What is a Fianchetto And How to Use It


Chess is a game that you allows you to use many impressive moves. One of them is fianchetto which allows a player without unnecessary moves to cause significant problems to the opponent. However, few know the power and weaknesses of fianchetto and even fewer know how to use it properly. If you do not know … Read more

Ruy Lopez – All You Need to Know About the Spanish Opening in Chess


Ruy Lopez is one of the most popular openings in chess. Also known as the Spanish Opening, it’s one of the oldest openings in the game and many great players like Alekhine, Capablanca, Smyslov, Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Shirov and Short included it in their repertoire. In this article, you will find the basic principles of … Read more

All You Need to Know in Nimzo-Indian Defense

Nimzo-Indian Defense is probably one of the best chess openings that players use. Aron Nimzowitsch worked on and researched in-depth this opening (since 1920) and it is fair enough that it took his name in the repertoire of the top chess players worldwide. It’s amazing that the popularity of this opening has increased over time … Read more

The Complete Guide to Pirc Defense

I have been playing chess for decades and one of my favorite chess openings is Pirc defense. I have won many games using this opening and I decided to talk about it. You might have heard this opening with a different name like Yugoslav Defense or Ufimtsev Defence. Anyway, I think Pirc defense is an … Read more