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    How To Understand Chess Openings

    IM Silman Jan 18, 2017, 10:05 PM

    The Chess.com member alaskan asked:  “I would like to focus more on understanding rather than on lines, but almost all the opening books I can find focus on lines rather than on general ideas, so where...

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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...

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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...

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  • Semi-Slav 4: The Meran - 6.Qc2's Thumbnail

    Semi-Slav 4: The Meran - 6.Qc2

    GM Shankland Nov 11, 2012, 3:14 AM

    Today GM Sam Shankland gives his recommendations for black in the main line Meran Variation (6.Qc2) of the Semi Slav. He focuses on black's e5-pawn break, the "dos and don'ts" of that idea, when it works out to...

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    Semi-Slav 1: The Moscow Variation

    GM Shankland Oct 10, 2012, 11:50 AM

    Making a very natural transition from his last video series on the Queen's Gambit Decline, GM Sam Shankland begins his coverage of the extremely popular, always dynamic Semi Slav! He reviews the interesting Moscow...

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    Good Chess Openings Books For Beginners and Beyond

    RussBell Jun 11, 2017, 3:41 PM

      Good Chess Openings Books For Beginners and Beyond Here are what I consider to be a sample of good chess openings books, particularly suitable for the amateur and club player - from beginner to expert.  If you...

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    My Opening Repertoire

    Zaphys Jun 4, 2017, 7:26 AM

    Most people, at one point or another, want to build a reliable opening repertoire. That is, a repertoire that they feel fits their play style and gives them middlegame positions that they find pleasant. When I was...

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    Slav Defense Ideas

    Eagle5639 May 30, 2017, 10:00 AM

    Hello everyone, Today I wanted to teach you a little about the Slav Defense. Just in case you don't know what it is...  Now that you know, we can get into more interesting things. The Slav Defense is a very popular...

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