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    A Superior Tactician Chess.com member Mzeekimaro wrote: “I am a big fan of you and your chess books. I am rated 1581 by FIDE. I want to be very good at tactics. What do you recommend I do? I want to be labeled as a superior tactician.&rdqu... | Read More

  • Mastering Your Psychological Intuition

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  • How To Ignore A Threat And Win

    In The Complete Book of Chess Strategy, IM Jeremy Silman defines prophylaxis as "a move or strategy that stops the opponent from undertaking some type of action or plan." Coined by Aron Nimzowitsch in his seminal work My System (1... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Speed Chess -- The Bad

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  • How To Play The Shabalov-Shirov Gambit

    The 90s were a decade of complex openings:  in particular, the King's Indian and the Semi-Slav. In 1992, a peculiar attacking idea came out of Latvia to combat the Semi-Slav, Meran Variation. 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 e6 5.e3 Nbd7 6... | Read More


    • Opening trap in some openings

      Hello Everyone . I found some of the opening traps in queen's gambit variation. Thank you | Read More

    • Kings Indian Attack vs Sicilian Dragon

      Hello Chess Fans, Today we'll look at a game between the King's Indian Attack vs the Sicilian Dragon.  We'll evaluate positions and play that take advantage of White's passive opening moves and underdevelopment.  Black was played by Kairav Jo... | Read More

    • Leicestershire Major, Rd 4 (played late), S Dawkins v G Closs

      All moves in 80 minutues with 10 second increment. Yet another win from a lost position! I over-reached in the middle game before I'd completed my development and came up the exchange down and completely lost.  My bishop game me some swindling... | Read More

    • John Purdy Memorial - Round 1

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    • My game against Frank at my local chess club :)

      Hey there guys and gals. This is Frank, a man who I play on Monday night's at a chess club I go to. Sorry you can't see the board very well. It was at a distance and I couldn't see very well. The man who walks in is my friend Charlie and then the ... | Read More


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  • Mating Patterns

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    Hi! This is Chessking47 (or CK47) writing about Mating Patterns. First, Anastasia's Mate.              I hope you enjoyed that cute mate. Now, the mate can be applied more strikingly. Combine decoy and clearance sacrifice. ... Read More »

  • Petroff's Defence

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    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »

  • Legal Trap

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    The Legal Trap is a trap that ocurs in the Philidor Defence.  It ocurs when Black tries to pin a knight to the queen. Black is down a pawn with no compensation.   Sometimes, h3 is not necessary. This example shows an example of t... Read More »

  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »

  • Trappings

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    Trapping is a common tactic. In fact it is used once each game you play! The whole point of trapping is to trap your opponent's piece, including their king. Here is an example of a bishop trapping: Kings can also be trapped! Here is an example: ... Read More »