RASHID GIBIATOVICH NEZHMETDINOV(born Dec-15-1912, died Jun-03-1974, 61 years old) Russia
Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov was born in Aktubinsk, then part of the Russian Empire and now known as Aqtöbe, in Kazakhstan, into a poo... | Read More
I'm not a very strong chess player but I'll help those who are very new to chess. First of all, control the center. Those are e4, e5, d4, d5. Develop your pawns and minor peices first like knights and bishops and then majors like rooks and queen.
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Probably my best tactical shot succeeded in the today's round of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting Open. In a Maroczy Bind structure, I slowly increased the pressure and after the exchanges of rooks, my queen controlled the only open file. Probably the... | Read More
This is the 21st page of Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess.
"Remember, if a King is in check and has no way of escaping, then that King is "checkmated."
"Consider this position:
"Here the checking piece (Queen) can't be captured because it is prote... | Read More
I never consulted a book about the 1. d4 Nf6 2. g4 gambit. Its ideas are easy to see — get the center early, and the g-file late — so when an FM opponent played 5...e5 in an early trial, I sorta freaked. "Uh oh," I thought, "if a strong player... | Read More