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Location: Phoenix, United States
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  • Review: Lisa, Pump Up Your Rating, and other recent books

    It’s not easy to find time to read chess books when there’s a World Championship match going on at the same time. Still, chess publishers around the globe managed to reach me over the last few months, and I felt compelled to read some ... | Read More

  • Chess Tales from Asia - The Great Singapore Swindles (Part 3)

    Once again, I would like to thank the readers for their support, interaction and kind comments in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. In this final segment of Great Singapore Swindles, I would like to introduce you to a good friend, International M... | Read More

  • The Endgames of Tromsø, Part 5

    By the fifth round of the World Cup in Tromsø, Norway, the field had been whittled down to eight players. Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik faced Anton Korobov of Ukraine, Gata Kamsky played Evgeny Tomashevsky, Dmitry Andreikin played Peter ... | Read More

  • The 'Killer' Move

    The Torre Attack is not a particularly popular opening these days. Wikipedia says that " The Torre Attack is rarely met in modern top-flight play, and statistical analysis shows that it is not particularly advantageous for White." Maybe so, b... | Read More

  • A Traveling Chess Player, Part 3

    Part 3   This is the third part of my series of articles about my move to Europe to play chess. In the first two parts I described the reasons why I decided to move, the first tournament I played in this year (the Prague open) and the sec... | Read More


    • 対局の反省05152015

      白番 Torre Attack。極めて定跡形。小駒が生きているうちに e4 の突き上げを次回からは心がけること。 もう一局。これは、初手 g3 の変則的な出だしに、Dutch で対応したもの。戦型の経... | Read More

      • takodori
      • | May 15, 2015
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    • April 2015 Training Recap

      USCF Rating: 1624 Year to date: +94 After a successful first quarter both training-wise and competition-wise, I've decided to continue my current training regimen unchanged through the second quarter. I am continuing to use Anki on a daily ba... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | May 11, 2015
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    • Maryland Open 2015

      There are two reasons I love playing in MD Chess Association tournaments held at the Rockville Hilton: one, it is a very comfortable playing environment, and two, I've played there three times in the last year and have never left without a prize. ... | Read More

    • Cinco De Mayo & Chess:Honoring the First Mexican GM

      Carlos Jesús[1] Torre Repetto (29 November 1904[1][2][3] in Mérida, Yucatán – 19 March 1978 in Mérida, Yucatán) Carlos Torre Repetto was born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. He learned to play chess at the age of six, and in 1915 he went ... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | May 5, 2015
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    • Introducing the torre attack

      Nice game using the Torre Attack.  | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Black Knight's Tango

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    The Black Knights' Tango (also known as the Mexican Defense or Kevitz–Trajkovic Defense) is a chess opening beginning with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 Nc6This position can also be reached by transposition, for example 1.c4 Nf6, 1.d4 ... Read More »

  • East Indian Defence

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    The East Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. Nf3 g6[1] This opening has a close kinship to the more-common King's Indian Defence and is often considered a variant thereof. The difference is that Whi... Read More »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • Benko's Opening

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    Benko's Opening (also known as the Hungarian Opening, the Barcza Opening, the Bilek Opening, and the King's Fianchetto Opening), is achess opening characterized by the move: 1. g3White's 1.g3 ranks as the fifth most popular opening move in... Read More »

  • Durkin Opening

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    The Durkin Opening (also known as the Durkin Attack or the Sodium Attack) is a rarely played chess opening beginning with the move: 1. Na3The Durkin Opening is named for Robert James Durkin (1923–?) of New Jersey. The name "Sodium Atta... Read More »