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Maroczy Bind is one of the structures every chess player must study and know how to play with both colors. It is a very popular system that players use against the Sicilian. But, it can arise from various move orders, whether you start by 1.e4, 1.c4, 1.Nf3, or even 1.d4. You can easily recognize it […]
Semi-Slav and its Plans and Ideas. The Slav is a very popular opening and a reply for the black player against 1.d4. There are many lines and set-ups possible for both players, but in this article, we are going to focus on the Semi-Slav and one very common structure that appears in this variation – […]
Analyzing Your Own Games: It is common knowledge that the key to making progress in chess is the consistent and deep analysis of your own games. Once you have learned the most typical nuances of positional play and tactics, it is worth finding out what you miss in your own practice. It is necessary to […]
The pawn structure is probably one of the elements that we need to pay more attention to during our games. It defines the character of the play, the direction of our attacks, and the plans we have to make. Pawn structures are the foundations that keep a position together. In this article, we are going […]