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  • Secrets of Grandmaster Chess

    What is it that allows Grandmasters to outplay untitled players with ease? What secrets do they know that others don’t? This week, I reveal some of the secrets of Grandmaster chess in a 1 hour webinar – free for all my followers. Click her... | Read More

  • Pitting Red Bull vs. Orange Juice

    Nakamura and Carlsen are well known for their favorite drinks - Red Bull and Orange Juice, respectively. Their battles on the chessboard have mostly resulted in an Orange Juice win, and when they met again in Bilbao, no one was expecting anything ... | Read More

  • Visualization Puzzles #4

    Easy: After 1. Rh7+ Kg8 2. Rfg7+ Kf8 3. Rxd7, can Black get away with ...a1=Q?   Medium: The game went 50...Rf8 51. Rxb4 f6 52. Bc5 Rc8 53. exf6 Rxc5 54. f7 Rc8 55. Rb7 and now Black played ...Bd3, but what if Black had played ...Bg6 intendin... | Read More

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  • Exciting slow chess league game.

    What a game!  I was facing the possibility of a strong attack which thankfully didn't occur and managed to find good counterplay on the queenside. Chess is truly magical at slower time controls with less mistakes and greater depth of play.  Eno... | Read More

  • Al tuntún V

    Llora. Otra vez. | Read More

    • Alliguen
    • | Jul 25, 2016
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  • Venus Fly Trap

    A game of many missed opportunities (notably the mate in 2 at move 10!) but White manages to finally close the mating net with the black king stranded in the centre of the board. | Read More

  • best win

    ich bekomme 0 Punkte für einen Sieg !!! , aber diesen Mist,bester Sieg mit xxxx Ratingpoints die auf Zeit gewonnen wurde, lieber hätte ich die Gewinnpunkte und nicht diesen "nicht-gewonnenen" Eintrag!!! Chesscom reagiert nicht auf Streichung des... | Read More

    • Orion136
    • | Jul 25, 2016
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  • مرد ثروتمند و جواهراتش

    مرد ثروتمندی بود که عاشق جمع کردن جواهرات و سنگ‌های قیمتی بود. یک روز مردی به ملاقات او رفت و درخواست کرد که جواهرات را به او نشان دهد. مر... | Read More

  • Where a journey of an unknown number of points begins with a single tournament

    While it's fresh in my mind I'm going to record my thoughts on the Seafair Open 2016, my first tournament, which ended today, to give me something to look back on.  Though my Dad taught me to play when I was a kid I don't think I had any idea th... | Read More

  • Week of July 25, 2016

    Pairings for the Slow Chess League have been posted for the Week of July 25, 2016:    2016/07 Tournament Series Round 4 - July 25-31   101 drchessdad (3.0,1765) v PiereGM (2.5,1725)  102 Evan Wood (2.5,1416) v PaoloNN (2.5,1473)  103 w... | Read More

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Patience - by Akiana Kramarik

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    • 10mio
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Impossible Dumbel Salsa -

    Dumbel Salsa   Have you seen Mission Impossible? ( Part 1) , where agent hunt ( Tom Cruse) asked to get the disk which contains all the secret information. But soon the mission busted and all the team member of agent hunt started missing. Agent... | Read More

    • nurdeen
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Winning Over Lust

    by HJS Of all the Old Testament heroes I would someday like to meet, none has any more fascination for me than David, the shepherd-boy who became king. Of all the individuals mentioned in Scripture, David stands alone as a man after God's own hea... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Women Power

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    • 10mio
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Taking on the Big Guns in the World Open

    The summer of 2015 was a fantastic first World Open performance for me in the U1800 section, where I scored six of nine points and walked away with an all time high rating of 1753. Since that peak last summer, I've found myself in a retooling... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Amsterdam Spa Open tourney 2016 report

    In the beginning of July there was a 9 round open tourney in Amsterdam. The 6th edition of this open tourney featured one GM with a rating over 2600, and several other GMs, IMs, FMs,CMs. The top seed GM Alekseev won quite convincingly with 8 out ... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • can you ?

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    • whiz_kid
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • End Times - End Game Part 2 Rewards

    Matthew 6:3-4 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 3 But when you give to the poor, don’t let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, 4 so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.... | Read More

  • game[004]

       Slav defense I employed, handled poorly but finished with a draw. Looking for my mistakes in this opening.    | Read More

  • Marshall U2300 Round 3

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    • hbeck
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Huh!!

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    • 10mio
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • Solid Blitz Game (Dedicated to Tactics Trainer?)

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    • buttski
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • "Wo Hai Zara Khafa Khafa"

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  • Tennison gambit 2. When bishop & queen support pawn 2

    https://www.chess.com/live/game/1665324157 | Read More

  • Tactics #1

    This one will have a second problem from the first tactics on the Tactics#2 This Tactic will continue on Tactics#1 Goodbye Friends Tactics#2 is coming soon | Read More

  • مگه میشه مگه داریم

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  • Players moving too fast in "turn based games"

    I just started playing my first "turn based game". I am playing with a 3 day time control. What baffles me is how swiftly my opponent is playing. Quite frankly, I am playing almost as fast because I, in my opinion, am taking full advantage of his ... | Read More

    • tubebender
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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  • tactics

    To improve in chess a good strategy and tactic is vital.Some of the tactics include: Forking  unsound sacrifice  pawn promotion  calculation  simplification  defend endgame  skewer smoothened mate  double mate  sacrifice decoy ... | Read More

    • sailorwind
    • | Jul 24, 2016
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