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A little about Chess culture

  • NM destroyer305
  • | Aug 27, 2014
  • | 5568 views
  • | 9 comments

The Study of games between great chess players from the past has been recommended by the best coaches around the world. But, how do we actually benefict from this games? It's not easy to answer this question. The tactics and strategies that are very common today were played for the first time more than 100 years ago, and they were more comprehensible and clear. In other words, It's essential to get a wide knowledge of Chess Culture. This knowledge will be of great utility in our games because we won't have to discover by ourselves some of the diverse methods of the fight over the board. It is obvious to mention that this "weapon" is only achieve with a constant and systematic study of the most memorable Masters. I am going to show you a classic game played by the GM Capablanca in the year 1914 against David Janowsky, where Capablanca uses typical methods of attack (but remember back in 1914 this wasn't very popular!).

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  • 4 months ago

    paulkeres

    d6 made black resign basically because black is a rook down :P

  • 4 months ago

    To-Octavia

    thanks!

  • 4 months ago

    elmariano

    Good article, it will be nice to have some more annotations, especially after move 23.

  • 4 months ago

    William_A

    Nice article..brilliant and simple!

  • 4 months ago

    biffrod

    good post, like the game.

  • 4 months ago

    Hedgef

    Got it, thanks

  • 4 months ago

    RobertoLuberti

    cxd6 Qc6!

  • 4 months ago

    Hedgef

    I am dense, why would d6 make Black resign?

  • 4 months ago

    yureesystem

    Good article and great game selection, I like your annotation too.

  • 4 months ago

    Player-123

    Capa made that game look so easy... good article but could have been a little longer

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