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1. How to Unlock Your Grandmaster Mind
(Articles/Training Techniques)
... is not tempted by shiny attacks unless they are totally justified. Neither is he tempted to refute your play right away. Instead, he will try to outplay you slowly but surely. You may have noticed that ...
2. 10 Habits of a Chess Master
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... often a master, the night after his game would say “I was winning, I had plus 1 or plus 5!!” The computer said that I was totally winning. This is highly irrelevant; a player who does this after his game ...
3. 5 Tips for Improving Your Chess
(Articles/Training Techniques)
... winning move. Maybe this move will totally change your life, you will obtain a FIDE title and win money. It is all possible tomorrow if you start training today. Will you find that game winning move, that ...
... and unwritten rules. There are many questions being constantly asked about the game. Chess players often get confused and surprised when common knowledge about the game turns out to be totally false. In ...
...  Tiebreak #2 - World Championship Match - NYC 2016 Tiebreak #3 - World Championship Match - NYC 2016 Tiebreak #4 - World Championship Match - NYC 2016 TOTAL SCORE: CARLSEN ...
... reluctant to the cliché of telling you “don’t get your queen out in the opening” when there are examples like the Scandinavian when moving with the queen is totally accepted. However, the main thing to ...
... is hard, but it can be achieved if not totally, then at least by keeping them to a minimum. Emotions interfere with your thinking and often lead to wrong decisions. Stay calm. 2. Prepare for a tough ...
8. 7 Things to Do Before a Chess Game
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... That will help your brain to tune up for the game, as well as give you a confidence boost. It is especially important to do this kind of warm up if you feel that you are not totally focused for the game ...
9. 10 Steps for Getting Good at Chess – Fast
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... tactics. First of all, you shouldn’t spend the whole training session on it. Spending 15-20 minutes a day is totally sufficient. Select the problems you can solve fairly quickly. If you need to spend ...
10. 5 Things No Chess Player Wants to Hear
(Articles/General Information)
... However, you can play only 100 games against a stronger opponent with post-game discussion, full game analysis, note taking, and become a totally different, much stronger player. 2. You should always ...
11. Chess Thinking on Different Levels: 2200 to 2500
(Articles/General Information)
... to do is simply finish development and then try to improve the pieces. Instead, thinking that there might be some threats on the c-file because of the queen on c8 and white rook on c1, I played, totally ...
12. 7 Reasons You‘re Not a Grandmaster – Yet
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... way you will still get more or less equal position out of the opening, but then you will be able to deliver a devastating attack totally crashing your opponent. It makes much more sense to invest time ...
13. 6 Most Common Chess Mistakes for Under 1400 Elo
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... start calculating. Mistake 4: Extreme Playing Style There are two totally opposite playing styles at under 1400 level. One is what I call a super-active, the other one is a super-passive playing style. ...
14. 5 Things You Should Never Say to a Chess Player
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... to start from early on. Ready to start winning at chess? Click here to start your training using the day-by-day program. 2. Checkers is a better game! These are two totally different games, ...
15. The Sharp Semi-Slav Defense
(Articles/Openings)
... practice to master it, but it is totally worth it if you like dynamic play. Ready to start systematic training that actually works? Click here to start your training using the day-by-day program. ...
16. 3 Most Common Mistakes Beginners Tend to Make
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... the center and keeping the pressure on black’s position. In the game he played the weaker 15.fxe5?! dxe5 16.d5, which is totally the wrong way to go. The game has transformed into a sharp battle in which ...
17. 3 Things That Prevent Us From Winning "Won Games"
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...  However, our opponent is not resigning yet and it is necessary to keep control and be aware of his own resources. In the game I went wrong with 39...Rc2 and totally overlooked my opponent's next idea ...
18. The Rook Sacrifice
(Articles/Middle Game)
... positions are totally different. Vallejo went on to win pretty quickly after his opponent failed to find the best defense. See more details here: We must say that these moves are not winning by ...
... example. See the details and learn how black was crushed here:  Kasparov,G – Lutz,C 1986  The diagram shows a typical scenario of the Grunfeld defense in which white has total control ...
... bishop. Black obtains a solid position, but gives white some edge in the center as well as making light squared bishop passive. In some variations black can totally give up the center playing ...dxc4. ...
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