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Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com The Baltic DefenseA quick introduction to playing with and against the Baltic Defense, a sideline of the Queen's Gambit Declined, named after the birth place of Paul Keres. http://youtu.be/d2BNySYCOrU http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-baltic-defenseMon, 20 Apr 2015 01:39:47 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-baltic-defenseThe Queen's Gambit Decline, Orthodox LineA quick introduction to playing with and against the Queen's Gambit Decline, Orthodox Line , one of the most reliable defenses versus d4. http://youtu.be/LRwd9yhyiFU http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-queens-gambit-decline-orthodox-lineSat, 18 Apr 2015 10:38:20 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-queens-gambit-decline-orthodox-lineThe Austrian DefenseA quick introduction to playing with and against the Austrian Defense (Symmetrical Defense), a variation of the Queen's Gambit Decline that Alessandro Salvio wrote about over 400 years ago. http://youtu.be/BamVxW__ZgY http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-austrian-defenseThu, 16 Apr 2015 19:16:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-austrian-defenseThe Chigorin DefenseA quick introduction to playing with and against the Chigorin Defense of the Queen's Gambit, named after Russian grandmaster Mikhail Chigorin. It's an unorthodox approach to the Queen's Gambit and serves well as a surprise weapon as it's rarely pl...http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-chigorin-defenseTue, 14 Apr 2015 14:20:00 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-chigorin-defenseThe Queen's Gambit AcceptedA quick introduction to playing with and against the Queen's Gambit Accepted, a sound alternative to the Queen's Gambit. Accepting the gambit was once considered dubious for allowing White to occupy the center. However, occupation by itself does n...http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-queens-gambit-acceptedSun, 12 Apr 2015 19:05:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-queens-gambit-acceptedThe Pirc DefenseA quick introduction to playing with and against the Pirc Defense, a relatively new opening where Black allows White to grab hold of the center and attempts to undermine it from the flanks. http://youtu.be/8LY-8h2yqeQ http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-pirc-defenseFri, 10 Apr 2015 12:09:17 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-pirc-defenseThe Staunton GambitA quick introduction to playing with and against the Staunton Gambit, an aggressive answer to the Dutch Defense that was once feared by most Dutch defenders. http://youtu.be/rs5zbPHZKH0 http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-staunton-gambit2Wed, 08 Apr 2015 02:37:43 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-staunton-gambit2The Kingston DefenseA quick introduction to playing with and against the Kingston Defense, also known as the Franco-Dutch Defence, a nice surprise weapon for French defenders to have in their back pocket. The first recorded game was by Chigorin in 1880, and Emanuel L...http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-kingston-defenseSun, 05 Apr 2015 21:43:38 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-kingston-defenseThe Dutch DefenseA quick introduction to playing with and against the Dutch Defense. Though not a main line in modern chess, it's still played at the master level, most notably by Hikaru Nakamura. http://youtu.be/P9CAEQBo7lE http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-dutch-defenseFri, 03 Apr 2015 22:14:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-dutch-defenseThe Open Game, 1. e4 e5 An introduction to the various openings stemming from 1. e4 e5 for both the white and black pieces, including the following openings: Portuguese Opening Lopez Opening Vienna Game Bishop's Opening Ponziani's Gambit Danish Gambit Ce...http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-open-game-1-e4-e5Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:47:48 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-open-game-1-e4-e5Big-time Blunders, No 2From the following games: Mikhail Chigorin vs. Wilhelm Steinitz Tigran Petrosian vs. David Bronstein Miguel Najdorf vs. Bobby Fischer Viktor Korchnoi vs. Anatoly Karpov Murray Chandler vs. Susan Polgar http://youtu.be/kFJr7F9rfaw http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/big-time-blunders-no-2Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:23:06 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/big-time-blunders-no-2Some Big-time BlundersFrom the following games: Magnus Carlsen vs. Levon Aronian Viswanathan Anand vs. Garry Kasparov Alexander Beliavsky vs. Leif Erlend Johannessen Deep Fritz vs. Vladimir Kramnik Étienne Bacrot vs. Ernesto Inarkiev http://youtu.be/QOOfPgLVBrQ http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/some-big-time-blundersSun, 29 Mar 2015 18:48:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/some-big-time-blundersKasparov vs The WorldThe chess game played in 1999 that produced a mixture of deep tactical and strategic ideas, Kasparov later said, - It is the greatest game in the history of chess. The sheer number of ideas, the complexity, and the contribution it has made to ches...http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/kasparov-vs-the-worldFri, 27 Mar 2015 19:07:51 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/kasparov-vs-the-worldDeeper Blue, The Rematch, Game 6Game 6, the rematch of the Deep Blue vs Kasparov, one year after their prior match that ended in a tie, after 5 games. This was the tie breaker, one game, winner take all, played in New York City on May 11, 1997. http://youtu.be/BOOJcwpkqHI http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/deeper-blue-the-rematch-game-6Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:15:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/deeper-blue-the-rematch-game-6Deep Blue The first game in which a computer defeated the world chess champion using classical time controls. http://youtu.be/9EUNVsVUF5ohttp://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/deep-blueMon, 23 Mar 2015 20:33:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/deep-blueThe Game of the CenturyBobby Fischer @ 13 The Game of the Century https://youtu.be/G5u8i48W1bM http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-game-of-the-centuryFri, 20 Mar 2015 20:05:57 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-game-of-the-centuryThe Immortal Losing GameThe Immortal Losing Game http://youtu.be/QGFeiMSHbys A tribute to the loser's attempt to swindle his way out of losing. From the game, Bogdan Sliwa - David Bronstein. Totally losing the game, Bronstein continues on, and still manages to find ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-immortal-losing-gameWed, 18 Mar 2015 11:55:29 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/the-immortal-losing-gameLiordis Quesada vs. Carlos Antonio Alejano Chess game from  the  Cuba  Men tournament,  Round 12, 2014.  Made at the request of International  Master  Liordis  Quesada. To have a video made of your game, contact BK's videographer, Tyrone Ferrara. http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/liordis-quesada-vs-carlos-antonio-alejanoSat, 30 Aug 2014 20:46:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/liordis-quesada-vs-carlos-antonio-alejanoPedro Ramon Martinez Reyes vs. Mark D. Tseitlin   First Video by the request of Pedro Ramon Martinez Reyes. Enjoy. http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/pedro-ramon-martinez-reyes-vs-mark-d-tseitlinFri, 29 Aug 2014 15:04:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/pedro-ramon-martinez-reyes-vs-mark-d-tseitlinNimzo-Indian, Rubinstein System: Part 4Learn how to play with and against the Rubinstein System of the Nimzo-Indian Defense where black plays d6 on move four.       Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara       Join me on Fac...http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/nimzo-indian-rubinstein-system-part-4Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:03:40 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Black__Knight/nimzo-indian-rubinstein-system-part-4