This Hub discusses the Cozio Defense in the Ruy Lopez from black's perspective. It is a practical and underrated opening option for black that has its share of poison.
This Hub will explore the 6.d3 variation of the ever-popular Ruy Lopez opening. This variation is solid, statistically advantageous and avoids a lot of mainline theory, including the Marshall Attack.
This Hub discusses less theoretical but highly practical alternatives to the Open Sicilian in the 2...e6 Sicilian Defense. These options (3.b3, 3.d3 and 3.g3) have all seen play at the highest level.
We discuss the Nimzovich Attack against Petrov's Defense from white's perspective. If you're tired of the boring, symmetrical lines of Petrov's Defense, break the symmetry with this exciting variation.
This Hub discusses a simple, solid and complete white repertoire against the Nimzovich Defense (not to be confused with the Nimzo-Indian Defense). Though rare, you'll want to have an answer for it.
There are not many electronic chess computer out there nowadays. This is mainly because many of the manufacturers have quit making them. Hopefully, this guide will help you decide what to buy & where.
Winning chess strategies and chess tactics can be found in many different areas and advanced chess puzzles like these can really help players improve their chess game. Try them and see how you do.
This easy trap for beginners is played by black and starts of from the widely used Italian opening. The Blackburn-Shilling Gambit is also known as the Kostic Gambit or the Schilling-Kostic Gambit.
Download some great chess books that have been released into the public domain, and improve your game without spending anything on expensive hardcovers. All you need is a PDF reader to open the files.
What, apart from some arbitrary rules and their tangible implications, can be learned from chess? Here, I discuss my chess experiences and philosophy as an abstract introduction to my chess blog.