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  • You Won't Believe This Simple Trap Even GMs Miss

    There are many different traps in chess. Some of them are so well known that you can hardly use these tricks even against relatively weak players. However, some traps are good enough to catch even grandmasters.  Sometimes, the world's leadi... | Read More

  • How to Become a Tactical Wizard

    There is no need to explain the importance of tactics for a tournament player. I bet you've all heard the cliche "chess is 99% tactics," or an anecdote about a grandmaster who was a famous endgame specialist. (Was it Smyslov? I don't remember.) ... | Read More

  • The Universal Opening Trap

    The majority of chess players like opening traps. I believe the main appeal of setting a trap is not the chance to win the game instantly.  What really makes an opening trap attractive for chess players of all levels is the thrill of a hunt... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 5

    Unorthodox Chess Players Einet890 asked a few questions, but I will only answer one here, and one other next time I do a Q&A article. Mr. Einet890, I’ll answer this question for everyone, though you’re welcome to use the ans... | Read More

  • "Hope Chess" - A Common Mistake: Part II

    Part II focuses on the intemediate player. Firstly: let me describe the qualities that are most often found in the intermediate player: 1) The main difference between the intermediate player and the beginning player is the ability to move and k... | Read More


    • 10 Benefits of Chess regarding health

      10 Benefits of Chess regarding Health Chess is one of the most popular games in world. Chess emerged from southern Europe during the 2nd half of 15th century. It gained popularity to such an extent that nowadays international chess tournaments a... | Read More

      • kiba13
      • | Aug 18, 2014
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    • Tips and Tricks I learned to Improve Chess

      Many of you have wondered: "Why is Kingdom_Heart's rating increase and how did he do a rating jump"? Well recently I've been reading tons and tons of Chess books and found some useful advice that really helped me and so I wante to share with you g... | Read More

    • Continental Open 2014, Summary

              I played in the Continental Open this year, 8 Aug - 10 Aug 2014 in Sturbridge MA. Great turnout, fun games, and I even got Carissa Yip's autograph on my rollup board :-) This blog is an overall summary. I will post a few additio... | Read More

      • hreedwork
      • | Aug 14, 2014
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    • Danger alert

      To the staff of this website: if my post is not tolerable you can take it down (remove it) and i won't complain, so please don't close my account for this. close cheaters instead. Beware not to be duped by religion: Don't hate me just because i... | Read More

    • 10 Benefits of Chess regarding health

      10 Benefits of Chess regarding Health Chess is one of the most popular games in world. Chess emerged from southern Europe during the 2nd half of 15th century. It gained popularity to such an extent that nowadays international chess tournaments ar... | Read More

      • PRINCESTER
      • | Aug 7, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Dutch Defense

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    The Dutch Defense 1. d4 f5 is an attempt to create an imbalance in the position on move one and prepare for a King-side attack by Black. Most common variations are The Classical: 1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 (and a later d6); The Stonewall: 1. d4 ... Read More »