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  • Alekhine's Defense: World Champion Openings

    Alexander Alekhine won the title from Jose Raul Capablanca in their 1927 match. The Franco-Russian master had an unusually wide opening repertoire compared to the earlier champions, and he loved to experiment with different openings. So while A... | Read More

  • The Complete Nimzo Indian

    Aron Nimzowisch is one of the great thinkers in chess, and his greatest opening contribution to the opening is the Nimzo Indian Defense. The Nimzo Indian evinces some of the great struggles in chess. Bishop or knight? Are doubled pawns s... | Read More

  • The Mysterious Chess Doctor

    There are many famous personalities in the history of chess. People talk about them, write books about them and follow their games. But there is an even bigger number of unknown chess players who never achieved any great tournament results or disc... | Read More

  • Riding the Winds of Fashion, Part 2

    In Part One of Riding The Winds Of Fashion, I talked about the Hübner Variation of the Nimzo-Indian and how, at one time, it was one of the most fashionable openings in the world. In the main example (Bruce Leverett – Silman, National O... | Read More

  • WCC day 5

    Hi guys, Carlsen suceeded in drawing blood today - as he beat Anand in 58 moves with the white pieces This game took over 5 and a half hours until Anand finally threw in the towel Ya... So Anand Equalized out of the opening fairly quickly ... | Read More


    • Nimzo Indian Defense - Strongest reply to d4

      Usually, white plays d4 with the aim of controlling the centre with following moves like e4, c4, Nc3.  Black usually plays moves such as e4, or Nf6 to prevent the e4 move, and black then proceeds with the move c4.  The Nimzo Indian defense is ... | Read More

    • Nimzo Indian Defense - Strongest reply to d4

      Usually, white plays d4 with the aim of controlling the centre with following moves like e4, c4, Nc3.  Black usually plays moves such as e4, or Nf6 to prevent the e4 move, and black then proceeds with the move c4.  The Nimzo Indian defense is ... | Read More

    • World Championship Openings

      I've compiled a list of the openings played in World Championship games.     At the moment I've considered all match-style WC games since the unification of FIDE in 2006.   There were a total of 75 games played, including tiebreaks.   Op... | Read More

      • ih8sens
      • | May 19, 2016
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    • Concrete Reasoning Rules The Day

      It's with a heavy heart I'm obliged to annotate this tainted game where I was Black in an English opening and drew. Shortly after the game, my opponent's account was banned, and I can only speculate why, given his near fautless play in our first g... | Read More

    • Nimzo Indian defense: Part 2; Rubinstein variation

      In part one, we learnt Nimzo Indian defense; Saemisch variation. Today we shall learn Rubinstein variation. Nimzo Indian Attack might be a better name for this opening; it represents a determined attempt by Black to seize the initiative at an ear... | Read More

      • KID_Harish
      • | Apr 18, 2016
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Video Lessons



  • Soltis, Andrew

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    Andrew (andy) Solits is an American grandmaster.  In 1979, Soltis began writing a monthly column called “Chess to Enjoy” for Chess Life magazine.  It is the longest running column in that magazine.  In 1980, Soltis was awarded the G... Read More »

  • Dutch Defense

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    The Dutch Defense 1. d4 f5 is an attempt to create an imbalance in the position on move one and prepare for a King-side attack by Black. Most common variations are The Classical: 1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 (and a later d6); The Stonewall: 1. d4 ... Read More »

  • Modern Benoni

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    The Modern Benoni is a chess opening that begins with the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6. It is classified under the ECO codes A60–A79. After the initial moves, Black proceeds to capture on d5, creating a majority of black pawns... Read More »

  • Old Indian Defense

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    The Old Indian Defense is a chess opening defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 d6This opening is distinguished from the King's Indian Defense by Black developing his king's bishop on e7 rather than the fianchetto at g7. Mikhail Chigo... Read More »

  • Keres Defense

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    The Keres Defence (also known as the Kangaroo Defence or Franco-Indian Defense) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 e62. c4 Bb4+The opening is named for Estonian grandmaster Paul Keres. This opening was known since t... Read More »