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    • 99 Experience Points Earned

           Hello everyone, and welcome to my chess blog! First, this blog is my personal experience trying to improve at chess by using the available material to a diamond member on chess.com. I will be writing a new blog roughly every 100 gam... | Read More

      • HelioRay
      • | Aug 17, 2014
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    • Chess 025: Opening Repertoire for 1500-1800 ELO Players, Part 2: Black vs. 1.c4, 1.Nf3, and Others

      Update: Details posted here: http://www.chess.com/blog/GeniusKJ/chess-025-detailed-announcement Dear Chess.com Members, After Chess 012, Chess 013, Chess 014, and Chess 024, Chess.com University is back with its fifth college-like chess course!... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Aug 6, 2014
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    • B70 - Sicilian Defense, Dragon Variation

      Before reading this, I would suggest reading about the Sicilian:    Wikipedia         This video is quite long and covers the 4 main lines of the dragon: Yugoslav Attack: 5:15 Classical: 15:05 Levenfish: 18:30 Harrington-Gle... | Read More

      • kleelof
      • | Jul 26, 2014
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    • My Opening Study

                     When I began studying chess at the end of 2013, I read many times something like "Don't waste your time studying openings until you are at least 1800(2000 sometimes).".                Usually, such statements ... | Read More

      • kleelof
      • | Jul 14, 2014
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    • C60 Ruy Lopez

      If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to read my blog post about my opening study plan: http://www.chess.com/blog/kleelof/my-opening-study   At the most basic level, White's third move attacks the knight which defends th... | Read More

      • kleelof
      • | Jul 7, 2014
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  • Kenny Solomon

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    Kenny Solomon 8 October 1979 is a South African chess International Master. He took up chess at the age of 13, inspired by his elder brother’s qualification for the Chess Olympiad in Manila in 1992. Borrowing a chess book from him to study,... Read More »

  • Horwitz, Bernard

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    Bernhard Horwitz (1807-1885) was a German-born card player(specialized in miniatures) and chess study composer.    In 1845, he settled in England and began teaching chess.  In 1846, he lost as match with Howard Staunton, losing 14 games, winni... Read More »

  • Coiled Spring Effect

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    The coiled spring effect in chess is related to how a players pieces will start out from a fairly compact and/or cramped opening position, and how they will "unwind" the spring and start attacking with the dynamic energy pent up in the position. A... Read More »

  • endgame study

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    An Endgame Study is a composed problem in an endgame position that contains an aesthetic solution, and is usually hard to find. There are many such studies, and famous composers include GM Pal Benko, Ladislav Prokes,Richard Reti,and Alexei Troitsk... Read More »

  • Waiting move

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    In chess parlance, a waiting move is a move that does not appear to contribute to the player's immediate tactical objectives, but instead shifts the burden of action to the opponent. Such a move may be inconsequential, reflecting a lack of a p... Read More »