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  • Kasparov's Blitz Recipe

     Kasparov's My Great Predecessors series of books is a trove of invaluable information. Garry is a real King Midas of chess since whatever chess subject he touches, he turns into gold. Whether you want to improve your tactical skills, le... | Read More

  • Chess Tales from Asia - The Great Singapore Swindles (Part 3)

    Once again, I would like to thank the readers for their support, interaction and kind comments in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. In this final segment of Great Singapore Swindles, I would like to introduce you to a good friend, International M... | Read More

  • Another brilliant book from John Watson!

    Mastering the Chess Openings Volume 4 320 pages Gambit 2010 $29.95 ISBN 1-906454-19-1   For several decades now John Watson has been one of the finest writers on chess, and his latest volume lives up to the standards of his previous work. ... | Read More

  • KID Fianchetto: Opening AND Finishing

    My last article showed Miguel Najdorf on the white side of the King’s Indian Defense using the Fianchetto Variation. This line has the advantage of placing the bishop on g2 where it can have considerable influence on the center, but does not exe... | Read More

  • The English Opening by GM Magesh and GM Arun

    It is time to get back to the English opening today. We will study one of the games I played which started off as a Reti opening and later transposed into an English opening. Annotating one's own game definitely has some advantages to it, it helps... | Read More

  • Training program for beginners

    Chess training program for ratings < 1200 Disclaimer:These advice are taken from my personal (short) experience. They are written by a novice for the novice. I only release my ideas today to the public. Nobody ever tried these programs and I ... | Read More

  • Vyacheslav Vulfovich Osnos 1935-2009

    Vyacheslav Osnos has recently passed away at the age of 74. He was born July 24, 1935 and died August 27, 2009. He played in the Soviet Championships 1963-1968. He won the Leningrad Championship twice. He coached world championship contender Vikto... | Read More

  • Modern Fights

    When we think of the way people played chess in the late 1800s we think of insane sacrifices and attacks that faced almost no resistance. Names like Pilsbury and Morphy, of great imaginative players come to mind. In the early 1900s there was Hype... | Read More

  • The English Opening Part 1 by GM Arun and GM Magesh

      As we had mentioned the previous week, today we will be discussing the English opening. It has been named  after the famous English Chess Master Howard Staunton. One of the trickiest parts with this opening is that it can be transposed in... | Read More

  • All the openings,traps and gambits

    I believe these are most of the openings and gambits and traps there is.... Anderssen's Opening: 1. a3 Anderssen's Opening, Polish Gambit: 1. a3 a5 2. b4 Anderssen's Opening, Creepy Crawly Formation: 1. a3 e5 2. h3 d5 Anderssen&... | Read More

  • Chess Openings: English Opening

      Free Chess Openings Videos, Click Here: Chess Openings   Chess Openings – English Opening Category – Flank Opening   Opening Move Sequence – 1 c4 ECO Codes – A10 to A39 The English Opening w... | Read More