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    • Playing the Classical Slav Defense

           Hello Chess Fans, Today we'll explore a very solid defensive opening for Black against 1.d4 - The Slav Defense.  It has several advantages against the Queen's Gambit that we'll look at and has been adopted by World Champion GrandMaste... | Read More

    • My Biggest Win to Date

      After a long break from blogging and only playing sporadically, I am happy to share a game I played in a recent rapid tournament at the Marshall Chess Club. Although it isn't my cleanest win, it is certainly my biggest, taking down a player rated ... | Read More

    • Battle Of The Legends: Kasparov vs Short

           FIDE couldn’t believe it; they were upset, so upset that they ripped the crown from chess champion Garry Kasparov’s head and said, “This is enough!” In 1993 drama struck the chess world unlike any other conflict seen in the game’... | Read More

      • -_KNiGHt_-
      • | Apr 25, 2015
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    • For me

      A)Forced moves B)Sacrifices C)Tactics D)Look the whole board! E)Be present! | Read More

      • KosKQ
      • | Apr 25, 2015
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    • For me

      http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-tactics--definitions-and-examples | Read More

      • KosKQ
      • | Apr 25, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • decoy

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    Chess games many times are won and lost because of a single tactical move. One of the most common tactics that you will see in any chess game is the decoy. The decoy in chess is finding a poisoned square that your opponent would never want to g... Read More »

  • What You Need to Know Well as a Beginner

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    The Tactics! If you are directed to the wrong page from my profile,please go back. Forks A fork is basically when one piece attacks two. Skewer When one piece attacks a more valuable piece and then a less valuable piece behind it. Pawns can't... Read More »

  • Underpromotion tactics

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    In 90% of the cases pawns are promoted to queens. Sometimes though, it would be better to promote to something else other than a queen, like in the following examples: Here is one that involves promoting to a rook: If you think your skills at ... Read More »

  • Queen's Gambit

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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 »

  • Back rank mate

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    A simple type of checkmate, whereby the mated King is trapped on the first rank behind his own pawns and is unable escape an attack from Queen or Rook. This pattern appears often in games and was a favorite tactic of World Champion Bobby Fischer. ... Read More »