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Yury Markushin
06.04.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
06.04.2024

What if you could take some creativity… Gain tons of initiative… And finally, launch a vicious attack on your opponent’s king… without ever going into the endgame?

Prasanna Kumar
05.31.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
05.31.2024

One of the most frustrating aspects of being a beginner in chess is the scattered nature of available learning resources. Countless books, online lectures, and DVDs offer conflicting advice, leaving newcomers feeling confused and directionless. “The Best Chess Courses for Beginners” focuses on simple, easy-to-learn concepts and the authors teach straightforwardly.

Prasanna Kumar
05.27.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
05.27.2024

Successfully checkmating an opponent is one of the most thrilling experiences for a beginner in chess. It is also one of the ultimate goals of a chess player to master the art of checkmating. As you gain experience, you will realize that checkmate in chess can occur at any stage of the game, from the opening to the endgame, and can be a result of a brilliant combination or sacrifice, or a consequence of a blunder or oversight.

Dushan Popovitsh
05.24.2024

Let’s take a look at my selection of 10 Best Opening Wins of All Time… Chess miniatures are always fun to go over and analyze. They are usually possible only because one side makes a big mistake in the opening, allowing the opponent to take over the initiative. Nevertheless, they promise to be very entertaining and full of tactics.

Yury Markushin
05.22.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
05.22.2024

Damian Lemos is a huge fan of the King’s Indian Defense. He’s been playing it since he was 12 and hasn’t stopped, even as a GM.

Yury Markushin
05.21.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
05.21.2024

Enter the Grand Prix Attack.

A lot of 1.e4 players hate to see 1…c5 over the board.

It’s a beast of an opening: complex, tricky, and you really need to stay sharp with both theory and practice.

Yury Markushin
05.21.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
05.21.2024

What if you could sidestep the mainline theory and play the system that requires almost no memorization, but still scores great with White? Double Fianchetto System is crafted around the universal setup that works against anything Black plays.

IM Zaur Tekeyev
05.20.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
05.20.2024

London System is one of the easiest openings to learn and one of the hardest openings to face.

It makes it popular among beginners as well as among strong players and top grandmasters.

It is based on a simple scheme of development that can be used against any Black setup.

This is why it is considered a system, although many people call it the London Opening.

Yury Markushin
05.18.2024
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Yury Markushin
05.18.2024

Just wanted to drop a quick note.

We’ve just expanded our selection of free mini-courses and added 10 new ones last night.

If you’re looking to brush up on Calculation, Endgames, Middlegame, or Opening play, this is the perfect spot to start.

Prasanna Kumar
05.16.2024
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Dushan Popovitsh
05.16.2024

Chess players are always looking for favorable, easy-to-understand, and easy-to-play openings. But in the openings like 1.e4 there are so many different structures that it is not easy to choose such a system. In the midst of this, we have the Sicilian Defense which you can categorize as a separate opening by itself. A typical Sicilian player has tons of experience in his pet lines. You can bypass this by playing the Anti-Sicilians.