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Aron-Nimzowitsch
Aron-Nimzowitsch
Location: Croatia
Joined: 8/21/14
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NIMZOWITSCHl
NIMZOWITSCHl
Location: chile, Chile
Joined: 6/20/14
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kalkurupe
kalkurupe
Location: Switzerland
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Luigirov
Luigirov
Location: Caserta, Italy
Joined: 1/29/14
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aaroncreation
Location: desert, United States
Joined: 3/25/13
Last Online: 7/22/14
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  • Clash of Champions: Petrosian vs. Botvinnik

    Mikhail Tal had come and gone; the older Mikhail (Botvinnik) was still on the throne of chess. But in 1963, another archetypal chess player which had heretofore not been seen made his appearance. Tigran Petrosian was born in 1929 in Tbilisi, Geo... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, August 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Dubai Heights “In July I was on holidays for most of the month, and so I missed a lot of chess, for instance the annual tourn... | 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 Difficult Opponent

    The Kryptonite Effect Many fans of chess are confused when one player in the world’s top 10 totally dominates another top 10 player in game after game. How does one explain this? In boxing they say “styles make fights.&rdquo... | 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


    • Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack

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      • Matilda876
      • | Sep 21, 2014
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    • Queen sacrifice for the title

      Let me introduce myself. I am IM Rudolf Sertić from Croatia. In this post I wanted to show you one of my best games. This was a game full of inspiration. This game I played when I was 15 teen years old. In that game I was inspired with the Nim... | Read More

      • Rudus
      • | Sep 16, 2014
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    • Evan's Gambit

      The Evans Gambit is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. e4 e52. Nf3 Nc63. Bc4 Bc54. b4Brief Description:The gambit is named after the Welsh sea Captain William Davies Evans, the first player known to have employed it. The first game wi... | Read More

      • Luidefunes
      • | Sep 14, 2014
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    • La mia biblioteca scacchistica

      La mia piccola e modesta biblioteca scacchistica. C'è di tutto ed effettivamente ora serve un po' razionalizzare le letture. Sono buoni libri, alcuni ottimi ma altri sono superati. Ad esempio, decisamente superato è il Porreca (Manuale teorico-p... | Read More

      • berlicche
      • | Aug 31, 2014
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    • Fyodor Dus-Chotimirsky. Memories, part 1

      Here are memories of Fyodor Ivanovich Dus-Chotimirsky, an old-time Russian and Soviet player. Take note that those were published in old Soviet times, soon after Stalin's death. In that time, to get non-fiction books published, anyone and everyone... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • 1930 in chess

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    On January 4, 1930, the 10th Christmas Congress ended.  The Premier Section was won by Jose Capablanca (6.5), followed by Vidmar (5.5), and Yates (5).  The Premier Reserves section was won by George Koltanowski and Tylor. From January 16 to Feb... Read More »

  • Prophylaxis

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    In chess, Prophylaxis means guarding or preventing a move before it is made. A prophylactic move usually haults the opponent from taking action in an area. One example of prophylaxis is, when the king is buried behind a wall of pawns, moving a paw... Read More »

  • Torre-Repetto, Carlos

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    Carlos Torre Repetto (1905-1978) was Mexico's first grandmaster (1977).  He was born in Merida, Yucatan.  Torre won the Louisiana championship at New Orleans 1923. He was first at Detroit 1924, followed by Samuel Factor, Herman H. Hahlbohm, ... Read More »