two criminals

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search with Google

All Articles


  • Heritage in Modern Play, Part 5

    World Champion Tigran Petrosian is well known for his positional exchange sacrifices. A less known strategic idea that appeared in several of his games is the bishop exchange for the c3 knight in the King's Indian...

  • Two Criminals, Part Three

    The typical idea of trading the fianchettoed bishop by playing Be3,Qd2 and Bh6 is so common that many chess players execute it almost automatically. Indeed, how can you argue with a game like this: It is...

  • Two Criminals, Part Two

    Last week we analyzed the games where great world champions (Fischer, Petrosian, Smyslov) happily parted with their fianchettoed bishops to isolate and double their opponent's pawns, turning them into long-term...

All Blogs


All News


  • Three Lighthouses and Five GMs in Galicia

    Julio Granda Zuniga, who performed surprisingly well at the World Cup in August, continued his good form and won the first Entrefaros tournament at the Coast of Death in Galicia, Spain. The Peruvian grandmaster...


Online Now