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  • Die Immergrüne Partie

    Dr. Hermann von Gottschall      Dr. Hermann von Gottschall (1862-1933) was a reputable German chessplayer and problemist. He also edited the German periodical "Deutsche Schachzeitung" from 1892-96 (having co-edited with Curt von Bardeleb... | Read More

  • The Evans Gambit: Modern Play

    Last week, we looked at the origins of the exciting Evans Gambit. Today, let's find out how the opening has journeyed through history to modern day.  While in keeping with his style, Wilhelm Steinitz's torturous defensive method against t... | Read More

  • The Evans Gambit: A History

    This week we turn our attention to one of the most swashbuckling of openings: the Evans Gambit. Unlike some other openings whose first use was surrounded by mystery and uncertainty, the origins of the Evans Gambit seem fairly clear. ... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, January 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Another Year “Another year has gone by, and this Bulletin starts the second year of our magazine in this form. While the Tata... | Read More

  • The Chigorin Queen's Gambit: A History

    The Chigorin Defense is one opening whose history -- unlike some of others we have examined in previous weeks -- revolves around one man. And of course this is its namesake, Mikhail Chigorin. Chigorin was born in 1850 near St. Peterburg, where h... | Read More

    • Another thing I can't find at chessdryad dot com

      My interest in this game isn't as much the 4-pattern drawn by …Qb6xb2-d4xa4 but the pawn formation after move 2. Around 1977 or '78, master Martin Sullivan beat class player Thomas Boyd with an idea of the Austrian master Josef Krejcik: 1. e4 ... | Read More

    • My System Walkthrough (1,1) - On the Centre and Development

      Part 1: The Elements 1. On the Center and Development   Some definitions: By Border, we mean the line going directly inbetween ranks 4 and 5. By the Centre, we mean the most restricted group of squares around the exact middle of the board, i... | Read More

      • Spartycus
      • | Apr 29, 2015
    • Taking Down the Behemoth: How to play against the Sicilian Najdorf

      Most players start out playing 1.e4 and at first almost everyone plays 1...e5 to counter. You may become great at whipping out your favorite Ruy Lopez, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, King's Gambit, etc.; but then as you rise the ranks you'll be meeti... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | Apr 29, 2015
    • My story of developing my black openings against 1.e4

      Before i started playing in the club i was one of these players moving every pawn, and finally in most games everything was blockaded against my main opponent in the youth. That worked not well against the opponents in the club, even those guys w... | Read More

    • Chess Tournament

      Hello Everyone! As you can see, this is my first blog post and I am very excited making it. Yesterday, I entered a chess tournemnt. I had a total of 5 wins and 1 lost. Here are the openings I used in the tournment Round 1: 1-0  (Fried L... | Read More

Video Lessons

  • Englund Gambit

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    The Englund Gambit is a rarely played chess opening that starts with the moves: 1. d4 e5?!Black's idea is to avoid the traditional closed queen's pawn games and create an open game with tactical chances, but at the cost of a pawn. The gambi... 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 »

  • Amar Opening

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    The Amar Opening (also known as Paris Opening, Drunken Knight Opening, or Ammonia Opening) is a chess opening defined by the move: 1. Nh3This opening is sometimes known as the Ammonia Opening, since NH3 is the chemical formula for ammon... Read More »

  • Giuoco Piano

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    First known chess opening, according to the Gottingen manuscript (1490).  The opening is 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5, and was given its name by Lolli.  The opening name is derived from Italian, meaning quiet game, in contrast to gambit openings.... Read More »

  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. Although played by quite a few grandmasters over the years, the Scandinavian is rarely played at the highest levels of ... Read More »