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  • 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 Tactical Rook Lift

    About a year after I learned the rules of the game, I became practically obsessed with rook lifts. In my (inexperienced and naive) opinion, no attack was truly complete without an aesthetically pleasing rook lift. Indeed I had a rook (or two) on... | Read More

  • How to Play Badly

    Warning: This trick is performed by trained professionals only - don't try this at home. While remarking on his win against Conrad Holt in last year's US Championship, Gata Kamsky explained his dubious decision on move 30. "I had a choice," Kams... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Jun 27, 2014

    "I did action X and gained Y rating points so I suggest everyone should do that." This claim came up during the show, raising the question: How helpful it would be for others to follow the suggestion? In order to address this issue, we should sta... | Read More

  • When a Loser Becomes a Winner, Part Two

    Any chess player who is familiar with the enormous heritage of the great Nimzowitsch should know his "Immortal Zugzwang Game." The last move of the game is a treat for a real chess connoisseur: In his book, Nimzowitsch expressed h... | Read More


    • MN Blitz Championship

      The 2014 Minnesota Blitz Championship was held on June 29. Over the past few years the attendance at the event had been declining, and this year the attendance reached a nadir as there were only 14 players there, and only two players over 2200 USC... | Read More

      • Bab3s
      • | Jul 9, 2014
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    • THE CHESS AMATEUR LOOKS BACK

      The Chess Amateur Looks backChess has won me. I guess thats why im here and creating this blog. Thanks to hand me down chess books i learned alot about the game and the history of the great players (maybe not enough though). Chess books are very r... | Read More

      • konhidras
      • | May 3, 2014
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    • The rambling rook - A tribute to Tim Krabbé - part I

      A few weeks ago I suddenly realized that not "My System" and "My 60 memorable games" had been the most inspiring chess books for me years ago. No ... The chess books that did put the chessboard on fire for me were two chess books by Tim Krabbe. ... | Read More

      • achja
      • | May 2, 2014
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    • Books from My Past, Part 2

      In a recent chess discussion thread, the topic recently turned to improvement plans--yes, that perennial conversational abyss of club players--and someone mentioned that, "many roads lead to Rome." Whereupon someone else stated that the phrase... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Mar 30, 2014
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    • Auuuuuuuugh

      To those following the ups and downs of Nakamura’s often colorful chess career, yesterday’s collapse in Zurich against Carlsen was without question the most painful of the American’s now numerable reverals against the World Champion. With th... | 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 »

  • Robatsch Defence

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    In the Robatsch Defense, named after Karl Robatsch, also known as the Modern Defense, Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4. Black's hope is to attack and undermine White's "ideal" position without directly attempting to... Read More »

  • Colle

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    the colle normaly: or defeated: or colle zuzertork: there are too much other things in colle so i will now do london system: conclusion: i hope you learn! Read More »

  • Modern Defence

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      In the Modern Defense, also known as the Robatsch Defense, after Karl Robatsch, Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4. Black's hope is to attack and undermine White's "ideal" position without directly attempting to... Read More »

  • King's Indian Attack

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      The King's Indian Attack (KIA), also known as the Barcza System (after Gedeon Barcza), is a chess opening system for White, most notably used by Bobby Fischer. Its typical formation is shown in the diagram to the right.It is an attacki... Read More »