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Dutch_Bella
Dutch_Bella
Location: Netherlands
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dutchgamerz1324
dutchgamerz1324
Location: Netherlands
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dutchsamurai
dutchsamurai
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dutchchubbz
dutchchubbz
Location: United Kingdom
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Dutch3000
Dutch3000
Location: United States
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  • How Past Masters Can Help Your Game

    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 on tactics and strategy). To add a... | Read More

  • The Last Cracked Grandmaster Tales

    This is my third and final Cracked Grandmaster Tales article. Click the links if you haven’t seen Cracked Grandmaster Tales and More Cracked Grandmaster Tales. We’ll start with Najdorf again since some people felt that he wouldn’t resort t... | Read More

  • Max Euwe And The Slav Defense

    In 1935 a surprising thing happened. The fourth world champion, Alexander Alekhine, widely considered a genius, lost a match to the Dutch master, Max Euwe. Euwe was unique among world champions for several reasons. First, he was the only one who... | Read More

  • Alekhine's Defense: World Champion Openings

    Alexander Alekhine won the title from Jose Raul Capablanca in their 1927 match. The Franco-Russian master had an unusually wide opening repertoire compared to the earlier champions, and he loved to experiment with different openings. So while A... | Read More

  • The Killer Instinct

         There are many definitions for the concept, "killer instinct."  One of the better ones I found, from Dictionary.com, tell us it's "an aggressive and ruthless determination to win or attain a goal."       Maybe it was an eventual p... | Read More


    • Listen to Selah Sue with the bass boosted

      Selah Sue is a young woman from Belgium. She sings songs in about every style. I like this reggae song best. You will enjoy listening it most if put the bass a little louder. Say a million procent or so. Be social, be good and make your neighboors... | Read More

    • Facebook Chess

      Towards the end of one of my recent economics tutorials at university, I asked my students if there were any questions. There was a brief discussion (in Dutch) among three boys in the front row and then one shot up his hand and said, "Si... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Feb 4, 2016
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    • Tournaments managed by rotanev6

      Tournaments managed by rotanev6 This list is probably complete, please let me know of any I missed. xx xx  960 by the Dozen U1600  in progress xx  960 by the Dozen U1800  in progress xx  960 by the Dozen Open  in progress xx xx  A... | Read More

      • rotanev6
      • | Jan 26, 2016
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    • Checkmates of the day 41

      In my previouse posts I started to share my experiences about the  21 days to Supercharge your chess course: Supercharge my chess in 21 days Supercharge day 1 - My goals Supercharge day 1 - My goals - part 2   The best Dutch player Anish Gi... | Read More

    • Dancing with the Dutch: Post-Mortem

      Check out the original post here! As you may recall from Sunday's video against the Dutch, we left with two critical questions: 1) Why is 2 c4 more common than 2 Nc3 against the Dutch? 2) How is Black supposed to stop the h-pawn push in the Len... | Read More


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  • Dutch Defense

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    The Dutch Defense 1. d4 f5 is an attempt to create an imbalance in the position on move one and prepare for a King-side attack by Black. Most common variations are The Classical: 1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 (and a later d6); The Stonewall: 1. d4 ... Read More »

  • Keres Defense

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    The Keres Defence (also known as the Kangaroo Defence or Franco-Indian Defense) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 e62. c4 Bb4+The opening is named for Estonian grandmaster Paul Keres. This opening was known since t... Read More »

  • Van't Krujis Opening

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    The Van't Kruijs[1] Opening (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ət ˈkrœys]) is a chess opening defined by the move: 1. e3It is named after the Amsterdam player Maarten van't Kruijs (1813–85) who won the sixth Dutch championship in 1878.... Read More »

  • Abonyi, Istvan

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    Istvan Abonyi (1886-1942) was a Hungarian master.  He was born and died in Budapest.  In 1912, he played the Abonyi Gambit (1.Nf3 d5 2.e4) for the first time. In 1916, he played the Budapest Gambit (1.a3 Nf6 2.b3 e5) against  the Dutch surge... Read More »

  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »