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SpringTrapB
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  • Fixing Your Weaknesses

    This week, we’ll take a look at a young Indian player, Sakshi1234567. She had this to say: “I am 13 years old. My father taught me chess when I was 10. I’ve been taking the game seriously from October 2015. I want to become a g... | Read More

  • Links to the Past II

    As in attics where things once used get stored out of sight and mind, old articles have a way of burying themselves under the weight of those that follow becoming lost and forgotten. Sometimes it pays to put on an apron and gloves, wal... | Read More

  • Get Better At Chess For Everyone: Comparison

    When you see a good move, don't play it. Look for a better one. This is the number-one principle in chess. Over the years, I have also told my students: You are trying to find the best move you can in a reasonable amount of time. I... | Read More

  • Cannibal Chess Players In The Avocado Jungle Of Death

    The Chess.com member rosyflamitto said: “I usually blunder a lot, mainly in middlegames. Will you please look at few my games and give me some advice?” Jeremy Silman: Before continuing, a word to those reading this article: I am ge... | Read More

  • Siamese Chess

         In 1826 Johann Mälzel was amazing and mystifying the American public with his exhibition of the chess automation known as the Turk. Just a few years later, that same public would marvel at a living, sometimes chess-... | Read More


    • Openings

      1. Queen's Gambit   2. Sicilian Defense   3. London System   4. French Defense   5. Ruy Lopez (a.k.a The Spanish Game)   6. Italian Game   7. This is technically not an opening but a pretty good mating tactic.   8. Blackburne-... | Read More

      • ChessDotPH
      • | Jul 27, 2016
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    • Trapped!

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      • kotuku
      • | Jul 26, 2016
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    • Defesa Russa armadilhas - Petrov Defence Traps

      Veja minha nova serie de videos sobre armadilhas da defesa russa,e se inscrevam no canal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziYM6fcEuyI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsDo1Kja1J4   | Read More

      • Victor016
      • | Jul 25, 2016
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    • Tenison Gambit. Queen trap .4

      https://www.chess.com/live/game/1666508787 | Read More

    • Houston Chess Festival

       Hey guys! This weekend I went to the Houston chess festival in Houston (obviously). I finished with a score of 3.5/5 and my rating went up from 1728 to 1809! I got tied for 6th place. I will be using the Pre-tournament ratings. If you want to s... | Read More

      • aalv
      • | Jul 25, 2016
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Video Lessons


Chessopedia


  • Why you should almost never advance the soldier on f7!

    • 5 Reads
    • | 5 Reads

    You know in chess, your entire army works as a team!! But sometimes  a piece rebels against the king. They are out to cause trouble! Either that or they made the wrong move at the wrong time! In this case the f7 pawn made the same mistake! Or the... Read More »

  • trrrraps

    • 7 Reads
    • | 7 Reads

    Hi! I'm ChessMaciej. Let's start witch this chess trap: Ok. Now this Caro-Kann trap: And this Caro-Kann trap: Ok. Now this trap: Ok. Bye! Read More »

  • Petroff's Defence

    • 2 Reads
    • | 2 Reads

    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »

  • Legal Trap

    • 5 Reads
    • | 5 Reads

    The Legal Trap is a trap that ocurs in the Philidor Defence.  It ocurs when Black tries to pin a knight to the queen. Black is down a pawn with no compensation.   Sometimes, h3 is not necessary. This example shows an example of t... Read More »

  • A00 to E99

    • 18 Reads
    • | 18 Reads

    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »