The Slav Defense was a perennial sight on the chessboards of masters in the early 20th century. This an astute reply to White’s Queen’s Gambit, whose sole creation was based on solving the problems inherent to the Queen’s Gambit Declined. It is a solid defense and is played from the beginner to the World Championship […]
Queen’s Gambit Accepted (QGA) can be categorized under the postmodern category of openings. This is because it is a mixture of classical and hypermodern opening ideas. Generally, in classical openings, the opening is played out in such a way that there are no major weaknesses created, whereas in Hypermodern openings you give up the center […]
Are you passionate about chess and want to improve your attacking skills? I am excited to introduce you to a brand-new training that will take your attacking chess to new heights. Get ready to unleash your inner attacking genius with the 10 Best Attacking Games of All Time, led by none other than GM Marian […]
Practical chess has a time limit. You can only make a certain number of moves with high think time. It’s a well-known fact that the number of possibilities in a game increase exponentially as the number of moves increases. Therefore, it makes sense to study the initial part of the game and try to prepare […]
Ding Liren is an enigmatic figure in the world of modern chess. Despite his unassuming demeanor, he possesses a level of ruthlessness and coldness on the board that is truly remarkable. He is a masterful player of chess and a true champion at heart.
If you are a chess enthusiast, you have probably heard of Anish Giri, the Dutch grandmaster who is currently ranked number 10 in the world. Anish is one of the top chess players in the world. He is a four-time Dutch champion, a chess prodigy, and a social media star in the chess world, known […]
Looking for a dynamic opening for White, full of sacrifices and aggressive play? Look no further. IM Zaur Tekeyev recommends the Modern Vienna Game.
If you’re looking to add a new surprise weapon to your opening repertoire, I have some exciting news for you. The Hanham Variation offers Black good control of the center, along with positional and strategic advantages. It is a solid and reliable opening based on Philidor Defense.
All chess players want to get better at chess. Whether you are a novice, beginner, club player, or even a titled player, improving at chess is probably one of your priorities. As with any skill, chess skill can also be trained and improved upon. In this article, we will take a look at 10 ways […]
If you’re new to chess, you may have heard about a quick strategy to win in four moves. This is called the Scholar’s Mate, one of the most common patterns beginners fall for. Finishing the game off in four moves might seem difficult and not so frequent. But according to the database, nearly 700,000 games […]