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aj1247
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    • 4/12/2014

      Today was a good chess day for me. I was able to go 20/25 on the tactics today. This was the one I am most proud of finding the solution to. I was also able to play a slow game tonight. It was a Petroff Defense, and I don't get to see that too of... | Read More

      • abshores
      • | Apr 12, 2014
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    • Chess definitions of tems

      Accept To take an offered piece, as in the King's Gambit Accepted opening 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4. See also "Decline". Active An aggressive move, line of play, or position. When mentioned in regards to a playing style, it indicates sharp or tactical t... | Read More

    • Openings According to Me: Intro

      For many players the opening is a huge weak point (actually, often they are weak in all the phases of the game, mainly because they are "lazy"). For me the opening is a great strength; often I gain a large advantage out of the opening which helps ... | Read More

    • Playing in the Premier section

      Last weekend I traveled to downtown Philadelphia to play in the National Chess Congress, a three day chess-fest of peeps, sitting and pushing bishops, rooks, pwns, and horsies (see titled players [noob master cough, cough]  can call them horsie... | Read More

    • World Championship Final Games--Kramnik, Anand, Carlsen

      Lasker ruled the chess world for 27 years. Botvinnik was first among equals from 1948 until losing his title 15 years later with no chance for an automatic rematch, and Karpov and Kasparov dominated chess from 1975 - 2000, a quarter century. Since... | Read More

      • kcsmith169
      • | Nov 27, 2013
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Video Lessons



  • Petroff's Defence

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    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »