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  • Chess Tales from Asia - The Great Singapore Swindles (Part 3)

    Once again, I would like to thank the readers for their support, interaction and kind comments in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. In this final segment of Great Singapore Swindles, I would like to introduce you to a good friend, International M... | Read More

  • Uncooperative Opponents & Computer Symbols

    Richard asked: I have been experimenting with the Fritz chess engine and it uses a number of evaluation symbols as it analyzes alternative moves. I think I get some of them, like +- means white is winning. Does the symbol always apply to White, ... | Read More

  • Commenting on Reader Comments

    COMMENTING ON READER COMMENTS   Here are answers to various comments (in regards to my Q & A articles) by readers:   crowrevell says: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 is a strong answer to 2…Nc6. I’m not familiar with 2...g6, though it seems... | Read More

  • While Andrew is away ...

    As Andrew Martin has the week off, let me pay a little tribute by presenting one of his games in the Sicilian Grand Prix Attack, the variation he helped establish as a major weapon in the 1980s. Here he plays a popular line against a defensive pla... | Read More

  • Why is it 1.f4?! not 1.f4!?

    There are many things I don't understand in this world. One of them is why some people makes such a big fuss out of Paris Hilton (sorry Paris fans, but that is my truth). Another is why most people disregard 1.f4 so quickly, without even a glance.... | Read More


    • Bryntse Gambit [2]

      BRYNTSE GAMBIT [2] 1.e4 c5 2.f4 d5 3.Nf3 dxe4 4.Ng5 Nf6 5.Bc4 Bg4   INDEX 1. Introduction 2. Game with analysis 3. Complete text of the analysis of the game 4. Conclusion 5. Other blogs of mine on this opening   1. Introduction ... | Read More

    • Grand Prix Attack

      Filling in the gaps... As a tournament player who specialises in playing 1.f4, I have come to the concIusion that using Bird's Opening for every single game with the White pieces is a somewhat limited and short-sighted point of view. There's muc... | Read More

      • D_Breeze
      • | May 21, 2014
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    • Using the GPA to beat someone on CHESSCUBE

      I just played a game against someone on chesscube using the GRAND PRIX ATTACK.It worked out so well that i could have waited 2 more moves and i could still checkmate.Well really i didn't checkmate him but there was a forced checkmate. | Read More

    • Daily Live Chess Digest - 2014/04/16

      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. I face the Sicilian Grand Prix attack agai... | Read More

    • Closed Sicilian: Grand Prix Attack B23

      I mainly focus on the history and principles of the game when annotating.  Any feedback would be appreciated. | Read More

      • JCQuinones
      • | Mar 27, 2014
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  • 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 »

  • Hodges, Albert Beauregard

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    Albert Hodges (1861-1944) was a former U.S. Champion.  His first job was a hidden operator of Ajeeb, the chess automaton, at the Eden Musee in New York..  He played chess and checkers.  He won the US championship in 1894 after defeating Jackson... Read More »

  • Double Attacks

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    The double attack is a tactic. There are many different types of double attack. One of the types of double attacks is the fork. Another is the disovered attack.         One of the two variations of the discovered attack is the discov... Read More »

  • king's indian attack and defense

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    attack:1.nf3 d5 2.g3 g6 3.bg2 bg6 4.0-0 0-0(continue your own game after that). COME BACK ON CHESSOPEDIA FOR "MORE WAYS TO WIN" Read More »

  • 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 »