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General Chess Discussion - FREE Training Games/Game Analyses #11

I'm interested, I'd like to achieve a rating like yours.

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - Need Help on an aggressive d4 opening repertoire.. #13

Blackmar Diemer Gambit. Biggest problem is transposing into French or Caro-Kann.

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - FREE Training Games/Game Analyses #7

#3 @Total-Ingratitude: go to analysis board, there is a tab on the lower part of the page labeled "FEN and PGN". Here you can download the PGN or copy and paste the FEN. You can also copy the PGN a…

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - My take on players "letting flag going down" #3

I find it annoying to have to wait for my opponent's flag to fall--wasting minutes of my important time. Normally when this happens, I wish there was a button I could press to express my feelings.

by jonesmh
Game analysis - Won a piece, played poorly, and then lost. What went wrong? #3

15: My plan would be to play Bf4 and try to pressure the castled king. With B on b7, black seems to have limited defenses. 20: I prefer g3 with a blockade on the dark squares. Nc3 is only good fo…

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - Where do I go from here? Any advice? #3

Although you did move too fast, I wouldn't blame your mistakes on moving too fast. There is an exercise that I teach my students: trace on the board every move. This helps with one move attacks and …

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - Can someone tell me where I can find the game of this position? #11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4D_gZyinQi8 is a video with this puzzle.

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - Chess Coaches #18

@LoyaltyWithLove: Still try to find a local club, they might give you rides to the club and tournaments. Although there are certain statements that confuse me: 1) I have autism/Asperger's and I can…

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - Sicilian Defense #13

In the Hyper Accelerated Dragon, black can "force" white to castle kingside by playing 8... Qa5. For a more tactical fight, 8... a5 leaves white struggling for equality. He normally has to return th…

by jonesmh
General Chess Discussion - Sicilian Defense #2

There are many Sicilians where both players castle kingside. Normally the only time where black has the option to castle on the queenside is during a closed Sicilian.

by jonesmh