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  • scotch
    Online Sep 21, 2007

    Diego Diego | Argentina, Argentina

    Joined: Aug 9, 2007

  • colbrano
    Online Jun 19, 2008

    scotch coldturn | ohio, United States

    Joined: Jun 19, 2008

  • gscotch
    Online Jul 12, 2009

    glass scotch | london, United Kingdom

    Joined: Jul 4, 2009

  • ScotchIndian
    Online Jan 17, 2010

    Scotch Game | Samsun, Turkey

    Joined: Jan 4, 2010

  • ScotchEfftect
    Online Jul 7, 2010

    Scotch Effect | lol...., United States

    Joined: Feb 8, 2010

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  • Master Path Study Plan: The Opening!

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:17 PM

    Target Skill Range: Master Path (Rated 2000-2199) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Learn About Advanced Opening Preparation Expand Your...

  • How Past Masters Can Help Your Game

    • IM Silman
    • Jan 21, 2016, 4:42 AM

    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...

  • Garry Kasparov And The Scotch Opening

    After Anatoly Karpov came Garry Kasparov, the 13th world champion. Kasparov took opening preparation to possibly the most extreme level of any champions before or since. His deep explorations, with the help of a...

  • The Best Game Of Millionaire Chess Contest Winner

    • pete
    • Oct 19, 2015, 3:39 AM

    The Millionaire Chess Open concluded last week in Las Vegas with a dramatic win in the open section by world-number-two Hikaru Nakamura, who took home $100,000 as the top prize in the world's richest open chess...

  • Nellie

    1892 "BCM"      In 1894 Nellie Love Marshall Showalter, the wife of then U.S. Chess Champion, Jackson Whipps Showalter, played Mrs. Harriet Worrell, the wife of the renowned chess player who had died in 1878,...

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  • Keres has sacrificed a Knight and a Queen in the Opening Scotch Game!

    Keres has sacrificed a Knight and a Queen in the Opening Scotch Game! Paul Keres has placed a trap in the opening chess Scotch game and sacrificed a Knight and a Queen and checkmated the opponent by the knight...

  • Scotch Game

    The Scotch Game or Scotch Opening is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 It is a highly tactical opening and it is often used to surprise the opponent instead of playing the Ruy...

  • Rex Christmas Invitational Blitz!

    A lot of people had asked me how I managed to find the time to train and prepare for major events while holding a full-time job. Well, I can only say that my task is made just a bit easier when I've got friends,...

  • Opening Study: Go Over "Model" Games

    One of the modern trends in chess is to increased value given to dynamism. Players are more willing to sacrifice pawns or structural damage (doubled pawns, isolated pawns, etc.) in return for dynamic chances (apparently...

  • My most memorable blunders - Seattle Extravaganza part two

    While many promote chess for its educational and edificatory benefits, I've always been impressed with its ability to completely cloud the mind and suspend judgement in relatively simple situations, as we will see...

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