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  • Louis Paulsen

                                               Louis Paulsen was a contemporary of Paul Morphy. His opinion of Morphy was noted in his obituary. In 1959 IM Hans Kmoch wrote his well-received book, "Pawn Power in... | Read More

  • "Think Like a Grandmaster" by Alexander Kotov

    This week I will be analyzing the well-known book by Alexander Kotov, Think Like a Grandmaster. This was the first part of a three-part series - the other two books being Play Like a Grandmaster and Train Like a Grandmaster. Kotov - and this boo... | Read More

  • Understanding Opening Ideas and Blitz Chess

    Dear Grandmasters Arun Prasad/Magesh Panchanathan: I have questions and I hope you may answer them. I have not played over the board chess for a year and have mainly played blitz or rapid chess online. Before I took a break I managed to achieve ... | Read More

  • Attacking Levenfish

    Grigory Levenfish was born on the 9th of March 1889 in Poland which was then part of the Russian Empire. He was the second Soviet chess player, after Botvinnik, who was awarded the title of grandmaster of the USSR in 1937. He played chess since th... | Read More

  • The Art of Defense

    Géza Maróczy (3 March 1870-29 May 1951) was a leading Hungarian chess master and also a practicing engineer. He learned to play chess at the age of fifteen, and soon acquired the skill of a master in competition with the best players in the Inte... | Read More

    • Opening Systems

      For chess players who hates memorising opening lines, I recommend you to study some systems. I will give 10 examples of systems here, 5 with Black and 5 with White. 1. The Hedgehog This system is usually used against the Open Variation in the Si... | Read More

      • williamn27
      • | Oct 3, 2015

      Some players may have lethargic thoughts about the endgame stage – that it’s the final stage of the game and that not much importance is to be given to it. Similarly, there are some players who give a lower priority to the opening stage as... | Read More

      • smsugumar5
      • | Aug 31, 2015
    • Simul Live Commentary played 23 August

      Hi at all, I hope that you enjoyed the simul yesterday, I played 18 games against people from all the world and at the end the final result was 13.5-4.5 My first idea was play 30 games, but I publicized the event only the same day! To help me w... | Read More

    • Fischer Destroys the Najdorf

      Bobby Fischer is a LEGEND, nobody denies it. But, why? I guess it's a mixture of his great play on the board and his eccentricity outside it. As a coach, his great play is what most interests me. One of his unquestionable strengths was in the... | Read More

      • FMCouch
      • | Aug 18, 2015
    • LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #319: Sicilian Defence, Delayed Alapin Variation

      This is a blitz chess game I played as white with time control 3|2. The opening was the Sicilian Defence, Delayed Alapin Variation (c3 Sicilian). With a hanging pawn structure, one should seek to blockade before they're allowed to be set into moti... | Read More

  • 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 »

  • Sicilian Defence,Accelerated Dragon

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    Many people suffers against maroczy bind setup against accelerated dragon which arises after the following move orders.In this type of setup white normally deided to play with strong centre and its very good setup for white againt accelerated dra... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation

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    The Dragon Variation belongs to the Sicilian Defence family of variations. Black plays 5...g6 with the purpose of fianchettoeing his bishop with ...Bg7. The preparatory move 2...d6 makes sure that the bishop will have an open long diagonal on g7.... Read More »

  • Greek Defence

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  • Black Knight's Tango

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    The Black Knights' Tango (also known as the Mexican Defense or Kevitz–Trajkovic Defense) is a chess opening beginning with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 Nc6This position can also be reached by transposition, for example 1.c4 Nf6, 1.d4 ... Read More »