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chessmentor
chessmentor
Località: Boulder, CO, United States
Registrato: 08/05/07
Ultima connessione: 23/08/12
Punti: 15 punti

  • The King Hunt, Revealed

    To me, the term king hunt invariably conjures up an image of a bygone era, when chess was played over coffee and cigars at the Café de la Régence. With defensive tenacity largely considered a hindrance to the game's beauty, spec... | Leggi tutto

  • How To Battle The Caro-Kann

    In the previous two articles, I have discussed the earliest beginnings of the Caro-Kann Defense as well as later usage and developments. In this third part of the four-part series, I will discuss the various methods White has evolved to oppose the... | Leggi tutto

  • Dreams: The Secret Formula For Chess Success, Part 3

    What in the world is a chess dream? And how can such a thing help your game? For those that want the full introductory prose, please go to part one of this series. For the busy masses who have things to do and places to go, here’s a nutshe... | Leggi tutto

  • Saw: Chess Horrors

    "I want to play a game." -- John '"Jigsaw" Kramer (from the movie Saw). You all probably know this cliche from many horror movies: A group of people are having fun (like a bunch of drunk college kids partying in a remote location), upbeat... | Leggi tutto

  • In Pursuit Of Zugzwang

    Zugzwang in chess seems like a simple concept: being forced to move even when it's disadvantageous.   To me, zugzwang is the saudade of chess; a straightforward idea on the surface, but a profound and fascinating concept on the in... | 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
      • | 183 visualizzazioni
      • | 4 commenti
    • Popular Chess openings and my own games that have incorporated them into play :)

      http://www.dwheeler.com/chess-openings/   Which opening do people prefer more and why? Let's vote and discuss! My Fav for white is the Queen's Gambit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdHWAuQRG7E   Take note that the Queen's Gambit has a tr... | Leggi tutto

      • TonyShuxunNi
      • | 20/feb/2015
      • | 377 visualizzazioni
      • | 7 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
      • | 708 visualizzazioni
      • | 21 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
      • | 325 visualizzazioni
      • | 0 commenti
    • 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
      • | 1522 visualizzazioni
      • | 0 commenti