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    • An Opening Guide

      This guide is for anyone who would like to brush up on their openings and defenses. Remember: A good opening strategy is to reach a playable middlegame. Protecting your king, controlling the center, development and mobility are all essential par... | Read More

    • Quiet defence against gambit

      This opening is known as Blackmar's or Blackmar-Diemer (with moves 2...de 3.Nc3 Nf6) Gambit. Well. I like this opening. He is unique. And can often lead to a rapid and beautiful win. This gambit have is abysmal fans, and they manage to play BDG ... | Read More

      • ArturUA
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    • Interesting Blitz Ending - 3 Queens - French Exchange w/ Nc6

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      • jminkler
      • | Nov 23, 2014
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    • ChessIQ November Plus Score

      On Saturday I played in the open section of the ChessIQ November Plus Score. This was the first time I qualified for the open section of a tournament, and it meant that the competition was tough. However, I thought I proved myself equal to the tas... | Read More

      • Pligrim
      • | Nov 23, 2014
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    • French Defense

      This is a continuation of my 'Opening Repertoire' series. I’ve categorized White’s play against the French Defense into 5 approaches. I’ll describe them, how they relate to each other, and my plan agains each in this post, and eventually wr... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • ALL IN vs FRENCH DEFENCE

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    A lot of players choose to play the french defence in order to slow down the action in the center and hope to play a quiet position. Ladies and gents, here's how you can go ALL IN against the french, especially in blitz! Read More »

  • Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime

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    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, born October 21, 1990, is a French Grandmaster.  In 2002, he was 2nd in the World Under-14 Championship.  In 2005, he became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 4 months, the 7th youngest GM in history and the 2nd young... Read More »

  • Wing Gambit

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    The term Wing gambit usually refers to when white plays an early b2 to b4 deflecting a black pawn. There are many wing gambits. The first one is the Evan's Gambit, popularized by William Davie Evans. In the 1800's everybody used it and there were ... Read More »

  • Greek gift

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    The Greek gift sacrifice it a classic bishop sacrifice on h7. The most common opening used in the Greek Gift is the French defense. There are more variations than that, but those are the basic. Try it out in your blitz games! Read More »

  • Telegraph

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      The first telegraph match was played between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore in  November, 1844, linked by the first American telegraph.  In 1845, Staunton and Hugh Kennedy, playing from Gosport, Portsmouth Harbor, played two telegraph gam... Read More »