey their rules of movement and relative power on the board. Eight of these games were 3D-printe... | Read More

  • Points

    What do points do? | Read More

    • ps4gaming
    • | Jul 17, 2014
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  • l000000000

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    • eaglejorge
    • | Jul 17, 2014
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  • I beat Computer 4!

      Galileo22 (1688) vs. Computer4-IMPOSSIBLE (2547) Chess.com | 17 Jul 2014 | 1-0 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 a b c d e f g h 1. e4c62. d4d53. Nc3g64. Nf3Nf65. e5I don't know much Caro-Cann theory, so I probably played this wrong. 5... Ne4... | Read More

    • Galileo22
    • | Jul 17, 2014
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  • Thunder Strike part 2

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  • OUCSC - Round 1 Match report

    The first round of the OUCSC has produced a lot of hard-fought games and here we are going to have a look at most of them. The results of the games can be found here:  http://tournamentscheduler.net/schedule/MTI4NDE3NjI4Ng.   The first game play... | Read More

  • Back to Drawing Board -- Bryant Park NYC

    On June 16, 2014 I visited a popular chess hangout in the heart of New York City called Bryant Park.  Chess activities at Bryant Park are monitored by NYC Parks & Recreation and the Marshall Chess Club.  No chess hustlers or gambling all... | Read More

    • WDHubbard
    • | Jul 17, 2014
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  • My Best Win:

    I beat Comp4!!!!!! | Read More

    • Galileo22
    • | Jul 17, 2014
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  • مرگ آلخین

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