Category Archives: Opening

Chessable Review

Short version: Loved Chessable initially; had two major and a few minor issues which stopped me using it; fantastic customer service and an ethos of continuous improvement resulted in those being fixed; Love it again and would recommend it freely. The debate … Continue reading

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Chess Opening Principles

Chess opening study is a minefield. It doesn’t need to be, if you play a simple opening repertoire based on themes and positions, rather than deep technical lines and variations. However, even the simplest repertoire still requires some memorisation of moves … Continue reading

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My Chess Study Plan – Opening Study

In earlier posts I introduced my chess study plan and described how I study the endgame and tactics. The next aspect of the plan is opening study. I explained in the introductory post that I stumbled across GM Nigel Davies’ training site, … Continue reading

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