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  • Alekhine's Defense: World Championship Openings

    Alexander Alekhine won the title from Jose Raul Capablanca in their 1927 match. The Franco-Russian master had an unusually wide opening repertoire compared to the earlier champions, and he loved to experiment with different openings. So while A... | Read More

  • Who Will Have The Faster Finger In Death Match 32?

    We've known for a while that the former world blitz number-one GM Maxim Dlugy would play in this month's Death Match 32. Now we know his opponent: blitz maven and past Death Match champion IM Yaacov Norowitz. The match will be three hours of bli... | Read More

  • When White Avoids the Benoni: The Vaganian Gambit

    After the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5, not every player of the white pieces agrees to take up the baton and confront the Benoni Defense or the Benko Gambit by playing 3.d5. Some may prefer to send the game toward the quieter English Opening by playing ... | Read More

  • Nellie

    1892 "BCM"      In 1894 Nellie Love Marshall Showalter, the wife of then U.S. Chess Champion, Jackson Whipps Showalter, played Mrs. Harriet Worrell, the wife of the renowned chess player who had died in 1878, Thomas Herbert Worrall, also... | Read More

  • The 7 Weirdest Chess Openings

    Everyone knows the popular, "normal" openings played at the top level of chess. The Ruy-Lopez, the Sicilian, the French: thousands of pages have been written about these world-championship-level openings.  But what if you're not playing a... | Read More


    • Fear In Chess and How to Overcome It Part One: The Game

      They say that fear is the only thing holding you back and keeping you in "your place". Fear of death is largely why we need society telling us what to do and where to go. But what about in chess? In chess, fear is a deadly disease that can comprom... | Read More

    • Chess Structures: A Grandmaster Guide

      I was recommended "Chess Structures: A GrandMaster Guide" by Mauricio Flore Rios and after a scan of the book I immediately purchased it.   Some books you read the first page and you instantly feel enthusiatic to work through it. This is one su... | Read More

    • CCD - Second Branch - 3.c4

      In previous articles we saw the lines which can come out of 3.Nf3. We even explored some lines which have not been seen a lot. I believe we have a pretty solid idea on how we would continue in those continuations. Lets cross 3.Nf3 off our chart. ... | Read More

    • 960 A tactical Benoni

      The lichess.org implementation of live 960 is still ahead of the chess.com implementation, at least in terms of adoption and finding an opponent. Issuing a seek with the same parameters on both servers has resulted in 22 games played at ... | Read More

    • They come to Austria

      This is going to be a blog post which I will update at a moments notice. not for mistakes but for a "I want continue Writing about this" reason. The topic is of the grunfeld, and possibly a quick look at pirc's defence. I play the Grunfeld, I li... | Read More

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  • Modern Benoni

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    The Modern Benoni is a chess opening that begins with the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6. It is classified under the ECO codes A60–A79. After the initial moves, Black proceeds to capture on d5, creating a majority of black pawns... Read More »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Benoni

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    The opening name after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5.  It was first analyzed by Aaron Reinganum in 1825, who called it Ben-Oni (child of my tears, in Hebrew).  His book was Ben-Oni oder die Vertheidigungen die Gambitzüge im Schach. Not to be confused with ... Read More »