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Where can I play against specific openings?
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Lichess also has several thematic tournaments throughout the week. As an example take a look at this thematic Italian game arena tournament: When you open the tournament, the opening is mentioned in ...

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Can a King and Queen mate a King and Knight or is this a drawn game?
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Without any pawns Queen vs Knight endgame is a theoretical win for the Queen. Actually, most chess sites that have checkmates practice offer this very problem as one of them, along side many other ...

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Best method of remote tutoring?
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Have you tried lichess studies ? They can be used exactly like that. Let me give you an overview of how it works. First you need to create a study, which you can do by heading to https://lichess.org/...

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Why doesn't white play Bd2 after this ...Qa5+?
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The point here is that Bd2 blocks your queen's mobility and also leaves the defense of the d4 square. So after say Qb6 you pretty much have to go back with Be3, which will move closer to a draw by ...

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Explaining middle game computer analysis
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After: 23 ..f3 24 Nxf3 Bg4 You are threatening Bxf3 to win a piece, since the g2 pawn is pinned. So sacrificing the f3 pawn gives you great initiative and attacking options, and keeps white pinned ...

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Is this knight sacrifice a good idea?
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As other already pointed out, black doesn't have enough compensation and white can even give back some material to have an easy game. But even in the last line where you keep the material and black ...

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Why 7. Bd3 in the 3 knights opening?
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Just to answer directly and concisely to the question: Bd3. Why? Well there are 2 reasons for that and one of them you already mentioned: Protecting the e4 pawn This is a bit more real ...

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Analyzing using Chess Engines - Giuoco Piano/Steinitz Variation
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1) Can I agree with the Recommended Line of Deep Fritz 12? Re3 is a perfectly reasonable move, and Stockfish 9 also agree's with it. This isn't to say that there aren't other moves to consider such ...

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