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yongyussuf
yongyussuf
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Benko3
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TALnBENKO
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    • From 1400 USCF to 2000: #7 Building a Repertiore + Sample Game

      Recently I purchased "How to Build Your Chess Opening Repertiore" by Steve Giddins, and quite enjoyed it. The key points I took away from this book were: If you are serious about your chess improvement, it will be better for your chess to learn a... | Read More

      • jminkler
      • | Jul 21, 2014
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    • My student's Benko game against a GM

      Today my RSA student Francois Oberholzer did a good job against Georgian GM Merab Gagunashvili. He played Benko gambit, used some of my advices and got a winning position, but at the end he didn't believe, that he could beat such a strong opponent... | Read More

      • LuckyTiger
      • | Jul 14, 2014
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    • Chess Book Openings, ECO Volume A

      A chess reference video of the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO), Volume A, including the following: English Opening, Benoni Defense, Dutch Defence, Réti, Opening, Benko Gambit, Old Indian Defense, Bird's Opening, Irregular openings, and more... | Read More

    • Opening thoughts, KID, Pirc, d4

      Have been studying the Pirc this week, using Chess Position Trainer and Chess Developments: The Pirc by James Vigus. It is his updated work from TPIBAW (The Pirc in Black and White). I had been playing both the Kings Indian Defense, and the Benko ... | Read More

      • jminkler
      • | Jun 11, 2014
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    • Pal Benko's Composition

          This is a beautiful chess composition by Pal Benko which wins in a very nice fashion. If you can solve it on your first try, then you are definitely going to be the next Magnus Carlsen! | Read More

      • jxiao
      • | Jun 7, 2014
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  • The Stare

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    In chess, as in other games that promote gamesmanship, "The Stare" is a common tactic used by players to intimidate, annoy, confuse and otherwise put an opponant out of his or her comfort zone. It is generally done when a player is trying to thi... Read More »

  • ECO Openings With Moves

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    A00-A39 White first moves other than 1. e4, 1. d4: A00 Irregular Openings Anderssen's Opening: 1. a3 Anderssen's Opening, Polish Gambit: 1. a3 a5 2. b4 Anderssen's Opening, Creepy Crawly Formation: 1. a3 e5 2. h3 d5 Anderssen's Opening, An... Read More »

  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »

  • The Lolli Positon: K and Q vs K and R

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    Giambattista Lolli (1698 in Nonantola, Italy – 4 June 1769) was an Italian chess player. Lolli was one of the most important chess theoreticians of his time.  He was one of the Modenese Masters. He is most famous for his book Osserva... Read More »

  • Benko, Pal

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    Pal Benko was in Amiens, France on Jul 15, 1928 but grew up in Budapest, Hungary. Benko learned chess from his father in 1938, at the age of 10.  His first book was a collection of Capablanca’s chess games. In June 1945, in his first chess to... Read More »