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    • Chess Openings On-Demand: Smith Morra Gambit Style

      What's the game plan for White? * Mind the vulnerable f7 square through6 Bc4.* Place the rooks on the open c-file andhalf open d-file in order to pose develop-mental problems for the Black Queen.* Utilize the Nc3-d5/b5 maneuver toattack Black&... | Read More

    • Understanding the Sicilian Najdorf

       Chess: Understanding the Sicilian Defense (Najdorf Variation) Part I1 e4Controlling the central square d5 plusnear-central square f5, and, openingup a diagonal for both the Queen andf1 bishop. 1 ... c5The d4 and b4 squares are now underBlack... | Read More

    • Chess Opening Secrets Revealed

      Chess: Understanding the Sicilian Scheveningen (Keres Attack) 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 e6 6 g4 Line What's the game plan for White? White intends to gain space on the kingside( 6 g4, 7 h4, h5) and pressurize Black's... | Read More