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  • The Smith-Morra Gambit: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we examined the origins of the Smith-Morra Gambit.  As the Smith-Morra began to encounter strong players, a variety of different responses developed. In the early days, declining the gambit was actually quite popular. In fact, ... | Read More

  • The Smith-Morra Gambit: A History

    For this week's edition of my column on the histories of openings, I have chosen the Smith-Morra Gambit -- a selection that might excite many readers. Most grandmasters have a low opinion of the Smith-Morra, while at the same time it is a favo... | Read More

  • Mastering Squares, Part 1

    When I have lessons with students, we usually go over their games. Invariably, the student comes to me thinking that the errors in the game are based on blunders, missed tactics, a bad opening, or some form of positional atrocity. Of course, thes... | Read More

  • The Modern Defense: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we learned about the pre-war origins of the opening that would become the Modern Defense.  Thus far, the Modern Defense did not have a real name, nor any kind of reputation. It was a curiosity which had been played a few time... | Read More

  • The Secrets Of The Berlin Endgame

    "Every time the Berlin endgame shows up on the board," GM Vladimir Kramnik remarked a few weeks ago, "everyone starts to cry quietly, [because] such positions are boring. However, games are often full of exciting play, although there are... | Read More


    • Regular 90|30 Tourney #12 - round 5

        1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c5 3. d3 Nc6 4. Bg2 e5 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nbd2 Be7 7. c3 O-O 8. e4 I. 8...Re8 Movsesian, Sergei vs. Gelfand, Boris II. 8...d4 Zvjaginsev, Vadim vs. Kornev, Alexei Movsesian, Sergei vs. Carlsen, Magnus | Read More

      • wmakos
      • | Jan 26, 2015
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      • | 3 comments
    • Game Review

          [Event "Live Chess"][Site "Chess.com"][Date "2015.01.23"][White "ST_ONE"][Black "drexy"][ECO "C57"][ChesscomGameID "1038344205"][Annotator "Chess.com Computer Analysis"][Result "0-1"][WhiteElo "880"][BlackElo "957"][TimeControl "10|0"][Te... | Read More

      • ST_ONE
      • | Jan 24, 2015
      • | 106 views
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    • Fajarowicz Gambit [3]

      FAJAROWICZ GAMBIT [2] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 INDEX 1. Introduction 2. Game with analysis 3. Complete text of the analysis of the game 4. Conclusion 5. Other blogs of mine on this opening   1. Introduction This game will sh... | Read More

    • Fajarowicz Gambit [2]

      FAJAROWICZ GAMBIT [2] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 INDEX 1. Introduction 2. Game with analysis 3. Complete text of the analysis of the game 4. Conclusion 5. Other blogs of mine on this opening   1. Introduction I like to play ga... | Read More

    • Here goes!

      Chess and life are so similar. First fight, first blunder, first defeat...  1.  d4  e6 2.  c4  d5 3.  e3  Nf6 4.  Nc3  Be7 5.  Nf3  O-O 6.  Bd3  c5 7.  O-O  Nc6 8.  a3  cxd4 9.  exd4  dxc4 10.  Bxc... | Read More

      • grandizio
      • | Jan 22, 2015
      • | 101 views
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