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hypermodern
hypermodern
Location: United Kingdom
Joined: 6/17/10
Last Online: 12/20/14
Points: 31 points


    • Disentangling a Closed Position

      This game was in the Modern Defense. I (playing White) had more pawn influence and space in the center. Black was in turn playing to undermine it without occupying it, with the idea to later blow up the position to get sharp attacking options as i... | Read More

      • GIex
      • | Oct 29, 2014
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    • The Bishop and The Grandmaster

      By: Adisa Banjoko and Grandmaster Maurice Ashley  I don’t play either side or the king, I play God/ Heavenly wars played out on hand carved boards –Rakaa Iriscience, 64 Squares in the Cipher    Thinking Like A King  About seven years ... | Read More

    • Eccentric chess players

      There was this grandmaster called Bronstein at the turn of the 19th century who stared at the board for 35 minutes before making his first move with white.. The hypermoderns, Reti, Nimzovitch and their followers revolutionized chess for quite som... | Read More

    • A10 - English Opening

        The English Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move: 1. c4A flank opening, it is the fourth most popular[1][2] and, according to various databases, anywhere from one of the two most successful[1] to the fourth most succ... | Read More

      • kleelof
      • | Sep 25, 2014
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    • King's Indian Defense

      The King's Indian Defense is probably one of the more aggressive options against the Queen's Pawn Opening.  It's more of a hypermodern opening, which means that black lets white gain center control and then tries to take it away with pawn thrusts... | Read More

      • iforkyou
      • | May 20, 2014
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  • Coiled Spring Effect

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    The coiled spring effect in chess is related to how a players pieces will start out from a fairly compact and/or cramped opening position, and how they will "unwind" the spring and start attacking with the dynamic energy pent up in the position. A... Read More »

  • Reti Opening

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    The Reti Opening (1. Nf3 d5 2. c4) belongs to the Hypermodern School of Chess that dominated in the early 20th Century. The idea is to control the center rather than contest it by direct occupation with pawn moves such as d4 and e4. Because of its... Read More »

  • Reti, Richard

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    Richard Reti (1889-1929) was one of the founders of the hypermodern school of chess, along with Nimzovich, Tartakower, and Breyer.  He was born in Hungary and went to Vienna to study mathematics, but gave that up for chess.  Richard Reti... Read More »

  • Nimzovich, Aron

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    Aron Nimzovich (1886-1935) was the founder of the hypermodern movement in chess and author of My System.  He would stand on his head during chess events and did exercises in the tournament room.  After losing a game against Saemisch in B... Read More »

  • Breyer, Gyula (Julius)

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    Gyula Breyer (1893-1921) was a Hungarian of Grandmaster strength.  He set a new blindfold record of 25 opponents (won 15, drew 7, lost 3) in 1921 in Berlin.  He was one of the pioneering leaders of hypermodern chess.  He was the Hun... Read More »