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  • The Secrets Of The Berlin Endgame

    "Every time the Berlin endgame shows up on the board," GM Vladimir Kramnik remarked a few weeks ago, "everyone starts to cry quietly, [because] such positions are boring. However, games are often full of exciting play, although there are... | Read More

  • The Modern Defense: A History

    Like the Kan/Paulsen, the so-called "Modern Defense" is an opening with many names. When I first met it, as a beginning chess player, I knew it as the "Robatsch Defense." It has also been called the Ufimtsev Defense, the Kotov Defense, the Pi... | Read More

  • Serendipity Leads to Fischer and Beyond

          I had stumbled across the archived "New York Times" obituary notice for Edmar Mednis (February 22, 2002, by Dylan Loeb McClain).  The obit, of course, reviews his life, but pivots on the point that, although Mednis (pictured left in 19... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, December 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Carlsen-Anand “This Bulletin focuses on the World Championship — especially the featured article and the opening articl... | Read More

  • Review: The Sicilian Najdorf 6 Bg5

    If you were to ask a hundred grandmasters to name the most difficult chess variation about which to write an opening book, my guess is that the 6 Bg5 Najdorf would be the frontrunner. It is perhaps the most analysed line in chess history, the pi&e... | Read More


    • Openings and Thematic Ideas for White

      [WORK IN PROGRESS] Openings take on many different characteristics. In this entry we will try to categorize them based on their several elements. This is not theory investigation; we will not investigate the moves too closely. Learning theory wil... | Read More

      • jakeweeks
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    • TheWhiteFianchetto vs. lebesgue72: Reti opening: 12/22/14

      Hi all! This was a game I played a few days ago. My opponent opened with the Reti opening, which I have little to no experience with. I used to not think that it's too different from other opening, but when I came across it a few days ago, I was w... | Read More

      • lebesgue72
      • | Dec 25, 2014
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    • lebesgue72 vs. joeribli: Ruy Lopez: 12/22/14

      Hi all! This is a game I recently played. When I captured black's knight on c6 with my light-squared bishop, they captured away from the center, which immediately opens up the diagonal for black's light-squared bishop to influence/get developed. T... | Read More

      • lebesgue72
      • | Dec 22, 2014
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    • Establishing a baseline on retention of skills Post hiatus

      Update on the New Imps: Before I get into the main topic, I want to mention how the New Imps is meant to be a support community for those adult chess players seeking improvement where we can share encouragement, ideas and stories as we journey to... | Read More

    • The Principles of the Opening -- for Beginners!

      Top Ten Rules to the Opening!  There are many rules and principles for the three different stages of a chess game, but the focus of this article is how to "get out of the gates" in a hurry!    Rule #1 - Develop Your Pieces! Development mean... | Read More

      • Krish_01
      • | Dec 21, 2014
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  • Chajes, Oscar

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    Oscar Chajes was born in Brody, Galacia, Austria-Hungary (what is now Ukraine) on December 14, 1873.  In 1909 he was the winner of the U.S. Open in Excelsior, Minnesota.  He became secretary of the Isaac L. Rice Progressive Chess Club.  In 1... Read More »

  • Mating Patterns Part 2

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    Have you read Chessking47's (CK47's) article named Mating Patterns? If not, please head over there and solve the puzzles. I would've have never knew this if it weren't for IM Silman! First, I left off with Legall's Mate, so I will do Morphy's Mat... Read More »

  • The English Opening

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    This Chess opening involves the first move c4, (called The English Opening because a group of English players in around the 1890's often played it, including Howard Staunton), it is played as one of the main opening choices for white- an alternati... Read More »

  • endgame study

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    An Endgame Study is a composed problem in an endgame position that contains an aesthetic solution, and is usually hard to find. There are many such studies, and famous composers include GM Pal Benko, Ladislav Prokes,Richard Reti,and Alexei Troitsk... Read More »

  • Chernev, Irving

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      Irving Chernev (1900-1981) was born on January 29, 1900 in Priluku, Ukraine   In 1904 (some sources say 1920), Chernev’s family emigrated to Brooklyn, New York.   In 1912, Irving Chernev’s father taught him chess.   In the 1930s, ... Read More »