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  • Amazing tournaments - Part I - 1938 Avro - Nederland

    In this article I want to show some intresting things from the amazing Avro tournament. The tournament was played in 1938 with 8 best players from the 1938 FIDE list! You can see the player's names: Paul Keres Reuben Fine Salo Flohr Mikhail Bo... | Leggi tutto

  • Master Files 3.5

    Master Files 3.5 Contents Introduction Staying Protected The Importance of a Pawn Break How to Beat a Grandmaster The Twelve Puzzles of Christmas Introduction Hello fellow Chess.com members, and Merry Christmas! As a young child I learned... | Leggi tutto

  • SOS - Secrets of Opening Surprises - December 2012

    No time to study opening theory? Shock your opponent with an SOS!With an SOS you deviate early (usually before move 6!) from regular lines in mainstream openings. So you will reach positions you have actually studied without having memorized tons ... | Leggi tutto

  • SOS - Secrets of Opening Surprises - September 2012

    No time to study opening theory? Shock your opponent with an SOS! With an SOS you deviate early (usually before move 6!) from regular lines in mainstream openings. So you will reach positions you have actually studied without having memorized tons... | Leggi tutto

  • Basic Opening Ideas

    First of all, I would like to congratulate you on your most recent article. It was very well written. However, I have one question. All titled players that I know say that you should learn the ideas behind openings, more so than the opening lines ... | Leggi tutto


    • Aljehin-Chatard destruction-French defence

      This game was played few days ago in a team match and i had chance to use one of my favourite gambits against French defence and that is Aljehin-Chatard attack where white sacs a pawn for superior development and pressure against blacks king side. | Leggi tutto

      • BolesniUm
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    • How to achive 1200 Elo at chess.com

      How to achive 1200 Elo points at chess.com If you can’t control the game, you will lose it.   Abstract This article was written for amateur players who wants to improve their chess skills and achive at chess.com 1200 Elo points. I will di... | Leggi tutto

      • supernovex
      • | 15/apr/2014
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    • Any Nice Game In French Defence/ Tarrasch V

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      • Bullet-C
      • | 22/mar/2014
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    • Blitz game in Winawer French

      Winawer French has been one of my favourite openings for a while. It's black's response in the French Defence after: 1.e4 e62.d4 d53.Nc3 Bb4 This is the Winawer and introduces complex play while 3...dxe4 and 3...Nf6 aim to get more solid positio... | Leggi tutto

      • zibbit
      • | 17/mar/2014
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    • chess opening

      chess opening  is a classification system for the opening moves in chess.  Volume A: Flank openings English Opening Benoni Defense Dutch Defence Réti Opening Benko Gambit Old Indian Defense Bird's Opening Irregular openings, etc. Volume B:... | Leggi tutto

      • andlyarsha
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  • Common Defence

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  • Siclian

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    In this Chessopedia Article we will be talking first about the simplest Sicilian Defence, so here's the lines:  You can even get more advanced on this. Per saperne di più »

  • Greek Defence

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  • Robatsch Defence

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    In the Robatsch Defense, named after Karl Robatsch, also known as the Modern Defense, Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4. Black's hope is to attack and undermine White's "ideal" position without directly attempting to... Per saperne di più »

  • 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 ... Per saperne di più »