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  • 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

    • Obligatory Listening: 'Karpov not Kasparov'

      My personal favourite is 'Bad Bishop'!: | Leer más

      • DrDrej
      • | 22/05/2015
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      Hello Chess Fans, There are many times during a game when there are no obvious tactical forcing moves that threaten, capture or attack your opponent, leaving players to question, "What do I do now?"  That's when it's time to come up with a Str... | Leer más

      • Samantha212
      • | 15/05/2015
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    • Hitting the top of the curve

      Being a novice player who knew just the basics, entering the world of chess again after some 10 years and picking the chessboard on was a very nice experience. Rediscovering the game that I loved as a kid, but had no-one apart from my fa... | Leer más

      • sncorfu
      • | 08/05/2015
      • | 245 vistas
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    • Very Bad Bishop

      Opening phase was rather uninteresting with some queen pawn debut very solid and dull choices by my opponent. The ending has arisen in which everything else was fairly even except my opponent's pawns were on wrong squares making his bishop bad, ve... | Leer más

      • mnowotny
      • | 08/05/2015
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    • Good and bad bishops

      Post pawns on opposite color of your bishop on the outside of your pawn chain | Leer más

      • Ronliv
      • | 07/05/2015
      • | 252 vistas
      • | 3 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 »