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RookTakesNight
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  • The Tactical Rook Lift

    About a year after I learned the rules of the game, I became practically obsessed with rook lifts. In my (inexperienced and naive) opinion, no attack was truly complete without an aesthetically pleasing rook lift. Indeed I had a rook (or two) on... | Read More

  • Amazing rook endgames

    Hi all! I think everybody knows, the most draw chances, when a player has got material advantage/disadvantage is in the rook endgames. In this article I want to show some analysis, from a famous Jose Raul, Capablanca-Saviel, Tartakower game from... | Read More

  • Good Traps and Bad Traps: The Maung Story

    Let's attempt to define a good trap: "Setting up an attractive, but faulty, sequence for the opponent that, if followed, would allow a tactic or, at least, a forcing sequence unfavorable for that opponent. However, if the opponent avoids that mo... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Capablanca vs. Lasker

    After taking the title from Wilhelm Steinitz in 1894, Emanuel Lasker won a rematch against Steinitz in 1897. His reign as world champion lasted until 1921, and the 27 years he spent on the throne were the longest anyone has remained world champion... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 5

    Unorthodox Chess Players Einet890 asked a few questions, but I will only answer one here, and one other next time I do a Q&A article. Mr. Einet890, I’ll answer this question for everyone, though you’re welcome to use the ans... | Read More


    • Chess thinking...(oversatt til engelsk)

      estalo73 | Jul 15, 2014 at 11: 42 AM | Posted in: estalo73 's Blog | 131 reads | 0 comments I'm going to appreciate constructive criticism, you see something I do not see-write it ina feedback so you help me also to be ... | Read More

      • estalo73
      • | Jul 21, 2014
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    • Frenetic Gaming

      [Wow, it has been a looooong time since I did any Chess blogging!  Time to rectify that!  Here is a repost of an entry I posted on my main blog.  Come on by if you enjoy an unconventional look at all types of gaming!] One of my favorite go-t... | Read More

    • Suria KL City Centre Shopping Mega Mall

          Sunday shopping in all its diversity, calm and non hidden meanings.. shopping in Suria KLCC  has entirely its own brand of practical charm and personalised purpose - Paris has its Monmartre, New York has the Village and London Portobello ... | Read More

      • Henryongmy
      • | Jul 19, 2014
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    • Chuzhakin's System

      A new technique for analyzing positions at the interface of strategy and tactics will considerably improve your playing and prevent you from making blunders. The PDF book is available at: http://www.neoneuro.com/downloads/chuzhakinssystem.pdf ... | Read More

      • Chuzhakin
      • | Jul 19, 2014
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    • Learn From Your Mistakes, Come Back Stronger

      A few months ago, I played in a big open tournament and played horribly. The format was a swiss with 5 rounds, 90 min. time limit for the first two rooms, and 120 min. for the last 3 rounds. I showed up to the tournament with high hopes and a goal... | Read More


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  • brige

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    the brige a rook and king endgame 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 »

  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Chess960

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    Chess960 (Fischer random) is a chess variant created by Bobby Fischer where the pieces on the back rank are randomized, there are 960 possible starting possitions, hence the name Chess960 As you can see the pawns a still on rank 2/7 but the piece... Read More »

  • endgame positions

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    Most endgame positions are tough.You should play easy endgames first.2 rook  or 2 queens are the easiest.More difficult is Q&K mate and the rook and king mate.Even more tough is the pawn and king mate.This is the last and the difficultest par... Read More »