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  • Capt. Bertin's Gambit

         The Cunningham Defense in the King's Gambit Accepted begins 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 Be7.  White moves the Bishop to give his King a place to go with 4. Bc4.  If Black continues with the threatened 4... Bh4+ ... | Read More

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    • Collection of traps

      I've collected many traps that are played in the most common openings.Feel free to post a common trap I've missed or an uncommon trap as well.Legal Trap(Italian game -- White) Blackburne's Trap(Italian game -- Black) Magnus Smith Trap(Sicil... | Read More

    • Chigorin Defense (Two Knights Defense) (C59) in the Italian Game

      In the last few years, the elite players have been using more and more the Italian Game, namely 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4. In most of the games I have seen, black replies 3...Bc5, and we have seen many games in which White goes for a d3 system, whi... | Read More

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      • | Apr 30, 2016
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    • CGS Regionali Veneto 2016 - Scuole Superiori

      Si è svolta giovedì 21 aprile al Palamazzalovo di Montebelluna la fase regionale veneta dei campionati studenteschi italiani di scacchi. Buono l'esito della manifestazione, che ha visto giocare negli 8 tornei previsti circa 200 giocatori. Propo... | Read More

      • El-Pinto
      • | Apr 27, 2016
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    • Torneo per Italiani.

      Iscriviti al primo Torneo riservato ai giocatori Italiani. Potrai chattare comodamente in Italiano e scambiarti  informazioni, consigli utili e pareri senza il problema della lingua. Passa parola a tutti i tuoi amici Italiani, grazie. Buona f... | Read More

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Video Lessons



  • Italian Game

    • 8 Reads
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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 »

  • Word Gambit

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    Gambit refers to a chess opening in which pieces are sacrificed so as to gain a better position. It was first described in Spanish in the Lopez 1561 chess classic Libro de la Invencion Liberal y Arte del Juego del Axedrez. It took until 1813 for t... Read More »

  • Bird, Henry Edward

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    Henry Edward Bird (1830-1908) was an accountant and strong amateur player from England.   In 1851, at the age of 21, he was invited to the first international chess tournament, held in London.  In round 1, he was knocked out by Bernhard Horwitz... Read More »

  • Zukertort, Johannes

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    Johannes Zukertort (1842-1888) was a chess master, physician, pianist, magazine editor, music critic, linguist, swordsman and marksman.  He was fluent in   English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Russian, Sa... Read More »

  • Salvio, Alessandro

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    Alessandro Salvio (1570-1640) was a chess author from Naples, doctor, and best chess analyst of his time.  He defeated Paolo Boi in 1598 (who died three days later) and Geronimo Cascio in 1606.  He was unofficial world chess champio... Read More »