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Dynamic Chess Mindset: Ignore his Threats with Active Defense!

By Brendan J. Norman

Watching the video above on dynamic chess, It gradually becomes obvious that… Playing aggressive, dynamic chess is mostly psychological… You must have 100% trust in your ability to mentally overpower the other guy and never be afraid of losing. Usually, this blind self-belief pays off! Over the course of at least ten years, I’ve seen endless examples […]

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Chess Defense and the Chinese Mind (+Chess PDF)

By Brendan J. Norman

Would you like to know how strong chess players defend so well? What’s the secret to chess defense? This is gonna be a very weird perspective on this subject… First, we are going to turn to Chinese strategy for answers. Then we’ll turn to artificial intelligence. Sound intriguing? Let’s begin… There’s a slogan quite famous […]

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Chess Endgame Strategy: Active Rooks & Faster Pawns!

By Brendan J. Norman

Readers of this blog will know how much I emphasise attacking chess and being aggressive in  your chess playing style, so some might find it surprising that in this article I highly recommend a deep study of chess endgame strategy. Throughout my life playing chess I have had so many times in tournaments where I […]