Alberto Chueca, FIDE Trainer & International Master 

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.

Fried Liver Attack
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Fried Liver Attack

Fried Liver Attack

 

If you are an aggressive player, who likes tactics, sacrifices, and sharp positions you are on the right site. In this post we are going to analyze a very interesting and tricky line for White pieces: the famous Fried Liver Attack (FLA), also called Fegatello Attack. Actually, this variation is so good for White, that even if you are a solid and strategical player, and your opponent gives you the possibility to get into this line, you should accept, because in the worst case the first player is getting a very big compensation (in some … Read more

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french defense
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

French Defense

French Defense

French Defense is a solid, strong, and interesting defense against King’s Pawn. According to my databases, it is the third most popular line when White plays 1.e4 (only behind famous Sicilian and Double King’s Pawn).

In move 1, Black just plays e6, clearing the line to develop the dark squares, Bishop. Apparently they do not care too much about the center and space. However, in the second move, Black is going to play d5 no matter what White plays, making sure they also have a pawn in the center.

 

Some theory and ideas

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5… Read more

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english opening
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Alberto Chueca

English Opening

English Opening

Would you like to know and play a different, but still very strong opening as White? Do you prefer to play positions less known and also less theoretical than the ones played in King’s Pawn? If you do, then you are on the right site, because in this post we are going to learn and understand how to play English Opening.

We have English on the board when White plays 1.c4. This move is not directly developing any piece, but it is controlling the center, and if Black plays at some point d5, then White will be … Read more

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scandinavian
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Scandinavian Defense

Scandinavian Defense

Would you like to play an aggressive and dynamic Defense against King’s Pawn? Do you want to get away from the super well-known ways of Ruy Lopez or Italian and play something a little more surprising and different with Black pieces? If the answer to those questions is “Yes”, then you should definitely read this post, where we’ll be talking about Scandinavian Defense.

This time we are going to talk about Scandinavian Defense. It happens after the moves 1.e4 d5!

Black’s move is aggressively fighting for the center from the very beginning. Of course, this idea is not … Read more

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Top 10 Best Chess Openings for Beginners
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Alberto Chueca

The Top 10 Best Chess Openings for Beginners

The Top 10 Best Chess Openings for Beginners

Which are the best chess openings for beginners? What is the best way to play in the opening? Probably you have thought about these questions before.

In this post we prepared a list of the Top 10 Best Chess Openings for Beginners, always trying to pick openings with at least some of these characteristics: they are easy to play, they are easy to learn, and we can get sharp, dynamic and interesting positions with them.

It is very important to say, that, if you are a beginner, it is essential to know … Read more

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▷"Top 10 aggressive chess openings for black and whites"
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Alberto Chueca

Top 10 aggressive chess openings for black and whites

“Top 10 aggressive chess openings for black and whites”

 

Do you like open and dynamic positions? Are you a tactic and an aggressive player? This time we analyze what we consider  “Top 10 aggressive chess openings for black and whites”. There might be some other interesting attack variation we didn’t include here, but we can say for sure that these 10 openings have killer instincts. :)

 

King’s Indian Attack (KIA)

ECO A07-A08

This is a very nice and strong attack. Since the beginning, White is driving the pieces to the kingside, because at some point they get some … Read more

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The Best 10 Openings for Black
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Best 10 Openings for Black

The Best 10 Openings for Black

In this post, I analyze a list of what I consider The Best 10 Openings for Black in chess. We will be highlighting the main variations of these lines, as well as commenting on the kind of positions we get with them, some insights, concepts, and typical plans, and we will talk about great players who used these variations.

I decided not to sort them, because I don’t consider one better than the other. All of them are good choices, and it’s a matter of like and style what you decide to play. Besides, … Read more

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The Best 10 Openings for White
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The Best 10 Openings for White

The Best 10 Openings for White

In this post, I share a list of what I think are The Best 10 Openings for White. We will be analyzing the main variations of these lines, as well as commenting on the kind of positions we get with them, some insights, concepts and typical plans.

I decided not to sort them, because I don’t consider one better than the other. All of them are good choices, and it’s a matter of like and style what you decide to play. Besides, some of these openings are against Sicilian, others against King’s Pawn, etc., … Read more

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King's Indian Defense in chess
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

King’s Indian Defense In Chess – A Guideline

King’s Indian Defense In Chess

Now is my time to introduce to you, the King’s Indian Defense in chess!

As we all know, 1. d4 as the first move for White is getting very popular. It leads to a different type of game rather than 1. e4 which many players like. As Black, it can be a struggle to find a solid defense to 1. d4.

What if there was an opening, and I told you Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, and Bobby Fischer all used it? That would honestly be hard to pass up!

How to arrive at the King’s

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Sicilian Defense In Chess
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Alberto Chueca

Sicilian Defense Opening In Chess

The Sicilian Defense Opening In Chess

If you’re looking for that type of exciting opening line, the Sicilian Defense Opening in chess may be perfect for you!

We all know that 1. e4 is one of the top moves we are taught as a beginner. We learn techniques, for example, to control the center, develop Nf3, Bc4, etc. When we teach beginners, we simulate Black doing the same; e5, Bc5, Nf6, etc… Doesn’t that sound pretty boring as Black?

Finding a Black opening repertoire can be a daunting challenge. As White, your play is easier, as you get the first … Read more

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Alberto is giving me step by step guidance on how to progress in chess. Because of his strong repertoire and game analysis support I was able to get an initial rating of 2148. My sincere thanks to my mentor Alberto who constantly supports me in my game analysis and helps me strengthen my game before going to the next rounds. He has a huge database of knowledge that caters to the beginner up to the master level. Thank you, Alberto, for being there throughout my chess journey.
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Vyom and Omya have been learning from Coach Alberto since they were USCF rated ~1500 & ~1000 respectively. Coach Alberto played a critical role in understanding Vyom’s weaknesses and helped him overcome them. He has been an exceptional chess coach with a lot of patience with my kids. He played an instrumental role in teaching them different openings for both black and white. He is always available to help/guide them. He helps to analyze the games and suggest good moves. Our kids are very comfortable with the teaching style of Coach Alberto. He being an active player also helps as he shares what he learns from his games and experience as well.

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