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  • The Clemenz opening

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    The Clemenz, (Some times reffered to as the hippo) opening is an opening which new players tend to use a lot. It is not very helpful when trying to win a chess game and no grandmaster has ever used it in any of their games.     A more compl... Read More »

  • Cochrane, John

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    John Cochrane (1798-1978) was a Scottish master and lawyer who spent half his life in India.  He played chess in London while on vacation.   In 1815 he was a second lieutenant on the HMS Bellerophon, which transported Napoleon to hi... Read More »

  • Cessolis, Jacobus de

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    Jacobus de Cessolis (1275-1372) was a Dominican monk living in Lombardy (Northern Italy) who wrote De Moribus Hominum ed de Officiis Nobilium Super Ludo Scaccorum (On the Customs of Men and Their Noble Actions with Reference to the Game of Ch... Read More »

  • King and Queens Indians

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    The king and queens indians is aattack a defence and a opening. It starts with a knight moveing the the other then move pawn,pawn,pawn,pawn now all is protcted ecsept the knights now you have a pawn stucture and knight at full use you can use this... Read More »

  • Amar Opening

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    The Amar Opening (also known as Paris Opening, Drunken Knight Opening, or Ammonia Opening) is a chess opening defined by the move: 1. Nh3This opening is sometimes known as the Ammonia Opening, since NH3 is the chemical formula for ammon... Read More »

  • Is this a new kind or a old kind?

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    This is a new opening I made up, please tell me if its new or old and do you think its strong. Read More »

  • Swiderski, Rudolf

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    Rudolf Swiderski (1878-1909) was a German master who committed suicide in 1909 at the age of 31.    He took poison, then shot himself in Leipzig.  In 1904 he tied for 1st place with Frank Marshall at the Rice Gambit tournament ... Read More »

  • Greek gift

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    The Greek gift sacrifice it a classic bishop sacrifice on h7. The most common opening used in the Greek Gift is the French defense. There are more variations than that, but those are the basic. Try it out in your blitz games! Read More »

  • Numerical notation

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    Numerical notation is quite simple actually- the files AND ranks are numbered- like 5254 is e4------- 7163 is Nf3- what is this opening- 5254 5755 7163 2836 6125 1716? Read More »

  • Barnes, Thomas Wilson

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    Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825-1874) was one of the strongest English players in the 1850s.   He scored more wins than anyone else against Paul Morphy, defeating him 8 times in friendly play.  Morphy considered him the strongest chess p... Read More »