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    Dancing

    batgirl Jul 12, 2017, 11:18 AM

    Johannes Jacobus van Oosterom       Joop van Oosterom, the Dutch business and chess maecenas, died in October of 2016.      The Association Max Euwe of Monaco,...

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    Chess Goes Podcasting: Listen To Your Favorites

    FM MikeKlein Mar 8, 2017, 2:58 AM

    In a recent interview, the man who's a perfect five-for-five in writing New York Times bestsellers explained that he now has to chase his audience. And that means podcasting. Fittingly, renowned...

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    How Past Masters Can Help Your Game

    IM Silman Jan 21, 2016, 4:42 AM

    I’ve gone out of my way to write articles about the importance of balance; everyone needs both tactical and positional/strategic skills (you also need endgame skills, but at the moment we will concentrate...

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  • Spicy Gambits: The Danish Gambit!'s Thumbnail

    Spicy Gambits: The Danish Gambit!

    GM Ginger_GM Feb 12, 2015, 6:24 PM

    Do you want another spicy gambit option against 1…e5? GM Simon Williams has you covered with the aggressive Danish Gambit. Learn how to derail your opponent’s best-laid plans with this tricky opening, and...

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    Greatest Chess Minds: Larsen - Part 4

    GM dbojkov Nov 1, 2013, 9:25 PM

    Part 4 of the series highlighting the mastery of GM Bent Larsen. The Danish great starts out with a bluff in the opening - a pawn sac which wasn't accepted. He then achieves the better end of an opposite-colored...

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    Greatest Chess Minds: Larsen - Part 3

    GM dbojkov Oct 18, 2013, 5:44 PM

    Be it 1. b3 or 1. g3, GM Bent Larsen loved those fianchettoed bishops! GM Bojkov shows how he preferred playing Black openings, with an extra tempo. Today the Danish hero isolates his opponent's d-pawn, then uses...

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    The Danish and Central Gambit

    slobodan007 Oct 23, 2017, 1:13 PM

    I read in one book,what is Danish Gambit and I share this.                                                               The Danish Gambit 1.e4 e5  2.d4 exd4  3.c3  This countination,and this is called a Danish...

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    Danish Gambit

    magicshasam Oct 6, 2017, 11:55 AM

    I just wanted to show a blitz game I played on chess.com using the Danish Gambit. The main concept of the opening is very simple. After the initial moves 1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3 dxc3 4 Bc4 cxb2 5. Bb2 White is...

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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 improving chess amateur - from beginner to expert.  If you are...

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