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  • Lalappan Strikes

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    • DrinMan
    • | Aug 26, 2016
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  • game[006]

    Continuing to look at why I lose games. Here, me and my opponent discussed some key moves. He insisted my choice of Kxd2 was not good, but it was of course best because Nxd2 drops a pawn and gives black all the activity. But I chose poorer followi... | Read More

  • Chess Quiz Answers

    Hello everyone. Here is the answers to my recently posted chess quiz. If you haven't already, please look at the question post here.    64  32  9 per side, but you cannot have 18  When a player has no legal move, but is not in check  Time... | Read More

  • Game of the month! All hail the Barry attack!

    A wonderfully played game involving opposite site castling and tactical blows.  The feeling of victory is priceless.   Enjoy | Read More

  • First week even looking at a chess board in over two years, and I'm better than I was when I left

    although I'm still comparativly water trash, you at monday quads | Read More

  • PJ vs. Dan 1

    mental game with workmate | Read More

    • lithium11
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • which Sicilian?

    i am having a hard time deciding between the sicilian kan or the sicilian najdorf   sicilian najdorf: i really like to play against all lines except 6.Bg5 because there is so much theory i like the queenside counter play in the english attack a... | Read More

    • GM4life
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • tribute to pets

    this blog is dedicated to my friend Haggard-CC. his pet cats recently died due to some illness . our pets are like our family members and its heart breaking to lose them . may their soul rest in peace ... | Read More

  • A draw is good for both players

    A draw can be beautiful! That is what we can learn from endgame studies, but also in some regular chess games. Here is an amazing endgame study as puzzle : Another one : From a correspondence chess game in a team match that I played : ... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Aug 25, 2016
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  • Overcoming The Threat Of Failure

    by HJS Roger Bannister, the British runner who was the first to run a mile in less than four minutes, said, "Failure is as exciting to watch as success, provided the effort is absolutely genuine and complete. But the spectators fail to understand... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • Chess Quiz

    Hello everyone. This is a simple 10 question chess quiz for all levels of players. They get progressively more difficult. The answers will be posted on a separate post, so it is preferable is you open this one first.   How many squares are on a... | Read More

  • Analysis by ????

    You win a great game and you submit it to the engine. The results are very dissapointing most of the time it talks about inaccuracy's and show a line that leads to a lost position. Here is an example of a game I just finished, can someone take a l... | Read More

    • notabjoe
    • | Aug 25, 2016
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  • "Tu Mere Saamney Hai"

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  • قرص بزرگ کننده آلت ویگرکس پلاس

    قویترین و بهترین قرص بزرگ کننده آلت ویگرکس پلاس قویترین بهترین قرص بزرگ کننده آلت ویگرکس پلاس ساخت آمریکا افزایش توان جنسی درمان ناتوا... | Read More

    • attranaa
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • LIVE "BATTLE against masters on 25-08-16" — ShahMatKanal

      Соперники от 2300. Контроль: 3+0. Прямая трансляция проходила на Twitch: | Read More

  • Novel crushing windmill-esque motif

    I stumbled upon this novel and humiliating combination in one of my bullet games, in which my knight forked a queen and two rooks, and the opponent couldn't do anything about it, allowing my knight to kick down the two hapless castles. Granted, th... | Read More

    • wipeitoff
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • Тема

    Блог артёма(тема) | Read More

    • ARTy960
    • | Aug 25, 2016
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  • Check Mate in 5

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  • Epic blunders and slow but steady progress (Road to Improvement #5)

    I played in a Monday night club tournament this week. I lost all 3 games so it was a bit of a humbling experience. The first 2 games were against 1500+ players so I was just simply out classed. I didn't really make many bad mistakes or blunders s... | Read More

  • Interesting games from the Sinquefield Cup 2016

    Today, we analyze the most interesting games from the recent Sinquefield Cup 2016. This tournament took place in St Louis, and the most interesting point about it is that we could see ten of the strongest chess players in the world in action.... | Read More

  • #48, Phi Kappa Blanca XLIX

    << #47 Phi Kappa Blanca XLVIII - >>   Tournament #48, Phi Kappa Blanca 04/03/93 NCSU Student Union, Raleigh, NC TD: Robert Singletary Section: U1800 Time Control: 40/90, G/30 <Crosstable>     I'll have to come back an... | Read More

    • dl_leonine
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • Gibraltar Junior Chess Festival 2016

    Last week, I played in the 6th Gibraltar Junior Chess Festival at the Caleta Hotel as part of the England Junior Squad. The junior tournament is very much similar in organisation to the main event, the Tradewise Gibraltar Masters, run in January/F... | Read More

  • Interesting King's Gambit Quaade Variation

    It is nearly two weeks ago that I played some interesting chess in a 5 rounds tournament. It was really an up and down with winning in the first game, then losing in the second, winning, losing, winning (actually every game was decided in White's ... | Read More

    • Adrochatio
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • Is This a Mistake in Computer Analysis? Why 12. O-O-O is a blunder? If 12. O-O-O Bb4, White can play 13. Qf1 | Read More

    • gravija
    • | Aug 25, 2016
  • A hard fought win.

    It's nice to win a game where both sides played really well. Unfortunately this game was more or less decided by a blunder which my opponent made in time trouble. Even so, it serves to remind me that Chess is 80% tactics.  Enjoy | Read More