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[…]
Posted on December 10,2014 By GM Damian Lemos in Non-Chess related, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. This week we’re giving away another premium DVD as well as doing 50% off all Empire Chess DVDs. I want to help you get better at chess and you can’t do everything on your own. You have to organize your training method and diversify your training materials – this is exactly what we have done with the Empire Chess DVD series. The holiday season is in full swing and this week we’re giving away the Empire Chess DVD “How Grandmasters refute gambits” b[…]
Posted on December 09,2014 By GM Levan Aroshidze in General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. Some pawn exchanges in the center normally lead to asymmetrical pawn structures – when opponents get pawn majorities (4 pawn against 3 of opponent, 3 against 2 and etc.) on different sides of the board. Pawn majority is a very important strategic element that may have a decisive impact on the result of the game. It is a kind of lighthouse, which is showing the direction where you could develop your play. In another words – a pawn majority can be[…]
Posted on December 08,2014 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles, Beginner’s Corner. The king of all opening moves: 1.e4! Bill’s openings overview of 1.e4 explains the basic fundamentals that all beginners must know; he starts with the most popular responses and works through to the less popular. Bill is keen to group them in to four separate groups and explains what these groups are and the correct way of playing within that grouping. He emphasizes that there are always many options available, but at the same time he highlights […]
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