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  • The Power Of Alekhine's Gun

    These days you can find anything on the Internet. For example, if you like hard rock and chess, then this video is for you! You can notice that they set up the board correctly (the a1 square is black!) and the position from their ga... | Leer más

  • Goose-Stepping Down Under

         This is the story of Kārlis Ozols that should be called, "When Chess Players Go Bad."   The story is one of amazement, puzzlement and disgust.      Kārlis Ozols had been a chess player in his native Latvia.  Like Tal, Ozols was... | Leer más

  • 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

    • Trading into Better Positions

      Check out the original story here! Since I’ve spent most of the last week discussing opening play, I decided to discuss trades in today’s post. A few years ago when I was a student at Castle Chess Camp, I had the pleasure of working with Gr... | Leer más

    • My First Journey with the Queen's Indian Defence

      My first outing with the Queen's Indian Defence ended in a peaceful draw. Playing Black against CM Thanh Tu Tran, I found this a very strategic game without direct conflict.  My internal questions from this game focus around the centre, plans... | Leer más

    • Open Martorell, group B

      Recently I played my third slow OTB tournament. This was an U2000 tournament with 67 players in which I was the 56th of the startink ranking. It was the first time I do not play at the last group so my opponents were a bit stronger. Also, it was... | Leer más

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      • | 30 dic. 2015
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    • mersoylu vs. lebesgue 72: C00: The French Defense

      Hi all! This is another recent game, a French Defense. Both sides were pretty cautious in the opening. Neither had a coherent plan. There was a moment where I might have tried developing the black queen to d7 instead of knight. Also, it might have... | Leer más

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      • | 26 dic. 2015
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    • Free Game Analysis: Triumph at Emporia!

      Check the original page here! Congratulations to Jeffrey Song! This past weekend, Jeffrey scored a 3.5/5, boosting his rating from 1582 to 1709! The high school Junior upset two 1800+ rated players and held a draw with an expert, making for wha... | Leer más

Video Lessons

  • 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 »

  • Sicilian Defence,Accelerated Dragon

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    Many people suffers against maroczy bind setup against accelerated dragon which arises after the following move orders.In this type of setup white normally deided to play with strong centre and its very good setup for white againt accelerated dra... Leer más »

  • Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation

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    The Dragon Variation belongs to the Sicilian Defence family of variations. Black plays 5...g6 with the purpose of fianchettoeing his bishop with ...Bg7. The preparatory move 2...d6 makes sure that the bishop will have an open long diagonal on g7.... Leer más »

  • Shogi

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    Shogi is the Japanese form of Chess. It has been evolving in a different direction as international Chess for more than 1000 years, however, and its history contains many Shogi variants, some even still played today. Modern Shogi is played on a 9x... Leer más »

  • 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 »