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- Squeezing the Win Out of a Drawn Endgame: Mamedyarov – Carlsen 2018[Event “World Blitz Championship”][Date “2018”][White “Shakhriyar Mamedyarov”][Black “Magnus Carlsen”][Result “0-1”][ECO “D31”][Opening “QGD: Janowski variation”] d4 d5 2. c4 e6 The Queen’s gambit declined Nc3 a6 The Janowski variation of the QGD. The idea of a6 prepares b5 pawn push andContinue reading “Squeezing the Win Out of a Drawn Endgame: Mamedyarov – Carlsen 2018”
- Fireworks in the Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defense! : Polgar- MVL 2011[ECO “B90”][Opening “Sicilian: Najdorf, Adams attack”] In today’s game, we would be analyzing a game that was played by Judith Polgar(White), the world’s strongest female player of all time against Maxime, Vachier Lagrave (Black), a world class grandmaster popularly knownContinue reading “Fireworks in the Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defense! : Polgar- MVL 2011”
- A Complete Guide to Getting Started in Chess 2Understanding the Chess board, Pieces and Movements The chess board has 64 squares called “light” and “dark” squares. The horizontal rows i.e lines going up (1 – 8) are called “RANKS” and are numbered 1 through 8.The vertical columns i.eContinue reading “A Complete Guide to Getting Started in Chess 2”
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