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[…]
Posted on November 24,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. The Leningrad in the Nimzo! Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 6 – NM Dana Mackenzie, from the ChessLecture series. This game features the Nimzo Indian, Leningrad variation middlegame! The Nimzo Indian late middlegame seems very good for Black, and Dana proves this beyond reasonable doubt. Black will eventually pressure the weak ‘c’ file with a double or triple battery. Although Black may have to fend off some early initiative, with no weaknesses it[…]
Posted on November 21,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. Setting traps for the opponent is very exciting and everybody likes doing it. Traps may have different levels of difficulties. For example, creating threats on the opponent’s pieces from a long distance may be a serious trap for beginners, as they control the board quite badly. This is an elementary trap. In the games of experienced players we see much more complicated traps based on combinations, tactical strikes and more. But we have to underst[…]
Posted on November 19,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. The Marshall variation in The French! Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5 – NM Dana Mackenzie, from the ChessLecture series. All levels of ability will learn from this late middle game – pre endgame transition. The game features the French Defense “Marshall variation”, but it’s all about the middle game and Dana is keen to show that pieces and players should not be pushed around simply because your opponent has made a threat. Saving lost games is a[…]
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