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  • Openings for the Practical Player

    Some openings require a lot of memorisation, others less so. I spent several sleepless nights to try to figure out the problems of modern opening theory and how to construct a repertoire that doesn't require a lot of study or memorisation. You c... | Read More

  • LIVE "GM Blitz Battle Championship: Harikrishna - Nakamura" — ShahMatKanal

      Битва гроссмейстеров: Пентала Харикришна (Индия) и Хикару Накамура (США). Сегменты с контролями: 90 минут 5+2, 60 минут 3+2, 30 минут 1+1. Пря... | Read More

  • please save animals

    animals cant speak but u can hear their cries if u ever cared to listen... | Read More

  • Hikaru vs Hari

    Match 5+2 https://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1565379571 https://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1565390531 https://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1565403705 https://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1565424839 https://www.chess.com/livechess... | Read More

    • XAJIK
    • | May 5, 2016
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  • Improve Your Chess - Tactics

      Hi all! In this series of blogs I am going to offer my advice on how to improve your chess! Today I'd like to focus on the tactical part of chess.  "Chess is 99 percent tactics". - Teichmann The above quote is of course debatable a... | Read More

  • The Stonewall Attack, Part 3

    Following my best Stonewall Attack game, my next game as white just happened to be against the best player in the league, Bill Phipps, rated 1806 at the time, on February 25, 1981.  This game followed a win I had against the second best player in... | Read More

    • Gaedel1
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • Longer Time controls

    Henceforth, in an effort to replicate conditions closer to Tournament play, I shall be playing games with long time controls on chess.com =)  My first 2 games with 15mins +10s incre time control was interesting. Won 1 and lost 1. The game I lost... | Read More

  • عید مبعث مبارک

    این چراغی است که تا شام ابد جلوه گر است این یتیمی است که بر عالم خلقت پدر است این نجات همه در دامن موج خطر است  این رسولی است که از کلّ رُس... | Read More

    • Mahshar-m
    • | May 4, 2016
    • | 135 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Today's Puzzle.

    I can't post on the "Clever escape or not" puzzle because there is no link to write on. | Read More

  • Watch out because end games are tricky

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  • Find the Continuation Played

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    • fischer3
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • Puzzle #9

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  • The Cry Of God's Children

    by HJS As the Mazurek family was having devotions, the six-year-old Bobby suddenly cried out, "Daddy! Daddy! Pray for the people in the boat!" Immediately, the father thought, What people? What boat? Who are we talking about? Nevertheless the f... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • 2016 GP Report #2

    There were no big changes from the previous report to this one as the biggest event in the month of March was the Spring Open in Seattle, which was medium. Also, Your's Truly happily got to experience the pleasure of being in the top 12 of his sta... | Read More

    • anjiang
    • | May 4, 2016
    • | 139 views
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  • Very Cool group! Just joined it!

    Well, i just joined a really cool group and the owner is an awesome person! his name is CaitanoDemelo. the group site is here https://www.chess.com/groups/home/the-ultimate-chess-players-association-cdc I can't deny you might not like the group,... | Read More

    • Riptidejr
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • Annotated Game #2

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  • Lmao !

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoOWSXCKu_s | Read More

    • One_Spirit
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • Warning: Patrolador is a bad loser

    Got this from him, when he was about to loose in a 3-2 game. NEW GAME (1565676430) - SirRetep vs.Patrolador (3 2 rated) (win: 8, draw: 0, loss: -8) Patrolador: pig idiot Patrolador: loser Patrolador: mf Patrolador: go eat s hgit Patrolad... | Read More

    • SirRetep
    • | May 4, 2016
    • | 100 views
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  • Back Over 1800 Bullet... After a 5 game winning streak......And a lot of luck

    Hello everyone I am back over 1800 bullet on chess.com after a decent run of unbeaten games. In my last game of my session he had a rook and a queen and about 5 pawns and I had a king and 2 pawns, but I pre moved so fast he lossed on time. He shou... | Read More

    • BeltoGM
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • Non.Titled.Tuesday

    I have been thinking for a while and I have decided to do a live chess tournament, called Non-Titled-Tuesday, which means non titled players have a chance to come 1st,2nd and 3rd in a tournament. It is a 11 round blitz tournament, a 3/2 time contr... | Read More

    • BeltoGM
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • trap the queen! (6)

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    • tliju
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • Fishy Game - 5 queen sacrifices, ends in draw

    A fishy ending between in a tournament today. Included 6 queens, 5 queen sacrifices, 1 rook sacrifice, ended in a draw. https://www.chess.com/live#g=1565471977 | Read More

    • Oneacross
    • | May 4, 2016
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  • The Secrets Behind the Sicilian Defense

    After the positive feedback of last week’s YouTube webinar, I agreed to do another webinar for you guys, this time on understanding the Sicilian Defense. According to Vishy Anand, the Sicilian Defense is one of the two openings, serious chess ... | Read More

  • New blog on cheating

    I am an author, so why not start a new blog. I just finished a one minute bullet game where my time went from 30 seconds to 5 seconds. Also a friend observed a 3 minute game that I was playing thet other day and I was destroying my opponent.My f... | Read More

  • Are 1 min games really "too fast"?

    Are 1 min games really "too fast"? Nope. I don't think so. I've played 30 sec|game, 15 sec|game and even 10 sec|game time controls. These are what I name really too fast.  | Read More