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Bad_Bishop_Jones
Ubicación: London, England
Registrado: 15/12/13
Conectado por última vez: 07/04/14
Puntos: 4 puntos
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BadBishop51
Ubicación: Memphis, United States
Registrado: 07/06/08
Conectado por última vez: 02/07/13
Puntos: 105 puntos

  • Mastering Squares, Part 5

    We’ll continue our exploration of squares by showing a couple of different ways one can milk them. Of course, a weak square or hole in the enemy camp can (and usually should) be used as a home for one’s pieces. We will look at that aspect of ... | Leer más

  • Mastering Squares, Part 4

    In our first two installments of “Mastering Squares,” we looked at some extremely instructive positions from one of my students. In the third installment, I stepped back and looked at square basics. Now that everyone is “on poi... | Leer más

  • Horsing around!

    Am I going to write about chess players misbehaving during their games? Not really, at least not this time. In this article I will try to show you that chess can really be beautiful and surprisingly or not, this can be achieved without sacrificing... | Leer más

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 3

    This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 years of age),... | Leer más

  • Review: The Secret Life of Bad Bishops

    A former team member of mine has a favourite phrase which he likes to sing during blitz sessions with a big grin on his face: "gute Läufer, schlechte Läufer!" Referring to the legendary German grandmaster Wolfgang Uhlmann's similarly titled 1980... | Leer más


    • Pay Attention to your pieces!

      This is another game analysis report brought to you from the Move by Move Chess Improvement group About every week I select 1 game from the Group Forum to be analyzed for my blog. Now we stop for an Opening puzzle: How would you finish de... | Leer más

      • linlaoda
      • | 19/03/2015
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    • The Evaluation of Material Imbalances

      Every novice soon learns a table of [DH: "average"] material value for the pieces, the most popular being 1-3-3-5-9, but with a bit more experience he learns that this table is not always reliable. There are two reasons for this: one is that an ... | Leer más

    • The Légal Chess Trap

      The Légal Trap (also known as The Blackburne Trap, The Légal Pseudo-Sacrifice or The Légal Mate) is an amazing opening trap known for a queen sacrifice followed by checkmate with minor pieces.  It only works if your opponent accepts the queen ... | Leer más

      • Samantha212
      • | 13/02/2015
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    • Play against the bishop pair

      While its generally accepted that the bishop pair may constitute an advantage there may be many other dynamics in a chess position which has some bearing, for example, 1.positions where the bishops advantages may be neutralised by other weaknesse... | Leer más

      • robbie_1969
      • | 02/02/2015
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      • | 6 comentarios
    • BASICS

      1.As a beginner Play open games and then go further with moves like c5 etc.. 2.It is better to put your knights out before your bishops.. 3.Don't pin your opponent's Knight before he castle especially you castled. 4.Make your sacrifices worth a... | Leer más

      • MEV_d_LM
      • | 26/11/2014
      • | 315 vistas
      • | 2 comentarios

Video Lessons



  • Old Indian Defense

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    The Old Indian Defense is a chess opening defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 d6This opening is distinguished from the King's Indian Defense by Black developing his king's bishop on e7 rather than the fianchetto at g7. Mikhail Chigo... Leer más »

  • Van't Krujis Opening

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    The Van't Kruijs[1] Opening (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ət ˈkrœys]) is a chess opening defined by the move: 1. e3It is named after the Amsterdam player Maarten van't Kruijs (1813–85) who won the sixth Dutch championship in 1878.... Leer más »

  • King's Indian Defense

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    King's Indian Defense belongs to the Indian Defense family of openings and is characterised by the early fianchetoeing of the black dark-squared bishop on g7. It is a sharp opening and it has always been a very popular choice for black ever ... Leer más »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a world-famous game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64-square board of alternating colors (black and white, or, most commonly, light and dark). The earliest known ancestor of modern chess ... Leer más »

  • Algebraic notation

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    This article is about Algebric notation.First we will talk about what the pieces mean: K=king Q=queen R=rook B=bishop N=knight when pawns move,only the destination square is described. Here is an example of an opening with algebric notation... Leer más »