Posted on December 31,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. Attack with confidence using these themes! In the video “Improve Your Combinational & Tactical Skills – Part 1” by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili, we learn about the importance of intuition when searching for combinations on the board. If we have practiced and trained ourselves well with regards to tactics, then our intuition will usually help us find the correct moves on the board. Roman also speaks about the most efficient ways of checkmating us[…]
Posted on December 30,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. Practical Examples: Provoking with a Draw This time I was the higher-rated opponent in the game with 178 rating points of advantage. Georgiadis 2312 – Aroshidze 2490 Obviously, White is better as his pieces are more active, but probably Georgiadis decided to force the draw (or it was just a provocation) and started repeating the moves after 35.Na5 Kd7 36.Nac4. Taking on b7 would be a weak decision due to Rb8 and Black would take the pawn on b2. 3[…]
Posted on December 29,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. Fight against b4, c4 and d4 effectively! In the video “Maximize Your Success against 1.b4, c4, d4” by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili, we take a look at the Bird’s Opening, which starts off the game with 1. f4. It is an interesting opening that reminds people of a Dutch Defense, but with the White color instead of Black. The Bird’s Opening allows White to get an unusual type of position that doesn’t require them to study much theory, but can have good[…]
Posted on December 26,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. Practical Examples: Provocative Strategy Let’s see the various examples of playing against the higher-rated opponent by using different playing strategies. Position after 5… Qc7 Aroshidze 2401 vs Mastrovasilis D. 2568 1. e4 c5! The high-rated player immediately offers a double-edged Sicilian Defense and hopes to outplay the opponent with knowledge, experience and good skills of calculation. 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 Qc7 Now we get th[…]
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