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    • My win against a National Master!!!

      This is my personal favorite game that I've played in an otb tournament. I beat the famous National Master, Senior Master, and Life Master Bobby Moore! Bobby Moore has a famous game where he beat IM Silman with the smith-morra! Bobby Moore was ve... | Read More

    • SMG: Scheveningen Formation [2]

      One of the most common setups in the Smith-Morra Gambit, is the Scheveningen Formation.   Black’s plan: Get pawns on d6 and e6, get the kingside pieces out and castle as soon as possible, hold on to the extra pawn and get into a favorable e... | Read More

      • Ultraman81
      • | Aug 16, 2015
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    • The ECO First 5 Volumes

      A White first moves other than 1.e4, 1.d4 (A00–A39) 1.d4 without 1...d5 or 1...Nf6: Atypical replies to 1.d4 (A40–A44) 1.d4 Nf6 without 2.c4: Atypical replies to 1...Nf6 (A45–A49) 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 without 2...e6 or 2...g6: Atypical Indian syst... | Read More

      • GM_Nikhil
      • | Aug 5, 2015
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    • Smith-Morra Gambit: Paulsen Formation [2]

      In my previous blogpost with the Smith-Morra Gambit: Paulsen Formation, we could already see how the opening encourages active play and provides tactical opportunities. In my next game I could try-out the pleasure of sacrificing my knight on d5, a... | Read More

      • Ultraman81
      • | Jul 29, 2015
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    • My St. Pauli Open Round 1-3

      Dear chessfriends, so I decided that it was time to start my career in tournament chess and chose the St. Pauli Open as my first event because it is supposed to have a nice and relaxed atmosphere. The first three rounds are over and I'm pretty m... | Read More

      • A_Tack
      • | Jul 19, 2015
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  • Smith-Morra Gambit

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      The Smith-Morra Gambit (or simply Morra Gambit) is a gambit against the Sicilian Defence distinguished by the moves 1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3. It is not common in grandmaster games, but at club level chess it can be an excellent weapo... Read More »

  • Smith, Ken

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    Ken Smith (1930-1999) was a Texas master who founded Chess Digest in 1962.  In 1954 he won the British Open and the British Blitz Championship while stationed in England as an Air Force enlisted man.  He was not given a prize because he ... Read More »