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Welcome to our learning area. Here areas we cover in the club can be reviewed.
Here is a summary of traps in the London sysytem that Nick introduced to Group 2.
Group 1 studied this game between Pechac and Tabatabaei as an example of how to fight when material down.
Download here with comments.
Observe the game here.
Pin to win - Group 2 explored how pins can be so powerful. Here are three we studied.
The answers are here.
Here are three more we studied.
Here are the answers
Game Analysis - Tal v Larson.
Play through the game
Game analysis for group 1 - game we analysed with question and answer sheet.
Ernest came to talk through two games:
1) English opening - click to link to the game.
2) Smith -Morra Gambit - click to link.
Three tricky positions we asked Group 2 to anayse - can you choose the best move?
Rook Mates patterns 1
Rook Mates patterns 2
Mating patterns with Knight and Queen
Mating patterns with Bishop and Queen
London System Set up
Urusov Gambit Basic Set Up
Urusov Gambit Trap 1
Urusov Gambit Trap 2
Urusov Gambit Example Game 1
Urusov Gambit Example Game 2
Urusov Gambit Example Game 3
Urusov Gambit Example Game 4
Urusov Gambit Example Game 5
Essential Rook and Pawn endings part 1.
Essential Rook and Pawn endings part 2.
Check mate with 2 bishops - watch video.
Some common opening traps and training games.
Sicilian Basics download
Download Caro Kann defence
Watch a video on Caro Kann
Mates in two
Practice common endings on lichess
Common Opening Mistakes - attacking too early. Download games here.
Great game from history - video by Nick Nixon.
Morphy v Duke of Brunswick.
Great game from history 2 - video by Nick Nixon. Morphy v Poulson.
Cheap attack - why you should develop pieces and not go for a quick win.
More members games on the the games' page here.
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