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  • How To Be A Chess Legend

    Legend: a story coming down from the past; especially: one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable (Merriam Webster Dictionary). There are great chess players and there are legendary chess players. What's the differenc... | Read More

  • How To Battle The Caro-Kann

    In the previous two articles, I have discussed the earliest beginnings of the Caro-Kann Defense as well as later usage and developments. In this third part of the four-part series, I will discuss the various methods White has evolved to oppose the... | Read More

  • A Sicilian Idea You Must Know

    There are some ideas associated with certain openings. For example, mention a pawn minority attack to any experienced chess player and he will immediately visualize the Carlsbad Variation of the Queen's Gambit Declined. If you ask me to name the... | Read More

  • Exclusive Peek: Modernized: The Open Sicilian

      Modernized: The Open Sicilian by IM Zhanibek Amanov & FM Kostya Kavutskiy This book is the second in the Modernized series, as last year MetroChess released Modernized: The King's Indian Defense&nbs... | Read More

  • Find Your Own "Miracle" Opening!

    The year was 1985.  Garry Kasparov just became the world champion, and together with his mentor, ex-world champion Mikhail Botvinnik, he was running the first session of the famous Botvinnik-Kasparov school. A group of young aspiring c... | Read More


    • Fifth OTG game: defeated my first dragon

      Hi again, here it is the fifth game at XXVII Internacional Vila de Sant Boi. This time I had to face another experienced 1900+ player, Jordi Sanchez Viana. The game was another Sicilian defense (the third in a row) in which black played a sort o... | Read More

      • sharcashmo
      • | May 23, 2015
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    • Sicilian Defense Against the Snyder Variation

      Hello Chess Fans, WARNING...WARNING...THIS VARIATION REQUIRES BLACK TO PLAY VERY ACCURATELY!  AGGRESSIVE ATTACKING & SHARP PLAY GUARANTEED. The Snyder Variation needs to be reviewed and studied by all serious Sicilian Defense players. ... | Read More

    • Opening preparation - Sicilian defense Snyder variation

      Sometimes it is good to play some offbeat opening lines. The Sicilian Snyder is played by few chess players, but it can be interesting if you are a positional chess player, or if you want to surprise your opponent. Here's a few games I've pla... | Read More

      • achja
      • | May 10, 2015
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    • Sicilian Defense Against the Grand Prix Attack

      Hello Chess Fans, Today we will review yet another dangerous weapon White can execute against the Sicilian Defense - The Closed Sicilian: Grand Prix Attack.  Grand Prix in French means Grand Prize and White intends to go for the prized checkm... | Read More

    • 2015 Bruce Alberston Memorial Games

      Hi There Fellow Chess Fans! On April 25, 2015, on what would have been Bruce Alberston's Birthday, the Lehigh Valley Chess Club hosted our 1st Memorial Chess Tournament in his honor. Bruce Alberston had been playing chess since high school and w... | Read More

      • srdiamondd
      • | May 6, 2015
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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 »

  • Old Indian Defense

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    The Old Indian Defense is a chess opening defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 d6This opening is distinguished from the King's Indian Defense by Black developing his king's bishop on e7 rather than the fianchetto at g7. Mikhail Chigo... Read More »

  • Queens Knight Defense

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    The Queen's Knight Defense (also known as the Nimzowitsch Queen Pawn Defence or Bogoljubow–Mikenas Defense) is a chess opening defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nc6Unless the game transposes to another opening, the Encyclopedia of Chess Op... Read More »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • Bird's Opening

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    Bird's Opening (or the Dutch Attack) is a chess opening characterised by the move: 1. f4Bird's is a standard but never popular flank opening. White's strategic ideas involve control of the e5-square without occupying it, but his first move ... Read More »