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Topic: Chess

Here is an overview of the posts I have written about chess.
Please take a look and see what you like!

If there’s anything missing, let me know and I’ll write about it too πŸ™‚

  1. An Overview of Some Chess Topics
  2. The Best Youtube Playlists for Learning Chess (videos)
  3. An Overview of the Most Legit Chess Openings (with diagrams) – no dubious openings included
  4. The Best Chess Openings to Learn to Improve Your Game: Two Openings for White and Two Openings for Black

Chess Openings for White:

1. Open Game – 1. e4 e5:

Ruy Lopez (C60): 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5

Italian Game (C50): 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4

Giuco Piano (C50): 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5

Two Knights Defense (C55): 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6

Scotch Game (C44): 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4

King’s Gambit (C30): 1. e4 e5 2. f4

Viena Game (C25): 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3

Bishop’s Game (C23): 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4

2. Closed Game – 1. d4 d5:

Queen’s Gambit (D06): 1. d4 d5 2. c4

Queen’s Gambit Declined (D30): 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6

Queen’s Gambit Accepted (D20): 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4

London System (D02): 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4

Torre Attack ( ): 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg5

Colle System ( ): 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3

3. Flank Opening:

English Opening (A10): 1. c4

Reti’s Opening (A04): 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4

King’s Indian Attack (A07): 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3

Bird’s Opening (A02): 1. f4

Chess Openings for Black:

1. Open Game: 1. e4 e5:

Petrov’s Defense (C42): 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6

2. Semi-Open Game: 1. e4 Black plays other than e5

Sicilian Defense (B20): 1. e4 c5

French Defense (C00): 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5

Caro-Kann Defense (B10): 1. e4 c6

Scandinavian Defense (B01): 1. e4 d5

Alekhine’s Defense (B02): 1. e4 Nf6

Pirc Defense (B07): 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3

The Modern Defense (B06): 1. e4 g6

Nimzowitsch Defense (B00): 1. e4 Nc6

3. Closed Game – 1. d4 d5:

Slav Defense (D10): 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6

4. Indian Defenses – 1. d4 Nf6

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E20): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4

Kings-Indian Defense (E60): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6

Grunfield Defense (D70): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5

Queen’s Indian Defense (E12): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6

Modern Benoni (A60): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6

Budapest Gambit (A51): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5

Old Indian Defense (A53): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6

5. Semi-Closed Games – Other Responses to 1. d4

Dutch Defense (A80): 1. d4 f5

Benoni Defense (A43): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5

Benko Gambit (A57): 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5

Chess Middlegame:

Winning Chess Tactics – by Yasser Seirawan

The Power of Pawns: Chest Structure Fundamentals for Post-Beginners

Chess Structures – A Grandmaster Guide

Mastering Chess Middlegames

Chess Endgames:

100 Chess Endgames You Must Know to Win! (by Jesus de la Villa)

Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual

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A.J. McMahon

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A novelist for Young Adults and Children. I am an extremely avid reader of science fiction and Korean literature, and love talking about books. I have worked and lived in Seoul, South Korea for over 5 years. I have TOPIK level 5 and enjoy reading Korean novels in Korean as well.

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