Saturday, November 26, 2016

Grandmaster Game

White: Jose Raul Capablanca
Black: Edward Friederich Schrader
Casual game, 1909
Four Knights Game(C49)

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bb4 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 Nd4 7. Nd4 ed4 8. Ne2 c6 9. Ba4 b5 10. Bb3 Qb6 11. Bg5 Ne8 12. Ng3 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Nf5 gh4 15. Nh6 Kh7 16. Qh5 Ng7 17. Qh4 Qd8 18. Qh3 Qg5 19. Ng4 Kg8 20. f4 Qg6 21. f5 Qg5 22. e5 Nh5 23. Qh5 Qh5 24. Nf6 Kg7 25. Nh5 Kh6 26. Nf6 a5 27. Rf3 a4 28. Rh3 Kg5 29. Rf1 ab3 30. Rh5#

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Saturday, November 19, 2016


Pawn Endgames
Knight vs Pawns
Knight Endgames
Bishop vs Pawns
Opposite Colored Bishops
Same Colored Bishops
Bishop vs Knight
Rook vs Pawns
Rook Endgames
Rook vs Knight
Rook vs Bishop
Queen Endgames
Queen vs Rook
Other Material Relations
General Endgame Ideas
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To bring your Rook to a good position, control the Open File.
Increase the control by doubling the Rooks.
Attack the enemy position by going to the 7th Rank.
2 Sample Games to understand:
Laszlo Szabo vs Robert James Fischer
Jose Raul Capablanca vs Alexander Alekhine

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Pirc Defense, Classical Variation

Pirc Defence
Classical variation

(ECO Code B08)

1. e4 g6
2. d4 Bg7
3. Nc3 d6
4. Nf3 Nf6
5. Be2 O-O
6. O-O c6
7. a4 Nbd7
8. a5 Qc7
9. Be3 Rb8
10. Nd2 b5

More on Wiki,
Play through Grandmaster Games on Chessgames
Detailed variations on 365Chess, ChessTempo