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  • Update Coming Soon

    Hello everyone. Sorry for the delayed post. I have just moved to Columbus and have been pretty busy. I am working on an extensive post that will go up tomorrow. Please post any games/questions you may have and I may include it in my blog! All t... | Lees verder

  • Making a full point out of a rather lost position

    This is a last roung game I played against a very talented Greek youngster. (yesterday!). White came out of the opening (a Modern Benoni) with a clear positional advantange. However, after my bitter experience a couple of rounds earlier (where I... | Lees verder

  • I hate idiots!

    It was very hard to say what I hate in this life until this very moment. Just found that one "expert" from Italy wrote on my chess coach profile page 3 weeks ago: "I think this profile is no real. I asked him to start a training program, and afte... | Lees verder

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  • SW OPEN ROUND 2

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  • {VIDEOS} Smashing The Sidelines; The Pirc

    If you're like me, then you have trouble against the various rare and unusual lines your wily opponents can throw against your 1 e4. Eventually, after racking up a pitiful score over the years against the Pirc, Modern, Scandinavian,etc. I decided ... | Lees meer

  • SW OPEN ROUND 1

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  • Chess Musings

    How I feel when I log on to chess.com. :) | Lees meer

  • Making a full point out of a rather lost position

    This is a last roung game I played against a very talented Greek youngster. (yesterday!). White came out of the opening (a Modern Benoni) with a clear positional advantange. However, after my bitter experience a couple of rounds earlier (where I... | Lees meer

    • IM pfren
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 33 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • Colorado Open U1400 game 1

    Hello Friends.  Here is my game from round 1 of the Colorado Open. I luckily had a rather easy opponent and managed to checkmate him in 15 moves. | Lees meer

    • Renny54
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 24 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • USCL Week 1 recap

    The Knockouts got off to a rough start last week, dropping our first match to the Manhattan Applesauce. The match was crazy and the final result was in doubt until the final waning seconds, but eventually IM Mandizha would score the only full poin... | Lees meer

    • NJKnockouts
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 82 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • Aindreas HEAPHY blindfold RECord !!

    Aindreas HEAPHY new blindfold CHESS RECord = 20 moves !! | Lees meer

  • Evan BYRNE drawing vs Trainer!!

    Most meretricious draw of Evan BYRNE vs myself in 1st. round of personal match to the best of 3 GAMes!! Manuel GARDENES (blindfold) vs Evan BYRNE - 2 Sep. 2014 1st. match (best of 3)   1.e4 g6 Long diagonal Ctrl. 2.Bc4 d6 Setting P chain so as ... | Lees meer

  • BIG Updates for NextLevelChessCoaching.com!

    Hello everyone! As some of you may know, I run the website NextLevelChessCoaching.com which I have mainly used up to now to advertise my 1-on-1 chess coaching lessons. I have some of the most affordable prices for online chess coaching and I ... | Lees meer

  • Colorado Open U1400 game 5

    Going into the last round I was paired against the top ranked player in the U1400 section named Todd Burge.  I knew I absolutely needed a win to keep pace with the others to battle for 1st or 2nd place.  After a rough start going down an exchang... | Lees meer

    • Renny54
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 54 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • Techniques of Positional Play: Technique No. 6

    [Event "?"][Site "St. Petersburg"][Date "1914.??.??"][White "Lasker"][Black "Capablanca"][FEN "r1b1r1k1/1pp1n1pp/p1pb1p2/8/4PP2/1NN5/PPP3PP/R1B2RK1 w - - 0 12"][Result "*"] Framework for PGNs so I don't have to deal with chess.com's interface. Us... | Lees meer

    • TheAdvocate
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 46 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • Update Coming Soon

    Hello everyone. Sorry for the delayed post. I have just moved to Columbus and have been pretty busy. I am working on an extensive post that will go up tomorrow. Please post any games/questions you may have and I may include it in my blog! All t... | Lees meer

    • NM zkman
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 85 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • Colorado Open U1400 game 4

    Hello friends.  I am posting my 4th round game of the Colorado Open playing against the Pirc Defense.  I needed a win this round desperately after losing game 3.  | Lees meer

    • Renny54
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 64 keer bekeken
    • | 3 reacties
  • One look and a game

    In a National Geographic documentary states that the brain is malleable, and studies using a brain scan to the Susan Polgar shows that she uses the same area of the brain to recognize positions on a board, to remember people faces. If this is the ... | Lees meer

    • alpaso5
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 88 keer bekeken
    • | 4 reacties
  • Una mirada y un juego

    En un documental de National Geographic se afirma que el cerebro es moldeable, y que estudios realizados por medio de un escaneo cerebral a la ajedrecista Susan Polgar, demuestran que ella utiliza la misma zona del cerebro para reconocer posicione... | Lees meer

    • alpaso5
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 70 keer bekeken
    • | 1 reactie
  • Daily Puzzle - 9/2/14 - TT Puzzle #0000874 - White to Draw

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    • chessgm8
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 60 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • tactics trainer study, #16: nice attack

    originally found on tactics trainer full game: | Lees meer

    • biffrod
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 57 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • Solid Black Openings

    Hello chess friends! Today, I want to share with you two very interesting video lectures about two important topics: 1) How to play against 1.d4 and 2) What to do against the deviations (Tromporsky, etc.). My all-time favorite suggestion for inter... | Lees meer

    • IM TigerLilov
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 624 keer bekeken
    • | 1 reactie
  • Blitz vs Applesauce

    Next up... Applesauce... as in Manhattan.       All Time Series Record: (Boston leads 7 - 2) Starts at 7:40 PM EST, Weds., 9/03 Is it too early for a "Must win"... well, maybe... but, this is certainly a "Must not lose" match. Boston Blit... | Lees meer

    • BostonBlitz
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 130 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • 2014 Michigan Open (Reserve <1800)

    I shouldn't post in the comments instead of adding to the blog.  Please read from bottom to top below for the time being.  :( So I will start adding the Standard time control games here (rounds 5 - 7).   Round 5:  My first loss.  I hated... | Lees meer

    • Ormiston313
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 109 keer bekeken
    • | 10 reacties
  • Zu Zu pets/Hamsters

    Me and my friend Galileo22 were at my house we disided to watch the Zu Zu pets. Then we made them battle we they/ the Zu Zu pets do a last stand battle    PLEASE SUSCRIBE ON THIS BLOG | Lees meer

    • JackWoo
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 50 keer bekeken
    • | 2 reacties
  • I hate idiots!

    It was very hard to say what I hate in this life until this very moment. Just found that one "expert" from Italy wrote on my chess coach profile page 3 weeks ago: "I think this profile is no real. I asked him to start a training program, and afte... | Lees meer

  • (20140831) How overlooking the one single threat from the opponent proved fatal

    ...in my own game. Here is how: I can't explain it. :) Maybe this happened because it was my first tournament in 4 months and I had not really been used to the competitive athmosphere yet. While the opponent was deep in time-trouble (and still w... | Lees meer

  • selected games of Mikhail Tal, #6

    originally found at The Amazing Combinations of Mikhail Tal 1 by GM Dejan Bojkov Source for entire game: chessgames Attack with Mikhail Tal | Lees meer

    • biffrod
    • | 2 sep. 2014
    • | 63 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties