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10-top-scoring-openings
Daniel Noon
09.22.2020
Daniel Noon
If you are a current club chess player I have 3 questions for you... Have you been struggling to find an opening that suits you and your playing style? Has it become harder to get into winning positions with your current opening repertoire? Has playing the same opening resulted in boring, predictable middlegames? If you answered 'yes' to any of the above questions, read on to discover your new favorite opening based on ChessBase’s win statistics!
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minority attack
Daniel Noon
08.18.2020
Daniel Noon
Have you ever found yourself in middlegame positions with no idea of what to do next? Are you tired of having to play dull, boring games with way too many piece trades? If so, TCW Academy introduces an exciting new course on the Minority Attack with FM Zaur Tekeyev. This course will push you to force pleasant positions for yourself while simultaneously developing weaknesses for your opponent.
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dutch-defense
Daniel Noon
07.30.2020
Daniel Noon
Have you been struggling to find the perfect Black opening against 1. d4? With so many openings to choose from, it’s hard to find one that suits your chess style. Though the Dutch Defense isn’t as commonly played as other openings, it can provide you with a new, lasting, and simple-to-learn setup that can provide you with the tools necessary to finish the game!
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4.f3 Nimzo Indian
Daniel Noon
07.21.2020
Daniel Noon
Are you looking for new, grandmaster-level techniques to play as White? GM Jacek Stopa is back with a new and powerful weapon against the Nimzo! This course provides you with many of the essential attacking ideas and strategies necessary to beat your opponent. Interested? Keep reading for more info about how you can transform your game as White!
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5 Things to Do for Breaking 2000 ELO
Yury Markushin
11.02.2016
Yury Markushin
Making steady progress in chess is something every chess player aims for through his whole career no matter what level he is. It is always nice to be improving one’s own weaknesses and therefore become stronger. For advanced players this task is still difficult, but at least they have an idea of what they should be doing.
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5 Steps to Succeed at Chess
Yury Markushin
09.04.2015
Yury Markushin
Many chess players are totally unclear about how to improve at chess. They think that there is some sort of secret formula that allows others to excel at chess picking up 100s of elo points in no time. I don’t want to disappoint you, there is no such secret formula out there… But, there are ways to improve. I can tell you more, there are effective ways to improve that will work for you. If you want to improve, you should read on and learn about these 5 simple steps that will allow you to succeed at the game you love.
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7 Tips to Cure Chess Blunders
Yury Markushin
10.07.2015
Yury Markushin
You'd be surprised to know that the majority of amateur games end the way they do because of a blunder from one or another side. If your rating is below 2200, the chances are you are in the same boat. By simply reducing the number of blunders you can grow significantly as a chess player. In today's article, I will give you 7 easy to follow tips that will dramatically reduce your blunder rate.
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