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    • Chapter 1 - How to Reassess Your Chess (4th edition) by IM Silman (Part 1)

      Part 1 - The Concept of Imbalances "A sound plan makes us all heroes, the absence of a plan, idiots." -G.M. Kotov   Imbalances - Learning the ABCs Just about everyone has problems with planning. The typical player does what he feels like do... | Read More

    • Here we go, again?

      (Beat reporter: Mark LaRocca) Here we go, again? Is it me?… or is it that time really does fly?  Regardless, in the words of the immortal Ray Charles… “The game’s afoot.”… er,  that is to say… I get to introduce y’all to this y... | Read More

    • Texas Knights is Back!

      Back towards the end of July, this year, I contacted the Texas Chess Association (TCA) and ask them where my Texas Knights publication was (in which TCA members are supposed to receive 6 times a year as part of their subscription).   I found th... | Read More

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    • USCL Week 1 preview/predictions

      The opening day rosters have been revealed, and they certainly have not disappointed. With the first week being divisional play, the opportunity to secure the early advantage is certainly enticing, and the teams have responded in kind. As last yea... | Read More

    • How To: Win At Chess

      When the evidence around us suggests human intelligence is on the decline, we’ll always have chess. It’s the great guardian of human creativity and imagination — the unfailing marker of our higher intelligence.   The game itself is incredi... | Read More

      • PRINCESTER
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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 »

  • 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 »

  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... 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 »