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  • AnnaZC
    Online Nov 1, 2013

    to slav or semi-slav that's the question, | I am on a visitation pass to, Gambia

    Joined: Feb 22, 2010

  • Semi-slav
    Online Sep 10, 2014

    United States

    Joined: Sep 10, 2014

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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vishy Anand And The Semi-Slav Defense

    GM BryanSmith Dec 1, 2015, 3:31 AM

    Like Veselin Topalov, Viswanathan Anand became FIDE world champion by virtue of his victory in a world championship tournament -- this one held in Mexico City, 2007. However, the chess public, which has always tended...

  • Botvinnik And The Winawer

    GM BryanSmith Sep 10, 2015, 3:51 AM

    After World War Two, the chess world (and the world in general) was abruptly changed. It is very clear that a demarcation line can be placed at 1945 between the old classical chess and modern chess. There were...

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  • Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Slav (Part 1)

    Zapsterrr Mar 26, 2017, 6:43 PM

    When the Queen's Gambit has been declined, a number of variations can take place in the moves to follow. One such opening that can occur is called the Semi-Slav. Today, we'll learn to recognize the typical pattern...

  • 対局考察Part3 ―狙いを知る―

    Arut-blue Mar 12, 2017, 11:32 PM

      (*・A・)「久々の更新!本編だけちゃちゃっと見たいって方は●本編からみてどうぞ。」 ∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽ ●挨拶 こんにちはあるとです。 先日、フォロワーのあべたさんとのデイリーチェスを終え、その感想戦をしたいと思って、記事を書いてみた! 以後、ここで行われる感想戦はすべてが正しいとは断言できないので良い子のみんなは注意だ 本局のタイムコントロールは一手/三日 僕が黒番。 使用オープニングはSemi-slav,Catalan ∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽ ●自分語り Catalanというと、かっこよくて、将来的にはメインで取り扱う戦法にしたいですが、 正直今の僕では扱える気がしないオープニングで、“現在は”全く知らないオープニングの一つ。 「分からないなら分からないなりにカタラン指せばいいじゃん!」って思うかもしれませんが、 カタランを指す前にQGができる様になりたい。段階を踏みたい変なこだわり。 黒番を持つ僕は、“取り敢えず”でセミスラブを選択しました。(というよりかはこれ以外出来ない…w) そんなカタランについてここでだらだら文章で書いていってもイマイチピンと来ないと思うので あると視点でカタランがどう映ってるのかを画像と文章にしてみました。   ルークがやばそう(小並感  この感覚があっているのか分からないですけど、次に対局中に考えていたことを棋譜内コメントと一緒に書いていきます。↓   ∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽∽   ●本局の棋譜と心情   行動に一貫性が無さ過ぎる…。どこをどうしたらよかったのか。 は全く分からないのであべたさんのコメントを待ちつつ、ストックフィッシュさんを起動させておきます。

  • Queens Pawn Oppening lines

    MagnutsCarleson Mar 12, 2017, 2:42 PM

    Hi,its CM_MagnutsCarlson Thanks to Berkowick for good friend!#FOLLOWERKOWICK   This is the Queens gambit and offten played by Carlesen,MVL,Nakamura,Anad etc. Another is the Indian Defence   Indian Defence main...

  • An Intro to the Semi-Slav, Part I

    TalSpin Feb 24, 2017, 2:08 PM

    This week we'll be taking a look at the Semi-Slav, a great defense for black against the Queen's Gambit.  In a day or two, when I've finished the analysis, I'll post a few example games including the Kramnik-Anand...

  • Pawngrabber News: Hibiki Introduces Himself to the Black and Gold!

    PittsPawngrabbers Jan 10, 2017, 7:16 AM

    Make sure to check out the original Chess^Summit post here! How did Hibiki beat his frist Grandamster? What makes him a dangerous weapon for the Pittsburgh Pawngrabbers? 2016 Pan-Ams: a brief board 2 Recap On January...

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  • Daily Chess Improvement 18/3/17

    NMShrillShooter Mar 17, 2017, 10:39 PM

    Hello! Our topic for the next few days is: Attacking openings: Some of the attacking openings are listed below: 1.)Sicilian Defence 2.)Dutch Defence 3.)King's Indian Defence and Attack 4.)Semi-Slav Botvinnik Variation 5.)Nimzo...

  • And The Winner Is... Women's World Champion Tan Zhongyi

    IM JovankaHouska Mar 4, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Hou Yifan lost her world title, but China did not. Beating favorite Anna Muzychuk in the final's playoff (and top seed Ju Wenjun earlier in the tournament), Tan Zhongyi of China became the new Women's...

  • Slav and Semi-Slav

    robertrange Jan 19, 2017, 3:52 PM

    Slav and Semi-Slav 1 d4 d5 2 c4 c6 (D) White to play Though not as old as the Queen’s Gambit Declined, the Slav has an excellent record of service and is considered a classical opening. It first became popular when...

  • Karjakin Switches To 1.d4, Still Can't Make Headway

    FM MikeKlein Nov 20, 2016, 1:18 PM

    In 2013, GM Viswanathan Anand couldn't break through with his king-pawn against GM Magnus Carlsen and switched to 1.d4 late in the world championship match. It didn't work. Today, in round seven of the 2016...

  • Quality chess Books - Colección 114 libros pdf,djvu

    NOSOYDEPREDADORCHESS Nov 16, 2016, 6:13 PM

    Lista:Aagaard J. - Attacking Manual I - Quality Chess 2008Aagaard J. - Attacking Manual II - Quality Chess 2013Aagaard J. - Experts on the Anti-Sicilian - Quality Chess 2011Aagaard J. - Experts vs. the Sicilian...

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