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    • Endgame: Bishop vs. Rook?

      Here is a position created during a game I played:                 So, yeah... I was White and in this game, I almost fell into a complex queen pin trap, and that is why it is bishop and pawn for the rook. I managed to hold onto... | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Aug 22, 2014
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    • Interesting trap from 1.b4 2.a3 3.Bb2

      I, rating: 100/1400, played against a player from the open/major level rating and played into this: | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Jun 4, 2014
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    • 1.a3 ... 2. b4 ... 3. Bb2 ... ???

      I was wondering how legitimate this opening play was, and if White could at least hold on with advancing pawns on both wings while holding the centre back? also, I was thinking this could be played like the Oranuatang opening: Except by playing... | Read More

      • lollers
      • | May 13, 2014
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    • My neverending Quiz question won't submit

      My quiz question failed, so I submitted it and then used edit, but when I press preview, ( You can only press submit after pressing preview) The page loads itself exactly the same as if I had pressed reload. Why? | Read More

      • lollers
      • | May 1, 2014
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    • 1.c4 d5, What is this?

      I was wondering what this opening was called and what to do in it?   | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Apr 25, 2014
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      • | 2 comments
    • The New Play Against Kings Gambit!

                        Now, I know what you are all thinking:     now! I found a move that actually works!       Now, after hxg6, White actually has 3 main moves: First, the mainline of Qg4:     You may also ... | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Mar 6, 2014
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    • 1.e4 c5 2.g2?! Is this really good?

      Well, this Sicilian line that I play, note: title, often comes off good at my level, 1500/120 kind of level. I'm wondering how this would do in higher games. Here's an example of one game: But it dosen't always go this well: I haven't had an c... | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Feb 27, 2014
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      • | 2 comments
    • The Tarrasch Gambit

      I coudn't find any online info on this line, or indeed this opening, so I'm wondering what to do about it and I make this blog post. A lot of this may not be up to date with theory, but hey, what can I do if I only have a now 34 year old book on... | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Feb 17, 2014
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    • Who should have won?

      Well, I was trying to play the f4 line against Sicilian, and... What do you think? It was an interesting game, but who should have won if neither side had played the ? moves? | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Feb 16, 2014
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      • | 2 comments
    • The Elephant Gambit

      Ok, I've been searching up on the Elephant Gambit and it looks pretty solid: The non-take lines are simple: just take e4 and you'll be fine. | Read More

      • lollers
      • | Feb 11, 2014
      • | 712 views
      • | 2 comments