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  • 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, Thomas Herbert Worrall, also... | Read More

  • Louis Paulsen

                                               Louis Paulsen was a contemporary of Paul Morphy. His opinion of Morphy was noted in his obituary. In 1959 IM Hans Kmoch wrote his well-received book, "Pawn Power in... | Read More

  • Study Plan for Intermediate Players: The Opening!

    Target Skill Range: Intermediate (Rated 1400-1799) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Extend Your Base Knowledge of "Tournament Openings" Choose and Apply a Consistent Approa... | Read More

  • The End of 1.e4 in World Championship Matches?

    Jaxxson asked: Why don’t we see 1.e4 in Championship matches anymore? Dear Mr. Jaxxson: That’s an excellent question. Of course, any answer I give is subjective – others might come up with an equally valid viewpoint. But, for all it’s w... | Read More

  • The Scotch: the best opening ever.

    The Best Opening Ever by meniscus The Scotch, 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6? 3. d4! is a direct attack on Black's audacious attempt to blockade the white e pawn and form a cowardly defence* of this blockade. White can claim a psychological victory as e... | Read More


    • Tim's Tournament Book Blog X: Baden Baden 1925

      Baden Baden 1925 International Chess Tournament Translated and Edited by Jimmy Adams Caissa Editions, 1991 382 pagesBaden Baden 1925 was the seminal tournament that convinced most of the chess world that the winner, Alexander Alekhine, would so... | Read More

      • SLBM1959
      • | May 24, 2016
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    • No More Inconsistency Rating..

      well well well, my rating is more consistence rifht now, no more inconsistency rating for me in april. Once again, i reach 1700s in aplril, I feel more confident in my game, altough, there is nothing change in my opening game. I still used scoth g... | Read More

      • froye
      • | May 6, 2016
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    • Chess: From Beginners to Club APK - Free game for Android

      You are viewing Chess: From Beginners to Club app version 0.9.6 for free which is produce by Chess King. This app is one of Board Games which require your Mobile or Tablet using Android 2.3.2+. You also can find more information and click to the l... | Read More

      • chuduy
      • | Apr 11, 2016
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    • Tim's Tournament Book Blog II: Cologne, 1898

      11th German Chess Association Congress Cologne, 1898Vlastimil FialaPublishing House Moravian Chess, 1997264 pagesThe Cologne 1898 tournament is likely not very well known for a few reasons.  First, it did not feature a lot of players that the ave... | Read More

      • SLBM1959
      • | Apr 4, 2016
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    • Book Review: Playing 1.e4 e5

        Book Review: “Playing 1.e4 e5 – A Classical Repertoire”(Nikolaos Ntirlis, Quality) You’ve probably not heard of Nikolaos Ntirlis. But you should! Ntirlis may not have a FIDE rating (at least as far as I could t... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Mar 19, 2016
      • | 2582 views
      • | 14 comments

Video Lessons



  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »

  • Scotch Game

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    The Scotch Game is an opening that derives its name from a series of correspondence games between the London and Edinburgh Chess Clubs beginning in 1824 and continuing until 1828.  Interestingly, it was the London club that used the... Read More »

  • open-closed

    • 38 Reads
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    Open and Closed positions refer to the two main types of pawn structures of the centre . Open positions generally have an open centre , where the majority of the pawns have been swapped off . For example Scotch game results in an open game : ... Read More »

  • Cochrane, John

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    John Cochrane (1798-1978) was a Scottish master and lawyer who spent half his life in India.  He played chess in London while on vacation.   In 1815 he was a second lieutenant on the HMS Bellerophon, which transported Napoleon to hi... Read More »

  • Scotch opening

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    An opening name derived from an 1824 correspondence game between the English in London and the Scots in Edinburgh, Scotland.  However, it was the English who played the Scotch opening. Read More »