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  • Fixing Your Weaknesses

    This week, we’ll take a look at a young Indian player, Sakshi1234567. She had this to say: “I am 13 years old. My father taught me chess when I was 10. I’ve been taking the game seriously from October 2015. I want to become a g... | Read More

  • USA—USSR

         In 1945, right after WWII ended, a team of United States players competed against a team of Soviet players in a chess match via radio. While the U.S. team expected stiff competition, there was little doubt in... | Read More

  • The Birth And Development Of The Hillbilly Attack

    People are obsessed with chess openings. Amazon shows 28,265 books listed when you search for "Chess Book", but I expect the number of books written on the game is well over 100,000. If I were to hedge a bet, then I would also guess that... | Read More

  • Picking The Correct Opening Repertoire

    Picking the correct opening repertoire is one of the most important decisions that a chess player makes. There is no point starting the game with a series of moves that will lead you into a situation that you find unc... | Read More

  • The Best Pawn Moves Ever

    This article concludes our exploration of the best moves played by each chess piece throughout history. To my surprise, the tiniest guys in chess provided so much material that I have to agree with the great Philidor that "pawns are... | Read More


    • How should we play training games?

      Today I continue to write about my daily experiences in the 21 days to Supercharge your chess course.  You can read about the past days: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9  My goals:  1. I want to s... | Read More

    • Scandinavian Defense Part 3

      Welcome back! The games keep rolling in, so I have to be specific in what we will discuss here. Two games this morning, and quite spectacular ones I might add. However, since they are 55 resp. 74 moves, I will focus on the most important parts ... | Read More

      • BobBishoen
      • | Jul 29, 2016
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    • Tim's Tournament Book Blog XIV: Bled 1931

      Bled 1931By Hans KmochTranslated from Russian by Jimmy AdamsCaissa Editions, 1987259 pagesBled 1931, along with San Remo 1930, together constitute the crowing achievement of the career of the fourth chess champion of the world Alexander Alekhine.... | Read More

      • SLBM1959
      • | Jul 29, 2016
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    • The Championship! Finally!

      After chasing the goal of "club champion" for many years, I have finally done it :-)  I have placed 2nd and 3rd several times, often in fact, but until this one I have never managed to get the title. Half a point clear of the field, I managed 6.... | Read More

      • BorgQueen
      • | Jul 29, 2016
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    • What Is Precious To You?

      by HJS Zorra was a spinster who lived alone and didn't have many friends, yet there was one thing which she took delight in - a little dog which she named Precious. Zorra would press the dog to her face and whisper, "Precious." If you were to ma... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Jul 29, 2016
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Chessopedia


  • Chess games

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    I know this won't help you learn more but it might be nice to look at game. I made these games all up okay? And I am not perfect so feel free to point out a mistake   That was pretty exiting?!? Just don't move your Queen to early. Read More »

  • checkmater

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    Chess is a wonderful game of strategy. To start you should move some pieces first, then move other pawns. The point of the game is to win the opponent. To win the opponent, you should defeat the king.To defeat the opponent you should know how to ... Read More »

  • Desprez Opening

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    The Desprez Opening is a chess opening characterized by the opening move: 1. h4The opening is named after the French player Marcel Desprez. Like a number of other rare openings, 1.h4 has some alternate names such as"Kadas Opening", "Anti... Read More »

  • Benko Gambit

    • 7 Reads
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    The Benko Gambit is characterized by the move 3...b5 in the Benoni Defense arising after: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 c53. d5 b5 The Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) has three codes for the Benko Gambit: A57 3...b5 A58 3...b5 4.cxb5 a6 5.bxa6 A59 3... Read More »

  • The Nimzo-Indian Defense

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    Nimzo-Indian Defense:  1. d4 Nf6  2. c4 e6  3. Nc3 Bb4   Other move orders, such as 1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.d4 Bb4, are also feasible. In the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings scheme, the Nimzo-Indian is classified as E20-E59. This hypermod... Read More »