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  • Little tactical awareness test

    Let's see if you can find the strongest move in this position from a blitz game of mine. I'll give the position in a diagram first so you can ponder it without the temptation of just trying your first candidate move (as I often end up doing when p... | Lees meer

    • hotwax
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 172 keer bekeken
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  • Rejoining the fight - game 7

    This is a blog about a former NM who basically retired from serious chess for about 15 years to pursue family and career, trying to make a mini comeback without studying too much or working too hard. Each blog will see me annotate a game from my t... | Lees meer

  • Mind-boggling Magic

    Please feel free to express your opinions & thoughts regarding this video. Is this real magic or not? Thank you very much. Enjoy!     | Lees meer

    • Ruthless362
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 183 keer bekeken
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  • A Surprising Queen Sacrifice in the Classical Slav

    Yesterday, in a blitz game - here on chess.com - my opponent slightly surprised me with the move 6.Nh4 in the Classical Slav: I played 6...e6 what is perfectly okay. However, I did not like my result out of the opening and therefore took a look ... | Lees meer

    • kurze15
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 165 keer bekeken
    • | 1 reactie
  • The Lord's Prayer

    Matthew 6:9 In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, As we forgive o... | Lees meer

    • MugoNyam
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 174 keer bekeken
    • | 3 reacties
  • Blindly following Morphy

    A common chestnut from Morphy's detractors is that his opponents played so poorly that he couldn't help but crush them, which misses the point that it was Morphy's ahead-of-his-time positional manner that fomented the opportunities, a straightforw... | Lees meer

  • La partida damiano, la peor apertura.

    Muchos jugadores ya he visto que defienden el peón e5 con F6???.  Ésta apertura es por lejor la peor forma de defender el peón del rey, no desarrolla ninguna pieza (tampoco ayuda para luego), se debilita la diagonal débil (h5-e8) y se obstruy... | Lees meer

    • nyko1978
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 134 keer bekeken
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  • Puzzle: desvío, doble jaque y mate

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    • nyko1978
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 138 keer bekeken
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  • Classifying chess openings

    The most important scheme of classifying chess openings for serious players is by ECO code, a series of 500 opening codes assigned by the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings.   A simple descriptive categorization of the chess openings is KING'S PAW... | Lees meer

  • New Cheating in Chess: The Danov Case

    Today’s blog post I have devoted to a sensitive topic, particularly in chess, one that has been discussed and decided upon for the last few years. The matter to be discussed today is namely chess cheating. After a spike of tournament cheating ca... | Lees meer

    • IM TigerLilov
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 4994 keer bekeken
    • | 25 reacties
  • 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 ... | Lees meer

  • 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 ... | Lees meer

    • Hippygator
    • | 24 apr. 2016
    • | 154 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • 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... | Lees meer

  • 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. | Lees meer

  • Checkmate Patterns 14

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | 23 apr. 2016
    • | 155 keer bekeken
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  • Checkmate Patterns 13

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | 23 apr. 2016
    • | 158 keer bekeken
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  • Checkmate Patterns 12

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | 23 apr. 2016
    • | 158 keer bekeken
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  • Checkmate Patterns 11

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    • DAlbanesi
    • | 23 apr. 2016
    • | 149 keer bekeken
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  • Marshall Attack

    Marshall Attack/Marshall gambit in Ruy Lopez | Lees meer

  • 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 ... | Lees meer

    • JD-ex
    • | 23 apr. 2016
    • | 149 keer bekeken
    • | 2 reacties
  • My 1st short game on Chess.com

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    • DarkRaideni
    • | 23 apr. 2016
    • | 161 keer bekeken
    • | 0 reacties
  • 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... | Lees meer

  • 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/... | Lees meer

    • gluestix
    • | 23 apr. 2016
    • | 1117 keer bekeken
    • | 3 reacties
  • 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. :) | Lees meer