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  • Maya Chiburdanidze proposes a new tournament system

    Part of an interview by Evgeny Surov, chess-news.ru, 13th June 2016 I met Maya Chiburdanidze in the Tbilisi Chess Palace, where  an experimental tournament is held, using a system she'd come up with. Maya Chiburdanidze: Let us start ... | Read More

    • Spektrowski
    • | Aug 17, 2016
    • | 1498 views
    • | 15 comments
  • Basic

    From friends messages! | Read More

    • Vas_PRO
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 118 views
    • | 2 comments
  • Welcome to Chess.com "Cheap Coward Cheater"

    Today was my second day at Chess.com and many members have been warm and welcoming. I appreciate that.  Sadly, when I played in a tournament today, one of the opponents that I beat let loose with a string of expletives and posted the message p... | Read More

  • The "ChessKingT" Story: Change the World

    Everyone's good at something. It's time to find out what it is that YOU ARE GREAT at... Many times, when reading something or seeing something amazing, we want to do whatever it is that the person we're reading about is doing. While in ... | Read More

    • ChessKingT
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 1216 views
    • | 7 comments
  • Challenging Chess Transition from High School To College

    Hi Everyone! My name is Yian Liou, International Master with a FIDE rating of 2414 and USCF rating of 2500. Currently a sophomore at UC Berkeley. Here I will write about my 12-year journey from chess newcomer to IM and my recent (and sporadic) ch... | Read More

    • IM yian123
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 217 views
    • | 2 comments
  • World Open 2016 Rd. 8

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    • mjgiordano
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 144 views
    • | 1 comment
  • chessistheboss’s Blog

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  • My Chess.com Freind's Crazy Game!

    This was my chess.com friend's game (alan400's game), it was absolutly CRAZY!!! (link: https://www.chess.com/live/game/1693075850): Isn't that VERY VERY VERY CRAZY?!?!   | Read More

    • MellisMax
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 131 views
    • | 0 comments
  • 5 Easy Steps To Building An Opening Repertoire

    So you are a pretty solid club player, rated in the high B or the low A range (about 1750-1850). You have followed the advice of many top coaches and have concentrated on the more important stages of the game, but now you are finding that you cann... | Read More

  • Opposition and Outflanking

    Recently I ditched Jesus de Villa's 100 Endgames You Must Know in favor of Mark Dvoretsky's Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual (DEM). After getting through 20 of de Villa's 100 endgames, I became disillusioned because of minor sloppiness and lack of th... | Read More

    • Chessmo
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 235 views
    • | 10 comments
  • live chess friend challange?

    Me and a friend wanted to play eachother in live chess but the only option we found was online. We had to go to antoher chess site. How is this not easier at chess.com?   Did we miss how to do it? | Read More

    • Iwillloose
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 132 views
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  • Every move Counts

    In the below game, we can understand the true value of each tempo. A position that had been deemed harmless and archived by geeks who analysed positions a few tens of years ago changes into a violent battle when Black loses a little bit of time. ... | Read More

  • Chess Postmortem #4: London System

    I looked back at some of my recent games to decide on an instructive post. I learned a lot from two of my draws and couldn't decide which to choose to blog about. I've decided to take a look at both these games in depth.First up, is a game as blac... | Read More

    • tnan123
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 139 views
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  • Top 7 Most Aggressive Chess Openings! (Not for you, defensive chess players whom win methodically!)

    Here I'll be showing you the Top 7 Most Aggressive Chess Openings. #7: The Danish Gambit #6: The Chochrane Gambit #5: Scotch Game #4: Kings Gambit You know this. I don't need to show you if your an aggressive chess player.   Most Ag... | Read More

    • MellisMax
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 170 views
    • | 0 comments
  • Upcoming Games

    Watch for upcoming Slow Chess League games on the live chess server this week:   Upcoming Games Schedule Tue 16th of Aug 2016 12:00 - 109 Chessfromsquareone (0.0,1633) v BlueAlps (0.0,1357)  Tue 16th of Aug 2016 15:00 - 802 drowsy80 (0.0,1539... | Read More

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 148 views
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  • Triangulation

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    • sailorwind
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 159 views
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  • Sarah Gee's come back tournament!

    Join Sarah Gee's come back tournament! Good luck everyone, enjoy the games! Sarah   TurniernameSpielerBedenkzeitFormatRatingbereichSarah Gee's come back tournament 12/96 3 Tage 6(2)->3 alle Ratings   | Read More

  • [Chess^Summit] Breaking My Own Opening the Short Way

    My thoughts on countering my primary response to e4, for today's Chess^Summit post! Below is a game from this weekend that I covered in the post; view the full post here. Chess^Summit seeks to provide free instructional material from the p... | Read More

  • Michael Vick and The Game of Chess

    Here's a video about Michael Vick as he talks about the game of chess and how it relates to him in his football career. Use the link below.    Michael Vick and the game of chess - ESPN | Read More

  • Welcome to a space wich gives you an opportunity to think and to reflect about chess playing!

    Good Morning!  It is 9:54 a.m. o' clock at here, Rolante, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.  This post will be the first, and after, we will have much more. The propose os this blog is to bring good reflections about the chess playing. No one needs t... | Read More

  • The Gates Of Delirium Tournament Invitation

    Consider yourselves invited to join this tournament, especially if you are a prog-head https://www.chess.com/tournament/the-gates-of-delirium | Read More

  • The Gates Of Delirium Tournament Invitation

    Consider yourselves invited to join this tournament, especially if you are a prog-head https://www.chess.com/tournament/the-gates-of-delirium | Read More

  • A new beginning

    I learned chess from my father when I was 6 years old. I am not a prodigy and chess materials are not very much accessible for me. At age 8, my father bought the book An Invitation to Chess. And I became absorb to reading it. Having difficulty re... | Read More

    • Alvin_Cruz
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 184 views
    • | 4 comments
  • really like my last move in the game

     i like to play chess with chess.com whenever i am getting bored. i like last move on rapid game of 10:10 minute with anu other guy or girl.   really nice to play chess with chess.com   click here to read more | Read More

    • neer90
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 113 views
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  • Has ChessBase abondoned their native protocol?

    The Fritz 15 engine is a UCI engine. Does this mean that ChessBase has abondoned their native protocol. If so, why then don't they make it open so that programmers can compare it's features with UCI and WB. | Read More

    • Jimulumulu
    • | Aug 16, 2016
    • | 127 views
    • | 0 comments