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pircap
pircap
Location: United States
Joined: 2/10/16
Last Online: 2/10/16
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pertzy
pertzy
Location: timisoara, Romania
Joined: 1/19/16
Last Online: 2/12/16
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baspirco
baspirco
Location: Netherlands
Joined: 1/9/16
Last Online: 1/27/16
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pircan
pircan
Location: Turkey
Joined: 12/30/15
Last Online: 12/30/15
Points: 0 points
Pirc75
Pirc75
Location: Gárdony-Agárd, Hungary
Joined: 12/21/15
Last Online: 2/13/16
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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 Pirc Defense

    The Pirc Defense is still relatively unexplored for a major opening system. Both White and Black may avail themselves of many different approaches to the opening, and we have two outstanding grandmasters here to provide you with ideas on both side... | Read More

  • Lighting The Pirc Defense On Fire

    The Pirc Defense is certainly one of the most provocative openings. Black fianchettos his king bishop instead of immediately challenging in the center. White therefore has a variety of fierce attacking methods. Of these, the fiercest is the Austri... | Read More

  • The Modern Defense: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we learned about the pre-war origins of the opening that would become the Modern Defense.  Thus far, the Modern Defense did not have a real name, nor any kind of reputation. It was a curiosity which had been played a few time... | Read More

  • The Modern Defense: A History

    Like the Kan/Paulsen, the so-called "Modern Defense" is an opening with many names. When I first met it, as a beginning chess player, I knew it as the "Robatsch Defense." It has also been called the Ufimtsev Defense, the Kotov Defense, the Pi... | Read More


    • Contender Series 15

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    • Gibraltar Masters – A good start to 2016

      After our wonderful time in New Zealand we had a week to recover before I was off again. In the three weeks we were away new tenants had moved in and I spent a lot of the week tidying up after the mice and making the house habitable. Hopefully we'... | Read More

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    • Piccolo manuale di aperture scacchistiche

      Contenutio Partite di Gioco Aperto (1 e4, e5)o Partite di Gioco Semiaperto (1 e4, non e5)o Partite di Gioco Chiuso (1 d4, d5)o Partite di Gioco Semichiuso (1 d4, non d5)o Partite di Pedone d’Alfiere (1 c4 oppure 1 f4)o Partite Irregolari (qualun... | Read More

    • Austrian Attack Pirc Défense

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      • | Feb 2, 2016
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    • Thematic Tournaments 1201-1400

      I am directing a series of 1201-1400 tournaments that were intended for a specific group thus "invite only"; however, due to a low turnout, I have decided to make them available to the all of chess.com. If there are any 1201-1400 tournament player... | Read More


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  • East Indian Defence

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    The East Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. Nf3 g6[1] This opening has a close kinship to the more-common King's Indian Defence and is often considered a variant thereof. The difference is that Whi... Read More »

  • Robatsch Defence

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    In the Robatsch Defense, named after Karl Robatsch, also known as the Modern Defense, Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4. Black's hope is to attack and undermine White's "ideal" position without directly attempting to... Read More »

  • Modern Defence

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      In the Modern Defense, also known as the Robatsch Defense, after Karl Robatsch, Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4. Black's hope is to attack and undermine White's "ideal" position without directly attempting to... Read More »

  • e4

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    e4 is played by White to develop his pieces rapidly and castle. e4 is a good move for beginners! You learn to develop quickly and to attack, since it opens up the Queen and Bishop. If met by e5, you have what's called an "open game." Then the most... Read More »

  • Pirc

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    The Pirc Defence, sometimes known as the Ufimtsev Defence or Yugoslav Defence, is a chess opening characterised by Black responding to 1. e4 with 1. ...d6 and 2. ...Nf6, followed by ...g6 and ...Bg7, while allowing White to establish an impressiv... Read More »