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    • Hippopotamus Defence

      Sample games of the Hippopotamus Defence.         | Read More

      • Tyzer
      • | Mar 30, 2010
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    • Puzzle collection

      My own little store of puzzles which I find amusing or interesting. A lot of additional info on the variations is placed in the movelists. | Read More

      • Tyzer
      • | Dec 13, 2009
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    • Archive

      A post to archive some games I'd like to keep track of.   A surprisingly short but fun game against a 1454 player, when I was rated 1215. I think neither of us played particularly well to be honest, but I liked the way it ended. A game wh... | Read More

      • Tyzer
      • | Oct 28, 2009
      • | 665 views
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    • Queen's Gambit

      Queen's Gambit Accepted, 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4   Not the most common response, but generally considered even for both sides. Has a tendency to lead to isolated queen's pawn positions after an eventual ...e5 break by Black. | Read More

      • Tyzer
      • | Oct 27, 2009
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    • Queen's pawn openings

      Indian Defence, 1.d4 Nf6   Most popular response for Black, creating sharper games than 1. ...d5. Closed Game, 1.d4 d5 2.c4, Queen's Gambit Modern Defence, 1.d4 g6 (Transposing into King's Indian Defence with 2.c4 Nf6)   Tr... | Read More

      • Tyzer
      • | Oct 26, 2009
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      • | 3 comments
    • Wilkes-Barre Variation (5.d4)

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      • Tyzer
      • | Oct 26, 2009
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    • Wilkes-Barre Variation (5.Bxf7+)

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      • Tyzer
      • | Oct 26, 2009
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    • Wilkes-Barre Variation (5.Nxf7)

      White accepts sacrifice, 6.Kxf2 Main ideas: Black plays Nxe4+ and frees the queen. Black tries to capture the bishop with check to gain a tempo and capture the knight, eliminating the threat of the rook capture. Black can also aim f... | Read More

      • Tyzer
      • | Oct 19, 2009
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    • Albin Countergambit

      Hmmm. Just figured I'd use this blog to keep track of whatever analysis I've done of openings I'm interested in...the analysis board is really convenient.   Albin Countergambit, an infrequently-studied but probably playable opening for Black. ... | Read More

      • Tyzer
      • | Oct 19, 2009
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