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AlecBishop3
AlecBishop3
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a1bishop
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  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #38 - Nine Lives

    Professor: Good afternoon, class. I hope this past week has been spectacular. Zephyr: It was for me. I got to go to a concert. I heard Beethoven’s "Symphony No. 9". It was glorious. Professor: The Ninth Symphony! I wish I could have been ... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Apr 18, 2014

    In life, improvement is usually achieved by proceeding along the triangle "->Learn->Practice->Test->". In chess, this is "->Study->Play->Get Feedback->". Leave something out of the loop and you get diminishing returns. Thi... | Read More

  • Stalemate

    S T A L E M A T E _______________________________________________________      The existing rule has this in its favour, that it appeals strongly to the sporting instincts of mankind; and the last chance which it affords to a player who ap... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 3

    Today we’ll look at three games and one comment. Each entry has important instructive points that are well worth pondering. We’ll start with the comment, alluding to my article, You Have It He Doesn’t! Part 1, which was all about... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #37 - Which Piece Are You?

    Professor: Good afternoon, class. Just seeing your smiling faces makes my day. Zephyr: It makes your day? That sounds like a quote from an old Dirty Harry movie. Lucian: Why? Does Clint Eastwood play chess in those movies? Professor: I d... | Read More


    • Crusher Vienna

      I seriously think the Vienna Game is very underestimated.The best part about it can be a King's Gambit if wanted to(i don't play king's gambit simply because  there is too much risk or i can't seem to think the lines are good or simply because it... | Read More

    • Montana Open 2014, Round 4

      After achieving decent results from a few somewhat drab games on the first day of the tournament, with a win against a less experienced player and two draws against two experienced, conservative players, I was ready for a fight. My next opponent w... | Read More

      • MrMayor
      • | Apr 19, 2014
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    • A Ghastly Loss

      Is it possible to lose a game after winning queen for bishop after 5 moves? YES IT IS. The awful thing is that it just seemed to slip away bit by bit. | Read More

    • Montana Open 2014, Round 2

      My second round opponent was an experienced and solid player whom I had met but never faced. Interestingly, we had been talking just minutes earlier before the pairings were announced about the daunting possibility of playing my buddy Will, who wa... | Read More

      • MrMayor
      • | Apr 19, 2014
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    • Puzzles from some of my recent games

      A series of puzzles based on tactics which cropped up in some of my games recently. Enjoy! First, a quick and painful mate which was delivered in 15 moves. We join the game at move 12:   Next, getting ready to throw a rook boomerang: ... | Read More

      • john4000
      • | Apr 19, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • King's Indian Defense

    • 333 Reads
    • | 333 Reads

    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 »

  • pin; a way to win

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    Pins are a way to win because the piece checks the king and the knight, bishop, rook or queen can block it.This is a severe weakness becase if  the pinner is less valueable than the blocker,the pinner can capture the blocker and get a bigger va... Read More »

  • Checkmate

    • 68 Reads
    • | 68 Reads

    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »

  • Tempo

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    In chess, tresesponded to. In this case, since both players have "lost" a tempo, the net result in terms of time is nil, but the change brought about in the position may favor one player more than the other.   Gaining tempo may be achieved, for... Read More »

  • Algebraic notation

    • 35 Reads
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    This article is about Algebric notation.First we will talk about what the pieces mean: K=king Q=queen R=rook B=bishop N=knight when pawns move,only the destination square is described. Here is an example of an opening with algebric notation... Read More »