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    • Dutch 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 [A85]

      In this game Michal Krasenkow's 4.Qc2 is one of those annoying 'flexible' moves that can be difficult to pin down: Black has a wide choice of development plans at his disposal, but in the game Pakleza was unable to solve his opening problems.  ... | Read More

    • Crowing over a Queen sac

      I can't help crowing over my checkmating Black on c7 with a Queen sacrifice and a skewer. | Read More

      • Frankem51
      • | Oct 31, 2014
    • Good Kingside attack resulting in Queen Sacrifice and mate

      Hey guys! It's been a while since I've done a blog post. I thought that this part of this game that I just recently played on chess.com was blog-worthy. If not, then bear with me while I show off my fun     | Read More

      • livluvrok
      • | Oct 16, 2014
    • A Positional Queen Sacrifice in Blitz

      Blitz games should never be taken seriously - even world class players tend to drop material every 5 moves - but sometimes certain fragments are worth thinking about for a bit longer than just a few minutes.  Last week I played a blitz game onli... | Read More

    • Queen sacrifice for the title

      Let me introduce myself. I am IM Rudolf Sertić from Croatia. In this post I wanted to show you one of my best games. This was a game full of inspiration. This game I played when I was 15 teen years old. In that game I was inspired with the Nim... | Read More

      • Rudus
      • | Sep 16, 2014

  • Queen's Indian Defense

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    The Queen's Indian Defense (QID) is defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e63. Nf3 b6 The opening is a solid defense to the Queen's Pawn Game. 3...b6 increases Black's control over the central light squares e4 and d5 by preparing to fianche... 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 »

  • Swallow's Tail Mate

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    Hi! Swallow's Tail mate is a rare mating pattern. It happens when a king is mated , usually because of a queen. 2 other friendly pieces block off potential escape squares. It is quite a simple but strange mate. Hope you had fun reading, and enjo... 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 Patterns

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    Hi! This is Chessking47 (or CK47) writing about Mating Patterns. First, Anastasia's Mate.              I hope you enjoyed that cute mate. Now, the mate can be applied more strikingly. Combine decoy and clearance sacrifice. ... Read More »