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Best Chess Sets for Beginners 2021

If you’re reading this, you’re looking to get your own chess set — or upgrade your current one. Congratulations! You’re making a great choice. A good chess set can keep the passion for the game alive and ignite it in others. Today, I am going to show you the best chess sets for beginners. If […]

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20 Chess Statistics That Will Impress Friends & Family

Are you writing an article about chess or do you want to impress friends with chess statistics? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve gathered the most interesting chess statistics below: Chess Statistics Until 1886, there was no official world chess champion title. The fastest way to checkmate an opponent is in two moves with […]

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Kings Indian Defense Theory: An Iconic Opening

The best chess games in history have been played with the Kings Indian Defense as the opening of choice. If you’re looking to learn about this opening yourself and get an introduction to the Kings Indian Defense theory, you’ve come to the right place. Table of Contents What’s the Kings Indian Defense?What are the key […]

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Stafford Gambit: Tricks and Refutation

Today I want to show you the Stafford Gambit. I recently played a blitz game against this tricky opening and it caused me to review the tricks and refutation of this opening that I’ll share with you today. Table of Contents What’s the Stafford Gambit?What are the key ideas of the Stafford Gambit?What are the […]

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Benko Gambit: Get a Strong Initiative against 1. d4

Today, I want to introduce you to the Benko Gambit, an interesting approach against 1.d4 that involves a positional pawn sacrifice. Table of Contents What’s the Benko Gambit?What are the key ideas of the Benko Gambit? What’s the main line of the Benko Gambit?Is the Benko Gambit a good opening? What’s the Benko Gambit? The […]

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Budapest Gambit: A Dangerous Weapon against 1. d4

The Budapest Gambit is one of my favorite openings to throw my opponents offtrack. If your opponent doesn’t know how to respond to it, you can quickly develop a serious advantage. Table of Contents What’s the Budapest Gambit?What are the main lines of the Budapest Gambit?Is the Budapest Gambit a good chess opening? What’s the […]

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Chigorin Defense: Complete Guide for Black

The Chigorin Defense is a niche opening that black can use to surprise unprepared opponents. Table of Contents What’s the Chigorin Defense?What are the main lines of the Chigorin Defense?Is the Chigorin Defense a good chess opening? What’s the Chigorin Defense? The Chigorin Defense is a chess opening that players can play as a response […]

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The Best Chess Openings for White (With Data)

Many chess player ask: What are the best chess openings for white? — I did the research to give you an answer. All chess openings for white score approximately equal for players under 2000 and hover around a 50% win rate. The Reti opening, 1. Nf3, scores the best with a win rate of 52% […]

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Nimzo-Indian Defense: A Fantastic Opening Against 1. d4

Today I want to introduce you to the Nimzo-Indian Defense. Table of Contents What is the Nimzo-Indian Defense?Main Lines of the Nimzo-Indian DefenseIs the Nimzo Indian Defense a good opening? What is the Nimzo-Indian Defense? The Nimzo-Indian Defense is a chess opening that occurs after the move order 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. […]

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Fried Liver Attack: Complete Guide 2020

The Fried Liver Attack is a fun opening in which white sacrifices a knight to lead the black king into a mating net. Let me show you how this chess opening works: Table of Contents What’s the Fried Liver Attack?Main Line of the Fried Liver AttackIs the Fried Liver Attack a Good Chess Opening? What’s […]


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