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  • Fischer The Rebel

    His whole life, Robert James Fischer was fighting against someone or something. Thousands of books, articles and videos have been produced to describe the outlandish behavior of the chess genius. It is difficult to count all the social, moral... | Leer más

  • 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

    • 3 simple tactics and a strategic french battle

       I played a 100 boards simul in 2011 and I would like to show you 3 tactics from those games and a game where we had a strategical battle in the french defense. I was able to get a knight versus bad bishop position, but more important was the spa... | Leer más

      • attilaturzo
      • | 11 jul. 2016
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    • Chess paradoxes. Part-1

        Hello users!   Sometimes in chess, like in life, to achieve success it is not enough to follow standard paths and obey generalized rules. Very often it requires creativity and thinking outside of the box in order to outplay your o... | Leer más

      • Karavanela
      • | 1 jul. 2016
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      • | 1 comentario
    • Clàssic Sant Martí, group B

      Hi again. Here are the games played in my fourth slow OTB tournament. This was an U2100 tournament with 58 players in which I was the 26th of the startink ranking, and the first one I had to play 2000+ rated players. My own rating was 1915 at t... | Leer más

      • sharcashmo
      • | 30 abr. 2016
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    • Dream positions with white knights

      Bishops are in general considered more useful than knights, especially by top GMs (Though for example GM Jobava seems to be a particular fan of horses if you look at his games). However, years ago I looked at games from Smyslov, Fischer and other... | Leer más

      • achja
      • | 3 abr. 2016
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      • | 1 comentario
    • Chess Fundamentals, Advanced Edition - Bishop Endgames, Part 1

      Some people would say that endgames the best part of chess, others will state the opposite. I have always relied mostly on my calculation skills to maneuver my way through the more complicated endgames. However, without basic knowledge of chess en... | Leer más

      • vyotov
      • | 28 mar. 2016
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Video Lessons


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    Sometimes a chess piece is overloaded by having more than one defensive job to do. The overworked piece can be exploited by capturing one of the pieces it is defending or occupying a square it is defending forcing it to leave its other defensive ... Leer más »

  • List of chess variants

    • 66 lecturas
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    A chess variant (or unorthodox chess) is a game "related to, derived from or inspired by chess".[2] The difference from chess might include one or more of the following: different rules for capture, move order, game objective, etc.; addition... Leer más »

  • Mark's Opening

    • 3 lecturas
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    Mark's Opening is a chess opening characterized by the moves 1   d4  Nf6 2 Nc3   d5 3 Bf4   This position can also be reached by transposition (the move order isn't important). The advantages of the opening include fast piece develo... Leer más »

  • Sicilian Defence,Accelerated Dragon

    • 2 lecturas
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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 »

  • Shogi

    • 3 lecturas
    • | 3 lecturas

    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 »