Topic for May/June: The Endgame
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The Good and the Bad of Speed Che... | Read More
Last week, we discussed the first few options to fight against Black's Caro-Kann.
Now let's take a look at some of the most important ways White can respond to this opening.
The Advance Variation:
The line 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 has... | Read More
In the previous two articles, I have discussed the earliest beginnings of the Caro-Kann Defense as well as later usage and developments. In this third part of the four-part series, I will discuss the various methods White has evolved to oppose the... | Read More
In part 1 of this series on the Caro-Kann, I discussed the earliest beginnings of the opening, the origin of the name, and its first adoption by top players. It is always fascinating to learn about the beginnings of these openings, which today see... | Read More
The wait is finally over! You have tried every solution to fix those flabby pawn structures. You've cut every processed pawn from your diet. Yet, for some reason, you just cannot get rid of those doubled pawns!
Finally, there is a better way! Fan... | Read More