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Knighty2375
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  • Lasker's Chess Wisdom

    The second world champion in chess history, Emanuel Lasker, was a unique person. Besides being the champion for 27 years (this record will never be beaten for sure!), he was also a famous mathematician and philosopher.  In his prime Lasker ... | Read More

  • José Raúl Capablanca's Greatest Positional Wins

    José Maria Capablanca was a busy man. A lieutenant in the cavalry division of the Spanish army, he spent his limited free time playing chess with fellow soldiers. One day, his four-year-old-son José Raúl decided to reliev... | Read More

  • Manny

     Chess often forms a juncture with various disciplines such as literature, poetry, music, painting or films.  The point where they meet can be symbolic, thematic or just a hook meant to reel in the audience.  Certain artists or writers are, in... | Read More

  • Sac A Queen To Find A Mate! A Love Story

    We all have terrible ideas now and then. Typically, they stem from the crazy urge to sacrifice a piece. Even the best of the best can’t always resist. In fact, this series will pay tribute to those special moments when the game's most powerf... | Read More

  • How To Play The Stonewall Dutch

    Today we will be looking at a completely different landscape on the chess board compared to last week's King's Indian structure: the light-square focus of the Dutch Stonewall. The Stonewall is not a specific series of moves so much as a set... | Read More


    • Fifth OTG game: defeated my first dragon

      Hi again, here it is the fifth game at XXVII Internacional Vila de Sant Boi. This time I had to face another experienced 1900+ player, Jordi Sanchez Viana. The game was another Sicilian defense (the third in a row) in which black played a sort o... | Read More

      • sharcashmo
      • | May 23, 2015
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    • A Different Kind of Game

      This game was very different from what I normally see. The Knights are just having fun. "Oh, let's kill this guy." They must be drunk :) | Read More

    • Ode to Tom's Knights.

      A knight on the rim is a fanciful whim, a move you might like to take back, but if you hold and fend you'll find you soon match Tom Rendle, the host of the great Hack Attack!   Here's the show that inspire this bit of doggerel.   Chess_777... | Read More

      • AnnaEA
      • | May 21, 2015
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    • Italian Game: Two Knights Defense, Fried Liver Attack

                      Sample Games  Italian Game: Two Knights Defense, Fried Liver Attack  http://www.chess.com/games/results?e=928&... | Read More

      • Jtron-75
      • | May 20, 2015
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    • Nice Idea: Castling by Rd8, Kd7 and Kc8

      Sometimes one sees a good idea to remember. Here is one i have seen in "starting out: open games" by GM Glenn Flear. White plays a scotch gambit, black plays 4...Nf6 and the game transposes to the two knights defence. And then white plays the r... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Maties

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    Hello you are going to see funny checkmates that I and other people will put in here like mate in two and other fun checkmates with rooks, kings, knights,bishops, pawns, and queens. Read More »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Hippophobia

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    It comes from the greek word phobes meaning fear and hippo, which means horse. Hippophobia is the fear of knights. this is generally bad because players with hippophobia will trade bishops for knights when bishops are better. Read More »

  • What You Need to Know Well as a Beginner

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    The Tactics! If you are directed to the wrong page from my profile,please go back. Forks A fork is basically when one piece attacks two. Skewer When one piece attacks a more valuable piece and then a less valuable piece behind it. Pawns can't... Read More »