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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

    • 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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    • 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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    • Against the rules? - Knight wins against Bishop and Pawn

      As written before I like endings. This one was astonishing for me while playing. The rule is: A Bishop is stronger when there is a fight on both wings. Another rule is: The Knight is stronger against a bad bishop. Here is an ending with a free pa... | Leer más

      • Klauer
      • | 19 mar. 2016
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    • Bad Bishops, IQP's, And Why Lower Rated Games Are Insructive

      Back when I was coaching more frequently, I created a little database which I called the "Mismatch Files".  These were games where a GM wrecked a player in the 1800-2200 range.   I showed my students these games because they found it very instr... | Leer más

      • ih8sens
      • | 10 mar. 2016
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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 »