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  • Which Piece?

    Which piece looks the strongest? The most ferocious? The one always ready to attack? Post here to share your opinion. | Read More

  • The view from my extension

    Pretty blossom tree | Read More

  • My best 3min. game EVER

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  • Fried liver 1 | Read More

  • Crushing Queen Pawn Openings

    Hey guys! This week I had another awesome YouTube webinar, this time on how to crush all those solid, positional 1.d4 players! If you want to follow the lecture attentively, you should maximize the broadcast window by clicking at the lecture ti... | Read More

  • Opening Failure by Black

    This is a game I played a while ago. I used the offbeat 4.Qe2!? against my opponent's Berlin Defense. By about move 10, I was a piece up due to a simple fork. The rest of the game was pretty easy. | Read More

    • rbul_97
    • | May 21, 2016
  • Learners Permits and Chocolate Cake.

    I haven't posted in a while, so I decided to do one tonight. Something has happened that I want you to be aware of: I have my learner's permit now. If you are around the Dothan AL Metro area, beware because I am on the roads with you. I had to do ... | Read More

    • jparr1
    • | May 21, 2016
  • Checkmate (2 Bishops)

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  • Friends?

    Dear all members, I would now like every single one of you to friend me becuase I am SSundee's brother. 12 Hours left! Regards, Yiyang Yee | Read More

  • Lazy Man Chess

    I love chess. I love it. I practice tactics puzzles when I first wake up. I play it when I'm drunk. I play it when I'm stoned. I play chess when I'm sitting on the toilet. I have played thousands of games. Of the games that I have a list of, chess... | Read More

  • My Tactical Achilles Heel: Discovered Attack

    The first stage in fixing a problem is recognising you have a problem. If there is one tactical short coming I wish I could recognise faster, better and improve, it's the discovered attack performed on me. In a number of games now I've had example... | Read More

  • Supercharge my chess - day 8

    Today I continue to write about my daily experiences in the 21 days to Supercharge your chess course.  You can read about the past days: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7  My goals:  1. I want to study chess in an organ... | Read More

  • Notebook of My Mistakes

    Extract from "Trainer's Common Mistakes" by Adrian Mikhalchishin "Thus when a pupil analyzes his own games, he not only tries to understand the position properly, he tries to see new possibilities which he did not consider during the game and era... | Read More

  • Fairness Study~ hilarious

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  • Champion (3/0 Blitz )

    Yes | Read More

  • I'll get by with a little help from my opponent

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  • Music! - "Hide Away"

    Love this girl!   "Hide Away" by Daya   Enjoy! ~Precious~   | Read More

    • Precious2c
    • | May 21, 2016
  • The hardest thing is figuring out your opponent's threats

    I posted here about a problem that appears so simple but actually has much going on beneath the surface.Below is the solution - were you able to calculate all of White's options? Even if things "just worked out," it's important to have calculat... | Read More

    • NM linlaoda
    • | May 21, 2016
  • Psychology behind blunders

    When I first started paying chess, I started from 5min blitz games; these fast games are, obviously, games where players commit blunders pretty frequently. I was one of those players, but the more I started to recognize a pattern behind my blund... | Read More

  • Music! - "Please Don't Go"

    What a great new artist!  Love this guy! Beautiful blue eyes   "Please Don't Go" by Joel Adams   Enjoy!!   ~Precious~ | Read More

    • Precious2c
    • | May 21, 2016
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  • Simul on Sunday at 3:00 pm New York, 8:00 pm London 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 a simul on the LIVE server with 30 15 time control. You can sign u... | Read More

  • Jeremy Silman Bishop VS Knight

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  • نیمه شعبان

    تو میای و همه دردامون دوا میشه وتو میای و دلا خونه ی خدا میشه وتو میای و همه دنیا با صفا میشه وتو میای و دلم وا میشه قصه ی ما اینجوری تموم... | Read More

  • Smothered Mate at Grandmaster Level

    Can you spot how GM Alexander Grischuk checkmated GM Ruslan Ponomariov in 2000? It was a smothered mate. White to move, checkmate in 2: Did you like this puzzle? And did you solve it? Let it know in the comments if you want.   | Read More

  • Anyone able to check for a cheat?

    I might be wrong but was this member using?  reason I ask is he plays and defeats really high rated players but loses a lot to low rated members? does not seem right? If not then he is a great ... | Read More

    • rcowell3
    • | May 21, 2016