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Stay always on the scene

When we find a good moment/scene to catch, we cannot stop at the first shot..we have to stay there to wait for other moments. 42 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #408

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

Black to play and mate White

Solution

A position I knew: only recently I have been proof-reading Quality Chess’s forthcoming latest book on Tal, and the position is either in it, or I found it in Megabase when checking something. 37 more words

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How to deal with tension in centre

A question, which is often asked by beginners is, what to do, if one has the choice to push a pawn, develop a piece or exchange pawns. 331 more words

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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #407

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Novozenjin v Panfilov, Vladimir 1975

Solution

A nice variation on a standard theme: 1 Qh6+! 33 more words

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The Amateur Eye - Trumpcitis

Saturday last¬† Donald J. Trump spoke as a President should–to calm the hostilities pure and simple. But it appears no matter the content of his discussion and message, the news media outlets, especially MSNBC and liberals who make up part of talk FOX, launched vicious attack after attack on what was a very good Presidential speech meant to calm the waters of hatred.¬† 89 more words

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Police Watch: Different suspects wanted for robbery at bubble tea spot, menacing at nightclub

TWO WANTED FOR ATTEMPTED ROBBERY AT BUBBLE TEA SPOT
The NYPD is on the lookout for two men who tried to rob a bubble tea shop in Flatiron. 1,292 more words

13th Precinct