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  • Free Diamond Simul today at 12:00 pm EST, 5:00 pm London, 6:00 pm Budapest time

    Would you like to play against an International Master? I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach and I would like to invite you to play with me in simuls on the LIVE chess.com server with 30 15 time control. You can sign ... | Read More

  • Landing at Kahului

    Landing at Kahului On a beautiful summer afternoon we began our flight on a Boeing 767 to Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. My wife, who gets sick at the drop of a hat when aboard any type of conveyance, decided she would get anti-dizzyness patches from our ... | Read More

    • Hippygator
    • | Apr 24, 2016
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  • کسی هست که مسلمان باشد؟

    جوانی با چاقو وارد مسجد شد و گفت: «بین شما کسی هست که مسلمان باشد؟» همه با ترس و تعجب به هم نگاه کردند و سکوت در مسجد حکمفرما شد. بالاخره پ... | Read More

  • حیوانات خنده رو

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  • 420 Day Celebration

    Me setting PA up at the 420 Social Club. Cops came twice later that night.    Cops shut down the 420 Social Clubs Celebration. We got red tagged and a citation, the way any good party should end. | Read More

  • Checkmate Patterns 14

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Checkmate Patterns 13

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Checkmate Patterns 12

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Checkmate Patterns 11

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Marshall Attack

    Marshall Attack/Marshall gambit in Ruy Lopez | Read More

  • Praise

    by HJS The New Testament suggests that thanksgiving and praise are matters of your will, not your emotions. When trouble leads to discouragement and discouragement to depression, the last thing that you might feel like doing is to lift your face ... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • My 1st short game on Chess.com

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  • This almost, pulls me out of my chair

    Hello:3! So, I was playing blitz on chess.com, but are more usual see me playing bullet. I was playing blitz because i want to get better in chess so bullet isn't are the way, I had a concetration which helped me to don't lose mi mind seeing in... | Read More

  • U.S. Chess Championships Round 9

    Currently in the U.S. The US Chess Championships is being held in Saint Louis ,Missouri,  After Round 9 we have a clear leader for both the womens section and the open section in the womens section : we have WGM Tatev Abrahamyan leading with 7/... | Read More

    • gluestix
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Austin Kids #68

    Here are my games from Austin Kids #68. Enjoy!       After the tournament, my rating is now 1412 USCF. Feel free to analyze my games. :) | Read More

  • Chess Analytics: The Long and the Short of It

    It has been 6 years since I posted to this blog, and I thought my return should introduce something completely new and fascinating – Chess Analytics.  By that I mean the application of modern Data Science analysis to chess game data, and for th... | Read More

    • kurtgodden
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • 2016 CMU Tournament

    This weekend CMU held a small G/75 tournament, but with only two main organizers (neither of whom were me) and no exposure to the rest of Pittsburgh. With more planning and promotion, we are hoping to have one or two great events next year. The C... | Read More

  • Don't Fall For These opening traps/blunders !

    Hello everyone today I will be showing some very short games which happened cause of a lack of opening knowledge. In the first game we will have a look between Corneliussen - Jensen 1991   In the second game we will be having a look at the ga... | Read More

    • gluestix
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Game Analysis #23 - Najdorf 6.Bg5

    Time Control: 15|10 | Read More

    • Patzer8000
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Tuesdays with Kelvin

    This goes out to kco, since he seemed interested in hearing about any chess tips I might have stored up somewhere.  I posted them on a thread in the forums, but have now consolidated them onto this-here blog thingie: 1.  Remember this sort of p... | Read More

  • Win at Space Coast Chess Festival

    I'm playing in the space coast chess festival in Cocoa Beach, Florida through tomorrow.  My first game was a 12 move disaster; I won't bore you with it.  My second game was more interesting. | Read More

    • chessmunz2
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • You're Almost There - A Discussion of Elo Hell

    So I've finally achieved a blitz rating of 2000 on this site, and as I looked back at my climb, sifting through my wins and losses, I'd come to realize that my opponents aren't even that good. In fact, they aren't good, and I'm stuck playing the... | Read More

  • Easter Ham

    Because of medicine Gator was taking last summer Gator had a serious leg cramp. Gator bent over and muscles tore  all up his leg to his back and exposed a nerve. He never experienced so much pain in his life!Gator explains to wife, "I still hurt!... | Read More

    • Hippygator
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Mrs. Gator

    Mrs. Gator is a lovely, petite, little woman with beautiful brown eyes. Most of the time she is sweet and loving but there are times when she turns surly and cops an attitude. This is the time when Gator might say to her, "It's a good thing I love... | Read More

    • Hippygator
    • | Apr 23, 2016
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  • Jhon holiday Henrywithington

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