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dutch-defense
Daniel Noon
07.30.2020
Daniel Noon
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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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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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London System Academy
Yury Markushin
06.28.2020
Yury Markushin
London System is one of the most popular openings nowadays, on both Grandmaster and Club levels. In this 3-hour crash course, GM Marian Petrov will reveal everything you need to know about playing the London System for White.
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5 Most Useful Chess Skills You Can Learn in 5 Days
WGM Raluca Sgîrcea, IM Renier Castellanos
08.07.2017
WGM Raluca Sgîrcea, IM Renier Castellanos
In order to improve at chess every player must work hard and invest some daily time and effort. There are many things you can work on, from openings to endgame, tactics and the middlegame. However, there are  few basic skills one must develop and constantly train. The consistency of training is perhaps one of the single most important things a chess player can do in order to be successful. Similarly to exercising in a gym, working on your game is a process. The improvement will be gradual, but definite if you keep applying yourself. Here are the 5 most useful chess skills you can learn in just 5 days!

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The 5 Whys Method: Analyzing Your Chess
Yury Markushin
11.18.2015
Yury Markushin
Many players want to find the cause of their chess problems but have no idea how to do that. Even when they analyze their games they do not dig deep enough in order to identify the very root of the problem. In today’s article, we will talk about one very famous method that can be applied for finding the problems in one’s game, the Method of Five Whys.  
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5 Things That Every Chess Player Should Work On
Yury Markushin
10.23.2015
Yury Markushin
This article is primary dedicated for under 2200 chess players that want to improve their game (sorry those of you higher rated). Many players struggle and don't know where to start and how to improve. Today we will give you some specific pointers and outline the most important topics to work on. Ready to proceed?
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