Posted on December 18,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos. Control the center and attack your opponent! In the video “Beating The Pirc Modern Defences” by GM Aaron Summerscale, we are taught a simple, yet effective response that White can use against any Pirc or Modern style defense that Black plays. The set-up that is explained in the video is called the “150 Attack”. The 150 Attack can be played through tricky move orders that can cause the Black opponent problems if they are not prepared for the types[…]
Posted on December 18,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. Weak Squares are the squares which can’t be defended by the pawns. Generally, they are perfect locations for the minor pieces, especially if the weak square is in the central area. Recognizing importance of the weak squares and studying the technique of using them is an important step toward perfecting your chess strategy. Fixing and taking control over the weak squares may be as important as gaining a material advantage. Using the Weak Squares W[…]
Posted on December 16,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. As we know, a chessboard is separated into three parts: the Queen’s flank, the center and the King’s flank. Normally, the center is always under particular attention from the both sides, due to its high strategic importance. This makes it quite tough to take total control over the center and create a winning attack, while it’s relatively easier to build the initiative on the flanks. A flank attack may have various goals, for example, opening the[…]
Posted on December 15,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, All Articles w/ Videos, Classic Games (Pre 2010). Learn how to systematically crush your opponent! In the video “Greatest Games of Chess Ever Played – Part 2” by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili, we are treated to an analysis of a game played between Vasily Smyslov and Samuel Reshevsky. Smyslov was a Grandmaster, world champion, and one of the greatest chess players of all time. His chess legacy includes many opportunities that we can all learn from, including novelties in chess theory, strategy, and e[…]
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