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    • Frank Marshall the Legend-2

            Frank James Marshall  (August 10, 1877 - November 9, 1944) In my previous blog about Frank Marshall. I wanted to give a very brief intro on some of his achievements and showed one of his most Notable games ever played with some ba... | Read More

    • The Evaluation of Material Imbalances

      Every novice soon learns a table of [DH: "average"] material value for the pieces, the most popular being 1-3-3-5-9, but with a bit more experience he learns that this table is not always reliable. There are two reasons for this: one is that an ... | Read More

    • Anton Korobov vs. David Navara, European Championship 2015, Draw

      I usually share the games that i studied with commentary in Turkish because of the shortage of anotated recent games in my native language. However this game fascinated me with a lot of temporary pawn sacrifice ideas. So I wanted to share it with ... | Read More

    • Introducing Material Imbalances

      A material imbalance is any difference in the material both sides have in a position. It can be as simple as bishop vs. knight, or as complex as Rook vs. Two Bishops and a Knight (who can forget Vachier Lagrave-Tomashevsky from the recent Tbilisi ... | Read More

    • A few recent games

      The first game was an amazingly complicated game against my friend James where we ended up with a structure similar to the french winawer. Here, we have a quick miniature from one of my correspondence games. | Read More


Video Lessons



  • 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. Although played by quite a few grandmasters over the years, the Scandinavian is rarely played at the highest levels of ... Read More »

  • Horwitz, Bernard

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    Bernhard Horwitz (1807-1885) was a German-born card player(specialized in miniatures) and chess study composer.    In 1845, he settled in England and began teaching chess.  In 1846, he lost as match with Howard Staunton, losing 14 games, winni... Read More »

  • Quadrupled Pawns

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    Yes it is possible. In fact, quadrupled pawns have appeared in many games, such as this one: Alekhine went on to win. In many games quad pawns can mean a win since many would be very advanced and have promotion threats. Usually the side with them... Read More »

  • Endgames

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    Endgames are the last stage of the game.In end games you have very less pieces Read More »

  • Purdy, Cecil

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    Cecil Purdy (1906-1979) was a Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess (1953) and winner of the first world correspondence chess championship (1950-1953). In 1923, at the age of 17, he won the New Zealand Championship.  In 1929 he founded the Australa... Read More »