The Ragozin à la Keymer

In the Ragozin Variation of the Queen’s Gambit (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 Bb4) Black takes an active path with 4…Bb4. In his theory article in the current ChessBase magazine, Roven Vogel examines the continuation 5.Qa4+ Nc6 6.e3, which has alread…

New: CBM Extra #208

ChessBase Magazine Extra #208 offers, among other things, almost an hour of video training: Ivan Sokolov presents 6.g3 as a surprise weapon against the Sicilian Four Knights. And Nico Zwirs examines the move 5…b5 in the Vienna Variation of the Queen’…

Can You Play Blindfold Chess?

Blindfold chess has been around for centuries. It has always been popular as a handicap tool, allowing the master to give odds to a less experienced player. Also, on some occasions, top GMs duel each other blindfolded on equal terms. The most famous regular event of this type was the