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Kenk10
Kenk10
Location: Scipio center, United States
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BobbyKnightStreet
Location: Bloomington, IN, United States
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BobbyKnightville
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Huyknight95
Huyknight95
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam, Vietnam
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DiophantusKnight
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    • Meet the Knockouts

      Hello again chess world! We're back for another exciting season of US Chess League action. 2 new teams, the Atlanta Kings and the Rio Grande Ospreys, have joined the fray with high-powered lineups, increasing the league to 18 teams. This led to a ... | Read More

    • The Ellusive not so Obvious

      I recently found out I do better at 5 minute blitz than 3 minute blitz!  Anyway, as I started my 5 minute blitz career I stumbled onto a game where I didn't see an obvious move.  Before I leave you to solve the problem remember not to read what ... | Read More

      • Daybreak57
      • | Aug 18, 2014
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    • Latvian Gambit, Fraser Defence

      LATVIAN GAMBIT Fraser Defence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f5 3.Nxe5 Nc6 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 I play th... | Read More

    • My games: 4th Annual BC OPEN

      This was a 4 game, 1 day tourney with a time control of g60/5d Game 1: This is the first time in my life I played someone above 2100!  I was very excited...  After the game my opponent was kind enough to talk to me about my weaknesses and h... | Read More

      • machijv
      • | Aug 17, 2014
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    • Acing the Patience Test

      Chess is a game of patience.  You must wait for your turn to move, for your plans to unfold, and you must spend time replacing the plans that didn't quite work out.  Unfortunately, there are also times in which a player violates the fair policy ... | Read More

      • dillarse
      • | Aug 17, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... 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 »

  • pin; a way to win

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    Pins are a way to win because the piece checks the king and the knight, bishop, rook or queen can block it.This is a severe weakness becase if  the pinner is less valueable than the blocker,the pinner can capture the blocker and get a bigger va... 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 »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »