Chess Openings

Edward Winter

Our feature articles on chess openings.


Why ‘Morphy’s Defence’?

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The Berlin Defence (Ruy López)


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The Marshall Gambit


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Kasparov, Karpov and the Scotch


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The Evans Gambit


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Professor Isaac Rice and the Rice Gambit


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The Danvers Opening (1 e4 e5 2 Qh5)


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The Portuguese Opening


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The Caro-Kann Defence


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The Nimzowitsch Defence (1 e4 Nc6)


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6 h4 in the French Defence


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Alekhine’s Defence


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The Trompowsky Opening


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The Budapest Defence


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The English Opening


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Lisitsin’s Gambit


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‘The Swiss Gambit’


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The Chess Moves 1 b4 and 1...b5


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Wing Gambits in Chess


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The Paris Opening (1 Nh3)


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Hypermodern Chess


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Breyer and the Last Throes


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Old Opening Assessments


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Unusual Chess Openings


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Latest update: 4 September 2022.

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