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  • 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 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


    • Rules and Principles from Grandmaster's

      Ten rules for the opening Get your pieces out into the centre quickly. The opening  is a race to see who can get their pieces out first while keeping at least a share of control of the centre. This is the main point to remember; all the other rul... | Read More

    • My Favorite 1.d4 Miniatures #4 (Queen's Pawn Game)

      It turns out there are only seven Swiss Grandmasters, including defector Victor Kortchnoi. Contrary to what you might expect, I don't think their play is full of holes either—ba-dum-chhhh! The pun police are going to arrest me, I am sure... I de... | Read More

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    • Developing Prophylactic Thinking. Part III

      In previous lessons we have learned to develop our "prophylactic thinking" based solely on the concrete opponent’s threats. In the first part, these threats were tactical - without the ability to see and defend against which it is impossible to ... | Read More

    • The Best Chess Books Ever Part 1

      This is a huge chess topic. Almost everyone has an opinion on this, and below is mine. PART 1- THE ULTIMATE TOP 10 My System - Nimzowitsch This is most definitely not an unpopular choice. It is hailed by many as the greatest and most influential ... | Read More

    • Developing Prophylactic Thinking. Part II

      Today's lesson in our opinion primarily will be useful for chess players who stayed at the level of 1400-1500 and did not know how to continue developing in this wonderful game. The first part was focused on tactical view of the problem of prophy... | 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 »

  • Colle

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    the Colle normally: Defeated: Colle Zukertort: There are too much other things in colle so i will now do london system: conclusion: I hope you learn! 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 »