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galson
galson
Location: Cork, Ireland
Joined: 8/6/14
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narkomanturbo
Location: Miami, United States
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slav33
slav33
Location: Russia
Joined: 8/2/14
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vsemenov
vsemenov
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Joined: 8/1/14
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Slav-jan
Slav-jan
Location: Russia
Joined: 5/18/14
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  • The Difficult Opponent

    The Kryptonite Effect Many fans of chess are confused when one player in the world’s top 10 totally dominates another top 10 player in game after game. How does one explain this? In boxing they say “styles make fights.&rdquo... | Read More

  • Chess in the Vieux Carré

         The Vieux Carré  or French Quarter, cradled in the crescent of the Mississippi River, was the original site of La Nouvelle-Orléans.  Although during the 19th century New Orleans expanded and become more Americanized eroding th... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #52: Rooking the Queen

    Professor: Welcome back. Class: Welcome back to you, too, Professor. Rachel: So what are you going to talk about today? Professor: Well, the last two sessions had to do with queens winning queens. Ryan: Were you planning to present more of tha... | Read More

  • The Chess Terminator's Ultimate Solution

    If the title of this article sounds like the action movie "The Bourne Ultimatum," it is pure coincidence, since here we are talking about Mikhail "Chess Terminator" Tal and his first win in the national championship. As you probably remember, af... | Read More

  • Monster Opening Preparation

    Serious opening preparation is a must for all chess professionals. At times, the preparation is mundane: NORMAL OPENING PREPARATION  1) You decide to play a new opening that had attracted you for years, or you saw something new and exc... | Read More


    • Russia, Ukraine

      Do you think that the particular year Russia will enslave the world? | Read More

    • lebesgue72 vs. giant1137: Sicilian dragon: 8/14/14

      Hi! This is a game I played today. It's a a sicilian dragon, with something similar to a yugoslav attack. I had never seen the Be3 move for white, developing the dark-squared bishop. I went ahead with kingside castles, and a a6,b5 pawn thing, to g... | Read More

      • lebesgue72
      • | Aug 14, 2014
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    • Minor Piece Battle: 2 Knights Caged and Slaughtered in a Closed Position

      At a gig, upon learning I play chess, I was challenged to a 3-day correspondence game by my musical colleague Bill.  Little did I know he is competitive USCF player with a live tournament rating of over 1900!  This slav game (Schallop Defe... | Read More

      • Mixologist
      • | Aug 13, 2014
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    • Carlsen´s games in Tromsø Chess Olympiad

      Chess Olympiads have never been Carlsen´s favourite tournaments. In the Istanbul Chess Olympiad in 2012 he played well, scored 4 wins and 4 draws for Norway. In khanty Mansysk 2010 he lost 3(!!) games and 15.3 elo points. That said, this year his... | Read More

    • Screaming Cabin

      Chapter 6                                   There wasn’t much work for me to do at the Dawson’s plantation but tend to the horses and Master Buck’s buggy, while the other slaves looked at me with strange ... | Read More


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  • The English Opening

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    This Chess opening involves the first move c4, (called The English Opening because a group of English players in around the 1890's often played it, including Howard Staunton), it is played as one of the main opening choices for white- an alternati... Read More »

  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »

  • Queen's Gambit

    • 164 Reads
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    The Queen's Gambit is the starting position of many respectable chess opening such as the Queen's Gambit Accepted, the Queen's Gambit Declined and the Slav Defence. Black in most cases prefers not to capture the pawn as he cannot keep it without ... Read More »

  • Semi-Slav Defense

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      The Semi-Slav Defense is a variation of the Queen's Gambit chess opening, defined by the position reached after 1. d4 d52. c4 e63. Nc3 Nf64. Nf3 c6,though the position may readily be reached by a number of different move-orders. T... Read More »

  • The Slav Defense

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    The Slav Defense begins with the moves 1. d4 d52. c4 c6The Slav is one of the primary defenses to the Queen's Gambit. Although it was analyzed as early as 1590, it was not until the 1920s that it started to be explored extensively. Many m... Read More »