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fuad_rouet
fuad_rouet
Location: Russia
Joined: 5/8/14
Last Online: 5/31/14
Points: 0 points
Pogonina
Pogonina
Location: Ukraine
Joined: 1/7/14
Last Online: 1/9/14
Points: 0 points
WarakomskaAnna
WarakomskaAnna
Location: Norway
Joined: 11/20/09
Last Online: 11/20/09
Points: 0 points
Natalia_Pogonina
Natalia_Pogonina
Location: Saratov, Russia
Joined: 7/3/09
Last Online: 10/17/14
Points: 3536 points

  • Classic Pawn Structure, Part 1b

    Last week we looked at a structure that featured a central space advantage for White (two center pawns vs. Black's one) and a queenside pawn majority for Black. I discussed White’s most aggressive plan (a pawn sacrifice that creates a mobile... | Read More

  • How to Ruin Your Pawn Structure

    "Pawns are the soul of chess." In general, I loathe chess clichés, but some statements are so true, so deep, that they defy the notion of banality. Think about it. An inveterate patron of the Café de la Régence, an eighte... | Read More

  • A Pawn Up, Part 3

    How does the young Anatoly Karpov win with an extra pawn? This will be the subject of today's article. In 1972 Karpov was twenty-one years old, and a new young talent. He was competing in the Soviet Team Championship, held in Moscow. His opponen... | Read More

  • The Sicilian Hole

    Many openings (especially when you play Black) have specific strategical problems typical for that particular opening. If you play the French Defense, then the bishop on c8 is your constant headache. In the Tarrasch Defense you need to live with a... | Read More

  • A Pawn Up, Part 1

    "And the rest is technique..." You've seen that annotation before. What does it mean? The rest is easy? Or we should pay less attention to the rest because it is less artistic? In fact, the technique of winning with an extra pawn is one of the m... | Read More


    • I'm so happy!

      I joined Chess.Com in May of this year.  I had not played a serious game against a human in over 30 years. My youngest daughter is in college, so I have a pretty empty nest.  And the garden can only occupy so much time. So I came back to re-vi... | Read More

    • Book Review: "Journey to the Chess Kingdom"

      By WGM Natalia Pogonina Best FIDE rating: 2508 Journey to the Chess Kingdom, 2014 Publisher: Chess EvolutionAuthors: GM Yuri Averbakh, Mikhail Beilin Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 978-83-934656-6-8 Pages: 284 Language: EnglishCover price: $26.... | Read More

    • Top 100 Women Chess Player July 2014

      Rank Name Title Country Rating 1  Polgar, Judit  g  HUN 2676 2  Hou, Yifan  g  CHN 2629 3  Koneru, Humpy  g  IND 2613 4  Muzychuk, Anna  g  UKR 2561 5  Zhao, Xue  g  CHN 2542 6  Dzagnidze, Nana  g  GEO 2541 7  Lagno, Kateryna  ... | Read More

      • gludug
      • | Jul 20, 2014
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    • IM swayamsm vs equalatoms

      omg I need to share this. This was a bullet game I played yesterday. Did he blunder or just let me win? What are your thoughts guys? Natalia Pogonina Can I submit this for a David vs. Goliath? | Read More

      • equalatoms
      • | Jul 13, 2014
      • | 448 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Natalia Pogonina

      Chess Grandmaster & Ambassador | Read More

      • jonate
      • | Jun 3, 2014
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  • Pogonina, Natalia

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    Natalia Pogonina (born on March 9, 1985) is one of the best female chess players in the world. Woman Grandmaster (WGM), three-times European champion (U16, twice U18), bronze prize winner at the World Championship (U18) and European Women Champi... Read More »