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  • Some of my games at ICC

    These are some games I played at ICC earlier this year. | Read More

  • Complex Puzzles Part Three : 18 move puzzle

     Here is Part Three of complex puzzles                                                                                                                                     ... | Read More

    • gluestix
    • | Apr 25, 2016
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  • A few higher quality pictures...

    I have not posted any of my higher quality pictures on my blog yet but I figured that everyone woulsd like to see some cool pictures. I hope that you like the pictures! | Read More

    • ColeZX4000
    • | Apr 25, 2016
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  • MARCH 24

    "Glitter Chess"- this is my tendency to make moves based on Easily refuted/stopped tactics.  Too often this occurs because we are Groping for moves without fully understanding the position. Meaning (in chess) is about the power of the peices- an... | Read More

  • BTB#1: Me and others at the 2016 WSECC

    This is one of my big tournament blogs, the one focusing on state 2016. Special thanks goes to Joseph Truelson, who kindly stopped by from Mercer Island to Tacoma(1 hour just to visit) to help contestants with game analysis. 5 years have passed si... | Read More

    • anjiang
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 140 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Jehovah Rapha (God Our Healer)

    by HJS After crossing the Red Sea, the people were without fresh water for three days and then they came to a spring. "Wonderful!" the people thought, but their elation soon turned to sorrow. They discovered the water wasn't fit to drink so they ... | Read More

    • JD-ex
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 136 views
    • | 3 comments
  • "Multilation"

    Multilation is gradually calculating a position until you win. You could calculate 7 moves, get into your calculated position, and redo that.  So it's like calculating beyond your max calculation.    | Read More

    • Holmium67
    • | Apr 25, 2016
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  • Complex Puzzles Part Two

    Today here is the second batch of hard puzzles today's puzzles are alot harder than the first batch                                                                                            ... | Read More

    • gluestix
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 614 views
    • | 5 comments
  • Finally a dragon!

    I have a confession: I have a thing for dragons. And finally I got one. No, it is not a Norwegian ridgeback, but maybe I'll call it Norbert anyway. This is the final game of a club tournament that has been going on during the past few months. ... | Read More

    • Nietsoj
    • | Apr 25, 2016
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  • leifel 1513 - Buchsevann 1647, 2016.04.06

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    • leifel
    • | Apr 25, 2016
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  • The Giri - Harikrishna prediction of moves 37-39

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  • GM Rossetto-Escuela de Ajedrez -

    Falta muy poco para comenzar el Curso 2016 este grupo presentara todo en idioma Español , trabajaremos con todos los niveles del juego ciencia y aprenderemos todas las fases del juego , se jugara un torneo interno tematico con el tema del mes y s... | Read More

  • Pump up your rating - following 1

    I've been reading in "Pump up your rating" by IM Axel Smith, and even though some of it is hard to grasp for me right now, I do enjoy reading all of it. In the chapter about "pawn levers" Axel Smith gives various examples how Axel and Nils Grande... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 194 views
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  • Original videos

    My latest video:   The BCM Game of the Month 2016   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suTaBr9zhKo&feature=youtu.be | Read More

  • Belton Analysis #1 Take Chances When You Get Them

    Hello everyone and welcome to my first of  a series analysis blogs. Recently I competed in the Ulster Rapid Play, It was in a lovely sport convention in Belfast. I literally arrived the minute the first round started, on  the way we got lost a... | Read More

    • BeltoGM
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 145 views
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  • A successful two weeks

    On Saturday 9th April I headed back to Munich. Unfortunately I wasn't able to play much for Munich 1836 this year but at least could drop in en-route to Dubai for the last round. We were in second place, ahead of the other Munich team (Tarrasch) b... | Read More

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    • Tactisch
    • | Apr 25, 2016
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  • Pintor, D (Clifton) 0-1 Fielding, M (Patchway), Bristol League – 2nd Division, 2016.04.21

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    • ophintor
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 127 views
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  • Funniest boxing entrance !

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

    • One_Spirit
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 147 views
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  • Every pawn move creates weaknesses :)

    Pushing pawns and attacking pieces is something that beginning chess players like to do. Later on we learn that pushing pawns too far and too often can have a boomerang effect. For example, see this well know Caro-Kann position : White has a sp... | Read More

    • achja
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 198 views
    • | 4 comments
  • Running in a Circle

    Recently, I have seen a rather unusual pattern. I call it "Running in a Circle". Take a look at the following selfmate (White forces Black to mate him): Even one of the strongest grandmasters could have made use of it: I quite like this maneuv... | Read More

    • kurze15
    • | Apr 25, 2016
    • | 178 views
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  • Philidor Position

      cited from http://www.chess-insights.com/queen-vs-rook.html   | Read More

    • ichimame
    • | Apr 24, 2016
    • | 200 views
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  • عابد بی حیا

    روزی روزگاری، مرد عابد خداپرستی بود که در عبادتکده ای در دل کوه راز و نیاز خدا می کرد. آنقدر مقام و منزلتش پیش خدا زیاد شده بود که خدا هر ش... | Read More

  • Tim's Tournament Book Blog VII: London 1922

    London 1922By Geza MaroczyForeward by Andy SoltisRussell Enterprises, Inc 2010128 pagesThe London 1922 chess tournament holds an interesting place in history.  It was one of the first big tournaments after the catastrophic nightmare that was the ... | Read More

    • SLBM1959
    • | Apr 24, 2016
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  • Checkmate Patterns 20

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | Apr 24, 2016
    • | 155 views
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