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  • Pfc. Seidman

              Despite the War, the 1940s were an exciting time in American chess, especially in New York.  The USCF, newly formed, still seemed vibrant and "Chess Review,"  Horowitz' somewhat self-serving periodical, reflected the vivacious... | Read More

  • How to Spot the "Invisible" Pin

    Pins are very popular and powerful chess weapons, and I am sure you've used them in dozens of your own games. If you just started playing chess and never heard about pins, I strongly recommend you check the Tactics Trainer. But even if you are... | Read More

  • Classic Pawn Structure, Part 4b

    This is the second part of an article (Classic Pawn Structure, Part 4a) that pointed out some structural similarities between the Sicilian Wing Gambit, the French Wing Gambit, and the Benko Gambit. However, the main focus quickly moved to the... | Read More

  • Classic Pawn Structure, Part 4a

    Is the Sicilian Wing Gambit and the French Defense a version of the Benko Gambit!? mcelsouza asked: I used to play the Wing Gambit against the Sicilian: 1.e4 c5 2.b4 cxb4 3.a3. I must say I played it due to my laziness (avoiding the Sicilian t... | Read More

  • Parting With the Lady: Hanken's Ghost

    Today we’ll enjoy a lighthearted (with a tad of “morbid” tossed in) look at the time-honored queen sacrifice. I’m calling it “Parting With the Lady” in honor of the late Jerry Hanken, who wrote a number of excel... | Read More


    • Study Partner

      Hello I am currently a 1400 USCF rated player but I can easily beat 1500s. I am looking for a study partner who can help me prepare my openings. For black I want to practice the Hedgehog Defence, Sicilian Najdorf and Kings Indian. For white, I wan... | Read More

    • Classical Alekhine-Chatard Attack 6...c5 [C13]

      The Alekhine-Chatard Attack is one of a minority of gambits that holds up in modern play and is still interesting enough to be popular with strong players. What’s more, the Alekhine-Chatard is played with attack in mind, as opposed to positional... | Read More

    • Benko Accepted 6...Bg7, 8...Qa5 [A58]

      In the two games below the following position occurred after 8...Qa5: This system seems to be breathing new life into the Benko Accepted. The approach is based on creating rapid threats that challenge White right from the start. Delaying ...d6 ha... | Read More

    • The Benko Gambit 5.b6 [A57]

      In the following game Illya Nyzhnyk plays with 5.b5-b6 and then follows up with the centre-grabbing f2-f4. Our investigations suggest that if White were then to develop his light-squared bishop to e2, Black should react with ...e6 hitting back a... | Read More

    • Black's Best 10 Openings (Based on Black Win )

      Black's Best 10 Openings (Based on Black Win % + (Draw % x 0.5)) http://auto-chess.blogspot.com/2014/11/chess-opening-statistics.html Rank Opening White Win % Draw % Black Win % Points per 100 games 1 Sicilian Defense 37 29 34 48.5 =1 Nimzo Ind... | Read More

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  • Benko Gambit

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    The Benko Gambit is characterized by the move 3...b5 in the Benoni Defense arising after: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 c53. d5 b5 The Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) has three codes for the Benko Gambit: A57 3...b5 A58 3...b5 4.cxb5 a6 5.bxa6 A59 3... Read More »

  • 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 »