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Dutch Defense: Creating a good, sound repertoire that really suits one’s style of play is an important and difficult step for many chess players. If with the white pieces, it is relatively easier to give the direction of the game and try to take it to positions you are comfortable with, things are a bit […]
Stonewall: The Dutch Defense is a popular choice against 1.d4 among club players, although not that often seen at the top level. Nevertheless, it has been used by many strong players, such as ex-World Champions Alexandr Alekhine and Mikhail Botvinnik, Bent Larsen, Miguel Najdorf, Artur Yussupov, Nigel Short. It has also been employed from time […]
Stonewall Pawn Structure: The Dutch Defense has gained huge popularity over the past few years mostly because some of the best players in the world such as Nakamura, Caruana, and even the world champion Magnus Carlsen started playing it from time to time.