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scandinavian-owns
scandinavian-owns
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Joined: 1/5/15
Last Online: 1/5/15
Points: 0 points
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reti-scandinavian
Location: United States
Joined: 11/4/14
Last Online: 1/22/15
Points: 0 points
scandinavian
scandinavian
Location: New York City, Finland
Joined: 1/18/10
Last Online: 10/24/13
Points: 21 points
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Scandinavian-D
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Joined: 11/8/08
Last Online: 11/8/08
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    • Blitz: My breadth first opening tree (Black vs 1.e4, Main)

      This post contains "puzzles" which help me memorize the first few moves in my blitz opening repertoire with the Black pieces against 1.e4. The lines are recommendations from Gary Lane in his book "Ideas behind modern chess openings: Black", where ... | Read More

      • Pobble
      • | Jan 25, 2015
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    • How well you know opening names #4

      Yes its finally here ! I was strugeling to find some time, but lets see how well you know names of the common black defenses ! Thats right today you will be looking for moves from blacks prespective. So without further rewiev lets move to no. 1 ... | Read More

      • Vojtcz
      • | Jan 19, 2015
      • | 163 views
      • | 5 comments
    • Bullet Brawls Go Live! Danny's Quest for 2500!!

      [Blog History]      Today we got a little bit of a treat on Chess.com/TV thanks in part to IM Danny Rensch. Usually, he tapes an episode of Bullet Brawls for YouTube for everyone to watch, but today, it went LIVE!! It was a short show, about ... | Read More

    • Losing Twice in One Game: A study in the Scandinavian Defense

      I lost this Scandinavian Defense game twice: once in the opening, and again in the middlegame. If we had made it to an endgame, I'm sure I would have lost it a third time, alas I was spared that horror. I mentioned in an earlier blog that I was a... | Read More

      • jdcannon
      • | Jan 9, 2015
      • | 234 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Top ArturUAs blog

      Hello, friends!In November, I learned about the possibility to make a blog on chesscom, and posted here are some thoughts that arise me by the board. Unfortunately, I do not have a lot of readers, and not all of my entries are causing a desire to ... | Read More

      • ArturUA
      • | Dec 30, 2014
      • | 163 views
      • | 1 comment

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. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • Scandinavian Defense not always a good opening?

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    it is true! i personally usually play nc6 instead of c6,but in some cases i must play c6. by 9OOO7OOO Read More »

  • e4

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    e4 is played by White to develop his pieces rapidly and castle. e4 is a good move for beginners! You learn to develop quickly and to attack, since it opens up the Queen and Bishop. If met by e5, you have what's called an "open game." Then the most... Read More »