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  • Week of May 23, 2016

    Pairings for the Slow Chess League have been posted for the Week of May 23, 2016:  2016/05 League Qualifier Round 3 - May 23 - 29   101 kalilov (2.0,1678) vs Molator (2.0,1079)  102 Sean Clark (1.5,1343) vs Jay Roy Hall (1.0,1746)  103 ... | Mehr lesen

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Review: The Amateur's Mind

    IM Jeremy Silman is a well-known chess author (border line famous, but not quite, as my mother hasn't yet heard of him), best know for his strategy book, How to Reassess Your Chess (now in its fourth edition). The Amateur's Mind (by IM Jeremy Sil... | Mehr lesen

    • Chessmo
    • | 22.05.2016
    • | 237 Aufrufe
    • | 4 Kommentare
  • Another Opening Failure By Black

    Recently I decided to play my first game on long time controls online. I was a bit scared to be honest - what if I was playing some underrated strong player? But luckily, at least for me, I won. The game lasted 11 moves and ended by me trapping h... | Mehr lesen

    • rbul_97
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Review: This Crazy World of Chess

    The late Larry Evans was a living legend in US chess, having won five US Championships and served as Bobby Fischer's second as he battled the former Soviet Union. He was also a long time columnist for Chess Life and This Crazy World of Chess (by ... | Mehr lesen

    • Chessmo
    • | 22.05.2016
    • | 160 Aufrufe
    • | 2 Kommentare
  • Claustrophobia in Chess

    That dreaded feeling in Chess ... all your pieces are trapped along the back ranks and you can't move!!   Ever since I ventured to the Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam, I believe I've developed a mild case of Claustrophobia. Whilst hunched over crawli... | Mehr lesen

  • How Gel Dryers Are Used In The Laboratory

    There are a variety of different gel dryer units which are commercially available for different gel drying applications in the laboratory. The exact drying methods used differ depending on the nature and size of the gels involved. Polyacrylamide g... | Mehr lesen

    • tianfloc
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Jogo

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  • How to get people to join your tournament.

     To get people to join your tourny listen to the following:   First say to people in Live chess to join this tournement by giving them the link of it Second make a blog about it and tell people the link oh ya and join this tourny https://www.... | Mehr lesen

    • ed123ed123
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Second Analysis

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    • percyfox
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Current Standings

    Current standings for the May Tournament Series are listed below. For complete info with all pairings and game scores go to slowchessleague.org. Open G/45+45 No. Name St Rate Pts 1 David Milliern     2.0 2 Peter Bernsmann     2.0 3 warrior12... | Mehr lesen

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | 22.05.2016
    • | 100 Aufrufe
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  • Living In Time For Eternity

    by HJS "Everyone knows they're going to die," writes Morrie Schwartz, adding, "but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently . . ." We can consider following these guidelines: GUIDELINE 1: Make peace with God. This removes ... | Mehr lesen

    • JD-ex
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • First analysis

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    • percyfox
    • | 22.05.2016
    • | 103 Aufrufe
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  • June Signups are Open

    Signups are now open for our 3 round June League Qualifier and Tournament Series to begin on Monday, June 6.   New players can sign up for our League Qualifier. You must be a member of the Dan Heisman Learning Center to be included. You don... | Mehr lesen

    • SirIvanhoe
    • | 22.05.2016
    • | 123 Aufrufe
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  • Hertfordshire vs Cambridgeshire U120- DrawSwindle Take 2

    Probably my worst classical game. I greatly underestimated my opponent. A likeable 12 year old. | Mehr lesen

  • A valuable tip for 2.5% men and 5% women players.

    Why 2.5% men and 5% women? I'll explain. If you see my blogs, you will note that a couple of them talk about how tough I find it to play so called weak players. In fact, over the last few months, I have been having trouble even with players rated... | Mehr lesen

  • DOKUNULMAZLIK TARTIŞMALARI

    Meclisteki dokunulmazlıktan bahsedeceğim. Ancak dokunulmazlık deyince insanımızın önemli bir kısmı artık Survivor yarışmasındaki dokunulmazlığı anlıyor, biliyorum. Dokunulmaz olmak için ya survivor olacaksınız, ya doğru zamand... | Mehr lesen

    • OZEROZGUR
    • | 22.05.2016
    • | 114 Aufrufe
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  • Queen sacrifize, Viena gambit

    https://www.chess.com/live/game/1588303881 | Mehr lesen

    • siddique022
    • | 22.05.2016
    • | 137 Aufrufe
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  • Tales of a Bullet Player, Part 1

    Bullet is not chess, but bullet is fun. I used to be an active bullet player, but interest dwindled and I began to focus on other things. Now, some months later, I've started the crazy variant once again... Bullet has the amazing ability to give... | Mehr lesen

  • Arlington Ladder 5/20/2016 30 in 90/SD in 60

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    • Spassky69
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • QUEEN AND KING (Blitz chess #57)

    Hello, the noob here, I hope you're doing fine. Over on my channel I've posted another video in the "Blitz chess" series. I hope you can help me spot my mistakes in order to improve.   CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO!   Sub... | Mehr lesen

    • nemichelis
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Donated Points

    It is now nearly a week ago that I finished a regional tournament. The slogan of the competition was "all or nothing". Only the winner earns prize money. The other players came away empty-handed. At the beginning, the participant's list was split ... | Mehr lesen

    • Adrochatio
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • (difficult) Mate in 6 Puzzle, Theme: Blackburne's Mate

    This is a mate in 6 puzzle. The theme is: 'Blackburne's mate'. This is an example of the Blackburne's mate: The puzzle: Did you like this puzzle? And did you solve it? Let it know in the comments if you want.    | Mehr lesen

  • Converting a pawn advantage to a win can be tricky

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    • hbeck
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Learning a child to play chess - 1st step

    The picture for my avatar is a photo of my 1 year old girl wanted to play with dad chess set. The photo was taken back in september 2012. She's very fond of board games and she keep telling me that she wants to play chess. Now she's almost 5 years... | Mehr lesen

    • JoeBovin
    • | 22.05.2016
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  • Depth and Subtlety in Rook Endings is Mind Blowing

    Resuming my study on Chess Informant's Rook Endings II, I was oustanded at the depth and logic behind a position A. Cheron published in 1944. Literally I could write every blog entry about each position in this book and fill pages upon pages.  ... | Mehr lesen