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  • A tale of tie-breaks and rugby

    A while ago, I wrote a post about tie-breaks in chess. It  was inspired by a research proposal I submitted on social network formation as applied to round-robin chess, which basically consisted of a lot of mathematics. One point to come out of ... | Mehr lesen

    • GM smurfo
    • | 31.03.2015
    • | 314 Aufrufe
    • | 2 Kommentare
  • My dad vs computer II

    Annotations are my dad's. | Mehr lesen

  • Is the Bishop more powerful than the Knight?

    The debate of whether the bishop or the knight is more powerful has being a very heated issue ever since people have played chess , yet no definite conclusion has being drawn yet. Below is a very narrow look at Bishop vs Knight during endgame. Com... | Mehr lesen

  • How to achieve an ELO of 1805!!

    So, most players without a FIDE or USCF rating probably want to know what their ELO is from a secondary source (other than from chess.com)! Many would have visited http://www.chessmaniac.com/ELORating/ELO_Chess_Rating.shtml  However, as reliable... | Mehr lesen

  • An important endgame tactic you have to know

    This is an important endgame tactic you have to know: | Mehr lesen

    • vc153415
    • | 31.03.2015
    • | 87 Aufrufe
    • | 0 Kommentare
  • Going to the Barber!

    (not) | Mehr lesen

    • 5random
    • | 31.03.2015
    • | 117 Aufrufe
    • | 8 Kommentare
  • Vienna gambit

    Very hapy whit this game! I usually fold under presure but this time i make nise game!  | Mehr lesen

    • soonboon
    • | 31.03.2015
    • | 72 Aufrufe
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  • Турнир памяти Александра Хаджипетрова. Бургас, 27-29.03.15

    Четверть века я не играл в "живых" турнирах. В конце марта сыграл. В чем-то он для меня первый. Слишком много времени прошло. Выкладываю с... | Mehr lesen

  • Chess: Is It a Game of Life?

    There have been many comparisons to life and the game of chess. I often lay in bed at night and think of different chess moves, strategies, and game plans. During my mental chess game I sometimes get lost with life situations and end up comparin... | Mehr lesen

    • GelidMind
    • | 31.03.2015
    • | 187 Aufrufe
    • | 1 Kommentar
  • In Carlsen's footsteps

    In this game my opponent went in Carlsen's footsteps by playing Bird's Defence in Ruy Lopes. As you probably remeber during last Chess Olympiad Carlsen lost game to Saric. I chose Bc4 instead of manline S:d4 and very early sacrified a piece for lo... | Mehr lesen

    • mnowotny
    • | 31.03.2015
    • | 104 Aufrufe
    • | 0 Kommentare
  • My victory

    I won Khmelnytsky Oblast  Chess Championship. My score 6.5 points from 7 possible. I will show my games later. | Mehr lesen

    • McArchuk
    • | 31.03.2015
    • | 121 Aufrufe
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  • URL for Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO)

    The Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO) wiki can be found at: http://oeco.hopto.org/mediawiki/index.php The OECO wiki is an online repository for computer (and human) chess analysis. Each OECO page represents a unique chess position along ... | Mehr lesen

  • This sites servers absolutely sucks!!!

    I've lost more games on this board from the site reloading then I have playing AN OPPONENT!!! Absolutely piss poor and I would never even entertain a full membership! Please at least work on your servers for the people who actually enjoy this site... | Mehr lesen

    • dtcarter00
    • | 30.03.2015
    • | 103 Aufrufe
    • | 3 Kommentare

    Ang Larong Chess ay isang laro o sport na kinagigiliwan o kinalolokohan ng mga pinoy at nang buong mundo. Ito ay kilala ng karamihan mga filipino. Subali't dapat nating malaman na may higit na mahalaga nating malaman at matiyak....ANG BUHAY NA WAL... | Mehr lesen

  • Great Falls Open - Round 5

    The final round was against Dan McCourt, another good friend and increasingly difficult to beat. He offered a draw. When I looked for a moment and saw that I was in trouble, I gently asked him if the offer was still on the table. He said "yes," a... | Mehr lesen

    • logosx1
    • | 30.03.2015
    • | 102 Aufrufe
    • | 0 Kommentare
  • Expecting the unexpected

    Feeling that you have a won position, and then finding the better move that wins easily. | Mehr lesen

    • achja
    • | 30.03.2015
    • | 119 Aufrufe
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  • A positional crush in the end

    One of the nice but not so common tactical patterns is zugzwang. In this game it kind of happened in the end. | Mehr lesen

    • achja
    • | 30.03.2015
    • | 87 Aufrufe
    • | 0 Kommentare
  • Miracle At The Great Falls Open - Round 4

    This is one of the wildest games, perhaps THE wildest game, I've ever played. It was against my friend Guy Stafford, who has had some tough tournaments recently but dominated this one. We both came away with something. I managed to be the only pl... | Mehr lesen

    • logosx1
    • | 30.03.2015
    • | 83 Aufrufe
    • | 0 Kommentare
  • The Benoni - Four Pawns Attack

    A diagram of the Four Pawns Attack for white. The Four Pawns Attack is a variation of the Benoni. | Mehr lesen

  • nova pegadinha,bobando na net !!!

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    • camiladoce
    • | 30.03.2015
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  • The Benoni - Modern Benoni

    A diagram of the Modern Benoni for black. The Modern Benoni is a variation of the Benoni. | Mehr lesen

  • 2015 Ron Simpson Memorial Tournament - My Games

              Result: 2 wins, 2 losses, 1 draw, Rating: 1936-->1950 | Mehr lesen

  • Great Falls Open - Round 3

    Round 3 was against my good friend Jacob Copley, who drove us to the tournament and knows my playing style inside and out. He's also the one who gave me such an intriguing game at the Open in 2013 that it has drawn a tremendous number of views, a... | Mehr lesen

    • logosx1
    • | 30.03.2015
    • | 62 Aufrufe
    • | 0 Kommentare
  • The Benoni - Czech Benoni

    A diagram of the Czech Benoni for black. The Czech Benoni is a variation of the Benoni. | Mehr lesen

  • Great Falls Open - Round 2

    James Skovron is a good friend, but he's also the one who destroyed my chances of a clean sweep at the Turkey Open. I was hoping for revenge, and I had it in the palm of my hand when I made one of the worst moves ever. So, I had to settle for a d... | Mehr lesen

    • logosx1
    • | 30.03.2015
    • | 71 Aufrufe
    • | 0 Kommentare