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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

    TigerChess Jul 30, 2016, 4:59 AM

    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

    GM EugenePerelshteyn Jun 26, 2015, 9:24 AM

    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...

  • Review: Playing the Trompowsky

    GM smurfo Aug 29, 2014, 7:39 AM

    I recently took a train from Amsterdam to the quaint little Belgium town of Bruges. Looking for a book to keep me occupied for the four hour ride, I remembered my review copy of Richard Pert’s Playing the Trompowsky,...

  • Review: Lisa, Pump Up Your Rating, and other recent books

    ArnieChipmunk Dec 1, 2013, 12:45 PM

    It’s not easy to find time to read chess books when there’s a World Championship match going on at the same time. Still, chess publishers around the globe managed to reach me over the last few months,...

  • Chess Tales from Asia - The Great Singapore Swindles (Part 3)

    CM juniortay Nov 6, 2013, 6:26 PM

    Once again, I would like to thank the readers for their support, interaction and kind comments in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. In this final segment of Great Singapore Swindles, I would like to introduce you...

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  • Dragons knock out the Knockouts 13.5-2.5

    TorontoDragons Feb 6, 2017, 5:38 AM

    Even before our match with New Jersey started, there was an excitement in the air. Two of our mainstays, GM Bator Sambuev and IM Nikolay Noritsyn had been training heavily, sharpening their already formidable tactical...

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

    dr_chessdad Sep 17, 2016, 9:49 AM

    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

    Chessmo Jul 24, 2016, 7:39 PM

    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.

    dr_chessdad Jun 19, 2016, 7:57 AM

    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

    Chessmo Jun 13, 2016, 5:49 AM

    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...


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