petroff

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "petroff" on Google.


Crispy_Toast197
Crispy_Toast197
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Joined: 6/11/15
Last Online: 6/11/15
Points: 0 points
doctrdev
doctrdev
Location: Los Angeles, United States
Joined: 3/13/15
Last Online: 4/3/15
Points: 0 points
herbpetroff
herbpetroff
Location: Catalonia
Joined: 12/15/14
Last Online: 12/15/14
Points: 0 points
emk981
emk981
Location: cbd, Serbia
Joined: 11/25/14
Last Online: 11/25/14
Points: 0 points
Axel-Petroff
Axel-Petroff
Location: Ukraine
Joined: 11/15/14
Last Online: 11/15/14
Points: 0 points

  • Making A Plus In The Petroff

    For a long time, the Petroff Defense (also known as the Russian Defense) has been a very solid weapon in situations where a draw is acceptable for Black. Through the end of the 20th century it featured prominently in top level tournaments, especia... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Spassky vs. Petrosian

    For the first time since Alekhine, there was a world champion not named "Botvinnik" who was also not merely renting the title for a year. The Armenian named Tigran Petrosian held the title of world champion, with his unusual, "left-handed" style o... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 7

    GOOD OR BAD? Mordecai10 asked: I have just completed part 1 of your Test Your Chess Understanding articles, and I wasn’t completely satisfied by one aspect of your solutions. In your solution to puzzle 2, you say the following: &lsquo... | Read More

  • The Dominican Order

          In his 1968 book called "The Poor Knight" ("Рыцарь бедный"). Vasily Panov described 23 year old Mikhail Tschigorin walking down Nevsky Prospect, a busy thoroughfare in St. Petersburg, with his friend Fedor discussing chess,... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman May 2, 2014

    Bobby Fischer played 1st board for the US in four chess Olympiads, the final one being Siegen in 1970. In 1972, after beating Spassky, the first major event he skipped (and never played again!) was that summer's Olympiad in Skopje. Fischer also p... | Read More



Video Lessons



  • Petroff's Defence

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    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 »