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  • Louis Paulsen II

         I'd written about Paulsen several times in different places. HERE is my article at Chess.com of which I'll consider this an extension.      Why write more on Louis Paulsen?  I am fascinated with the 19th century and chess during th... | Read More

  • The King Hunt, Revealed

    To me, the term king hunt invariably conjures up an image of a bygone era, when chess was played over coffee and cigars at the Café de la Régence. With defensive tenacity largely considered a hindrance to the game's beauty, spec... | Read More

  • The Two Rook Endings You Must Know

    The study of theoretical endgames is a necessary evil. For most players, it is a rather torturous experience simply because there is no room for innovation or creativity. However, as any strong gandmaster will tell you, there are several th... | Read More

  • Mastering The Queen Sacrifice

    "A queen sacrifice, even when fairly obvious, always rejoices the heart of the chess-lover." -- Savielly Tartakower (1887-1956). Even the most technical, positional-minded player cannot dispute the accuracy of Tartakower's remark. No matter... | Read More

  • 6 Chess Moves You Have To Play Before You Die

    The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike traveling the world or buying your dream ho... | Read More


    • Stunning Queen Sacrifice

      http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1133648590. this is a game that was crazy from the begining but I was lucky enough to find a great move | Read More

    • Merry-Go-Rounds and Sacrificial Queens

      Well friends, vacation time is over and it is back to work for me! It has been a while since I posted game commentary and much of that had to do with prepping for my vacation time as well as covering some extensive and stressful last-minute famil... | Read More

    • Chess Piece Relative Value

      Queen? Rook? Bishop? Knight? Pawn?  How much are they worth? If you are a beginner/new to chess do not fear. Today, You will be equipped with the knowledge of how much each piece is valued at.  Piece Value's Queen = 9 points Rook = 5 po... | Read More

    • Magnus Carlsen's Best Checkmate?

      Is This Magnus Carlsen's Best Checkmate?I know a lot of Magnus Carlsen's chess opponents end up resigning before he gets to checkmate... But I thought this queen sacrifice checkmate sequence in this Magnus Carlsen chess game was pretty good.... | Read More

    • Chesspank's Rated USCF Game March 26, 2015, The Trompowski

      This is a game played in a 75 minute time control with a 30 second increment.  Though I ended up winning, it wasn't for lack of floundering and missing winning chances--including a positional queen sacrifice that would have been brilliant. ... | Read More

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  • Queens Knight Defense

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    The Queen's Knight Defense (also known as the Nimzowitsch Queen Pawn Defence or Bogoljubow–Mikenas Defense) is a chess opening defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nc6Unless the game transposes to another opening, the Encyclopedia of Chess Op... Read More »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • Saragossa Opening

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    The Saragossa Opening (or Hempel's Opening) is a chess opening defined by the opening move: 1. c3Since White usually plays more aggressively in the opening, the Saragossa is considered an irregular opening, classified as A00 by theEncyclop... Read More »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a world-famous game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64-square board of alternating colors (black and white, or, most commonly, light and dark). The earliest known ancestor of modern chess ... Read More »

  • Sacrifice

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    To voluntarily give up material in the hope of gaining other advantages as compensation. The following is an example of using queen sacrifice to checkmate: Read More »