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All About Doubled Pawns

All About Doubled Pawns by GM Larry Kaufman (reprinted with Larry’s permission) (first published in Chess Life May 2005, p.22) SOURCE: DanHeisman.com Contributed to the site by: Mr. Nadim Hammoud Nearly every beginner soon hears that doubled pawns are bad, and some even interpret this to mean that a piece should not be recaptured if it leads …

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Importance of Centre Pawns

Dear reader, this is the first article of a series in which I will try to turn the attention of new comers to our noble games, as well as the growing-in-strength amateurs and our raising young players, to the heritage of our ancestors that left to us. I will focus on famous games that contain …

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Knight comes and fights

In most of the games when a pawn promotes the pawn that is the end of the game. However, it does not necessary happens, as one the opponent already has enough material and can compensate the queen. The knight has a special movement in chess, often no other pieces can replace it, despite of that, …

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Simple Chess is good chess

Simple Chess is good chess By: Charles Kayle In this article about the Ruy Lopez Opening, I am presenting to you one famous classical game, played between the two legend players for the highest title: Anatoly Karpov and his challenger Viktor Kortschnoi. What distinguish this game is that Viktor, the terrible, tried to deviate from …

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The Evaluation of Material Imbalances

The Evaluation of Material Imbalances by GM Larry Kaufman (reprinted with Larry’s permission) (first published in Chess Life March 1999; winner “Best Instruction” by the CJA) SOURCE: DanHeisman.com Contributed to the site by: Mr. Nadim Hammoud Every novice soon learns a table of [DH: "average"] material value for the pieces, the most popular being 1-3-3-5-9, but with a bit more experience he …

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Watching live the Best Game by the loser!!

Open Lopez: Watching live the Best Game by the loser!! By: Charles Kayle The game I am presenting to you was played in the 4th round of the Bled Olympiad 2002. It was played on the second board of the match Azerbaijan – Hungary. During a special interview with Mamedyarov in the famous New In …

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Zidane chess

Zidane chess Very few know that Zidane, who is considered one of the greatest football players of all time, played chess at his childhood. For a long time he was not able to choose from these two kings of sport. A good 25 years ago I participated in an open tournament near Marseille in the …

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