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    • Dautov shows how to play against the Benko Gambit

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      • linlaoda
      • | Feb 11, 2014
      • | 349 views
      • | 1 comment
    • A Dutch attack

      Just one of my recent games, as I am experimenting using the Dutch. | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Dec 5, 2013
      • | 338 views
      • | 1 comment
    • How to keep your cool after a blunder - move by move analysis

      Thinking (?): What is White's best practical chance after this blunder?   In conclusion: Even though White lost a pawn early in the opening, from then on out it looked as though only White was calling the shots. This was because of Black's i... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Jan 10, 2013
      • | 472 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Member Analysis (January)

      Feel free to post games that you want analyzed in the comments below Thank you! | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Jan 2, 2013
      • | 404 views
      • | 1 comment
    • How to force a draw - when you have to

      It is important to be able to force a draw in an inferior position. It is not like I wanted the draw - but as Black I need to prove equality, then push for a win. White looked to be building a strong kingside attack but with some careful maneuver... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Dec 24, 2012
      • | 649 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Member analysis

        A free game analysis service for chess.com members. Post your games in the comments below and please leave a comment! Thank you! | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Dec 24, 2012
      • | 511 views
      • | 1 comment
    • My Games analyzed (10.6.12)

      I just played the following game under the time controls 15 minutes + 5 increments. If you want your games analyzed, leave your games as comments below. Thank you for reading! | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Oct 5, 2012
      • | 383 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Game analysis of the week 10.2.12

      Last week two members sent in their games. I"ll analyze both, even though I had only promised one.       Some good games, which were really fun to go through.     If you want your game analyzed next week, leave your game as a comment... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Oct 2, 2012
      • | 413 views
      • | 3 comments
    • How to face the move Queen to b6 (chess lessons)

      How to face the move ...Qb6   We start with the famous position:               Black just played Qd8...b6. How do we characterize this move? It violates the theory of developing minor pieces before the queen, so what is the pur... | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Sep 27, 2012
      • | 636 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Send in your games

      I'll analyze one game per blog post. To have your game analyzed, just post the game in the comments section below. I'll try to get to every game eventually : )Best,   Linlaoda | Read More

      • linlaoda
      • | Sep 26, 2012
      • | 378 views
      • | 2 comments