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Keres Attack against the Scheveningen variation of the Sicilian is a well-known name among chess aficionados all over the world. However, knowing the origin, the main ideas, and the players who developed this variation and converted it into the most dangerous weapon against the Scheveningen is another thing.
Chess Openings: Everyone wants to know what is the best opening out there that will increase the chances of winning the game. In today’s article, we will take a look at things from a little bit different angle. We will discuss the 5 absolutely worst openings that no player should ever play. If you play […]
Here is another cool article written by the WGM Natalia Pogonina, where she continues the nemeses and customers theory and talks about three basic chess characters as Positional, Tactical and.. Calculator. Natalia also analyzes her game against 2448 FIDE rated WFM (!?). One of the reasons behind the “nemeses and customers” theory is that each […]
The four knights opening is also very old and well known. Knights can be developed in any order, but the given one is the most common. This opening is more often played by beginners, who avoid complex pawn exchanges. This is a solid opening, but since it’s too symmetrical, white do not get as much […]