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trapgaawwdd
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    • Good Games, Bad Games (Recap of my games in the 2015 Alabama Quick & Blitz Championships)

      Last Saturday I participated in two USCF tournaments. The first was the Alabama Quick Chess Championship. The second was the Alabama Blitz Chess Championship. In this blog post I analyze my games from the Quick Championship and briefly recap the b... | Read More

      • SJFG
      • | Jun 30, 2015
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    • Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu vs. Wesley So, Dortmund 2015, 1-0

      Definetly one of the best games of 2015. Deflection: catching the king in the middle, winning a pawn: seemingly trapped piece, central pawn mass... GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu's peek rating is 2707(in 2005). He was world #15. He is Romanian, but no... | Read More

      • Haggard-CC
      • | Jun 30, 2015
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    • (Somewhat) Intriguing Positions Edition 2

      I am currently playing a correspondence game in which I encountered the following position after 20... Ra4 (I was playing black against a lower-rated player). The idea here was to take on c4 on the next move, but I realised that my rook would ha... | Read More

      • smith8800
      • | Jun 24, 2015
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    • The Fatal Blunder

      I'm pretty sure this has already been blogged about, but here are some examples where a much lower ranked player (me) has beaten a much higher ranked player because of one blunder. Don't fall to one of the traps: Attacks f2 square: As you can... | Read More

      • EliTeDavee
      • | Jun 23, 2015
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    • My draw with GM Gata Kamsky

      GM Gata Kamsky recently passed through Denver, CO on his way to a major tournament in California. He stopped by to give a lecture/simul and the next day participated in the Denver Open where he took clear 1st. It's not everyday that a chess lege... | Read More

      • SeedToTree
      • | Jun 22, 2015
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      • | 5 comments

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Chessopedia


  • Fool's Mate

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    Fool's mate, also known as the "two-move checkmate," is the quickest possible checkmate in the game of chess. One example consists of the moves leading to the position shown... There are eight slight variations on the pattern — White might p... Read More »

  • 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 »