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What Do You Call a Bunch of Chess Players...
Q: What do you call a bunch of chess players in a hotel lobby?
A: Chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.

Started 11/27/23 at 13:39:46 by cathexis
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By: cathexis
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In what age kids should start learning chess?
I began my chess journey at the age of 10, and I must admit, the game initially felt quite challenging Grin Grin Grin. I recall dedicating countless hours to mastering various openings, particularly the Sic...

Started 08/28/23 at 18:27:11 by AndyFeng35
5 624 Last Post 09/06/23 at 18:53:37
By: Kerangali
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New Fischer Biography
A new Fischer biography, this time in the form of a graphic novel, is scheduled to be published in April by Abrams Comicart.  Titled Black & White - The Rise and Fall of Bobby Fischer, the book is wri...

Started 01/26/23 at 21:39:10 by Nernstian59
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The world has come to an end
We thought we had reached rock bottom with W. How wrong we were...

Started 11/10/16 at 07:32:28 by Uberdecker
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By: AndyFeng35
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Chess can be cruel!
Mama! The Final Boss of chess!

Started 03/21/21 at 14:09:46 by cathexis
3 1010 Last Post 08/28/23 at 18:24:14
By: AndyFeng35
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Naughty! Naughty!
WGM Dina Balenkaya. See here:
Her Wiki page:
Hmmmm Roll Eyes

Started 03/03/23 at 17:44:48 by cathexis
2 272 Last Post 08/28/23 at 18:23:30
By: AndyFeng35
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Garry Kasparov in Graphic Novel
Garry Kasparov will be appearing in Blitz, a chess-themed graphic novel from Ablaze Publishing slated for release in September.  The book cover on the publisher's site shows a prominent image of GK al...

Started 04/17/22 at 20:03:50 by Nernstian59
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By: Uhohspaghettio
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FWIW: A Sale You Might Like
Hey folks!
This is just a head's up - NOT a sales attempt. Thechessworld site is having a huge sale on vids. Vol. 1-182 as downloads for $97 US. So, less than .50 cents per title...

Started 03/13/23 at 13:29:49 by cathexis
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Guess the Opening!
A remarkably neutral book blurb for an upcoming book. Can you guess the opening and author?
The [OPENING] arises after the opening moves [...], and is an ideal weapon based on sound principles of...

Started 01/11/23 at 14:14:11 by Kerangali
2 383 Last Post 01/11/23 at 15:50:31
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A smart trick
I was thinking of ways we could keep re-using deals and offers, but unfortunately some require a phone number and we can't keep re-using a phone number, so I did some research and it turns out you can...

Started 12/05/22 at 03:58:04 by IssyLA
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Sale at Mondern-Chess
60% off on all 1d4 databases.
They are on a great variety of lines at a reduced price. So you might want to check it out and see if there is anything you want to pick up.

Started 11/08/22 at 14:50:55 by FreeRepublic
2 745 Last Post 11/19/22 at 15:09:16
By: emary
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Be Careful What You Ask For
An elderly couple is out to dinner to celebrate their 50th Anniversary and also having 10 children.
But the old man is agitated and restless. Finally, he asks his elderly wife,
"I hate to ...

Started 08/27/22 at 12:24:12 by cathexis
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Spassky Tells a Joke About Korchnoi
You may have seen this, but it is still funny:
And here's a link to Spassky making fun of Karpov:<br ...

Started 06/12/22 at 13:47:43 by cathexis
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Invasion of Ukraine
Yesterday I posted the following on the Durham County Chess Association website. I have nothing against individual Russian players, provided they don't support Putin, but this is one more way of getti...

Started 03/02/22 at 16:22:03 by Ken Neat
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By: cathexis
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Message from Dragon Expert Mikhail Golubev
Our Ukrainian army and Odesa people are prepared to defend the city and we are continuing all necessary preparations. Odesa will stay strong! The situation is tense. I’m directly involved in supportin...

Started 03/18/22 at 18:58:07 by Victor Reppert
7 1610 Last Post 03/23/22 at 23:27:59
By: Mikhail_Golubev
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Karjakin's Ethics Violations
Russia and Belarus banned from holding world chess events, Karjakin to face ethics case
Russia, the biggest superpower in chess, has been effectively banned from the game it considers its own, al...

Started 03/01/22 at 08:58:29 by TopNotch
5 1133 Last Post 03/14/22 at 16:53:53
By: Jupp53
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Why did the Green Pepper fail at Archery?
Because it didn't habanero.

Started 03/13/22 at 01:17:55 by cathexis
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Some puns can make me numb -
But math puns make me number.

Started 03/10/22 at 17:41:50 by cathexis
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A Question
Q: Why should you always carry an extra pair of sox when you go golfing?
A: In case you get a hole-in-one.

Started 03/06/22 at 16:40:59 by cathexis
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You can never explain puns to a kleptomaniac
They take everything literally.

Started 03/03/21 at 14:18:37 by cathexis
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