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By Massimo De Carolis | Magazine Scacchistico - Notizie selezionate dal Blog Matean Chess - Anno 2016

10 motivi per far giocare i bambini a scacchi

In Spagna diventeranno presto materia obbligatoria a scuola, ma in Germania, Francia e Gran Bretagna lo sono già da alcuni anni. Stiamo parlando …

Pawn Sacrifice vs True Story of Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky

<i>Chess holds its master in its own bonds, shackling the mind and brain so that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer.</i>-Albert …

17 Great Chess Quotes from Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer is one of the greatest and probably the most controversial chess player of all times. At age <b>13</b> he won a brilliancy award for a game …

La Regola del Quadrato Mobile

Ancora una Regola Fondamentale nei Finali di Pedone. Come abbiamo visto nell’Articolo precedente, la “Regola del Quadrato” ci consente di risolvere …

La Regola del Quadrato

Una Regola Fondamentale nei Finali di Pedone. La Regola del Quadrato è una principio elementare di facile apprendimento, che mette in rapporto un …

3 King and Pawn Endgames: Thinking Outside The Box

In today’s article <b>WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman</b> will explore 3 very important positions in <b>king and pawn endgames</b>. In order to win or draw these positions …

Protected Passed Pawn

Protected passed pawn is one of the <i>strongest structures</i> in the pawn endgame. Not only does it threaten promotion but also it cannot be captured by …

Scattered Pawns: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

Today we will continue our discussion of common pawn structures. Previously we have covered the following pawn formations: the pawn triangle and …

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13 Most Important Endgame Principles Straight from The Experts

Today we will cover 13 most important endgame principles you should always keep in mind during the game. These come from the greatest players of the …

Chess Endgames: Triangulation

Today’s topic is triangulation. We will cover a neat technique that will help you to win chess endgame positions in which it seems that’s impossible …

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7 Rook Endgame Positions Every Chess Player Must Know

Endgame is the final phase where many chess games are decided. Majority of players focus primarily on <b>opening preparation</b> and <b>attack training</b>, …

The Opposite Color Bishops Endgame

I have written many times before that the endgame is a very important phase of the game, especially for under 2200 ELO players. If you are playing …

Opposite Color Bishops

Another important element of the chess strategy is the presence of opposite color bishops on the board. Inexperienced players tend to think that …

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5 Most Important Principles of Chess Thinking

We have covered many different chess topics from openings to middle games, from attacking chess to defense, from positional understanding to game …

Critical Thinking

10 Fundamental Chess Principles According to Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz was an Austrian-American chess player and the first undisputed world champion. In early years his style of play was rather sharp, …

Top 50 Chess Quotes of All Time

Great quotes store big and important ideas in just a few words. They transport wisdom that great chess players have accumulated throughout decades of …

Transportation

15 Best Chess Games of All Time

Today we present to you the collection of <b>15 best games in the history of chess</b>.<p>These games involve the most amazing ideas imaginable, greatest …

10 Best Chess Games by Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal was the 8th World Chess Champion and widely recognized as a creative genius and one of the <b>best attacking players of all time</b>. "Misha" was …

10 Best Games by Max Euwe

Max Euwe was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, fifth World Champion. Euwe was a very theoretical and logical chess player and made his contribution to the …

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