Standing Up to the Trompowski – IM Bill Paschall

Posted on December 01,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. Trompowski Trounced! Bill jumps straight in to a home cooked novelty which he demonstrates that White will struggle against his idea of a good Pawn Gambit versus the 3.Bxf6 gf6 Trompowski. Bill looks in detail at many of the 3…gf6 positions, attempts to use the Bishop Pair, and strives to get Black active — even at the cost of a pawn or of maintaining a good pawn structure. 5c3 is also considered, but Black is able to play 5…e5 and asks some[…]

Turning the Disadvantage of Doubled Pawns

Posted on November 28,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, Beginner’s Corner. Doubled pawns are two pawns of the same color that reside on the same file. When viewed strategically, doubled pawns is a weakness. They have limited flexibility and can’t defend each other. Furthermore, it is impossible to make a breakthrough with doubled pawns in order to get a passed pawn. The problems are even more serious if the doubled pawns are isolated. In this case, an opponent gets a great square for his pieces in front of the doubled[…]

Training Program to Reach Master Level

Posted on November 27,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. It is possible to reach a successful result only by hard work and training. I would like to reveal a master training program, a more or less complete list of the most important themes that should be developed in order to become a professional chess player. Endgame Technique You need to explore special positions with various material ratios in order to develop your endgame technique. This knowledge will become your landmark in many different situa[…]

Dzindzichashvili on Chess Openings – GM Roman Dzindzichashvili

Posted on November 26,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos. In this video we observe traps, instruction and chess openings, Roman explains that these should only be played ‘with good moves’ so as to not risk damaging you own position – just in case your opponent sees the trap, Roman is very keen on accentuating that a trap should not be played without fully considering positional considerations. This analysis features a number of chess opening traps. Roman includes an examination of the concepts of traps[…] is a producer of thousands of free chess articles and free chess videos by FIDE chess masters. They recently released the renowned Empire Chess series that has been taking the chess world by storm. Please consider checking out their chess blog and chess shop with tons of free updated previews.

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