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  • Magnus Carlsen's Best Endgame Wins

    Last week, we dissected Magnus Carlsen's positional mastery by examining two of his finest strategic victories. However, modern chess demands universality, and it is impossible to become world champion and attain the highest rating in history thro... | Leggi tutto

  • How To Play The Najdorf Against The Adams Attack

    In Playing Against The Najdorf: The Adams Attack, we saw how an obscure small move (6.h3) was developed as an answer to another small move (5...a6 -- the Najdorf), which had, paradoxically, become the most popular opening in chess. The so-called... | Leggi tutto

  • Mastering Squares, Part 6

    In our study of squares we’ve looked mainly at amateur games and how a “tiny” thing like a square is often ignored, while tactics, threats and attacks are always part of the amateur’s mind. This brings up an interesting q... | Leggi tutto

  • The Touch Move Rule

    The touch move rule is the most basic rule of tournament chess.  Even people who don't play chess at all know that when a chess player intentionally touches one of his pieces, he must make a move with this piece (of course if such a legal mov... | Leggi tutto

  • Magnus Carlsen's Best Positional Wins

    At the recently concluded Grenke Chess Classic in Baden-Baden, Magnus Carlsen defeated German grandmaster Arkady Naiditsch in a scintillating blitz playoff for first place. It was the latest success in a dazzling career, an encore to his resoundin... | Leggi tutto

    • Tactics : discovered check

      Bobby Fischer's game with a discovered check tactic made a deep impression on me as a teenager while going through "My 60 memorable games". Here's a game I just played with such a discovered check. Here's Fischer - Sherwin, with the discovered ... | Leggi tutto

      • achja
      • | 22/feb/2015
      • | 141 visualizzazioni
      • | 4 commenti
    • Popular Chess openings and my own games that have incorporated them into play :)   Which opening do people prefer more and why? Let's vote and discuss! My Fav for white is the Queen's Gambit:   Take note that the Queen's Gambit has a tr... | Leggi tutto

      • TonyShuxunNi
      • | 20/feb/2015
      • | 279 visualizzazioni
      • | 5 commenti
    • K+P endgames

      Most people underestimate a K+P endgame ...  Click here.  (Fedor100 vs. FLchessplayer ... from an online tournament here on this server; the TC was "two-minute" plus 01 seconds of increment/delay that was added in.)   Below are sites that hav... | Leggi tutto

      • FLchessplayer
      • | 23/set/2014
      • | 595 visualizzazioni
      • | 18 commenti
    • selected games of Mikhail Tal, #6

      originally found at The Amazing Combinations of Mikhail Tal 1 by GM Dejan Bojkov Source for entire game: chessgames Attack with Mikhail Tal | Leggi tutto

      • biffrod
      • | 02/set/2014
      • | 318 visualizzazioni
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    • The 10 Commandments of Chess You Need to Know

      According to the book of Exodus, the 10 Commandments were inscribed on two stone tablets and given to Moses on the top of Mt. Sinai -- literally, "from on high." The 10 commandments of chess, on the other hand, were written by the experts at Che... | Leggi tutto

      • kiba13
      • | 01/set/2014
      • | 1494 visualizzazioni
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