D

Class D (1000-1200)

Vukovic's mates

A first opening repertoire

A First Chess Opening Repertoire: [DOWNLOAD PDF | PGN]

Mate with Two Bishops

Mate is possible with two Bishops against a bare King.

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Upon the pin

The Fianchetto: a user's guide

Lessons in Philidor's Defence

No more Old Stodge! (2)

MiddleGame Endings and Endgame Openings

Choosing an Opening Repertoire

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Chess Quotes

I have formulated a rule for myself which I call the principle of the worst piece:
"In positions of strategic manoeuvring (where time is not of decisive importance) seek the worst-placed piece. Activating that piece is often the most reliable way of improving your position as a whole."
— Mark DVORETSKY & Artur Yusupov, Positional Play [and see below!]