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  • Exploiting Structural Weaknesses - Isolated Double Pawns

              Hello Chess Fans, Structural Weaknesses on the chess board refer to a Weak Pawn Structure.  They come in many forms, isolated pawns, pawn islands, backward pawns and double/triple pawns.  The focus of today's article wil... | Leggi tutto

    • Samantha212
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 170 visualizzazioni
    • | 1 commento
  • Significant Olympiad milestones in China's path towards becoming World Chess conquerors!

    The great Chinese juggenault has never been more apparent than in recent months. After their national team had won the Tromso 2014 Olympiad event, Chinese players have gone on to seize the top prizes in significant events around the world. Lu Shan... | Leggi tutto

    • CM juniortay
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 569 visualizzazioni
    • | 5 commenti
  • Mate in 2 (really hard)

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  • ~~ (T)HugLife ~~

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  • How is it going?

    Have a wonderful day!   | Leggi tutto

  • Guaranteed Way to Become a Grandmaster in Six Weeks

    Do you want to become a Grandmaster in six weeks? Okay, maybe that is too tall an order... maybe six months? Wait, maybe six years? How many hours do I need to study? What is the best method? Do I have to memorize openings? Study endgame... | Leggi tutto

    • PaulEChess
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 1439 visualizzazioni
    • | 22 commenti
  • Memes

    post tons of Memes ! | Leggi tutto

    • johnny_BACON
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 200 visualizzazioni
    • | 26 commenti
  • The ROOK!!!! 02

    !!!FOR ALL PEOPLE WHO THINK THE ROOK IS THE BEST PIECE ON THE BOARD!!! I decided to take more pictures of the rook (in color and in b&w) except the pictures had a blank background. Let me know what you think and enjoy, thanks. Chase. | Leggi tutto

    • ChaseXLT5341
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 82 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • Juegos brillantes de maestros.

    Algunos juegos interesantes de maestros. | Leggi tutto

    • JVasquezLuis
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 89 visualizzazioni
    • | 1 commento
  • Adolf Anderssen's Belief Regarding Sacrifices

      One of the themes of Adolf Anderssen's game that I have followed for quite some time is speedy and quick development.  Adolf Anderssen believed that as long as this goal was acheived, potential for extremely potent attacks exist.  I recently ... | Leggi tutto

    • goutes
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 103 visualizzazioni
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  • This is impossible :)

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    • hamdii
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 123 visualizzazioni
    • | 4 commenti
  • A draw against a Master

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    • Coinkidink
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 102 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • Puzzle, white to move

    Try to solve and comment it, next month we will explain the solution | Leggi tutto

  • A game against a master

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    • Coinkidink
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 99 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • Book Review: Sergey Kasparov's Swamp

    “A Cunning Chess Opening For Black” – Sergey Kasparov New in Chess   “Lure your opponent into the Philidor swamp!” promises the subheading on the book’s cover, accompanied by a ghastly green-and-brown photo of – literally – a s... | Leggi tutto

    • GM smurfo
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 1827 visualizzazioni
    • | 3 commenti
  • IM Yaacov Norowitz teaches harmony in chess (Part 1)

    Hey guys, this is IM Yaacov Norowitz. As many of you know, I have a unique approach to chess, which I use in my own games as well as to teach my students. I call it the Dacha Approach. It's based on building light and dark in harmony, With the p... | Leggi tutto

    • IM Yaacovn
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 312 visualizzazioni
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  • Dutch defense in action

    Here is a recent 3 min blitz game of mine in dutch defense. I annotated the game. If you have ideas for improvement or any question about misteries parts of the game, share it with me.   At move 17 it was way more better to play Rd8, white is... | Leggi tutto

    • TCSPlayer
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 86 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • Ken Block vs Ken Box!

    Ken Block.... ... and.... Ken Box! ...and here, together one against the other!   and btw you mclaren lovers (or losers ).... say what you will, but Italians build them better, and when matched with German Pilots, it's magic! Vettel wil... | Leggi tutto

  • My introduction to chess.

    I learned to play chess in the workplace. It seemed that at my station all I had to do was display a chess set and players would appear like magic! I was never very good at it, but I soon discovered that the comeraderie associated with the game wa... | Leggi tutto

    • Hippygator
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 106 visualizzazioni
    • | 1 commento
  • Chess Castle Summer Classic

    I played my first tournament this past weekend since my break about two months ago.  My games are definitely starting to be more positional but my familiarity with the minor pieces still leaves a lot to be desired. My first game was against one ... | Leggi tutto

    • Shi_Tou
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 83 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • Bxh2 Attack Theme B

    Theme B: Bxh2+, Ng4+ and Qh4 | Leggi tutto

    • neilparker62
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 81 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • Bxh2 Attack Theme A

    Theme A: Rook lift to f6-h6-g6. | Leggi tutto

    • neilparker62
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 76 visualizzazioni
    • | 1 commento
  • Seattle Seafair Open

    The Seattle Seafair Open is, of course, the largest SCC tournament each year. I entered the 2 day schedule with a ~1360 rating. (The USCF screwed up, taking 10 days to rate the ECO so it would not affect my rating this month!) In the first round I... | Leggi tutto

  • July 24, 2015 (KIA)

    This is the first lunch hour game I'd played in a week, I guess, and knowing I was playing in two simuls the next day, and would have White in both games, I decided to practice my favorite opening.  I won this one, but, as will be seen later, it... | Leggi tutto

    • rkd1
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 74 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • July 18, 2015 (KID)

    This game is from a simul with NM Kanthecarowin.  I was actually up 2 pawns, but I panicked on move 39 and made a couple of unsound sacrifices, thinking I needed to do something desperate, when in fact, I was much better and probably would have w... | Leggi tutto

    • rkd1
    • | 27/lug/2015
    • | 75 visualizzazioni
    • | 3 commenti