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  • The Universal Opening Trap

    The majority of chess players like opening traps. I believe the main appeal of setting a trap is not the chance to win the game instantly.  What really makes an opening trap attractive for chess players of all levels is the thrill of a hunt... | Read More

  • Paul Morphy Screenplay

         As many fans of Paul Morphy know, there have been some historical fiction written about him.  On my Morphy website  I host two short stories about Morphy:  "The Best American Chess Player" by Dan Heisman  and"The Day Kasparov Played ... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman July 25, 2014

    "I noticed that the pre-registration for the Open section of the Holly Heisman Memorial (HHM) fundraiser chess tournament on Aug 3 (in Wynnewood, PA just outside Philadelphia) has several titled players. I am only in the 1500's. Is there any way I... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #52: Rooking the Queen

    Professor: Welcome back. Class: Welcome back to you, too, Professor. Rachel: So what are you going to talk about today? Professor: Well, the last two sessions had to do with queens winning queens. Ryan: Were you planning to present more of... | Read More

  • The Positional Rook Lift

    Last week, we examined the rook lift as an attacking tool. Of course, a rook is not only an attacking piece -- it can be mobilized for positional reasons as well. In this article, we will analyze several instances in which the rook lift serves a... | Read More


    • MY FAV BASS PLAYER

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    • Ruy Lopez, Open Defense

      Learn the basic concepts in playing with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Open Defense, a very dynamic way to play.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara   Join me on Facebook @ Tyr... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez, Russian Defense

      Learn how to play with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Russian Defence which can be considered a delayed Steinitz Defence Deferred.  Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook ... | Read More

    • Ugly or Beautiful?

      I recently played a strange game.  This game was only 10 moves long, and was won in bizzare fashion.  I made comments regarding the moves.  Let me know what you think. | Read More

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    • Ruy Lopez, Arkhangelsk Defense

      Learn how to play with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Arkhangelsk Defence (or Archangel Defence), a line that often leads to dynamic and sharp play.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara J... | Read More


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  • Scandinavian Defense not always a good opening?

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    it is true! i personally usually play nc6 instead of c6,but in some cases i must play c6. by 9OOO7OOO Read More »

  • ALL IN vs FRENCH DEFENCE

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    A lot of players choose to play the french defence in order to slow down the action in the center and hope to play a quiet position. Ladies and gents, here's how you can go ALL IN against the french, especially in blitz! Read More »

  • TOUCH PIECE

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    The 'touch-move' rule is [particularly] used in live 'face-to-face'-type (OTB [Over The Board]) tournament- and/or match-format play.  Its use is less common in most formats of internet-chess.  It most likely evolved not only from 'formal'-... Read More »

  • Queen's Gambit

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    The Queen's Gambit is the starting position of many respectable chess opening such as the Queen's Gambit Accepted, the Queen's Gambit Declined and the Slav Defence. Black in most cases prefers not to capture the pawn as he cannot keep it without ... Read More »

  • close game

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    Opening play is often designated by the terms Open, Semi-Open or Closed. In Open games--marked by 1. e4 e5--both sides try to develop quickly and start an attack. In Semi-Open games (Sicilian, French, Caro-Kann etc.) Black tries to slow down Whit... Read More »