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A note to my students

A note to my students

FM mizant
| Jun 8, 2012

I just created a group which I would like to use to improve communication with my students. Whenever I write an advice to one of you, other will be able to see it, and I think that may be more helpful compared to previous cases when I'd write only...

My best french... move

My best french... move

FM mizant
| Jan 27, 2012

The article in front should be useful mainly to those who are: beginner level players intermediate level players French Defense players Focal points: thinking process activity of pieces space advantage coordination compensation for material stra...

French defense for beginners

French defense for beginners

FM mizant
| Jan 9, 2011

Note: This article is aimed to help players with rating below 1300 to understand first moves and basic ideas behind the French defense (1. e4 e6). Let us think logical for a while. At first sight, it's obvious that 1...e6 allows White to take con...

French, Advance variation with 5...Nge7

French, Advance variation with 5...Nge7

FM mizant
| Dec 22, 2010

I call it "Maxa system" because my first coach, IM Branimir Maksimović (whose nickname is "Maxa"), was - and probably still is - well-known "french", who always played this 5...Nge7 line. I accepted the same concept of repertoire, so french and Ng...

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