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  • Bishop Pair or Pawn Structure?

    In positions like this I often feel more comfortable dealing with a structural defect than exercising the power of the two bishops.       What is the correct way here?  Should I prefer the bishop pair or should I trade that for a damaged ... | Read More

  • How to Fight the Hippopotamus Defense

    The Hippopotamus Defense, or Hippo Defence, is a chess opening involving a series of 10 passive looking moves that can, surprisingly enough, pack a strong bite if not handled well. The Hippopotamus Defense looks to negate any attempt at opening th... | Read More

  • The Strongest Attack in Chess

    Hello chess friends! Have you ever heard about the strongest of all chess attacks? Yes, there are lots of different kinds of attacks in chess, but which is the one that can make most damage against the opponent? To answer that question, we should ... | Read More

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