Classical Dutch Strategy 2 - A Lone Pawn on f4

Classical Dutch Strategy 2 - A Lone Pawn on f4

FangBo
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13 days ago

Welcome to the second edition of this series on the classical Dutch! In this one, we will look at a different pawn structure that can arise from this opening. Again black manages to play … f4! securing decent attacking chances on the king...

Classical Dutch Strategy 1 - e5, f4 Closed Centre

Classical Dutch Strategy 1 - e5, f4 Closed Centre

FangBo
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17 days ago

Welcome! It is well known that the classical Dutch defence is one of the most volatile openings going, when black congregates all of his pieces on the kingside and at the appropriate moment blasts through, like storming the bastille. Sometimes i...

Puzzles from My Recent Blitz Games

Puzzles from My Recent Blitz Games

FangBo
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Jan 12, 2019

Welcome! In this post, as you might have guessed from the title, I am going to be sharing with you some tactical moments that have arisen in some of my recent blitz games. I didn't have to look far for these, because naturally blitz games contai...

Simultaneous Exhibition

Simultaneous Exhibition

FangBo
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Dec 23, 2018

Hi folks! Earlier today I held a small simultaneous exhibition of 2 boards. My opponents played well, and on both boards I entered a classical Dutch defence opening, with a strong centre and prospects of attacking on the kingside. My favourite...

Endgame Principles - A Beginner's Guide

Endgame Principles - A Beginner's Guide

FangBo
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Nov 30, 2018

Hi folks! There are lots of books on the opening, and middlegame strategy is replicated through thematically recurring patterns, but as an intermediate player, the endgame is an area that I have quite neglected. Although there are fewer pieces...

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