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  • Study Plan For Advanced Players: The Opening!

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:07 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced (Rated 1800-1999) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Expand your Knowledge of Common Structures and Plans Learn...

  • Playing Against The Najdorf: The Adams Attack

    In recent years, a strange little move has become surprisingly popular in combating the famous Najdorf Defense of the Sicilian: 6.h3. Personally, I have used this move since 2000, when I finally had to admit that...

  • The Scandinavian Defense: Modern Play

    In part 1 of "The Scandinavian Defense: A History," we learned about the earliest beginnings of the Scandinavian Defense, and also saw some games with the slightly less usual 2...Nf6 in response to 2.exd5. Now...

  • Lasker's Bishop Chase

    • GM Gserper
    • Nov 17, 2013, 10:54 PM

    The so-called Lasker variation of the Scandinavian Defense (a.k.a. Center Counter) arises after this sequence of moves: I was not able to find one single game where the second world champion played the variation...

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  • Scandinavian Defense part 7 - Tactics

      Richard the Fifth apparently stated the following, famous uttering: "Chess is 99 percent tactics". The percentage seems somewhat high, but when you think about it more thoroughly, the importance of tactics becomes...

  • Scandinavian Defense Part 6

    Match of the Day II For the second match of the day I again focus on a draw. This game lasts 64 moves, and what is impressive about it is, that of these 64 moves, 26 moves from White's side are knight moves. That...

  • Scandinavian Defense Part 5

    After a hiatus, I am back with coverage of the tournament, which, is still very much alive. Slowly we see who will enter into the finals. Today I will analyse two games. Let's start! Match 1:  Game takeaways: -...

  • Second Year Anniversary

    Today I am a bit out of my game. So I decided to stop playing for some hours. I watched some youtube videos of GM Polgar. Having quality time with my daughter. Eating popcorn while watching Bleach (anime) on my...

  • How play against Scandinavian Defense #8

    Hi everyone :) I made a new video series about openings, for my youtube channel, this time I focused my attention about the Scandinavian Defense as white, I made a video series of 10 videos. Here the  video #8 ! Do...

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