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    • Another method to reach 2000 USCF, Part 3: Openings for Black

      In this part, I will discuss choosing openings for Black. This is much more straightforward than figuring out what to do as White. There are "many roads to Rome," as it were. The main question you need to ask yourself is: are you more interested ... | Read More

    • Castle Grand Prix II

      I played in an open tourney this weekend with an average rating of at least 1800.  I got 2.5/5 but missed several chances for wins in multiple games.   My first game was a rematch against NM Jon Heyer who I had drawn previously in a slightly wo... | Read More

      • Shi_Tou
      • | May 7, 2015
    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 05.06.2015 - day 147

      World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Evgeny Sveshnikov in the Moscow Open in 1990: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Anatoly Karpov won against Alexander Hramtsov in Moscow in 1968: Black to move and mate in 2: Our reader yd7532from t... | Read More

    • Sicilian Defense SveShnikov Variation

      Hi Everyone this is Arjun.Today I would Present the Sveshnikov variation of Sicilian Defense .This Starts as follows 1.e4  c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4  cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3  e5 6.Nb5  d6 7.Nd5  Nxd5 8... | Read More

      • arjuniyer
      • | Apr 23, 2015
    • A good trap for 1.e4 blitz players to know about

      A few years ago, I would say about 10 or so, when I still played 1.e4 and blitz with regularity (I seem to be playing 1.b3 and correspondence theme tournaments most of my time), I noticed that everyone approached my play with the white pieces prac... | Read More

      • Tacomandy
      • | Mar 23, 2015

Video Lessons

  • Carlsen, Magnus

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    Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian child chess prodigy, was born Nov 30, 1990, and gained the Grandmaster title (2004) at the age of 13 years, 4 months and 27 days.   He became the 2nd youngest GM in chess history, behind only  Sergey Karjakin and Pari... Read More »

  • Svesnikov

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             The Sveshnikov Variation was pioneered by Evgeny Sveshnikov and Gennadi Timoshchenko in the 1970s. Before their efforts, the variation was called the Lasker–Pelikan Variation. Emanuel Lasker played it once in his world champi... Read More »

  • Aagaard, Jacob

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    Jacob Aagaard Madsen, born July 31, 1973, is a Grandmaster (2005) originally from Denmark, but now living in Glasgow, Scotland.  He is usually referred to simply as Jacob Aagaard. He finished 2nd in the 111th Scottish Championship in 2004.  He... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence, Taimanov Variation

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    The Taimanov Variation of the Sicilian Defence arises after the moves 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 d4 cd4 4 Nd4 Nc6.  An equivalent move order is 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cd4 4 Nd4 e6.  The move order with 2...e6 is regarded as the standard move ord... Read More »