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  • Learning Openings

    I review a site called chessable.com that concentrates on studying openings by repetition. Or, as I said it (well, not really :)), repetitio est mater studiorum. Plus my system how I finished University without studying! :) http://www.alexcolov... | Per saperne di più

  • Game of the Week: Blunderfest

    Often, it can be very easy to focus on the games where we played exceptionally well, but the truth is that not all games are so pretty. In order to truly get a good picture of your own skill, it is important to analyze all your games--even the one... | Per saperne di più

  • Imagine CHESS

    Imagine there's no heaven (white to move) It's easy if you try (black to move  helpmate in 3)No hell below us (white to move)Above us only sky (white to move)Imagine all the people (white to move)Living for today... Aha-ah... (white to move) Im... | Per saperne di più

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  • Operation Auca

    by HJS In 1956 Roger Youderian, Jim Elliot, Pete Fleming, Ed McCully and pilot Nate Saint launched Operation Auca. The Aucas were one of the most difficult tribes to reach; they didn't like outsiders and killed most of them on sight. Having made ... | Leggi tutto

    • JD-ex
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 56 visualizzazioni
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  • calculation

     post your best line for this position  i give your score calculation   diag 1   diag 2   | Leggi tutto

    • lbtr74aao
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 89 visualizzazioni
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  • These magic owls..!

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    • Podaryonka
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 66 visualizzazioni
    • | 0 commenti
  • Social Media Support

    Hello Chess Lovers, please support me in Social Networks like Facebook, Linkedin, Tweeter: http://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6184730723602272256https://www.facebook.com/eugene.chilchigashev/posts/1265565380143843https://twitter.com/zheka2005/sta... | Leggi tutto

    • zheka2005
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 69 visualizzazioni
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  • Chess Puzzle # 3

    Hello guys and girls,Today I will be featuring my third puzzle of the day with my fantastic viewer base! (Thank you all!)Just know, if anybody ever has any questions for me feel free to post them in the comments section or private message me if yo... | Leggi tutto

  • Imagine CHESS

    Imagine there's no heaven (white to move) It's easy if you try (black to move  helpmate in 3)No hell below us (white to move)Above us only sky (white to move)Imagine all the people (white to move)Living for today... Aha-ah... (white to move) Im... | Leggi tutto

    • WGM crisfoisor
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 723 visualizzazioni
    • | 9 commenti
  • September 21 2016: Semi-Slav Meran variation

    Lessons: i) In the Semi-Slav: When White pushes the center pawns, Black must push the c- or b-pawn. ii) Sometimes, being materialistic is fine! iii) Bishops on adjacent diagonals can easily lead to gain of material.   | Leggi tutto

    • Sluppermand
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 68 visualizzazioni
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  • "Girona" (Traveller)

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  • Paralaysis by Analysis

    I got flagged (for only the 2nd time ever in 1200+ games!) in my round 2 game of the Leigh Hunt Memorial. I could easily blame it on the fact that were using an analog clock and I thought I still had 3 minutes left, while thinking my opponent only... | Leggi tutto

    • NM CraiggoryC
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 1071 visualizzazioni
    • | 11 commenti
  • Phiona Mutesi Chess Game (Queen of Katwe)

    On September 30th, 2016 the Disney movie "Queen of Katwe" will be released. It's based on a true story, one depicting the life of Phiona Mutesi, who today is a Chess Champion in Uganda. In this video I share a recent game she played at the 2016 Wo... | Leggi tutto

  • CROATIA BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY

      http://meet-cro.blogspot.hr/                 | Leggi tutto

    • bambico
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 43 visualizzazioni
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  • He dosent like passive play...

    In this game, White played a very odd (And passive!) line against what was going to be a King's Indian Defense. I easily achieved an equal position and after 10.e4 I was simply better. This seems to be quite a common thing, players playing solid ... | Leggi tutto

    • SnowRealms
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 103 visualizzazioni
    • | 5 commenti
  • sdco-chess-20160921

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    • zlotnik
    • | 22 set 2016
    • | 85 visualizzazioni
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  • An Epic struggle in the London System

    What a game! Both sides were down to <10seconds and it was thru increment that allowed us to keep on playing on albeit at a lower standard of play. Felt proud to win the following game   | Leggi tutto

    • dr_chessdad
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 109 visualizzazioni
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  • hiiia

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  • Training

    Take some time to figure out what's the best move for White   **Hint**Is it necessary to defend the pawn? If White plays our most natural move, what happens if Black takes the pawn? | Leggi tutto

    • NM linlaoda
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 645 visualizzazioni
    • | 6 commenti
  • Club tournament

    Amazing what some people (and that would be me ) are willing to go through to play chess:  I'm without a car at the moment, and the club nights are to late for the last bus. So I brought my bike. Luckily I was able to secure a point!     Tim... | Leggi tutto

    • Birgis
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 119 visualizzazioni
    • | 2 commenti
  • RARing the Endgame: FIDE Invitational Round 8

    Generally RAR is related to attacking chess, not positional or endgames. However, sometimes RAR is also in the endgame. Because I did have a strategy to achieve my only win in the tournament. The odd thing is that I never moved my f pawn (that is ... | Leggi tutto

  • Another case of bad fortune: FIDE Invitational Rounds 6-7

    Saturday, sometime in August. It was so long ago that the author can't remember. But thats fine. Here Joseph Truelson tells you a part of his journey of losing 55 rating points. After reading this we hope that you gain the knowledge to be able to ... | Leggi tutto

  • Supercharge my chess - day 9

    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, Day 8  My goals:  1. I want to study che... | Leggi tutto

    • IM attilaturzo
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 423 visualizzazioni
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  • Oregon Open 2016

    Player photos by Victoria Jung-Doknjas, used by permission. The day after the FIDE Round Robin I caught the train to Portland, Oregon, to spend two days bumming around town with my spouse before the Oregon Open.  Having sprained my ankle a few w... | Leggi tutto

    • WCM mkkuhner
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 271 visualizzazioni
    • | 21 commenti
  • My new group ♘ Black Beauty ♘

    My new group ♘ Black Beauty ♘ Welcome to the group ♘ Black Beauty ♘. We play team matches with all the groups around the world. Many interesting chess games are waiting for you. Join the group and fight for the honor of this group. You ar... | Leggi tutto

  • What's my plan again?

    When I first started out on this journey to improve at chess I knew I had to have a plan. Now that it has been a while it makes sense to revisit that plan and see how it has evolved. I posted my overall plan in my first blog post here on April 22,... | Leggi tutto

    • Bletchlypark
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 443 visualizzazioni
    • | 1 commento
  • A Positional Queen Sac That Never Happened

    Sup chess fans, On Saturday I went to one of the monthly quads that the Seattle Chess Club holds. I don't normally go to these because the tournament is so small, G/2 is too long, and Saturdays I'm usually busy. However, it had been 3 weeks since... | Leggi tutto

    • NM Flicflac
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 217 visualizzazioni
    • | 9 commenti
  • trainning session 3

            tactic            middlegame - king in center               look the position during 30 sec -       close the page and take a clear board are you able to create the position that you see just few second ?  | Leggi tutto

    • lbtr74aao
    • | 21 set 2016
    • | 96 visualizzazioni
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