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 Forum: Chess Product Reviews   Topic: Hand Carved Kenyan Soapstone Set

Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 4:17 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 6959


Hey I know that this is an old post but if you are still a part of this site can you help me I bought the exact same chessboard here in Uganda for my partner today...got home and every time I touch it the color stains my hands turning them blue So upset because I thought I found the perfect gift fo...

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Chess Pro - with coach, free today, May 19th, iTunes shop

Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 4:09 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 1877


Today Chess Pro - with coach for iPad and iPhone is free today (Sunday, May 19th). Strong Chess Tiger engine by Christophe Théron. Must download!

http://ow.ly/lbbno

 Forum: Chess Training Software   Topic: Chess Training Software for Mac

Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:26 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 995


Hi all, I have heard some great things about Chess training software for the PC for tactics and strategy. Are there any training (Tactics/Strategy) software for the Mac by any chance? Don't know if this is something for you: http://www.chesscentral.com/Think_Like_a_King_Family_Package_p/1016808.htm...

 Forum: Handheld Chess   Topic: Fritz for the iPhone

 Post subject: Re: Fritz for the iPhone
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:30 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1223


Hello All, I have tried without success to get answers from Blit Software and Gammick Entertainment but to no avail so I thought I would reach out to you all. I have owned this app for quite some time for my iPhone 3GS with iOS 5.1.1 and for some reason it will not open for me. It starts to launch ...

 Forum: Handheld Chess   Topic: Fritz for the iPhone

 Post subject: Re: Fritz for the iPhone
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:29 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1223


Hello All, I have tried without success to get answers from Blit Software and Gammick Entertainment but to no avail so I thought I would reach out to you all. I have owned this app for quite some time for my iPhone 3GS with iOS 5.1.1 and for some reason it will not open for me. It starts to launch ...

 Forum: Post your Games   Topic: How can White prevail?

 Post subject: Re: How can White prevail?
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:48 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2517


Adillac wrote:
http://s18.postimage.org/4br84lqop/stuck.png


For those wanting to paste in into a chess program:

3r1rk1/p4ppp/2p3n1/1ppNP2B/3nP3/8/PP3PPP/R4RK1 w - - 0 1

My best guess starts with Bxg6 cxd5.

 Forum: King's Pawn (1.e4)   Topic: Why is the centre considered to be important in chess?

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:38 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 4782


Hi Jeroen, Thank you for your response. You are basically saying that control of the center should be taken as an axiom without knowing the reason. No. A few centuries of experience is not the same as an axiom. It's like with the laws of physics. If a scientist tries to prove something he takes the...

 Forum: King's Pawn (1.e4)   Topic: Why is the centre considered to be important in chess?

Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:44 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 4782


Hi, I am a recreational chess player. I have read in many books and articles that the centre of the board is important. I would like to have a correct and thorough answer as to why this is so. I have heard arguments like ' A piece can attack more squares from the center.' But this answer can also b...

 Forum: Openings   Topic: Dealing with early wing pawns (rook pawns)

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:16 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1177


I often face players that use an early wing pawn move to blunt my early knight, bishop moves. How to I deal with this? Have been trying center development. Have not seen discussions on this. Thanks in advance. PaulRx04 This is basically a "pawn pushers" problem. Pawn pushers play aggressi...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Merry Christmas

 Post subject: Re: Merry Christmas
Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:03 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 1393


....and a happy 2013!

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: How to easily win a World Championhip (sort of)

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:34 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 859


The BBC comments on the World Chess Championship:

http://youtu.be/ZV1bpMamCtY

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Merry Christmas

 Post subject: Merry Christmas
Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:25 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1393


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 Forum: Chess Product Reviews   Topic: Post-A-Log chess recorder!! Help Please.

Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:43 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 2794


I am trying to find a site that still sells those "Post-A-Logs" because I still use them even with my computer storing games. I play on a CC team and use this product all the time, the trouble is I can't find them anymore. I am really wanting to find out where there are any being sold, if...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Timer misconfiguration dispute

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:01 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1012


Hi Gurus, Question: How to resolve a timer wrong configuration issue? Rated Tournament: 90 minutes plus 30 sec. White won by time default as black player has no more time in his clock. No one noticed that the timer is not incrementing on every move until the game ends. Arbiter decided a draw based ...

 Forum: Chess Playing Software   Topic: Frit 12 update

 Post subject: Re: Frit 12 update
Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:52 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1271


Hello When I try to update frit 12 (version 6 -> 26) I've got a '403 error message'. do you know why ? Thanks Bernard It means that the page is not available for viewing due to some server restriction. There are two possible solutions: try to access the download server at a later moment, or cont...
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