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Some strategic exercises (Taken from "Alexander Koblenz : Schachstrategie ( Chess Strategy ) " ) 107 • fjachess •

  1. Chapter 1(The Saavedra Position )
  2. Chapter 2 (Study by Heuäcker)
  3. Chapter 3 (Berger's Position)
  4. Chapter 4 (by Troitzki)
  1. mysterious_expert
  2. White_Queen_1990
  3. fjachess
  4. Calanthe

Colorado Gambit 🦄 Aggressive Opening 27 • FunnyAnimatorJimTV •

  1. Introduction
  2. Colorado Gambit Accepted
  3. CGA: Hanging on to f5
  4. Colorado Gambit Declined
  1. FunnyAnimatorJimTV

Punishing 👊 Bad 😱 Openings ✌️ 17 • Water-Flame •

  1. Introduction
  2. Damiano Defense
  3. Fool's Mate
  4. Parham's Attack
  1. Water-Flame

The Sniper💥🔫 An Attacking Opening 40 • FunnyAnimatorJimTV •

  1. General Moves
  2. Hyperaccelerated Dragon
  3. Dzindzi-Indian Defense
  4. Trap Against the Sniper
  1. FunnyAnimatorJimTV

🐷What to do with your ROOKS 🐗 27 • FunnyAnimatorJimTV •

  1. Put Rooks on Open Files!
  2. Pigs on the Seventh!
  3. Back Rank Checkmates
  4. Attacking Weaknesses
  1. FunnyAnimatorJimTV

🏰how to capture your opponent's queen in 8 moves!🏰 16 • Alihene •

  1. introduction
  2. the trap
  1. Alihene

🥇puzzles🥇#2 23 • Alihene •

  1. Chapter 65
  2. Chapter 66
  3. Chapter 67
  4. Chapter 68
  1. MasterMax19
  2. Alihene
  3. Francesco_Super
  4. Luciano_the_best

👑The Giuoco Piano: a quiet but good opening📈 118 • Francesco_Super •

  1. Introduction
  2. Greco Gambit
  3. Giuoco Pianissimo
  4. Evans Gambit
  1. Francesco_Super
  2. White_Queen_1990
  3. dragonmaster9034

Well played games. (signs I am improving) 4 • NeverBeenTimid •

  1. Taras1983 - NeverBeenTimid
  1. NeverBeenTimid

Defend 🎭 against Scholar🎓 Mate 👍 11 • Potion_Wizard •

  1. introduction
  2. Correct defense #1 (Against Qh5)
  3. Correct defense #2 (against Qh5)
  4. A TRAP TO AVOID
  1. Potion_Wizard
  2. FunnyAnimatorJimTV

🏁 Practice checkmate sequences 🏁 249 • Luciano_the_best •

  1. Introduction
  2. Easy sequence #-3
  3. More difficult sequence #-3
  4. Longer sequence #-5
  1. Luciano_the_best

🔥 The Slav Defence - a powerful response to the Queen's Gambit 🔥 91 • Luciano_the_best •

  1. Introduction
  2. Exchange variation
  3. Main line
  4. Quiet variation
  1. Luciano_the_best

Thou shall worship bookerd and none other. 3 • nevergonnaberserk •

  1. Chapter 1
  2. Recap
  3. e4??
  4. Recap
  1. nevergonnaberserk
  2. cahalng
  3. bookerdislifeperiod

stephanb11's Study 3 • stephanb11 •

  1. Chapter 1
  1. stephanb11
  2. Benedikt9
  3. orn1010
  4. gudrunfanney