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Najdorf Sicilian is one of the most played opening variations and is popular at all levels. The favorite of Fischer and Kasparov, it usually leads to exciting dynamic positions and suits active players’ styles. In this article we will deep dive into why you should play the Najdorf.
Many chess history experts keep arguing whom to consider the best chess player of all time, but we will try to stay away from it. The aim of this article is different. The idea is to familiarize the readers with the greatest chess players and their best games. That’s why I ranked the best chess […]
Anatoly Karpov is one of the greatest chess players of all time. He became the 12th World Champion in 1975 and held this title until 1985. In 1993, he became FIDE World Champion and held this title until 1999. He had won over 160 chess tournaments and was one of the most successful and consistent […]
Studying the games of the classical players is a well-known way of training for the players who want to improve their strength and their overall chess understanding. What better way to learn is there than from the very best? Understanding their train of thought, their personality and their training routine can be a great source […]
The hanging pawns structure is a very common one in the chess game. By definition, we call hanging pawns when there are two pawns joined together but isolated from the rest of the pawn chain. They are usually on the fourth rank; if found already beyond they are no longer hanging, but two very dangerous […]
Improving at chess takes a lot of hard work and determination. You must study a lot, solve many exercises and memorize openings. This may sound boring, but it doesn’t have to be like that. You have to keep yourself entertained, so to speak, in order to keep your focus and interest in what you are […]