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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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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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Best Chess Sets for Beginners 2022

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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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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20+ Amazing Chess Facts You Must Know as a Chess Player

Are you writing a chess post or are you interested in impressing friends with chess facts? You’ve found the right spot! I’ve compiled the most interesting chess facts below: Chess Facts When was the first recorded game played?The first recorded game between Francesc de Castellví and Narcís Vinyoles, featuring the Scandinavian Defense, was played in […]

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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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Nakhmanson Gambit: Refutation and Traps | 5 Minute Guide

Ok, so this is a fun one. If you’re reading this article, you here because: You want to trap your opponents with the Nakhmanson Gambit. You are a victim of the Nakhmanson and want to know how to refute it. I’ll cover both cases in the following! – I promise that you’ll enjoy reading about […]

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Accelerated Dragon: Win Against 1.e4

If you’re looking for an interesting reply to 1. e4, the Accelerated Dragon might just be what you’re looking for. I’ve played the Accelerated Dragon for most of my life and will share the key concepts of this opening with you today. Table of Contents What is the Accelerated Dragon?Key Ideas of the Accelerated DragonMain […]

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Scotch Gambit: The Complete Guide

Let me introduce you to my favorite chess opening: The Scotch Gambit. Table of Contents What is the Scotch Gambit?Key Ideas in the Scotch GambitOpening Traps in the Sotch GambitMain Line of the Scotch GambitIs the Scotch Gambit a Good Opening?FAQ What is the Scotch Gambit? The Scotch Gambit is an opening that allows white […]

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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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