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  • Dreams: The Secret Formula For Chess Success, Part 3

    What in the world is a chess dream? And how can such a thing help your game? For those that want the full introductory prose, please go to part one of this series. For the busy masses who have things to do and places to go, here’s a nutshe... | Read More

  • The Northern Gambit

    The Northern Gambit   The moves of the  Danish or Northern Gambit are 1. e4 e5  2. d4 exd4 3. c3 -   after which Black can accept the gambit with 3...dxc3 or decline it in a variety of ways. The Danish or Northern Gambit      As t... | Read More

  • In Pursuit Of Zugzwang

    Zugzwang in chess seems like a simple concept: being forced to move even when it's disadvantageous.   To me, zugzwang is the saudade of chess; a straightforward idea on the surface, but a profound and fascinating concept on the in... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, March 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Tournaments, tournaments... “The month of February used to have one big event: Linares. This year there were no less than fiv... | Read More

  • The Two Rook Endings You Must Know

    The study of theoretical endgames is a necessary evil. For most players, it is a rather torturous experience simply because there is no room for innovation or creativity. However, as any strong gandmaster will tell you, there are several th... | Read More


    • Playing Against the Sicilian with the Alapin Variation - Part 4

      Hello Chess Fans,   Today we'll continue to look at White's rebuttal to a common response by Black against The Alapin Variation:  2...d6.  Remember that it was developed with the intent to save White's pawn center against the very strong Sici... | Read More

    • Playing Against the Sicilian with the Alapin Variation - Part 3

      Hello Chess Fans,   Today we'll continue to look at White's rebuttal to a very strong response by Black against The Alapin Variation:  2...e6.  Remember that it was developed with the intent to save White's pawn center against the very strong... | Read More

    • Is it too early for another Rook Sacrifice?

      I played this game years back and recently stumbled on it.  It shows up as my best win to date, initially my opponent was ranked 2210 and I forget what I was ranked then but probably under 1600.  Although I was on the ropes I remembered that fee... | Read More

    • Schematic thinking in the endgame (Capablanca v Ragozin)

      In the middle game due to the attacking and defensive possibilities, calculation and variations are paramount as we concern ourselves with looking at and evaluation forcing lines.  In the endgame technique becomes of primary importance and in so ... | Read More

    • 3 Tips on understanding chess better

      Doubling the rooks almost triples their power. When there are a few pawns on the board, bishops are much stronger than knights. When there are many pawns on the board knights are stronger. The main purpose of "opening" is to develop pieces qu... | Read More

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  • Algebraic notation

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    This article is about Algebric notation.First we will talk about what the pieces mean: K=king Q=queen R=rook B=bishop N=knight when pawns move,only the destination square is described. Here is an example of an opening with algebric notation... Read More »

  • Castling

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    Castling is the only time in the game when more than one piece may be moved during a turn.  Castling can only occur if there are no pieces standing between the king and the rook.  Neither king nor rook may have moved from its original position.... 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 »

  • 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 »