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Andrey's Selected Shorts


    • Blast from the Past

      Here is the interesting game I played in the Commercial Chess League of NewYork last week. I was playing on the first board against strong FM Rico Salimbagat. We have a long history - first time I've played him was in 1998 in Las Vegas. We were ... | Read More

      • FM andryusha
      • | Nov 27, 2013
      • | 1437 views
      • | 10 comments
    • Fun in Keres Attack

      Scheveningen variation in Sicialian defence fell a little bit out of favor recently. Everybody plays Najdorf/Dragon/Chelyabin. Maybe it is because of Keres attack? Here is an interesting example from my recent game in Commercial Chess Leag... | Read More

      • FM andryusha
      • | Feb 21, 2013
      • | 1538 views
      • | 8 comments
    • Fancy Dragon

      Dragon is still a powerful weapon for black, despite some latest theoretical advances. One bad move and you can finish up like white in following miniature.   | Read More

      • FM andryusha
      • | Jul 2, 2012
      • | 2686 views
      • | 10 comments
    • Neversimple Morra Gambit!

            My Smith-Morra gambit thematic tournament is chugging along. Here is yet another game, which I am publishing for the final position only! There are tons of inaccuracies... But alas - it is hard to survive the gambit by white otherwise :)... | Read More

      • FM andryusha
      • | Jun 18, 2012
      • | 2403 views
      • | 7 comments
    • Recent favorite in Morra's Gambit

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      • FM andryusha
      • | Mar 1, 2012
      • | 3178 views
      • | 13 comments