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    • The End Of One Road, Beginning of Another Part 2

      Now it begins, the change.   Now as I mentioned in Part 1 (which if you haven't read click here: http://www.chess.com/blog/KaydenTroff/the-end-of-one-road-beginning-of-another-part-1), I will now talk about the changes I made from a few tournam... | Leer más

      • KaydenTroff
      • | 11/12/2014
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    • The " inferior " modern Benoni.

      Hi everyone , after a month ago I am back again to share with you a game I play this particular moment , here at chess.com. I don't know how many of you are familiar with " the son of my sorrow" ( Ben-oni in Hebrew language ) but one is for sure: ... | Leer más

      • Stavros_34
      • | 02/12/2014
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    • French Defense

      This is a continuation of my 'Opening Repertoire' series. I’ve categorized White’s play against the French Defense into 5 approaches. I’ll describe them, how they relate to each other, and my plan agains each in this post, and eventually wr... | Leer más

    • Hole in my ship

      Last days few guys, who plays against me with white pieces, made hole in my opening repertoire. After moves 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.c4 c6 5.Nc3 Nbd7 6.Qc2 Bd6 they played 7.g2-g4.  What the correct answer to this mess, tell me who kno... | Leer más

      • ArturUA
      • | 21/11/2014
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    • Attack with the Sicilian Dragon

      Hello chess friends! I haven’t had much time to post around the World Championship taking place. In fact, it proved to be a fascinating event and I will be making a special post about it next week. Right now, I would like to share with you a ver... | Leer más

      • TigerLilov
      • | 19/11/2014
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  • Carlsen-Anand: Prediction Time!

    This Saturday the World Championship Match starts in Sochi. Most chess fans think that Magnus Carlsen will keep his title, but what about the experts?  In our first preview we listed the match schedule and basics, and then we gave... | Leer más

  • Nakamura Atop Sinquefield Quartet

    Hometown GM Hikaru Nakamura is protecting his turf perfectly so far at the first Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, but today he wrestled for the win instead of unwrapping any gifts. A game of swings with fellow American GM Gata Kamsky ended with the ... | Leer más

  • Zurich Chess Challenge Round 3

    Vladimir Kramnik continued his strategy of avoiding his normal opening repertoire in dramatic fashion in round 3 of the Zurich Chess Challenge. Kramnik surprised the audience, commentators and his opponent Fabiano Caruana by playing the dynamic B... | Leer más

  • 2010 Holiday Puzzler Answers and Winners

    How well did you do in the 2010 Chess.com Holiday Puzzler? There were 20 chess related questions, and a total of 32 marks to earn, but how many did you answer correctly? Despite the questions being harder this year, the standard of entries was ... | Leer más

  • Kasparov's Interview!

    One of the most anticipated publishing events of the year is the release of the new book by Garry Kasparov. Published by Everyman Chess, it is the second volume in the series entitled Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess. On Monday, September 29, 2008,... | Leer más



  • Latvian Gambit

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    The Latvian gambit would begin 1.e4-e5 2.Nf3-f5 creating a kind of reverse King's Gambit as Black. It is generally a less used gambit for its potential difficulties with king's side attacks from White, as well as its conflicts with some theoretic... Leer más »

  • Sicilian Defence

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    The Sicilian Defence is an opening very rich in independent variations to the extent that it is always mentioned along with the mainline variation that followed. Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking contro... Leer más »

  • Queen's Indian Defense

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    The Queen's Indian Defense (QID) is defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e63. Nf3 b6 The opening is a solid defense to the Queen's Pawn Game. 3...b6 increases Black's control over the central light squares e4 and d5 by preparing to fianche... Leer más »

  • Ruy Lopez

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    Opening: Ruy Lopez (Spanish)ECO: C60ECO Variations: C60 - C99Type: King's Pawn GamePGN: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5FEN:  r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 3 3 The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a ches... Leer más »

  • Carlsen, Magnus

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    Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian child chess prodigy, was born Nov 30, 1990, and gained the Grandmaster title (2004) at the age of 13 years, 4 months and 27 days.   He became the 2nd youngest GM in chess history, behind only  Sergey Karjakin and Pari... Leer más »