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    • The End Of One Road, Beginning of Another Part 1

      Hey Chess.com!  It's been quite a while! I've wanted to write another blog for the last few months but one thing after another and I've never gotten to doing it. But here it is finally!   In my last blog, I talked about playing in the 2013 US... | Read More

    • Chess for the Dummies

      Learning about chess is fun! Chess is an indoor sports and the main objective of the game is to mate the King. There are different ways to do this. First, by setting up your different pieces into the different positions on the board and surprising... | Read More

    • Learning chess: Week 3: Tournaments are fun

      In my 3th week of playing chess I haven't actually spend much time in studying or analysing games. Instead I spend much more time in playing, and had lots of fun with it.  Learning chess is a long endavour and not something you will learn overni... | Read More

      • Passero82
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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    • Playing Blumenfeld gambit for the first time

      Usually, against 1. d4 I play modern-benoni defense. But I decided to study new openings. So, I added Benco gambit and Blumenfeld gambit. Ideas of this openings are quite similar | Read More

      • McArchuk
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Queen's Indian Defense

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    The Queen's Indian Defense (QID) is defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e63. Nf3 b6 The opening is a solid defense to the Queen's Pawn Game. 3...b6 increases Black's control over the central light squares e4 and d5 by preparing to fianchett... Read More »

  • King's Indian Defense

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    King's Indian Defense belongs to the Indian Defense family of openings and is characterised by the early fianchetoeing of the black dark-squared bishop on g7. It is a sharp opening and it has always been a very popular choice for black ever ... 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 »

  • Sicilian Najdorf

    • 208 Reads
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    The Najdorf Variation belongs to the Sicilian Defence family of openings and is the sharpest and most analysed opening of chess. Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence

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      The Sicilian Defence is an opening very rich in independent variations to the extent that it is always mentioned along with the mainline variation that follows. Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking cont... Read More »