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  • Amazing tournaments - Part I - 1938 Avro - Nederland

    In this article I want to show some intresting things from the amazing Avro tournament. The tournament was played in 1938 with 8 best players from the 1938 FIDE list! You can see the player's names: Paul Keres Reuben Fine Salo Flohr Mikhail Bo... | Read More

  • Master Files 3.5

    Master Files 3.5 Contents Introduction Staying Protected The Importance of a Pawn Break How to Beat a Grandmaster The Twelve Puzzles of Christmas Introduction Hello fellow Chess.com members, and Merry Christmas! As a young child I learned... | Read More

  • SOS - Secrets of Opening Surprises - December 2012

    No time to study opening theory? Shock your opponent with an SOS!With an SOS you deviate early (usually before move 6!) from regular lines in mainstream openings. So you will reach positions you have actually studied without having memorized tons ... | Read More

  • SOS - Secrets of Opening Surprises - September 2012

    No time to study opening theory? Shock your opponent with an SOS! With an SOS you deviate early (usually before move 6!) from regular lines in mainstream openings. So you will reach positions you have actually studied without having memorized tons... | Read More

  • Basic Opening Ideas

    First of all, I would like to congratulate you on your most recent article. It was very well written. However, I have one question. All titled players that I know say that you should learn the ideas behind openings, more so than the opening lines ... | Read More


    • Blunder file: French defence overwhelmed

      Think I was just up against a much tactically stronger player here - who was underrated due to not playing many standard games - but interesting because it was quite hard for me to work out the blunder, after quite a lot of book moves.  I think 1... | Read More

      • yucca
      • | Jul 20, 2014
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    • Preparations of an amateur IV: The National Championship

      In seven days, the most important tournament of the year takes place in Trondheim, Norway. It's the national championship, with nine rounds of chess to be played over eight days.  This blog is a way for me to collect my thoughts and preparations... | Read More

    • Winning Tips

      Style of play Play for king attacks! The opponents king is the most vulnerable piece to attack. You could be down on material, and have your position blown apart, but if you mate your opponent's king you will have won the game. The opponent ... | Read More

      • PRINCESTER
      • | Jul 3, 2014
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    • Solid play in the French Defence.

      Played a good game in the French 2.f4 variation. Enjoy!    | Read More

    • Caro Kann-Ideas

                                                                The Caro Kann Defence  The Caro-Kann defence is a very solid and good opening choice. The main idea is to play d5 without having a very bad bishop on c8 ... | Read More

      • Till_98
      • | May 15, 2014
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      • | 15 comments


  • Ruy Lopez

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    Opening: Ruy Lopez (Spanish)ECO: C60ECO Variations: C60 - C99Type: King's Pawn GamePGN: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5FEN:  r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 3 3 The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a ches... Read More »

  • Common Defence

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    and while your at it do a quiz!!! Read More »

  • Greek Defence

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  • Robatsch Defence

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    In the Robatsch Defense, named after Karl Robatsch, also known as the Modern Defense, Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4. Black's hope is to attack and undermine White's "ideal" position without directly attempting to... Read More »

  • Petroff's Defence

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    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »