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Graham Burgess

Index Graham Burgess

Graham K. Burgess (born 24 Feb 1968 in Liverpool, England) is an English FIDE Master of chess and a noted writer and trainer. [1]

36 relations: Alekhine's Defence, Botvinnik versus Capablanca, AVRO 1938, Burgess (name), Caro–Kann Defence, Chess opening book, Chess opening theory table, Chess theory, Colle System, Danish Gambit, Deep Blue versus Kasparov, 1996, Game 1, Elephant Gambit, English Opening, Evergreen Game, First-move advantage in chess, Gambit Publications, Giuoco Piano, Hugh Myers, Italian Game, Blackburne Shilling Gambit, John Nunn, King walk, King's Gambit, Latvian Gambit, List of chess books (A–F), List of chess books (M–S), Murray Chandler, Owen's Defence, Poisoned Pawn Variation, Ponziani Opening, Portuguese Opening, Queen sacrifice, Randoll Coate, Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 2002, Terry Barwell, The Game of the Century (chess), Vladimir Antoshin, World Chess Championship.

Alekhine's Defence

Alekhine's Defence is a chess opening which begins with the moves: Black tempts White's pawns forward to form a broad pawn centre, with plans to undermine and attack the white structure later in the spirit of hypermodern defence.

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Botvinnik versus Capablanca, AVRO 1938

In Rotterdam on 22 November 1938, then future World Chess Champion Mikhail Botvinnik (as white) defeated former World Champion José Raúl Capablanca in round 11 of the AVRO tournament in one of the most famous games in chess history.

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Burgess (name)

Burgess is both a surname and a given name.

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Caro–Kann Defence

The Caro–Kann Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: The Caro–Kann is a common defence against the King's Pawn Opening and is classified as a "Semi-Open Game" like the Sicilian Defence and French Defence, although it is thought to be more solid and less dynamic than either of those openings.

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Chess opening book

A chess opening book is a book on chess openings.

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Chess opening theory table

A chess opening theory table or ECO (Encyclopaedia Of Chess Openings) table presents lines of moves, typically (but not always) from the starting position.

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Chess theory

The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame.

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Colle System

The Colle System, also known as the Colle–Koltanowski system, is a chess opening strategy for White introduced by Belgian Edgard Colle in the 1920s, and further developed by George Koltanowski.

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Danish Gambit

The Danish Gambit, known as the Nordisches Gambit (Nordic Gambit) in German, and the Noors Gambiet (Norwegian Gambit) in Dutch, is a chess opening that begins with the moves: White will sacrifice one or two pawns for the sake of rapid and the attack.

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Deep Blue versus Kasparov, 1996, Game 1

Deep Blue–Kasparov, 1996, Game 1 is a famous chess game in which a computer played against a human being.

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Elephant Gambit

The Elephant Gambit (also called the Queen's Pawn Counter Gambit or Englund Counterattack) is a rarely played chess opening beginning with the moves: Although the Elephant Gambit is considered unsound, it has been used frequently by the Barbadian master Philip Corbin.

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English Opening

The English Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move: A flank opening, it is the fourth most popular and, according to various databases, anywhere from one of the two most successful to the fourth most successful of White's twenty possible first moves.

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Evergreen Game

The Evergreen Game is a famous chess game, won by Adolf Anderssen against Jean Dufresne in 1852.

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First-move advantage in chess

The first-move advantage in chess is the inherent advantage of the player (White) who makes the first move in chess.

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Gambit Publications

Gambit Publications is a major publisher of chess books.

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Giuoco Piano

The Giuoco Piano (Italian: "Quiet Game"), also called the Italian Opening,Hooper & Whyld (1996), p. 183.

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Hugh Myers

Hugh Edward Myers (January 23, 1930 – December 22, 2008) was an American chess master and author.

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Italian Game, Blackburne Shilling Gambit

The Blackburne Shilling Gambit is the name facetiously given to a dubious chess opening, derived from an offshoot of the Italian Game, that begins: It is also sometimes referred to as the Kostić Gambit after the Serbian grandmaster Borislav Kostić, who played it in the early 20th century.

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John Nunn

John Denis Martin Nunn (born 25 April 1955 in London) is an English chess grandmaster, a three-time world champion in chess problem solving, a chess writer and publisher, and a mathematician.

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King walk

In chess, a king walk, also known as a king march, steel king (wandelkoning, literally "wanderking") or fighting king, refers to occasions where the king travels up the board, often involved in a against the opposing king.

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King's Gambit

The King's Gambit is a chess opening that begins with the moves: White offers a pawn to divert the black e-pawn.

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Latvian Gambit

The Latvian Gambit (or Greco Countergambit) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: It is one of the oldest chess openings, having been analysed in the 17th century by Gioachino Greco, after whom it is sometimes named.

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List of chess books (A–F)

This is a list of chess books that are used as references in articles related to chess.

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List of chess books (M–S)

This is a list of chess books that are used as references in articles related to chess.

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Murray Chandler

Murray Graham Chandler (born 4 April 1960, Wellington, New Zealand) is a chess grandmaster who has played internationally for New Zealand and for England, after he gained English citizenship in the early 1980s.

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Owen's Defence

Owen's Defence (also known as the Queen's Fianchetto Defence or Greek Defense) is an uncommon chess opening defined by the moves: By playing 1...b6, Black prepares to fianchetto the where it will participate in the battle for the.

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Poisoned Pawn Variation

The Poisoned Pawn Variation is any of several series of opening moves in chess in which a pawn is said to be "poisoned" because its capture can result in a positional disadvantage or loss of material.

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Ponziani Opening

The Ponziani Opening is a chess opening that begins with the moves: It is one of the oldest chess openings, having been discussed in the literature by 1497.

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Portuguese Opening

The Portuguese Opening is a chess opening that begins with the moves: The Portuguese is an uncommon opening.

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Queen sacrifice

In chess, a queen sacrifice is a move giving up a queen in return for tactical or positional compensation.

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Randoll Coate

Gilbert Randoll Coate (8 October 1909 – 2 December 2005) was a British diplomat, maze designer and "labyrinthologist".

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Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 2002

The Sri Lanka cricket team toured England in the 2002 season to play a three-match Test series against England, followed by a triangular One Day International tournament that also featured India.

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Terry Barwell

Terence Ian Barwell was a South African born cricketer who played first-class and List A cricket for Somerset over a 10-season period from 1959 to 1968.

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The Game of the Century (chess)

In chess, The Game of the Century is a chess game played between 26-year-old Donald Byrne and 13-year-old Bobby Fischer in the Rosenwald Memorial Tournament in New York City on October 17, 1956, which Fischer won.

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Vladimir Antoshin

Vladimir Sergeyevich Antoshin (Владимир Сергеевич Антошин; 14 May 1929 in Moscow – 13 May 1994) was a Soviet chess Grandmaster, a theoretician and a national champion of correspondence chess.

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Burgess

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