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iLLiCiT-GAMBiT
iLLiCiT-GAMBiT
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PieGambit
PieGambit
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shubdeeps-gambit
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  • Carlsen-Radjabov game - the Hungarian Attack

    The commentaries on chess.com and the Chessbase website reported on Carlsen's second loss in a row but did not explain why Radjabov played 10...Qe8! which avoids a potential bishop sacrifice on h5. My good friend, CM Olimpiu Urcan made this poi... | Read More

  • When Castles Attack

         There are certain rare actions in chess that elicit an almost emotional response - windmills, smothered mates, advantageous underpromotions and what I want to include here:  Checkmate by Castling.      This type of mate is so ra... | Read More

  • Kolisch: Unknown Tactical Monster

    (I want to thank chess.com’s finest chess historian, batgirl, for articles shared, the photos you see in this article, and her very useful feedback when I asked her about Kolisch. If you don’t follow her blogs and articles you are foolishly de... | Read More

  • Best of Three Sets: Tennis Players Ju and Esserman in Death Match

    In the 1990s, when Pete Sampras dominated Wimbledon, he would sometimes win entire matches without a rally longer than a few hits. Expect the same this Saturday, as two energetic blitz specialists (and talented tennis players) lace up for Death Ma... | Read More

  • The Art of Doing Nothing, Part Three

    In part two of this article, I described how I came up with a weird looking, but nevertheless efficient, plan of treating an unpleasant middlegame in my game vs. Hikaru Nakamura. For in-depth analyzation of the study-like endgame in this encounter... | Read More


    • Daily Live Chess Digest - 2014/04/24

      Welcome to this Blog post :-) I upload 3 videos of blitz chess games every day, free on Youtube to watch. Once in a while I also add a rapid game (15 Min per player), all with live comments of course.    Good game vs. GM Rechlis in Queens Gam... | Read More

    • KGA Bishop Gambit

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      • Iskandar
      • | Apr 24, 2014
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    • Sokolsky/Polish Opening (1.b4) - Main Line

      The Main line (term by Alexey Sokolsky) is a very frequent variation of the 1. b4 opening where Black uses d5 supported by Nf6 and e6.There are two fundamental variations in the Main line I'd like to show you.I. 1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. e3 e6 - th... | Read More

      • Eugen
      • | Apr 24, 2014
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    • The Urusov brothers

      A small article from this blog. Both Urusov brothers, according to their father's wishes, were enrolled into the First St. Petersburg Military Corps in the early childhood. They graduated with high distinction and became the Guard officers. They ... | Read More

    • Sokolsky/Polish Opening (1.b4) - Sokolsky Gambit (Declined)

      After 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 f6 3. e4 Black can decline the gambit and play either 3... d5 or 3... Ne7 (the most popular responses). As a result the Sokolsky Gambit (Declined) set-up occures: 3... Ne7 - a reasonable decision. By declining the gambit... | Read More

      • Eugen
      • | Apr 22, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Italian Game

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    'Italian game' refers to any game that follows after the sequence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4. This includes both the Two Knights Defense (3. ...Nf6) and the Giuoco Piano (3. ...Bc4). 'Italian Game' is more accurate than Giuoco Piano, since this lite... Read More »

  • Harwitz bishops

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    Harrwitz bishops (named after Daniel Harrwitz (1823-1884)) are bishops that occupy ajacent diagonals. For example, White has Harrwitz bishops in the Danish Gambit. They can be very good attackers, especially in the middlegame. They are also know... Read More »

  • Word Gambit

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    Gambit refers to a chess opening in which pieces are sacrificed so as to gain a better position. It was first described in Spanish in the Lopez 1561 chess classic Libro de la Invencion Liberal y Arte del Juego del Axedrez. It took until 1813 for t... Read More »

  • King's Gambit

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    The King's Gambit is a chess opening characterised by very lively and aggresive play which is the case for most gambits. It has been very popular in the 19th century, the era of romatic chess, where attacking chess was at his peak. Nowdays it is ... Read More »

  • Gambit

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