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  • The Eye Of The Beholder

    Many players feel that chess is all about threats or attack or finding a combination or some other form of brute force moves. And, of course, that is exactly what many positions need. However, in many other positions those things are exactly what ... | Read More

  • Exclusive Peek: Modernized: The Open Sicilian

      Modernized: The Open Sicilian by IM Zhanibek Amanov & FM Kostya Kavutskiy This book is the second in the Modernized series, as last year MetroChess released Modernized: The King's Indian Defense&nbs... | Read More

  • 5 Openings To Learn In 2015

    A new calendar year, for many people, means a chance for a new beginning. January is a month to consider new possibilities, to improve yourself, and to make a fresh plan for the upcoming year. In many ways, a new year is like a chessboard in t... | Read More

  • Reaping The Whirlwind!

    When I was still playing in tournaments I answered 1.e4 with various Sicilian lines (Richter-Rauzer, Accelerated Dragon, Paulsen and Taimanov systems, etc.) and the Caro-Kann. I always loved the Caro-Kann, and at the end of my career it became m... | Read More

  • University's College-like Chess Courses University's courses offer a college-like chess learning experience. Unlike in University seminars, only 10% to 15% of instruction in courses is delivered live. Previously taught courses are available in the independent-study f... | Read More

    • Collection of traps

      I've collected many traps that are played in the most common openings.Feel free to post a common trap I've missed or an uncommon trap as well.Legal Trap(Italian game -- White) Blackburne's Trap(Italian game -- Black) Magnus Smith Trap(Sicil... | Read More

    • Profit from opening mistakes- 3

      Do you play blazing fast, in the opening,at bullet speed, focused to reach the middlegame ? You shouldn't, not even in blitz, because punishing opening mistakes can give you much quicker wins, and at the same time learning to excel in the opening... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Apr 16, 2016
    • CCC Pre-Opening Plus Score #2: Round 4 (03/26/2016)

      Last round of the CCC Pre-Opening Plus Score #2 tournament was against a 1577-rated Class C player. Like the previous game, I was way behind my opponent in terms of clock time in the end, yet up material (though only by a pawn this time), didn't w... | Read More

    • Postmortem #1: B36 Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon

      I am getting serious about chess. I recently started blogging on my personal site and I posted my review of this game there first. However, I have also decided to share my thoughts here on some of my games. This first game I am playing a 45/45 (45... | Read More

      • tnan123
      • | Mar 16, 2016
    • Chess Traps #2- The Bobby Fischer Trap

          Today I will be doing a blog on The Bobby Fischer Trap.   What is The Bobby Fischer Trap?     The Bobby Fischer Trap is a trap in the Accelerated Dragon (an opening in the Sicilian) made by Bobby Fischer himself! Also, in the Bobby Fi... | Read More

  • Yugoslav Attack

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    The Yugoslav Attack is in the Sicilian Dragon and is one of main lines White can choose from.   In this Variation, both sides castle opposite sides which results in attacking!  Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence

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      The Sicilian Defence is an opening very rich in independent variations to the extent that it is always mentioned along with the mainline variation that followed.Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking cont... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence,Accelerated Dragon

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    Many people suffers against maroczy bind setup against accelerated dragon which arises after the following move orders.In this type of setup white normally deided to play with strong centre and its very good setup for white againt accelerated dra... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation

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    The Dragon Variation belongs to the Sicilian Defence family of variations. Black plays 5...g6 with the purpose of fianchettoeing his bishop with ...Bg7. The preparatory move 2...d6 makes sure that the bishop will have an open long diagonal on g7.... Read More »

  • Shogi

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    Shogi is the Japanese form of Chess. It has been evolving in a different direction as international Chess for more than 1000 years, however, and its history contains many Shogi variants, some even still played today. Modern Shogi is played on a 9x... Read More »