Mikhail Chigorin (12 November 1850–25 January 1908) was born in Gatchina, near Saint Petersburg, and was the founder of the Russian chess school as well as the first grandmaster from Russia. He served as a major source of inspiration and influen... | Read More
Chess training program for ratings < 1200
Disclaimer:These advice are taken from my personal (short) experience. They are written by a novice for the novice.
I only release my ideas today to the public. Nobody ever tried these programs and I ... | Read More
Hey everybody I have got a great opening for you guys to use against the very popular queen gambit. This is a strong opening for blitz games so please use it and tell me how it goes! This is it:
A var... | Read More
An interesting trap I used in a game with the Queen Gambit Declined. Black played incorrectly, right into the jaws of the trap. This is a useful attack against aggressive center players or King pawn users. The first 8 moves is the main trap, the... | Read More