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    • What's Black's Plan After 1.e4?

      "What's Black's Plan after 1.e4?" We tried a new format in "Q&A with Coach Heisman" (our Chess.com TV show the first Friday of each month from 5-6:30 PM ET). The first hour of the show was restricted to questions about positions - it could be... | Read More

      • danheisman
      • | Mar 7, 2015
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    • Transpositions

      This games starts as a Nimzo Defense, then turns to a classical Scotch and then resembles a position similar to the Evans Gambit. The game itself, I fear, is not that great. ^^ Time control at 15/10. | Read More

    • How well you know opening names #8

      Hello and welcome to the 8th episode of how well you know opening names witch is as you may already know opening puzzle game. Last Saturday I was ill so I wasn't able to pull this out and thats why you will get 6 opening puzzles instead of normal ... | Read More

      • Vojtcz
      • | Feb 21, 2015
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    • italian game attack: evans gambit

      got this from  The Italian Game for beginners comprehensive e4 openings book: The Chess Advantage in Black and White | Read More

      • biffrod
      • | Jan 29, 2015
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    • A More Realistic Type of Puzzle

      Over the years I must have done thousands of chess puzzles, both easy and hard. However, one thing that has always bothered me about these puzles was that you knew there was a solution. After a while I would just start to look at ways to sacrifice... | Read More

      • NMKane
      • | Jan 19, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • 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 »

  • Latvian Gambit

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    The Latvian gambit would begin 1.e4-e5 2.Nf3-f5 creating a kind of reverse King's Gambit as Black. It is generally a less used gambit for its potential difficulties with king's side attacks from White, as well as its conflicts with some theoretic... 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 »

  • Budapest Gambit

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    The Budapest Gambit (or Budapest Defense) is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e5 Despite an early debut in 1896, the Budapest Gambit received attention from leading players only after a win as Black by Grandmaster Milan... Read More »