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Beginner-friendly tutorials and advanced techniques Welcome to Rules Chess Strategies, where we strive to inspire, teach, and support chess players of all levels around the world. If you're looking to improve your game and start winning more chess games, you're in the right place! Whether you're a novice, a seasoned chess club veteran, a ...

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Mastering Chess Openings: The Ultimate Guide for Advanced Players

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Encountering this opening chess trap for the first time, he fell victim to his opponent's quick victory within a few moves—a true miniature! If any terms in the preceding sentence are unfamiliar, fear not, as I'm here to elucidate five fundamental concepts of openings. By the end of this lesson, you'll embark on your chess games with newfound assur...

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World Chess Championship Championship 2023

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How important is the World Championship Match? "It's important, but it's not everything, so I wouldn't overestimate that". by Ian Nepomniachtchi General Information The grand stage of the 2023 FIDE World Championship Match unfolded against the breathtaking backdrop of Astana, Kazakhstan, spanning from April 9th to May 1st. The esteemed affair ...

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Sicilian Defense | Grand Prix Attack

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Grand Prix Attack is one of the basic chess openings in Sicilian Defense. White can avoid the huge theoretical lines and by a very simple plan can create a very aggressive position against Black's Kingside. The plan is so simple, transfer the Queen from e1 to h4, that even a small child can use it with success! Is it sound interesting? Stay with me...

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World Chess Championship

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Unofficial WCC 1834–1886  Before 1886 there is no official World Chess Championship, but the strongest players of that era were considered Champions. They were: Ruy López de Segura – 1560 Gioachino Greco – 1623 François-André Danican Philidor (1755–1795) Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1821–1840) Official WCC 1886–1946  From 1886 on...

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Chess Cheating Online Drama

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I'd like to confess something. My most difficult times is when I play on chess.com against 1500 to 1700 players! They do play amazing chess and they NEVEN blunder anything at all. Their cheating abilities are in the next level because they don't make the first computer moves; but one of the best. In the same time, chess.com anti-cheating control is...

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Unleashing Chaos: The Danish Gambit's Dynamic Brilliance

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If you want to consistently win chess games, focus on not only developing your pieces but also impeding your opponent's progress. To achieve this, you must upset the balance of the position, often involving a pawn sacrifice.A pawn sacrifice early in the game is known as a gambit. The purpose of gambits is to expedite your piece's development. Today...

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Baltic Defense Demystified: Adding Creativity to Your Chess Arsenal

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Introducing the Baltic Defense: An Innovative Approach to Chess Openings Welcome to the world of chess strategy, where every move counts and creativity knows no bounds. In this article, we delve into the captivating Baltic Defense, also recognized as the Grau Defense or the Sahovic Defense – a remarkable opening that adds a dash of ingenuity to the...

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Unlocking Excellence: Exploring Modern Chess - Your Path to Improvement

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Within the realm of e-learning companies, Modern Chess stands as a beacon of innovation and empowerment. This digital learning platform, co-founded by Bulgarian grandmasters Grigor Grigorov and Petar Arnaudov, epitomizes the intersection of technology and chess mastery. In my personal exploration, I've discovered that Modern Chess crafts exceptiona...

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Winning a "won game"

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Have you ever been in a situation where you know you are winning and all you have to do is get the full point of victory? But things in practice it is not so simple, because one of the most difficult tasks in a chess game is to win a won position. At this point, it is important to clarify what is the won position. Undoubtedly a position can be cons...

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Ideas & Traps On Stafford Gambit

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Stafford Gambit is a very aggressive weapon against 1.e4. In this article you can see full analysis. The Stafford Gambit is an objectively dubious, but highly venomous opening. Black sacrifices a pawn in order to get extremely active pieces and direct threats against f2 and 0-0. If white doesn't know what to do then he can lose the game quickly. Th...

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Berlin Defense Chess Opening for Both White and Black

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At some point in time, all chess players were amateurs to understand that whenever a grandmaster's level player makes a move, they are playing every move after winning and losing so many games. There are a few super cool chess opening strategies, tricks, traps, moves, and ideas in Berlin Chess Defense which is a quite popular chess opening at the g...

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How To Play Englund Gambit

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Englund Gambit is one of the basic opening chess trap that can help you win more games and improve your rating. It's difficult to find a good reply against 1.d4 because players who use it are solid and don't like the tactics. Nonetheless, Englund Gambit will help you to shake them and create tactical opportunities for you! The Englund opening, or t...

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The Easiest Way to Become a Professional Chess Player

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Most people want to play chess but wondering how to become a professional chess player. Here we have the easiest way to become a good chess player, like a professional chess player. There are a lot of sites that are offering play professional chess games online. They can also offer different types of promotional offers, coupons, and discounts. The ...

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How To Calculate The Best Moves In Chess

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In this article you'll going to learn how to get better at chess by learning practical calculation techniques. Let's dive in into amateurs mind and compare the thinking way of amateur against strong player. Calculation is not just tactical puzzles and after few minutes you'll understand why! Main Problem  Let's start with a fact. The number ON...

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GM Stelios Halkias: For Those Who'd Like to ROCK

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"Although I started chess late, I quickly managed to make up for lost time." by Stelios Halkias The Grandmaster Stelios Halkias opens his cards and he explains to us what you should do to be successful at chess! When someone starts learning chess he will cross with the story of the American World Champion Bobby Fischer, who started playing at the a...

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Sicilian Defense | Alapin Variation

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 Everything You Need to Know The variation is named after Russian master Semyon Alapin. It is a strong response against the Sicilian Defense, 1.e4-c5, 2.c3. This is a very popular variation because it is extremely sharp and offers great opportunities to win the game instantly! Many fantastic players choose it, as World Champions Garry Kasparov...

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Key Secret Tips and Methods for Successful Chess Attacks

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I used to attack because it was the only thing I knew. Now I attack because I know it works best! by Garry Kasparov Let's analyze why attack in chess is so important and how can you improve this skill successfully. Above you can read the quote of the legendary Grandmaster Garry Kasparov! He is one of the best attacking players of all time who ...

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The Magician from Riga: Mikhail Tal

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 Mikhail Tal was Latvian grandmaster and the 8th World Chess Champion. He born at 1936 and passed away at 1992. Few months before he died he manage to win Gm Garry Kasparov in a blitz game! His strong points was the creativity, imagination, and aggressive chess style. We can say that his combinations was daring but all people around the world ...

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How to Play the Scotch | Excellent Chess Opening For Beginners

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Unleash Your Chess Potential with the Dynamic Scotch Game Strategy Are you a chess enthusiast aiming to enhance your opening repertoire and elevate your tactical prowess? Delve into the captivating realm of the Scotch Game, a vibrant and strategically potent chess opening that promises to redefine your playing experience. Designed with both beginne...

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