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    • A full 1.d4 repertoire: help wanted!

      After spending three days developing the Caro-Kann resource with full service paid to each line in MCO, I find myself daunted at the prospect of doing the same for my 1.d4 repertoire. For this reason, I'm looking for assistance in producing in pu... | Read More

    • Leicestershire Major, Rd 5, C Ross v S Dawkins

      35 moves in 60 minutes, then 20 minutes to finish, with 10 second increment throughout. Not to make excuses (honestly), but I felt lousy last night whilst playing this game, and have a stomach upset today.  In two of the three online blitz ga... | Read More

    • Chess is Life

      One of Bobby Fischer’s famous utterances is that “Chess is life.” For him that statement may have had a more literal interpretation than for most of us, but metaphorically I do believe that chess is life.  However, life is not a chess ga... | Read More

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    • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Magnus Carlsen - 2nd Sinquefield Cup 2014

      This is the 1st round game between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Magnus Carlsen from the 2nd Sinquefield Cup chess tournament of 2014. The tournament was held in the United States - Saint Louis, Missouri at the Saint Louis Chess Club & Scholastic... | Read More

    • Chapter 1 - How to Reassess Your Chess (4th edition) by IM Silman (Part 1)

      Part 1 - The Concept of Imbalances "A sound plan makes us all heroes, the absence of a plan, idiots." -G.M. Kotov   Imbalances - Learning the ABCs Just about everyone has problems with planning. The typical player does what he feels like do... | Read More


Video Lessons


Chessopedia


  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... Read More »

  • Fool's Mate

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    Fool's mate, also known as the "two-move checkmate," is the quickest possible checkmate in the game of chess. One example consists of the moves leading to the position shown... There are eight slight variations on the pattern — White might p... Read More »

  • mating combinations

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    More violence in this page of chessopedia,(a game of chess)as you learn some more ways of killing the enemy king.Most of these ideas involve sacrifices,and very often, queen sacrifices. when you attack the enemy king in a way that you let him esc... Read More »

  • pin; a way to win

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    Pins are a way to win because the piece checks the king and the knight, bishop, rook or queen can block it.This is a severe weakness becase if  the pinner is less valueable than the blocker,the pinner can capture the blocker and get a bigger va... Read More »

  • 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 »