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    First Brilliancy Prizes

    batgirl Apr 20, 2016, 11:40 AM

         Throughout the years there have been hundreds, maybe thousands, of brilliancy prizes offered.  Some are just games, albeit extremely clever ones, while others have their own stories....

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    Material Imbalances, Opening Ideas, and Hanging Stuff

    IM Silman Aug 8, 2012, 1:39 AM

    MASTERING MATERIAL IMBALANCES HiddenDeath said: “After reading your HOW TO REASSESS YOUR CHESS 4th Edition and going over the examples where a player sacrificed his queen for two pieces, a pawn, and some positive...

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    The Pawn Center: Strength or Weakness?

    IM Silman May 8, 2012, 11:33 PM

    NachtWulf (1587) – Tnhayseed (1616), [C02] Chess.com 2012 (TC: 1 in 3 days) 1.e4 e6 Nachtwulf said: “French. I play it as black, but rarely get the chance to practice against it as white.” 2.d4...

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    Good Chess Openings Books For Beginners and Beyond

    RussBell Jun 11, 2017, 3:41 PM

    Good Chess Openings Books For Beginners and Beyond Here are what I consider to be a sample of good chess openings books, particularly suitable for the amateur and club player - from beginner to expert.  If you are...

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    Good Chess Books for Beginners and Beyond

    RussBell Jun 11, 2017, 1:02 PM

    Good Chess Books for Beginners and Beyond Whether you are new to chess, or an experienced chess amateur looking for some books to help you improve, the list below is for you. The emphasis here is on FUNDAMENTALS...

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    Opening preparation - The Barry Attack

    achja Jun 15, 2016, 5:25 AM

    Some time ago I got a request to write about the Barry Attack, an off-beat line after 1.d4 played with great success by GM Mark Hebden. I looked up a thing or two on the Barry Attack, since I don't play it myself...

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