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King’s Gambit

King’s Gambit

Chess Master March 6, 2013 0

The King’s Gambit is rarely seen in top level tournaments however, many top Grandmasters, including Hikaru Nakamura, Joseph Gallagher, Alexey Fedorov and Nigel Short have been frequently using the opening. The King’s Gambit is

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Benko Gambit

Benko Gambit

Chess Master February 27, 2013 0

The Benko Gambit was named after a Hungarian-American Grandmaster Pal Benko who regularly used the opening in 1960s. The opening was also named as Volga Gambit but it was Grandmaster Benko who provided many

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French Defense: Tarrasch Variation 3.Nd2

French Defense: Tarrasch Variation 3.Nd2

Chess Master February 20, 2013 0

The French Defense is one of the most popular openings against 1.e4 because of its solid and flexible position. The set up of the opening is 1.e4 e6. In this position, White will usually

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Alekhine Defense

Alekhine Defense

Chess Master February 14, 2013 0

his hyper-modern opening was invented by the former World Chess Champion Alexander Alekhine in 1921.  The popularity of the opening is not that great because the opening is seldom seen in the top level

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Magnus Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament with 10/13. Final Report.

Magnus Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament with 10/13. Final Report.

Chess Master January 31, 2013 0

The number one rated player in the world, Magnus Carlsen won the Tata Steel 75th Chess Championship with an excellent score of 10/13. Only the former world chess champion Garry Kasparov had the same

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Tata Steel Round 11 Aronian is second after beating Nakamura

Tata Steel Round 11 Aronian is second after beating Nakamura

Chess Master January 30, 2013 0

he 11th round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament has seen great and disappointing games but nevertheless all the games were exciting. Magnus Carlsen was able to salvage a draw after a slightly inferior

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Magnus Carlsen leads after round 9

Magnus Carlsen leads after round 9

Chess Master January 29, 2013 0

  he highest rated chess player in the world, Magnus Carlsen was able to squeeze a full point lead in the 9th round of the 75th Tata Steel Chess Tournament. Carlsen won with black

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Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand

Chess Master January 24, 2013 0

Born To Be A Champion Viswanathan Anand is the current reigning World Chess Champion following his victory over Boris Gelfand in 2012. He has been the undisputed champion since 2007. In fact, he won

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Basic Chess Strategy and Tactics in the Middle Game

Basic Chess Strategy and Tactics in the Middle Game

Chess Master January 22, 2013 0

he usual mistake for beginners is studying the opening stage too much. They should first study more on the basic chess strategy and tactics of the middle game. Beginners can easily get confused in

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How to Play Sicilian Defence, Najdorf Variation

How to Play Sicilian Defence, Najdorf Variation

Chess Master January 21, 2013 0

The following is the small chess lesson on how to play the Najdorf Variation in the Sicilian Defence. Najdorf Variation is one of the many respected and studied openings in the game of chess.

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