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  • Classic Pawn Structure, Part 3b

    In our first look at this pawn structure in Part 3a we explored the piece setups, dynamics, and general plans of the Burn Variation of the French Defense. Though doubling one’s kingside pawns early in the game may look idiotic, the resulting str... | Read More

  • Middlegame & Endgames Ideas - #3 - Pushing Pawns FOR THE WIN

    Hi guys, Part 3 in my series will be about Minority Attacks (Please comment what you want the following ones to be about  - thanks) Minority Attacks are most prominently known as pawn storms - but this is not always true as a pawn attack protec... | Read More

  • Typical Positions (Part 6)

    Chess openings are a bit like fashion - they follow trends. Certain lines become popular and then just fade away. In most cases, an elite player (or most likely his team) prepares an opening for a tournament and then everyone else follows his lead... | Read More

  • Typical Positions (Part 2)

    Today we will continue with typical plans arising from the Queens Gambit Declined. I had a chance to experience the lack of knowledge in one critical and very popular line last weekend, while playing in the Philadelphia Open. The game ended favora... | Read More

  • Creating an Opening Graph

    Gambiteeer asked: I am having trouble learning the Queens Gambit. Recently my opponents have gotten stronger and I am not sure how to handle the different positions which arise from the Queens Gambit. I am also having trouble learning the differe... | Read More


    • Breaking even in St.Louis Invitational

      After my amazing success in Chicago Open, I travelled back home to St.Louis to play in the prestigious 2014 CCSCSL Invitational GM from May 28- June 5, 2014. This event was a very special one for me, as it was a closed invitational, which drastica... | Read More

      • aspired
      • | Jul 1, 2014
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    • Weekend Training - Benko, Roman, Art of Attack, Nunn

      Lots of chess training this weekend.  I had a lesson a Saturday, and since I had not played OTB in a while, and reflecting on the previous tournament, I wanted to learn another black defense to 1.d4.  I got some training with @AttilaTurzo on the... | Read More

      • jminkler
      • | Jun 1, 2014
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    • 1.d4 2手目以降に c4 のオープニングのビデオ by Dereque Kelley

       1.d4 としたあと、2手目以降に c4 とする場合に黒番が何をやってくるかは多彩である。ここでは、YouTube にある Dereque Kelley 氏のオープニング紹介ビデオ(どれも15分前後、英語)... | Read More

      • takodori
      • | May 23, 2014
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    • Queens Gambit Orthodox

      1.d4d5 ; 2.c4e6 3.Nc3Nf6 ; 4.Bg5Be7 ; 5.e3Nbd7 ;6.Nf3c6 ; 7.Qc20-0 ; 8.Rd1b7 ; 9.Bd3Bb7 ; 10.0-0c5 ..... | Read More

      • Matilda876
      • | May 11, 2014
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    • Daily Live Chess Digest - 2014/05/08

      Welcome to this Blog post :-) I upload 3 videos of blitz chess games every day, free on Youtube to watch. Once in a while I also add a rapid game (15 Min per player), all with live comments of course.  The Marshall Defence to the Queens Gambi... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • King's Gambit

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  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • Italian Game

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    'Italian game' refers to any game that follows after the sequence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4. This includes both the Two Knights Defense (3. ...Nf6) and the Giuoco Piano (3. ...Bc4). 'Italian Game' is more accurate than Giuoco Piano, since this lite... Read More »

  • Harwitz bishops

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    Harrwitz bishops (named after Daniel Harrwitz (1823-1884)) are bishops that occupy ajacent diagonals. For example, White has Harrwitz bishops in the Danish Gambit. They can be very good attackers, especially in the middlegame. They are also know... Read More »

  • Word Gambit

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    Gambit refers to a chess opening in which pieces are sacrificed so as to gain a better position. It was first described in Spanish in the Lopez 1561 chess classic Libro de la Invencion Liberal y Arte del Juego del Axedrez. It took until 1813 for t... Read More »