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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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    TigerChess Jan 11, 2016, 9:19 AM

    What motivated this move? Was that a blunder? How deeply did he calculate in this position? How many candidate moves did she consider? Did he memorize that entire opening? Why did she exchange these pieces and not...

  • The Anti-Sicilians

    TigerChess Nov 28, 2015, 3:00 AM

    Are you tired of tackling the Sicilian Defense as White? There are just so many variations — The Dragon, the Najdorf, the Sveshnikov, the Scheveningen... It's exhausting! There are so many variations...

  • The Scandinavian Defense: A History

    GM BryanSmith Feb 5, 2015, 12:51 PM

    The time has come to look at the history of perhaps the first chess opening: the Scandinavian Defense.  Also known as the Center-Counter, the Scandinavian Defense can be viewed as the most direct and...

  • The Smith-Morra Gambit: A History, Part 2

    GM BryanSmith Jan 29, 2015, 12:53 PM

    Last week, we examined the origins of the Smith-Morra Gambit.  As the Smith-Morra began to encounter strong players, a variety of different responses developed. In the early days, declining the gambit was...

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  • 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...

  • Announcement: Smith-Morra Simul With IM Marc Esserman

    NM SamCopeland Nov 7, 2016, 6:27 PM

    UPDATE: Marc Esserman's simul will now take place on Saturday, December 3rd! Please look for Marc's live commentary on of the games in progress and follow the games live yourself by following username...

  • Final call for these matches!

    Vanessa231996 Apr 7, 2016, 7:02 PM

    Open Matches NameOpponentPlayersRating RangeDays/MoveAction7/4/16 : Below 1299  Chess School 1-2 < 1299 3 days View A Challenge of Sorts  1. e4 c5 2.d4 --- Smith-Morra Gambit! 1-20 Open 3 days View Open...

  • We need strong players in upper boards, please help us!

    Vanessa231996 Apr 5, 2016, 3:15 AM

    Open Matches NameOpponentPlayersRating RangeDays/MoveActionA Challenge of Sorts  1. e4 c5 2.d4 --- Smith-Morra Gambit! 1-20 Open 3 days View Open Challenge Dream Chess Players  Dream Chess Players 1+ Open 3...

  • Deadly Chess Gambits

    quantumlee Oct 25, 2015, 11:53 AM

    The Smith-Morra Gambit against the Sicilian has been fascinating coffee-house players and amateurs for a long time.   The Gambit however has never made a big splash at the top level and is a rare guest at Grandmaster...


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