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King & Pawn vs. King: Take the Opposition | Endgame Exclam!!

National Master Jim McLaughlin substitutes for the GM to teach several essential endgames. Learn when you can and how you can promote a pawn when it is the only material on the board. Plus, we add rooks to learn the Philidor (drawing) and Lucena (winning) positions.


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Young Stars Program goes Global

The Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) and The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) have run the very successful Young Stars – Team USA for the past six years. The Team USA program has helped develop several American chess prodigies from across the country.

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Ben Simon Wins Big at the Holiday Bash | Viewers' Choice - GM Denes Boros

Grandmaster Denes Boros analyzes three viewer submissions, including a big upset by video producer Ben Simon at the Club's 2017 Holiday Bash. Submit your games at

Egorka25 vs. theones: D85 Gruenfeld, modern exchange variation
Krystian Furmanski (1558 FIDE) vs. Piotr Rutkowski (1542 FIDE), 2016: B90 Sicilian, Najdorf, Byrne (English) attack
Dennis E Humphries (1700 USCF) vs. Ben Simon (1458 USCF), 2017: C78 Ruy Lopez, Moeller defence

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December Chess Puzzle Answer Key

by Danny Machuca
Week 1 - Carissa Yip VS Justin Wang
Black To Move
White: Carissa Yip
Black : Justin Wang
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Cram the Caro-Kann Defence, Part 1 | Chess Openings Explained

National Master Julian Proleiko teaches you lines from 1.e4 c6. This is part of a series of lectures where Julian deals with a complex where Black puts his pawns on d5 and c6. Study along with Julian:

Teimour Radjabov vs Ivan Cheparinov, Baku Grand Prix (2008): B10 Caro-Kann, closed (Breyer) variation

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