Learn new chess openings and discover the main ideas of them. You mustn’t memorize the moves.

I will show you how to understand them learning the main concepts of each one.

Additionally, I will suggest you the proper chess openings you should play according to your level.

Of course, all the openings are playable but depending on the time you’ve got to study them and the rating that you’ve got, there are openings that have got more theory than others and are harder to learn them properly.

If you’ve got suggestions about openings you can write to me and I will do an article about them to explain the pros and the contras.

I think this section can be very useful to learn properly how to start in chess. I hope you like it.

online chess apps
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Alberto Chueca

What Are The Best Online Chess Apps on The Internet?

Are you looking for the best online chess apps on the web or on your smartphones?

Before the advent of popular chess servers like lichess and chess.com, chess players played chess online on platforms like yahoo chess, but yahoo chess is no more today because of some major changes that took place at Yahoo in 2014.

Yahoo chess gained a lot of traction when it was active but today, we have new players in the game.

In this article, you’ll find a list of the current top five best online chess apps to learn, socialize, play with friends and family … Read more

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Aleksandra-Goryachkina
02 Chess openings ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

Aleksandra Goryachkina

Aleksandra Goryachkina is one of the best woman chess players in the world, with an interesting back story. Aleksandra Goryachkina was the youngest woman chess grandmaster, the first is Hou Yifan.

And she is the highest-rated ever woman in the Russian Federation, a chess prodigy since the beginning.

The interesting thing is that Aleksandra Goryachkina has beaten most of the best women rivals in the world. This means that show still has time to keep improving her chess and be the women’s world chess champion some time.

As she was still breaking records in 2021 when she became the first … Read more

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Vladimir-Fedoseev
02 Chess openings ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

Vladimir Fedoseev

Vladimir Fedoseev is one of the best players in the world in the actuality, and one of the most interesting. It looks like this player has chess in his blood, to the way he plays and the incredible talent he showed to have.

Vladimir Fedoseev shares his birthplace with masters like Boris Spassky and Victor Korchnoi. That’s how he has such a great chess culture, and now he is among the best players in the world.

He is currently top 20 in all-time controls FIDE 100 best players list, and he is a young player still. Although he is not … Read more

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Veselin-topalov-interview
02 Chess openings ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

Veselin Topalov

Veselin Topalov was and still is one of the best players in the world, with an excellent career and tremendous strength. Although he already has one great chess career, is not clear if it is already over, as he is still pretty high among the top 20.

He has been one of the strongest grandmasters of the elite for a very long time. Veselin Topalov is a player as respected as Levon Aronian, and Hikaru Nakamura. Not only a GM with great talent and passion for chess but also a career that earns him a reputation.

Veselin Topalov was a … Read more

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Wei-yi
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Wei Yi

Wei Yi is one of the most proficient chess players in the world, holding still today some of the most impressive achievements. Studying the life of a chess player like this is not easy, but very interesting at the same time.

His progression chart in chess is something pretty unique, chess players like this appear once in every 10 years. He is one of the youngest chess players in joining the elite, and regardless the age, he seems to fear nothing against grandmasters.

He is also known for coming up with complicated, really elaborated, and coldly calculated combinations. Usually, this … Read more

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smith-morra-gambit
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Smith Morra Gambit

The Smith morra gambit is one of the most popular gambits there are, and rarely, one of the most solid! Many proficient masters have used this gambit and are an important piece of theory to know.

The Smith Morra gambit can be very dangerous for one opponent who is not updated in theory. You can win really fast and is a pretty straight gambit that will provide you with lineal and effective play.

Playing this gambit is incredibly easy, you will find a very comfortable way to develop your position in most cases. However, You must be prepared to face … Read more

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bowdler-attack
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Sicilian Defense: Bowdler attack

The Bowdler attack is one of the most popular responses to the Sicilian defense by black. It starts by putting pressure on the f7 point, which in some variations can cause a lot of problems to black, who has to play carefully here.

However, this move is considered no good against the Sicilian defense, the Bowdler attack is a little dubious. But as with all the dubious openings, they have a certain level of ideas and is not like black has a way to win right away.

So there are chances for both sides, but the Bowdler attack is almost … Read more

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urusov-gambit
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Learn The Killer Urusov Gambit!

The Urusov Gambit is an interesting way to play the game in which we want to get a development advantage with white. It will require your opponent to be prepared, or lose in a few moves if he isn’t prepared.

Be aware that there are some transpositions and some moves we need to know about as well. White should be prepared to play some positions from the Scotch game as well, to avoid getting a bad position quickly.

The Urusov is a pretty effective weapon, especially in blitz, and you can actually accept the gambit, but the practice has shown … Read more

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grand-prix-attack
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Sicilian Defense: The Grand Prix Attack

The Sicilian defense’s variation “grand Prix attack” is one of the most popular responses against black’s c5. It’s known as one excellent anti-Sicilian weapon and has proved to be effective in many games.

If you are looking for something to counter the Sicilian defense this is one of the best options, you can choose. Not everyone is prepared to face the Grand Prix attack with black, it is not as popular as other open Sicilian variations with d4.

But this can also grant you the advantage easily over your opponent if you know how to play it correctly. This opening … Read more

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sicilian-sveshnikov
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Sveshnikov Sicilian

The Sveshnikov Sicilian is one of the most interesting openings there are, and very special! Must be played very precisely The Sveshnikov is one of those Sicilian variations where you must know how to play, or you can get destroyed in the opening.

The Sveshnikov Sicilian hides some of the most aggressive lines of the Sicilian, and there are many opportunities with black. As you will see, the Sveshnikov has danger all over the place! But the chances and patterns are beautifully hidden all around.

You will surely enjoy playing the Sveshnikov Sicilian, this opening can offer you many wins … Read more

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