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In this game, i decided to play a Queen’s gambit declined, with the black pieces, against the typical English opening move order. My opponent, likely a master or IM level player from Russia, seemed to get a little mixed up in the opening. Very strange decision to play the move h3?! on move 5. You … Continue reading "My most recent game. Sort of toasted this player."
This was a rather quick game against an International Master. The opening was a queen’s gambit accepted. Well known for its solid and active nature. Most, if not all world champions have used it over the years.
My opponent plays his opening quite accurately. The #King’sIndianDefense . However, he goes wrong at some point when moving his queen around too many times. One cannot stray from the path of #development in chess. You must bring your forces out to the battlefield as quickly as possible. At all costs! It is the most … Continue reading "A Quick Blitz Game"
An Instructional Video With Some Novel Ideas On Playing Against the Chigorin Defense. This is my first effort at providing some instruction and insight on how to play against the ever aggressive, Chigorin Defense. To provide a few tips...an early g3, where white can fianchetto his king's bishop is a solid concept. It opens up … Continue reading "My First Ever Instructional Video."
This particular game features an example of how to play the #Frenchdefense, #Tarrasch variation. White leaves black saddles with a backward e pawn. He/she tries to apply long time pressure along the half open e file. While also limiting the scope of black queen’s bishop. However, things can become very sharp tactically if white overlooks … Continue reading "A sharp tactical game in the French defense."