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How does analyzing help me improve?
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First of all you have to distinguish which kind of error you made. Opening error: You should definitely study opening theory to avoid opening traps or get bad positions right out of the opening. On ...

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Traps in the Owen's opening
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[fen "rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1 "] 1. e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Bd3 f5 4. exf5 Bxg2 5. Qh5+ g6 6. fxg6 Nf6 7. gxh7+ Nxh5 8. Bg6++ One possible trap for black is in the ...

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Strategy behind this chess position?
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According to the Nalimov Endgame Tablebase: http://www.k4it.de/?topic=egtb&lang=en this position is a win in 40 moves for black, if black promotes for a knight to block the upcoming avalanche of ...

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Are there any options for learning chess from people on the Internet?
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You can find a lot of coaches in different languages on https://www.chess.com/coaches and also on https://lichess.org/coach.

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If both players simultaneously resign, what is the result of the game?
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From FIDE Handbook: Article 5: The completion of the game 5.1 b. The game is won by the player whose opponent declares he resigns. This immediately ends the game. So simultaneous resignation is ...

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Making the best use of a coach?
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Analysing one of your own games with a coach is one of the most important parts of work for a coach. To maximize the analyse-training effect you should always annotate your games before giving them to ...

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Can't decide on an opening for white
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Do you like the french defense? If you prefer more halfclosed/closed positions (which often arise from the french defense), then i would suggest to play queens gambit because it focus more on ...

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Good tournaments in 2017 to go for a sport holiday
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I can recommend you the Faaker See Open in Austria,Carinthia. http://www.faakerseeopen.at/faakersee_open.php#english It is an lovely area close to a nice lake and mountains nearby. I have played two ...

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Arena Chess playing with the engines
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Right click on the window where moves are displayed -> show/display -> click on comments. Now the engine output should be disabled.

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