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

  • 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

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 7

    GOOD OR BAD? Mordecai10 asked: I have just completed part 1 of your Test Your Chess Understanding articles, and I wasn’t completely satisfied by one aspect of your solutions. In your solution to puzzle 2, you say the following: &lsquo... | Leer más

  • Three Key Ways to Improve at Chess (part 2)

    In my past article "Three Key Ways to Improve at Chess (part 1)" I listed the three key methods of improvement that all chess players striving to get better should focus on: Take in as much information about chess as possible (Learning) Have a pl... | Leer más

  • Test Your Chess Understanding, Part 2

    Usually an article discusses a particular player, or tactic, or some positional concept. When I teach tactical motifs, you know that all the puzzles are going to be about tactics. If I am discussing a particular idea concerning a pawn structure, y... | Leer más


    • Trading Pieces, Part 2: Evaluating Trades

          Hello! My name is Zach Kasiurak. I am a National Master living in Columbus, OH rated 2273 USCF and 2198 FIDE. I am seriously pursuing my chess career and looking to improve rapidly as a player and coach.   I have created my blog to provide... | Leer más

      • zkman
      • | 05/09/2014
      • | 1099 vistas
      • | 6 comentarios
    • Chess puzzle #1: Good bishop versus bad bishop

      Chess puzzle #1: Good bishop versus bad bishop I have often wondered how to proceed in endings or middlegames where one side has a bad bishop and the other has a good one. Here I offer a position that has a lot of interesting ideas:   ... | Leer más

      • Playdane
      • | 05/09/2014
      • | 246 vistas
      • | 0 comentarios
    • Colorado Open U1400 game 3

      Hello Friends.  Here is my game 3 loss at the Colorado Open.  After nearly playing the first 23 moves flawlessly I pretty much gave away the game on a bad bishop move. | Leer más

      • Renny54
      • | 03/09/2014
      • | 190 vistas
      • | 3 comentarios
    • Exclusive Training With Yasser Seirawan

      Yesterday Sunday the 17th, together with a few club colleagues, I was fortunate enough to attend an exclusive training session with world renowned Chess Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan.We visited Yasser in his house in Amsterdam which has been his mai... | Leer más

      • Waldemar
      • | 18/08/2014
      • | 1258 vistas
      • | 10 comentarios
    • Knowledge vs Belief (chess psychology)

      You might have noticed that a lot of my blog posts are inspired by my students and this one is no different. I think I am very blessed because my students are very diverse - what is a tough issue for one seems a non issue for the other, while this... | Leer más

      • TVEDAS
      • | 27/07/2014
      • | 1884 vistas
      • | 5 comentarios

Video Lessons



  • Minor Pieces Checkmates

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    MINOR Pieces Are Rarely used for mate  It sometimes only used for support mate Im gonna serve you with some puzzle in a position where king is in the Corner/Edge of the board and , we got a few minor pieces(Bishop, Knight, and maybe a Pawn) I thi... Leer más »

  • Budapest Gambit

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    The Budapest Gambit (or Budapest Defence) is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e5Despite an early debut in 1896, the Budapest Gambit received attention from leading players only after a win as Black by Grandmaster Milan V... Leer más »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... 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 »

  • pin; a way to win

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    Pins are a way to win because the piece checks the king and the knight, bishop, rook or queen can block it.This is a severe weakness becase if  the pinner is less valueable than the blocker,the pinner can capture the blocker and get a bigger va... Leer más »