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  1. Move by voice genius147 Yeah, it'd be very nice
  2. learn from your mistakes, choo… petri999 I am usually not one bit interested on what the mistakes of opponent …
  3. SIMUL VS 2200 structor99 LINK will start in 10' …
  4. Don't play the bird hatchet 1.f4 is perfectly playable. I, like many others, do respond with this…
  5. Don't play the bird Azimuthal Lightsss I assume 5...h5 was chess BM.
  6. Don't play the bird Noblunder Accept that gambit and win the game!
  7. Don't play the bird LM Lightsss wait there was mate after 5 h3 already
  8. Don't play the bird Dionysus_god b3 of course was his blunder. He was just playing the usual move in th…
  9. Someone's salty about getting … phlegm @BestSiteEver Sorry, my mistake. I confused Dave's post with the …
  10. Don't play the bird Dionysus_god Don't move the f pawn unless you know what you're doing! https://e…
  11. sacriffice BOBBY FISCHER karlgoethebier @lucila-solis #3 "arfil>alfil=bishop" "...I begin to see it clea…
  12. Checkmate with five knights. Dionysus_god If white played 80. Kxd1 instead of 80. Kb1, then 80. ...Nf2# would be…
  13. Starting a lichess 4545 team f… jonesmh INRE #5, let's post available times then select from those choices.
  14. Someone's salty about getting … BestSiteEver @KokoASMR he was not even insulted. The guy just said "don't feel pro…
  15. If-- Dionysus_god This is a poem by British Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling, written in 1…
  16. How to find your best games? Dionysus_god Using the Chess Insight analysis available on my profile, I can't find…
  17. Someone's salty about getting … phlegm In my opinion, the person who started the insults is in the wrong. …
  18. How to blow a 53 point advanta… CheekyChild On move 35 in reply to Rxd5+, you should have taken the rook instead o…
  19. Checkmate with five knights. hatchet I Like giving checkmate with three knights, it actually teaches you so…
  20. Checkmate with five knights. MorningCoffee the final position is bad for black because the knight on h1 is bad an…
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Tata Steel Chess: Week 1

Everything about the first week of the Tata Steel Chess tournament, live from Wijk aan Zee