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  • Who Is The Architect Of Modern Chess?

    I am the proud owner of the obscure volume Pillsbury's Chess Career, published in 1922 by the American Chess Bulletin and written by two English amateurs, Philip Walsingham Sergeant and William Henry Watts. For several months i... | Read More

  • How To Ignore A Threat And Win

    In The Complete Book of Chess Strategy, IM Jeremy Silman defines prophylaxis as "a move or strategy that stops the opponent from undertaking some type of action or plan." Coined by Aron Nimzowitsch in his seminal work My System (1... | Read More

  • The Best Chess Books Ever

    Lately I’ve gotten several letters from chess fans who want to know what kind of chess books I like, and what books I consider to be the best of all time. That kind of “best-ever” list is very much a matter of taste, and a small list is imp... | Read More

  • Overprotection, Decoded

    The concept of overprotection, invented and verbalized by Nimzowitsch in My System, is defined by IM Jeremy Silman as "a strategically important pawn or square that is given more protection than it seemingly needs. Essentially a prophylactic ... | Read More

  • Rooks on the Seventh, Revisited

    Despite his irritable personality and somewhat dogmatic assertions, Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935) is the undisputed patriarch of modern positional thought. In his magnum opus My System (1925), Nimzowitsch formulated and verbalized a litany o... | Read More


    • The most mind-boggling chess puzzle I've ever seen

      Like picking up a good ol' newspaper, there's something special about solving a chess problem from a book (or from, well, a newspaper!). Boring, boring, I know. But this gem certainly is not! I was working my way through the book Combination Cha... | Read More

      • eltenedor
      • | Jun 19, 2015
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    • Now that I'm a stable 98th percentile, it's time to step up my game. Here is the plan.

      3 months ago I set myself a goal to hit the 99th percentile by basically, today. I had some concrete goals and plans set and now is the time to reflect on them. The benefit when you aim high and fall short is that, if you do fall short you can sti... | Read More

      • simplydt
      • | Jun 13, 2015
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    • On My System Illustrative Game 3

      The game is given as Van Viliet - Znoski-Borovsky, Ostend, 1907   Nimzo notes here that this opening is called the stonewall, and is a very closed opening. In truth the stonewall is an opening system. Systems are distinguished from non-system... | Read More

      • bb_gum234
      • | Jun 6, 2015
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    • Observations on the French Defense

      I've been studying the French defense, hoping to add it to my opening repertiore.  It's an interesting opening and I'd like to share my comments on one of the games I've been studying.  It's a game won by Nimzovitch, the author of the classic "M... | Read More

      • chessmunz2
      • | May 22, 2015
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    • Pulling out the Scotch

      As I sip on a little bit of Johnnie Walker in a toast to my worthy opponent, I keep thinking there is nothing like a good Scotch (and Scotch game). My opponent put up quite a fight, but I managed to squeak by. He lost some time trying to find an e... | Read More


  • Sicilian Defence,Accelerated Dragon

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    Many people suffers against maroczy bind setup against accelerated dragon which arises after the following move orders.In this type of setup white normally deided to play with strong centre and its very good setup for white againt accelerated dra... Read More »

  • East Indian Defence

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    The East Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. Nf3 g6[1] This opening has a close kinship to the more-common King's Indian Defence and is often considered a variant thereof. The difference is that Whi... Read More »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • London System

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    The London system is a complex chess system in which white develops his bishop on f4 early on, and subsequently develops a closed game pawn structure that would usually limit the Queen's bishop. It is preferable to develop the Queen's Bishop ear... Read More »

  • the kopec bd3

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    so the kopec system starts with bd3 on third move. Read More »