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    • Chess Opening

      Aims of the opening[edit] Common aims in opening play[edit] 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

      • sachin951
      • | Feb 2, 2016
    • The Nimzowitsch Defence

            Why the Nimzowitsch Defence? Imagine the following scenario taking place in a match between two intermediate players, Player A and Player B. Player A:   I shall play my usual first move, 1.e4.  I know many moves of theory of the ... | Read More

    • French Defence: King's Indian Attack - My Immortal Game

      Hey, chess fans! Each one of us has his/her own Immortal Game. This is my Immortal Game.  In a balanced position, White overlooks a tactic. That's all I need to launch my *Immortal Attack*. Enjoy! | Read More

    • French Defence Advanced Variation, annotated game #9

      Hi everyone, I'm happy to share a video about the "annotated games series"   Do you like the video? follow my channel! :D | Read More

    • Video guide - Opening repertoire for black

      Simon Williams has created an excellent series of video's that provide a nice repertoire for black. These 3 openings complement each other nicely. I created this video guide so that you can easily find and learn all the videos on these open... | Read More

      • Serphiot
      • | Dec 17, 2015
      • | 1 comment

  • En passant

    • 857 Reads
    • | 857 Reads

    En passant (from French: "in passing") is a maneuver in chess which is performed after a player moves a pawn two squares forward from its starting position, and an opposing pawn captures it as if it had only moved one square.  En passant may onl... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence

    • 339 Reads
    • | 339 Reads

      The Sicilian Defence is an opening very rich in independent variations to the extent that it is always mentioned along with the mainline variation that followed.Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking cont... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation

    • 174 Reads
    • | 174 Reads

    The Dragon Variation belongs to the Sicilian Defence family of variations. Black plays 5...g6 with the purpose of fianchettoeing his bishop with ...Bg7. The preparatory move 2...d6 makes sure that the bishop will have an open long diagonal on g7.... Read More »

  • Greek Defence

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  • Black Knight's Tango

    • 1 Read
    • | 1 Read

    The Black Knights' Tango (also known as the Mexican Defense or Kevitz–Trajkovic Defense) is a chess opening beginning with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 Nc6This position can also be reached by transposition, for example 1.c4 Nf6, 1.d4 ... Read More »