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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


    • CCD - Second Branch - 3.c4

      In previous articles we saw the lines which can come out of 3.Nf3. We even explored some lines which have not been seen a lot. I believe we have a pretty solid idea on how we would continue in those continuations. Lets cross 3.Nf3 off our chart. ... | Read More

    • The flow of some basic opens

      KING SIDE OPENS General point: The third move make it an italian/spanish/four knights game. Ruy Lopez (Spanish Game) Italian Game (Four Knight Variation) Italian Game (Two Knight Variation) Four Knights   QUEEN SIDE OPENS General poin... | Read More

    • The Hardest Game to Win Is a Won Game

      It is one of Lasker's chess wisdoms that "the hardest game to win is a won game". This became pretty true at my last 7-round-robin tournament and if I look at my games, I should have scored at least 6.5 points. Anyway, I think there were some ver... | Read More

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    • London System

      What is the London System? The London System is an ultra solid white opening. The London System is part of the Queen Pawn Opening family. (1.d4) In fact, The London System is a relative to a few other lines. I will give you a quick Family T... | Read More

    • Advanced Repertoire

      My Advanced Repertoire 2001-2200 White Opening: King Pawn Opening 1.e4 against 1...e5 Italian game Fried Liver Attack Lolli Attack                                      Halloween Gambit                     ... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Dutch Defense

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    The Dutch Defense 1. d4 f5 is an attempt to create an imbalance in the position on move one and prepare for a King-side attack by Black. Most common variations are The Classical: 1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 (and a later d6); The Stonewall: 1. d4 ... Read More »

  • Englund Gambit

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    The Englund Gambit is a rarely played chess opening that starts with the moves: 1. d4 e5?!Black's idea is to avoid the traditional closed queen's pawn games and create an open game with tactical chances, but at the cost of a pawn. The gambi... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • Sokolosky Opening

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    The Sokolsky Opening (also known as the Orangutan, Polish, or Hunt Opening) is an uncommon chess opening that begins with the move: 1. b4According to various databases, out of the twenty possible first moves from White, the move 1.b4 rank... Read More »