The Queen’s Gambit Declined – How to Play It as White and Black

Queens Gambit Declined

Short summary: The Queen’s Gambit Declined is one of the main ways to respond to the Queen’s Gambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4), and a very sound one at that The opening is considered to be a great choice for beginners and world champions alike, and continues to appear in top level games to this day There […]

Grandmaster Colovic on Complete Confusion

Complete confusion! That is the subject of today’s guest post by Grandmaster Alex Colovic. It is always a treat when we have a guest post by Alex. His most recent post, on What Not to Do, proved to be particularly popular. This one concerns computer analysis and its relevance to own preparation. Is it always helpful? […]