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We all have certain tournaments where we consistently perform well: something about the environment puts us in a better mood, improves our focus, or gives us an ideal rhythm.
For Magnus, that tournament is Tata ... | Read More
Contenutio Partite di Gioco Aperto (1 e4, e5)o Partite di Gioco Semiaperto (1 e4, non e5)o Partite di Gioco Chiuso (1 d4, d5)o Partite di Gioco Semichiuso (1 d4, non d5)o Partite di Pedone d’Alfiere (1 c4 oppure 1 f4)o Partite Irregolari (qualun... | Read More
Aims of the opening
Common aims in opening play
Irrespective of whether they are trying to gain the upper hand as White and equalize as Black or to create dynamic imbalances, players generally devote a lot of attention in the opening s... | Read More
Many, many people, even those at the pinnacle, take comfort from astrology. However, in the chess universe, where, perhaps, the inhabitants are too battle-hardened and scarred for such frivolities, it has not been able to find a hold.
Although ... | Read More