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  • The Opening Boomerang

    Every chess player knows about two inevitable opening catastrophes: scholar's mate and the Fried Liver Attack. I still remember my shock when in one of my first tournaments I played what looked like reasonable moves and yet the resulting position ... | Read More

  • Member Analysis

    One of the tips that you will hear from top-level players over and over again is that you MUST study your own games. Chess.com is here to do some of the hard work for you as the best coaches on Chess.com go over member games. They will highlight t... | Read More

  • Live Sessions

    What motivated this move? Was that a blunder? How deeply did he calculate in this position? How many candidate moves did she consider? Did he memorize that entire opening? Why did she exchange these pieces and not those? How does he play so fast?!... | Read More

  • How To Save Chess

    In 1920s, the world chess champion Jose Raul Capablanca was at the height of his career. He was so much better than anyone else that he was called "the chess machine" due to the merciless precision of his play. So when Capablanca predicted ... | Read More

  • How To Crush Your Opponent With The King's Gambit Video Series

    Novice chess players are exposed to openings like the Fried Liver and the four-move checkmate early on. At the start of any game, the king’s f-pawn is the weakest on the board for either color. Inspired by that belief, the King’s Gambi... | Read More


    • How to refute the Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit

      For a long time I have struggled with playing black in the fried liver attack.   I have had some successful game in the position above and some not so pleasant games.       Recently, I found a very productive way to refute it!    ... | Read More

    • Esrever ni Kcatta Revil Deirf Eht

      When White played his curious 3. a3, Black had to consider its implications in case of a Reversed Ponziani or a Reversed Two Knights Defense with Bronsteins' early bishop sacrifice. Instead the Reversed Two Knights went the Fried Liver route, wher... | Read More

    • 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

    • The Fried Liver gets fried

      I came across this game by my son Jonathan and decided to take a look. Go here for more on the Fried Liver. | Read More

    • Chess Merit Badge Tips: The History Of Chess

      The history of chess (as well as the history of anything) can be fun and engaging. Below are tips to encourage scouts to explore and share the history of the game. Focusing on persons or events as well as the general history can help organize bot... | Read More


  • 2 New Chess Mentor Courses from FM Eric Schiller!

    Chess.com has commited to releasing at LEAST one new course every month for Chess Mentor. In January you got awesome new courses from IM Jeremy Silman and one from our very own Bill Wall (both EXCELLENT courses!!). For February we are releasing tw... | Read More

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Video Lessons



  • Fried Liver Attack

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     The Fried Liver Attack is a continuation of the Two Knights Defense. It is an aggressive gambit where white gives up a knight in exchange for poor king safety for black. This attack has not been proven decisive, especially under slower time cont... Read More »

  • Balinas, Rosendo

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    Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. (1941-1998) was a Philippine lawyer and Grandmaster (1976) who was Asia’s best player in the 1960s.  He was born on September 10, 1941 in Manila, Philippines.  He learned how to play chess at the age of 7, but di... Read More »

  • Christiansen, Larry

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    Larry Mark Christiansen, born June 27, 1956,  became an International Grandmaster without ever being an International Master first.  In 1977 he was awarded the title after winning an international tournament in Torremolinos, Spain (he to... Read More »

  • Stahlberg, Gideon

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    Gideon Stahlberg (1908-1967) was the leading Swedish chess player from 1929 (when he won the championship of the northern countries) to 1967.  In 1941 Swedish Grandmaster (1950) Gideon Stahlberg played 400 games on 20 boards (each loser being... Read More »

  • Charles, Ray

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    Ray Charles (1930-2004) was a blind musician (born Ray Charles Robinson) who learned chess in 1965 after being busted twice and hospitalized for heroin addiction.  He learned chess in the hospital where he went cold turkey after 17 years of d... Read More »