20 relations: Alexander Alekhine, Benko Gambit, Bent Larsen, Chess opening, Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Gambit, Garry Kasparov, Jerzy Konikowski, Jesus Nogueiras, Joseph Gallagher, King's Indian Defence, Mikhail Golubev, Modern Benoni, Modern Chess Openings, New In Chess, Nick de Firmian, Pawn structure, Sacrifice (chess), Teimour Radjabov, Transposition (chess).
Alexander Alekhine (Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Але́хин, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Alekhin;; March 24, 1946) was a Russian and French chess player and the fourth World Chess Champion.
The Benko Gambit (or Volga Gambit) is a chess opening characterised by the move 3...b5 in the Benoni Defence arising after: The Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings has three codes for the Benko Gambit.
Jørgen Bent Larsen (4 March 19359 September 2010) was a Danish chess grandmaster and author.
A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.
The Encyclopedia of Chess Openings is a classification system for the opening moves in chess.
A gambit (from ancient Italian gambetto, meaning "to trip") is a chess opening in which a player, more often White, sacrifices, usually a pawn, with the hope of achieving a resulting advantageous position.
Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.
Jerzy Konikowski (born 24 January 1947, Bytom, Poland) a Polish–German chess master, problemist and author.
Jesus Nogueiras (born in Santa Clara, Cuba, July 17, 1959) is a Cuban chess grandmaster.
Joseph Gerald Gallagher (born 4 May 1964) is a British-born Swiss chess grandmaster and former British Champion, as well as a chess author.
The King's Indian Defence is a common chess opening.
Mikhail Golubev (born 30 May 1970, Odessa) is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster (1996), journalist and author.
The Modern Benoni is a chess opening that begins with the moves 1.
Modern Chess Openings (usually called) is an important reference book on chess openings, first published in 1911 by the British players Richard Clewin Griffith (1872–1955) and John Herbert White (1880–1920).
New In Chess (NIC) is a chess magazine that appears eight times a year with chief editors International Grandmaster Jan Timman and Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam.
Nicholas Ernest de Firmian (born July 26, 1957 in Fresno, California), is a chess grandmaster and three-time U.S. chess champion, winning in 1987 (with Joel Benjamin), 1995, and 1998.
In chess, the pawn structure (sometimes known as the pawn skeleton) is the configuration of pawns on the chessboard.
In chess, a sacrifice is a move giving up a piece with the objective of gaining tactical or positional compensation in other forms.
Teimour Radjabov (also spelled Teymur Rajabov; Teymur Rəcəbov; born 12 March 1987) is an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster.
A transposition in chess and other chess-like games is a sequence of moves that results in a position which may also be reached by another, more common sequence of moves.