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  • Louis Paulsen

                                                 Louis Paulsen was a contemporary of Paul Morphy. His opinion of Morphy was noted in his obituary. In 1959 IM Hans Kmoch wrote his well-received book, "Pawn Powe... | Leer más

  • New Chess Openings

    In the course of updating the Caxton Named Opening list I have been reading both the New in Chess Yearbooks and SOS series. Opening novelties are not dead. New ideas have been aided by computer tools, which have also rescued many obscure old ideas... | Leer más

  • Mastering Your Opening's Pawn Structures

    Vaclav Pekar wrote: “I would like to ask you about my game with GM Voloshin. I played it in the Trade Fair Chess Festival in Brno (Czech Republic). I was doing really well in this tournament until this game. Except for the first round (which... | Leer más

  • Coiled Spring

    Openings like the Réti and Reversed King's Indian became popular in the 1920s when the hyper-modern players like Réti, Nimzowitch, Breyer, and Grünfeld came into the limelight. They introduced a revelation: central control need ... | Leer más

  • The Modern Defense

    by GM Magesh and GM Arun   The Modern Defense is not one of the mainstream opening choices for elite chess players. However, it still surfaces at the top as an occasional surprise weapon. It is quite natural that several side lines that were de... | Leer más

    • Pirc gone bad!

            I'm no expert in the Pirc defense lines, but I get the feeling a lot of the players around my level aren't either. When I see my opponent play the Pirc, I know (generally speaking) that I'll be getting a good attack and fairly sizable adv... | Leer más

      • sam_reimer
      • | 19/11/2014
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    • {VIDEOS} Smashing The Sidelines; The Pirc

      If you're like me, then you have trouble against the various rare and unusual lines your wily opponents can throw against your 1 e4. Eventually, after racking up a pitiful score over the years against the Pirc, Modern, Scandinavian,etc. I decided ... | Leer más

    • Colorado Open U1400 game 4

      Hello friends.  I am posting my 4th round game of the Colorado Open playing against the Pirc Defense.  I needed a win this round desperately after losing game 3.  | Leer más

      • Renny54
      • | 02/09/2014
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    • Puzzles #15 - Over 100 Puzzles! - World Blitz Championship 2014 Dubai - Round 1

      Over 100 puzzles in this blog! Please read the variations in the notes! For those of you who did the first 10 puzzles: I decided to merge that blog post with this one.  The puzzles are taken from: World Blitz Championship 2014 Round 1 (Pres... | Leer más

      • ChessMN16
      • | 11/08/2014
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    • A Rule that Grinds my Gears

      "Hey," shouted my opponent with a rating advantage of 500 points, "you can't write down variations." The tournament director is summoned and he, too, agrees. "You cannot write anything but your move." On my notation sheet, beside the game notation... | Leer más

      • LaCiCaDa
      • | 30/07/2014
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  • Kings Clinch Match With Day To Spare

    By Aviv Friedman - SAINT LOUIS, September 15, 2011 With two rounds still to go, on a combative and draw-less day in Saint Louis, the Kings scored 3-2 both in the chess960 match and the rapid match, to secure the overall match victory. With only 1... | Leer más

Video Lessons

  • 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 »

  • king's indian attack and defense

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    attack:1.nf3 d5 2.g3 g6 3.bg2 bg6 4.0-0 (continue your own game after that). COME BACK ON CHESSOPEDIA FOR "MORE WAYS TO WIN" 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 »

  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Leer más »

  • King's Indian Defense

    • 333 lecturas
    • | 333 lecturas

    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 »