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  • The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student's Thumbnail

    The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student

    GM Ginger_GM Dec 5, 2016, 3:37 PM

    During the last five years or so, most of the time that I have spent on chess has been devoted to creating things that have helped other players improve: videos, books, articles, courses and whatever else comes...

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    Game Analysis By Sam Shankland

    TigerChess Dec 3, 2016, 7:48 AM

    In this series, GM Sam Shankland provides in-depth analysis on a series of games played between world-class competitors. There's much to learn from this series. See how grandmasters prepare against an...

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    Study Plan For Advanced Players: The Opening!

    News Oct 28, 2016, 2:07 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced (Rated 1800-1999) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Expand your Knowledge of Common Structures and Plans Learn...

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  • Member Analysis: The British Are Coming!'s Thumbnail

    Member Analysis: The British Are Coming!

    GM JRLOK Mar 8, 2016, 2:43 PM

    GM Roman Dzindzichashvili is back and worth the wait! Today he shows how the Dutch Defense can switch to offense very quickly. But like any game, transitioning to a better endgame can be key. Watch and see all three...

  • The Classical Dutch - Part 5's Thumbnail

    The Classical Dutch - Part 5

    GM Ginger_GM Jul 18, 2014, 5:39 PM

    The final chapter in the Dutch Defense covers various other responses, including what to do when White fails to fianchetto. The Ginger GM also shows a model game where Black accomplishes the thematic ...e5 and gets...

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    The Classical Dutch - Part 2

    GM Ginger_GM Jun 27, 2014, 9:02 AM

    GM Simon Williams, one of the most frequent practitioners of the Dutch Defense, shows why it isn't the opening's fault that he is 0-3 against GM Alexei Shirov. Today the plan of ...Ne4 and the importance of ...e5...

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  • Good Chess Openings Books For Beginners and Beyond's Thumbnail

    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...

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    Crossed the 1600 Barrier

    CNoahSay Jun 10, 2017, 2:33 PM

         Hello all I want to congratulate myself on achieving my highest blitz rating at 1639! Thank you, thank you ! I didn't think that I would cross the 1600 barrier but I have and I have kept it up since achieving...

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    Past Dutch Defense Games

    FM Drawyah May 20, 2017, 12:52 PM

    First game I will show here is from the same tournament mentioned in the past Bird Opening post: 1990 Midwest Masters. This game was played in round 4 and I narrowly missed beating an IM John Donalson. This next...

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