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  • Torre-Attack
    Online Dec 22, 2011

    Hector Izquierdo | Phoenix, United States

    Joined: Dec 22, 2011

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  • Attacking Pawn Chains

    Have you ever wondered how grandmasters know when and how to attack?  The key is pawn structure! Pawn chains are some of the most important attacking structures. In this series, learn the core concepts...

  • 5 Grandmaster Tips To Improve Your Strategy

    In my last article, I gave you five tips to improve your tactics.  If you did your homework and practiced your tactics (either Tactics Trainer, or my Chess Genie app) you will see the benefits right...

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  • Slow Chess League: A win with White in the Torre Attack

    This week Slow Chess League game (time controls 45m+45s) was  a solid win but again I am disappointed to find out post analysis that I had missed a relatively simple tactic as early as move 9. Enjoy Dear Readers 

  • Taking on the Big Guns in the World Open

    The summer of 2015 was a fantastic first World Open performance for me in the U1800 section, where I scored six of nine points and walked away with an all time high rating of 1753. Since that peak last summer, I've...

  • A good Torre Attack game.

    To use the Torre Attack against ...Nf6/e6 setups is quite effective at club level. Even at GM levels, it is occasionally used as a surprise weapon.  Even if Black plays the best moves, White is still okay. The Torre...

  • Slugfest in the Chicago Open

    The 2016 Chicago Open wrapped up a few weeks ago and I've finally had some time to decompress and review my games. What a slugfest it was! Last year was my first Chicago Open where I scored 3.0/7.0 in the U1700...

  • Blitzkrieg tactics attack

    • achja
    • Jun 7, 2016, 8:44 PM

    In this Torre attack game I went for kingside attack after just a few moves. Black then played a few weakening moves, and it was already time for sac fest fire on the board  According to Stockfish after the...


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