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  • Mate in 4.

    White to play and mate in 4. (Computer analysis from a blitz game in which I did not solve the problem and lost on time!)   | Read More

  • Epic

    The machine looks through my games and tells me the good and bad moves. Epic | Read More


    I for one would like to say i love However i don't think you should pay for extra lessons.Mebership fines are way too high.  | Read More

  • Chess Openings - Dutch Defence, Hopton Attack III

    Hi everyone :) I made a new video series about openings, for my youtube channel, this time I focused my attention about the Dutch Defence- Hopton Attack, it's a nice way to play against the Dutch In this series I will share my knowledge about ... | Read More

  • Chessbazaar's 1849 vs 1851 Chess Set Comparison Infographic

    Source: chessbazaar | Read More

  • AB de Villiers

    AB de Villiers       South Africa Full name Abraham Benjamin de Villiers Born February 17, 1984, Pretoria Current age 32 years 94 days Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Delhi Daredevils,Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalo... | Read More

    • sachin951
    • | May 20, 2016
  • Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli       India Full name Virat Kohli Born November 5, 1988, Delhi Current age 27 years 198 days Major teams India, Delhi, India Red, India Under-19s,Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing role Middle-order batsman Ba... | Read More

    • sachin951
    • | May 20, 2016
  • Queens Gambit Accepted

    Queen’s Gambit Accepted Open Variations All third moves except 3 Nf3 (D20) 1 d4 d5 2 c4 dxc4 The normal move for white is 3 Nf3, preventing ...e7-e5. Against other moves - moves that don’t prevent ...e5, we will play it immediately.... | Read More

    • sachin951
    • | May 20, 2016
  • "If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster"

    After 30 moves of suffering through a worse middlegame, I finally received my first sliver of counterplay by playing 49. Qg5. Here White is threatening Qd8+ followed by Qh4+ with perpetual check. In my mind I was thinking that any... | Read More

  • The Smith Morra Gambit

      In chess, the Smith–Morra Gambit (or simply Morra Gambit) is an opening gambit against the Sicilian Defence distinguished by the moves: 1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 White sacrifices a pawn to develop quickly and create attacking chances. In ex... | Read More

    • j1ng1ez
    • | May 20, 2016
  • Guess Anand's Move

    All these positions are taken from Anand's self written, Vishy Anand: My Best Games of Chess. I really recommend going over great players games, especially when they write about their own games AND they have lots of prose explaining their thinking... | Read More

  • Learning chess with Hutch

    It's been awhile, over 2 years now, that I played a game of chess against Hutch. This is the first time I recorded while we played 1 game. Hutch has been "creating videos and putting them on the internet" (his tagline) for nearly 10 years now, and... | Read More

  • 2016 GP Report #3

    Just like last month, no significant changes at all due to the fact that there was only 1 multiplier event over the month of April(Harmon in Seattle). One of the only changes was that someone moved up a class over the month, shoutout to Aidan Lawl... | Read More

    • anjiang
    • | May 20, 2016
  • Finish

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  • Who is your favorite GM?

    Who is your favorite GM? Mines is Magnus Carlsen. Post here if you want to share your favorite GM | Read More

  • Thriller! Enjoy!

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  • KIMPLODES--Material! (Part 4 of 10)

    M = Material (or Materiel, if you prefer...potato/potatoe, tomato/tomtatoe, it's all lost in the dustbin of meaningless nuance, along with memories of Dan Quayle, George H. W. Bush's Vice President). Material is all about counting points, and then... | Read More

  • Some early sacrifices in the London System

    The seemingly boring London System can have its moments with venom and sacrifices. Here's a few examples. A winning early sacrifice : An early sacrifice which gave good chances for an advantage : And to finish, a not so early sac fest : | Read More

    • achja
    • | May 20, 2016
  • 2 knight, caro can defense | Read More

  • Tactics galore

    In one of my recent blitz games I came across this tactic after the game when I checked the computer...Can you figure it out? In the game I was playing white, and played the best defence, but lost on time because it was so hard to defend.   ... | Read More

  • Cool puzzle

    So many free pieces! It took me 90ish minutes to make this puzzle and 100% is made by me, of course this position would never happen in a real game. Here are two hints, if you see a good move look for a better, and use the board, not just a corne... | Read More

    • Steikt
    • | May 20, 2016
  • Mate in 4 Puzzle, Theme: Quiet Move

    This is a mate in 4 puzzle, the theme is 'quiet move'. A quiet move is a move which isn't check and doesn't capture a piece. Did you solve this puzzle? And did you like it? Let it know in the comments if you want. | Read More

  • Classic Nf6+ sac

    Black dares and White calls the bluff! But thereafter misses so many forced checkmates - too late at night or something. | Read More

  • Quest for 2000 part 3 I will be working on doing some tactics puzzles when not playing, but I don't want to record a bunch of me cursing and having issues with super short time limits in them. So I'll on... | Read More

  • Inter-Friends Tournament on May 15th

    Hi Everyone! I had an awesome Inter-Friends Tournaments. This tournament was conducted double-round robin event. Time Control: 1 minute/0 increments. The following participants were, 1. CM Cool64chess 2.Thechess_lone_ranger 3.CzechYaLater 4.... | Read More