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  • Adonis

         I had a brief, though quite interesting, exchange with a gentleman not long ago. It started with a query concerning Louisa Matilda Ballard Fagan, the Italian born English chess player who scored 2nd in the Ladies' International Chess Co... | Read More

  • The Paulsen Sicilian: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we looked at the history of the Paulsen Sicilian until the late 1950s.  Around this time, it was accepted that the c2-c4 plan was not terribly dangerous for Black, whose dark-squared bishop was still unimpeded by the pawn. The li... | Read More

  • The French Winawer: A History

    In the first installment of my series on the development of various opening variations, we learned about the history of the King's Gambit. This week we will be moving on to a more modern and frequently seen opening: the Winawer French. In th... | Read More

  • The Greenwich Village Gambit

     Manhattan, early '60s --  a place and a time.       One of the few sources of insight into this particular chess scene comes to us through the pages of the March-April, 1964 issue of Frank Brady's marvelous, though short-lived, magazine... | Read More

  • The King's Gambit: A History

    With last week's column, we reached the end of my series on endgames, "Without the Lady." It has been an interesting journey through one of chess's most mysterious and underappreciated domains -- but the end has come. I now begin a new column co... | Read More


    • filosofia do que aconteceu...

      Tudo é um ciclo ! existem momentos bons,ruins e normais e sempre vai haver uma mudança seja boa ou ruim,mas cabe a cada um se adaptar da melhor forma... sobre  quem está certo ou errado nesta historia é simples: o tempo dirá! EM momento... | Read More

      • camiladoce
      • | Jan 30, 2015
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    • Solve Tactics Problems

      When I started my serious chess training program in July 2013, I created a Google Docs spreadsheet for tracking all of my chess activity. Over the past eighteen months I've logged over 1400 chess actions in my spreadsheet, actions such as playin... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Jan 25, 2015
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    • Late New Year's Chess Resolutions & Two Games

      I just went through the new year's resolutions I had blogged back in 2010, and sadly realized I haven't made much progress, really. In fact, I guess it would be fair to say my level of practical level has actually declined. The biggest factors wer... | Read More

    • Base

      http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1016005570 black http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1016003872 white http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1016035490 white http://www.chess.com/analysis-board-editor?diagram_id=2346522 http://www.ch... | Read More

    • O, Holender!

      Generalnie gra przeciwko obronie holenderskiej nie należy do moich mocnych stron, ale tym razem w debiucie ograłem mojego przeciwnika. Mogłem nawet zagrać lepiej gdybym wykorzystał to, że mój przeciwnik opóźniał ruch d5 i zagrał Se5. Po... | Read More

      • mnowotny
      • | Jan 24, 2015
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  • Tempo

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    In chess, tresesponded to. In this case, since both players have "lost" a tempo, the net result in terms of time is nil, but the change brought about in the position may favor one player more than the other.   Gaining tempo may be achieved, for... Read More »

  • Sicilian: What Happens After The Immediate 5... e5?!

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    The Sicilian Defense: What Happens after the immediate 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5?! This is a quite dubious move, trying to steal tempo from white. However, white can "takeback" the tempo by 6. Bb5+! Bd7 7. Bxd7+ Qxd7 whe... Read More »

  • Anderssen's Opening

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    Anderssen's Opening is a defined by the opening move 1. a3.It is named after unofficial World Chess Champion Adolf Anderssen, who played it three times in his 1858 match against Paul Morphy. While Anderssen was defeated decisively, the g... Read More »