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verymaricheckmate
verymaricheckmate
Location: las cruces nm, United States
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BGrimes
BGrimes
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JWBishop
JWBishop
Location: Atmore, Alabama, United States
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raydeb
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BHBish
Location: Grand Rapids, United States
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  • The Advantage of Doubled Isolated Rook Pawns?

    Professor: Happy day before Saturday, class. Zephyr: I wanted to bring something up. Professor: I'm fine. How are you? You couldn't wait to say "hello?" Zephyr: Hello, Professor. Now can we talk about it? Professor: About what? Zephyr: Double... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Kramnik vs. Kasparov

    By 1990, Garry Kasparov had done what nobody had done before since the creation of the world championship: defended his title multiple times against the clearly best challenger. All in all, he and Anatoly Karpov played five quite grueling matches ... | Read More

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 6

    This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 year... | Read More

  • The Power of Criss-Crossing Bishops

    Professor: Hello, class.  No reaction. A few suppressed smiles. Thomas: What were you planning for today, Professor? Professor: I thought we'd talk about the two bishops. Lucian: How they're better than two knights? Rachel: Or be... | Read More

  • Don't show your opponent mercy!

    This is part of my column Move by Move: Chess Improvement. To get your game analyzed, please join the group: Move by Move Chess Improvement I would like to thank WhiteAnemone for submitting this game. White has achieved a nice position... | Read More


    • Kill the Rook! (or Why Bloodthurst Doesn't Work - at Least Usually)

      In this tactical game I played Black. The queens were exchanged early, but the play was very sharp as the center was open and the minor pieces actively positioned. I managed to get the bishop pair and double and isolate two white pawns on the e fi... | Read More

      • GIex
      • | Oct 24, 2014
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    • Midgame Puzzle

      Black has just played 19...b5, attacking White's pinned bishop. What should White do? | Read More

      • Kuledood11
      • | Oct 24, 2014
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    • An aggressive defense against an aggressive attack

      Almost every e4 player below 1500's favourite opening is the Fried Liver Attack, it has the reputation, it has a funny name, it has everything. Such is the reputation of it that after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 about 75% of my opponents play h6???... | Read More

    • Frome Chess Congress 2014 (10/11 May)

      25th Annual congress held at Selwood Academy on 9/10/11th May. Taking a round one bye, my results were as follows: Round 2: Playing white I was able to play my preferred Scotch gambit opening, which my opponent wasn't familiar with (4...H6). Afte... | Read More

      • DrDeal
      • | Oct 22, 2014
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    • Bishops vs knights

      This is a recent online game (3 days/move) I played, in which it is very clear how a battle between bishops and knights can be central to a game. In the position below, my opponent just played e3, which allows me to force a trade of knight for b... | Read More

      • Nietsoj
      • | Oct 22, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Queen's Indian Defense

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    The Queen's Indian Defense (QID) is defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e63. Nf3 b6 The opening is a solid defense to the Queen's Pawn Game. 3...b6 increases Black's control over the central light squares e4 and d5 by preparing to fianchett... Read More »

  • Minor Pieces Checkmates

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    MINOR Pieces Are Rarely used for mate  It sometimes only used for support mate Im gonna serve you with some puzzle in a position where king is in the Corner/Edge of the board and , we got a few minor pieces(Bishop, Knight, and maybe a Pawn) I thi... Read More »

  • Budapest Gambit

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    The Budapest Gambit (or Budapest Defence) is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e5Despite an early debut in 1896, the Budapest Gambit received attention from leading players only after a win as Black by Grandmaster Milan V... Read More »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... Read More »

  • King's Indian Defense

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    King's Indian Defense belongs to the Indian Defense family of openings and is characterised by the early fianchetoeing of the black dark-squared bishop on g7. It is a sharp opening and it has always been a very popular choice for black ever ... Read More »