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  • Ali, Sharapova and Carlsen What do they have in common?

    What do Muhammad Ali, Sharapova and Carlsen have in common? Porsche! Your read right. These athlete stars featured a Porsche commercial. "Greatness comes from within.. you against you... until the greatness version of you..." The commercia... | Read More

  • The Nigerian Angle to the Baku Chess Olympiad

    Preparing for the Baku Chess Olympiad, the top five Nigerian chess players had to train on their own, as the country was unable to fund camping and special trainings. This evolved into the uncertainty of even participating at the Baku Chess Olympi... | Read More

    • thims
    • | Sep 23, 2016
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  • Focus mode

    The new focus mode is exactly the final piece to the puzzle. I love it!!!! | Read More

    • Iwillloose
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • Italian Game Trap 01 (OMG)

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • Probably My Weirdest Game Ever

    The mercurial Finn Overlie is never to be underestimated, as I learned again last Tuesday. He had gained almost 200 points in 3 summer events, nearly beating me and destroying two strong experts along the way. Objectively, this was not a great g... | Read More

  • My Chess Life

    I just wanted to share how my chess play evolved. Well, I started to play chess when I was at primary school (I think first or second grade). Two friends of mine were already going to the "chess circle" (that's how it was called in the former So... | Read More

    • aln276
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • Operation Auca

    by HJS In 1956 Roger Youderian, Jim Elliot, Pete Fleming, Ed McCully and pilot Nate Saint launched Operation Auca. The Aucas were one of the most difficult tribes to reach; they didn't like outsiders and killed most of them on sight. Having made ... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • calculation

     post your best line for this position  i give your score calculation   diag 1   diag 2   | Read More

    • lbtr74aao
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • These magic owls..!

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    • Podaryonka
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • Social Media Support

    Hello Chess Lovers, please support me in Social Networks like Facebook, Linkedin, Tweeter: http://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6184730723602272256https://www.facebook.com/eugene.chilchigashev/posts/1265565380143843https://twitter.com/zheka2005/sta... | Read More

    • zheka2005
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • Chess Puzzle # 3

    Hello guys and girls,Today I will be featuring my third puzzle of the day with my fantastic viewer base! (Thank you all!)Just know, if anybody ever has any questions for me feel free to post them in the comments section or private message me if yo... | Read More

  • Imagine CHESS

    Imagine there's no heaven (white to move) It's easy if you try (black to move  helpmate in 3)No hell below us (white to move)Above us only sky (white to move)Imagine all the people (white to move)Living for today... Aha-ah... (white to move) Im... | Read More

  • September 21 2016: Semi-Slav Meran variation

    Lessons: i) In the Semi-Slav: When White pushes the center pawns, Black must push the c- or b-pawn. ii) Sometimes, being materialistic is fine! iii) Bishops on adjacent diagonals can easily lead to gain of material.   | Read More

  • "Girona" (Traveller)

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  • Paralaysis by Analysis

    I got flagged (for only the 2nd time ever in 1200+ games!) in my round 2 game of the Leigh Hunt Memorial. I could easily blame it on the fact that were using an analog clock and I thought I still had 3 minutes left, while thinking my opponent only... | Read More

  • Phiona Mutesi Chess Game (Queen of Katwe)

    On September 30th, 2016 the Disney movie "Queen of Katwe" will be released. It's based on a true story, one depicting the life of Phiona Mutesi, who today is a Chess Champion in Uganda. In this video I share a recent game she played at the 2016 Wo... | Read More

  • CROATIA BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY

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    • bambico
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • He dosent like passive play...

    In this game, White played a very odd (And passive!) line against what was going to be a King's Indian Defense. I easily achieved an equal position and after 10.e4 I was simply better. This seems to be quite a common thing, players playing solid ... | Read More

    • SnowRealms
    • | Sep 22, 2016
    • | 138 views
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  • sdco-chess-20160921

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    • zlotnik
    • | Sep 22, 2016
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  • An Epic struggle in the London System

    What a game! Both sides were down to <10seconds and it was thru increment that allowed us to keep on playing on albeit at a lower standard of play. Felt proud to win the following game   | Read More

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  • Training

    Take some time to figure out what's the best move for White   **Hint**Is it necessary to defend the pawn? If White plays our most natural move, what happens if Black takes the pawn? | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | Sep 21, 2016
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  • Club tournament

    Amazing what some people (and that would be me ) are willing to go through to play chess:  I'm without a car at the moment, and the club nights are to late for the last bus. So I brought my bike. Luckily I was able to secure a point!     Tim... | Read More

    • Birgis
    • | Sep 21, 2016
    • | 160 views
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  • RARing the Endgame: FIDE Invitational Round 8

    Generally RAR is related to attacking chess, not positional or endgames. However, sometimes RAR is also in the endgame. Because I did have a strategy to achieve my only win in the tournament. The odd thing is that I never moved my f pawn (that is ... | Read More

  • Another case of bad fortune: FIDE Invitational Rounds 6-7

    Saturday, sometime in August. It was so long ago that the author can't remember. But thats fine. Here Joseph Truelson tells you a part of his journey of losing 55 rating points. After reading this we hope that you gain the knowledge to be able to ... | Read More