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    • Scandinavian Trap #2

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    • Lucas Chess

      I have discovered a very interesting training feature of Lucas Chess. Lucas Chess is a free chess gui that can be downloaded from the internet. I have discovered that one of its many features is that it allows you to play against your choice of on... | Read More

    • Scandinavian Trap

      Here's a 5 move quicky! | Read More

    • Semi-Slav Miniature #1

      Here's an interesting game from the FICS database: | Read More

    • A Real Man This living man is a real man who stood up and defied the sham court and the sham judge. Most people are sheep who allow themselves to be herded around and slaughtered by the politicians and the big cor... | Read More

    • Bobby Fisher

      Bobby Fisher is the greatest genius who ever lived. To him we owe the time delay clocks, the 960 variant of chess, and collections of great games. Many of those who badmouth him  have no compunction to collecting large sums of money when they win... | Read More

    • Midwood Chess Club

      Just thought I would remind everyone that while there is snow and ice on the streets of Brooklyn the Midwood Chess Club remains open and it is worth your while to come to the Midwood Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library to enjoy over the board, f... | Read More

    • Backwards Knight Capture

      Backward captures are often hard to see. When we replay a game or look at a diagram they seem simple enough but under the pressure of actually playing a game we can easily overlook them. Here's  a short but sharp example. | Read More

    • The Dagger

      One of the most important factors in chess is pawn structure. When you play an opening what you are doing is setting up a specific pawn structure and when you play positionally you are largely basing your play on pawn structure. Thus you need to k... | Read More

    • Queen's Gambit Accepted Trap #1

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