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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 Player I'd Most Like to Have Met

         Throughout the history of the game, chess has produced innumerable fascinating personalities.  Some were stars, others played supporting roles.  Many of them, at least from the hazy vantage point of my clouded ... | Read More

  • Walker

    George  Walker    George Walker's life (1803-1879) spanned one of the most remarkable periods of chess.  As a chess player, he met and played such personalities as John Cochrane, William Lewis, Alexander McDonnell, Labourdonnais, Pierre Charl... | Read More

  • Targets, Time Pressure, And Reaching Expert

    SPOTTING THE ELUSIVE TARGETS  Chess.com member speedyg2 asked: “I have been reading your book How to Reassess Your Chess 4th Edition and I was wondering if move 23 for White (Rfe1) is following the imbalances. My imbalance breakdown was tha... | 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


    • P.H. Clarke - Cien miniaturas rusas (capitulo noveno)

      CAPITULO NOVENO MAS CORTAS TODAVIA. Buscando partidas cortas uno tropieza a veces con la partida superminiatura. Algunas de estas partidas aparecieron ya en “Crimen y castigo”, y ahora voy a presentar otra selección mas. Las partidas esc... | Read More

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    • The Africa Zone 4.4 Individual Chess Championship

      The tournament kicked off with all but 2 Nigerians picking up victories against their respective opponents in the first round. Akinleye Akinseye and Toritsemuwa Ofowino (The West African lady tagged "the MAN BEATER") played against FM EBOSSE Kingu... | Read More

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      • | Apr 4, 2016
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    • March Training Recap

      Current USCF Rating: 1690 Rating Change This Month: -15 Rating Change This Year: +45 ChessTempo Standard Tactics Rating: 2087.6 Rating Change This Month: -26.3 Rating Change This Year: +88.6  ChessTempo Blitz Tactics Rating: 1865.3 ... | Read More

    • Gambits & Countergambits

      Just a short glossary of some dynamic choices for black and white, for my own personal reference. Danish Gambit King's Gambit, Muzio Gambit King's Gambit, Falkbeer Countergambit Queen's Gambit, Albin Countergambit Giuoco Piano, Evan... | Read More

    • Evanston Tri Level (03/05/2016)

      Sorry for the late post...this tournament happened almost a whole week ago, but I had been sick the past couple of days and hadn't had much productivity on my end with regards to seriously analyzing games and writing blog posts during my own free ... | Read More


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  • Italian Game

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    'Italian game' refers to any game that follows after the sequence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4. This includes both the Two Knights Defense (3. ...Nf6) and the Giuoco Piano (3. ...Bc4). 'Italian Game' is more accurate than Giuoco Piano, since this lite... Read More »

  • Wing Gambit

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    The term Wing gambit usually refers to when white plays an early b2 to b4 deflecting a black pawn. There are many wing gambits. The first one is the Evan's Gambit, popularized by William Davie Evans. In the 1800's everybody used it and there were ... Read More »

  • Evans, Larry

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    Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an  was an American Chess Grandmaster, author and journalist. He won or shared the U.S. Open Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times.  He won or ... Read More »

  • Telegraph

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      The first telegraph match was played between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore in  November, 1844, linked by the first American telegraph.  In 1845, Staunton and Hugh Kennedy, playing from Gosport, Portsmouth Harbor, played two telegraph gam... Read More »

  • Evans Gambit

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     The Evans Gambit is characterised by the moves: 1. e4 e52. Nf3 Nc63. Bc4 Bc54. b4 History The gambit is named after the Welsh sea Captain William Davies Evans, the first player known to have employed it. The first game with the open... Read More »