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  • The Evans Gambit: Modern Play

    Last week, we looked at the origins of the exciting Evans Gambit. Today, let's find out how the opening has journeyed through history to modern day.  While in keeping with his style, Wilhelm Steinitz's torturous defensive method against t... | Read More

  • Lionel Kieseritzky

          The ancient Estonian city of Tartu lies about 2500 miles from Paris, France.  In the 19th century Tartu didn't exist as such but rather was known as Dorpat under the umbrella of the Imperial Russian empire.   Dorpat lay in Livonia... | Read More

  • How To Play A Brilliancy

    Every serious chess player dreams of creating his own Mona Lisa — a game so beautiful and memorable that he will look back on it for the rest of his career.  Unfortunately, many players tend to equate the word brilliancy with fou... | Read More

  • The Evans Gambit: A History

    This week we turn our attention to one of the most swashbuckling of openings: the Evans Gambit. Unlike some other openings whose first use was surrounded by mystery and uncertainty, the origins of the Evans Gambit seem fairly clear. ... | Read More

  • Louis Paulsen II

         I'd written about Paulsen several times in different places. HERE is my article at Chess.com of which I'll consider this an extension.      Why write more on Louis Paulsen?  I am fascinated with the 19th century and chess during th... | Read More


    • Playing the Sicilian Accelerated Dragon

      Hello Chess Fans, Black's strongest WEAPON against 1.e4 is the Sicilian Defense 1...c4, which uses a flank pawn to attack the center squares.  Although there are several variations of the Sicilian Defense, today we will specifically be reviewin... | Read More

    • King Hunts: Mating on the Opposite Rank - Part 1

      There is probably nothing more exciting in chess than king hunts. Usually a king hunt involves sacrificing material (often a lot) to extract the opponent's king. Personally, I think it's only really a king hunt if the king is forced out in front o... | Read More

    • To know my future

      This is my journal of thoughts, ideas, and plans, not particularly by me but what I see and read. The man in the photo above is named Richard réti. He was born may 28, 1889 and died june 06, 1929. He wrote the book I've recently read "Modern id... | Read More

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    • All-time best chessplayers

      We have dozens of topics in the forums covering this issue.  The various proponents of the great masters like Capablana, Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Lasker, Morphy, etc. (notice, in alphabetical order!), enjoy making their hypothetical cases.  I ... | Read More

    • THE POWER OF A SACRIFICE..!!(remembering MORPHY)

      Indeed, if someone plays the Modern Defense, its time for white to show the power of his attack, which certainly will vary from player to player depending upon the intensity of risks he undertakes. BELEIVE ME, THIS GAME IS ONE OF THE MANY GOOD GAM... | Read More

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      • | Apr 2, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Barnes' Opening

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    Barnes Opening (or Gedult's Opening) is a chess opening where White opens with: 1. f3The opening is named after Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825–74), an English player who had an impressive eight wins over Paul Morphy, including one game wh... Read More »

  • Evergreen Game

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    Adolf Anderssen was a great tactician and attacker, and was arguably one of the best players of his time. In this game against Dufresne in Berlin,1852, it became famous instantly after it was played. It was called the Evergreen Game by Wihelm Stei... Read More »

  • Ruy Lopez

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    Opening: Ruy Lopez (Spanish)ECO: C60ECO Variations: C60 - C99Type: King's Pawn GamePGN: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5FEN:  r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 3 3 The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a ches... Read More »

  • Harrwitz, Daniel

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    Daniel Harrwitz (29 April 1823 – 9 January 1884) was a German master (born in Breslau, Silesia) and world’s best active player in the mid 1850s.  He played matches against Staunton, Anderssen, Lowenthal, and lost to Morphy.  He became a prof... Read More »

  • Mating Patterns Part 2

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    Have you read Chessking47's (CK47's) article named Mating Patterns? If not, please head over there and solve the puzzles. I would've have never knew this if it weren't for IM Silman! First, I left off with Legall's Mate, so I will do Morphy's Mat... Read More »