Chess Openings

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Scandinavian: 3.Nc3

Here is a Nc3 line for the Scandinavian ...

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Budapest Gambit Declined - blog resource

I have been trying to learn the Budapest Gambit in recent years.  It is nice to know that I'm not the only one - it appears that there are some real Budapest officianados out there!  Apart from using Timothy Taylor's important book on the subject ... I've been looking at this extremely helpful blog as well ....

There are some great articles on the Budapest Gambit Declined on here ...

Monday, 7 May 2012

Grand Prix Attack - learn more ...

Here is some more information on the Grand Prix Attack - I'm trying to select what are, in my opinion the most relevant training videos.

Saturday, 5 May 2012

Grand Prix Attack Intro and Plans

Here is a very good introductory video for the Grand Prix Attack.  This shows the basic plans for White and Black's likely responses ...

Sunday, 29 April 2012

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Sicilian Dragon: Variation (3)

Here is a more in-depth analysis:

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Sicilian Dragon: Variation (2)

I have been trying to analyse the Yugoslav attack in some detail recently. Obviously as a Dragon player I am seeking some equalizing / winning lines for Black. Here is one such variation:

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