Attacking like Paul Morphy

Attacking like Paul Morphy

Mar 15, 2014, 7:40 PM |

KLA Chess club is a part of Keiller Leadership Academy, a title I, K-8 Charter School located in southeast San Diego. Chess is offered as both an after school club and everyday in school class.

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The lesson below is taken from Chess Trainer; lesson written by, "Attacking like Paul Morphy" by GM Dejan Bojkov. The purpose of this is to make better visual instruction for students.

Game analysis from Houidni 4.

The following game is an analysis of 19th century American player, Paul Morphy.

Morphy is known as the first great American chess player and his regarded as one of the all time greats.
The following game is from 1858
First, some basic principles of openings:
1) Develop, Develop Develop.
2) Open up the center
3) Create open lines to your target