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  • Capt. Bertin's Gambit

         The Cunningham Defense in the King's Gambit Accepted begins 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 Be7.  White moves the Bishop to give his King a place to go with 4. Bc4.  If Black continues with the threatened 4... Bh4+ ... | Read More

  • Hollywood Herman

    Herman Steiner's immense love for the game spread a spark which brought chess to life in California. he made chess alive for thousands of school children; he created a woman's field for chess in ti part of the country.Hollywood Herman Steiner Pho... | Read More

  • Different Twins In Chess

    Some time ago we discussed in this article the identical positions that can happen in endgames. I concluded the article with the statement "Deja vu is good for your chess!" Which of course means that the knowledge of certain positions, tec... | Read More

  • 3 Fun Chess Stories

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  • More Inexperienced Player Mistakes

    In last week's article, we saw that breaking the classical rules of play in the openings is one of the cardinal sins of less experienced players. Another common problem that you can find in their games is missing basic tactical ideas. ... | Read More


    • T.T.M. Mirando la luna

      Mirando la luna Sobre el mar crece una luna de satín. Los dos la contemplamos desde extremos diversos. Triste, lamento la noche tan larga y me acuerdo de ti. Apago el farol: prefiero la luz de la luna. Me pongo el capote y salgo. S... | Read More

    • Wellington A V Priorslee lions

      After losing the last match it was essential that we record a win against the whipping boys of the division , what potentially could have been a decent season for them has collapsed due to being unable to field a steady team match after match. But... | Read More

    • Piccolo manuale di aperture scacchistiche

      Contenutio Partite di Gioco Aperto (1 e4, e5)o Partite di Gioco Semiaperto (1 e4, non e5)o Partite di Gioco Chiuso (1 d4, d5)o Partite di Gioco Semichiuso (1 d4, non d5)o Partite di Pedone d’Alfiere (1 c4 oppure 1 f4)o Partite Irregolari (qualun... | Read More

    • January Thaw - Round 1

      Over the weekend I played in the January Thaw, the first major tournament of the new year. Though I've won the event before, this year saw some twists and turns I hadn't expected. In the first round, for example, my opponent played very creativel... | Read More

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    • My first win against a master

      Today I had the honor of playing FM David Lucky, the reigning Idaho state champion, in a twenty-board simul. Amazingly, I was able to survive an unfamiliar opening, find a tactic to win a pawn, trap his rook to pick up the exchange, and hold on to... | Read More


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  • I dare you to- SAC YOUR QUEENIE

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    Oh she's the most valuable piece alright!  That's what makes her so promising!  When you give up your queen (I don't reccomend it unless your playing me) You never know if it's a trap.  Leg'as mate was played by tow guys a little while back.  ... Read More »

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

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    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

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    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 »

  • Mating Patterns

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    Hi! This is Chessking47 (or CK47) writing about Mating Patterns. First, Anastasia's Mate.              I hope you enjoyed that cute mate. Now, the mate can be applied more strikingly. Combine decoy and clearance sacrifice. ... Read More »

  • Petroff's Defence

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    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 »