Openings Named after Chess Players

The Openings Explained: Videos: Continue to play the Openings: Variances on Chess Boards and more

A


 

Abonyi VariationClick-Here-B-Web


 

Adams AttackClick-Here-B-Web


 

Adler VariationClick-Here-B-Web


 

Alapin’s OpeningClick-Here-B-Web


 

Alapin VariationClick-Here-B-Web


 

Albin Counter-GambitClick-Here-B-Web


 

Alekhine’s DefenceClick-Here-B-Web


 

Allgaier GambitClick-Here-B-Web


 

Anderssen’s Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

B


Balogh Defence
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Barcza System Click-Here-B-Web


 

Barnes Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Benko Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Bird’s Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Blackburne Shilling Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Blackmar Diemer Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Blumenfeld Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Bogoljubov Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

C

 

Caro-Kann Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Chekhover Variation Click-Here-B-Web


 

Clemenz Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Colle System Click-Here-B-Web


 

D

 

Damiano Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Desprez Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Dunst Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Durkin Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

E

 

Englund Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Evans Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

F

 

Falkbeer Counter-Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Fischer Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

G

 

Grob’s Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

Gunderam Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Gruenfeld Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

H

 

Hodgson Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

J

 

Jasnogrodsky Defence
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K

 

Keres Defence
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Konstantinopolsky Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

L

 

Larsen’s Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Levitsky Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

M

 

Maróczy Bind Click-Here-B-Web


 

Marshall Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Max Lange Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

Mieses Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Monticelli Trap Click-Here-B-Web


 

Morphy Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

N

 

Nadanian Variation Click-Here-B-Web


 

Najdorf Variation Click-Here-B-Web


 

Napoleon Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Nimzo-Indian Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Nimzowitsch Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

O

 

Owen’s Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

P

Parham Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

Petrov Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Philidor Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Pirc Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Ponziani Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

R

 

Ragozin Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Réti Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Rice Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Richter-Veresov Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

Robatsch Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Rousseau Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Ruy Lopez Click-Here-B-Web


 

S

 

Sämisch Variation Click-Here-B-Web


 

Schlechter Variation Click-Here-B-Web


 

Schliemann Jaenisch Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Smith-Morra Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Sokolsky Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

Staunton Gambit Click-Here-B-Web


 

Steinitz Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Sveshnikov Variation Click-Here-B-Web


 

T

 

Tarrasch Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Torre Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

Trompowsky Attack Click-Here-B-Web


 

V

 

Van’t Kruijs Opening Click-Here-B-Web


 

W

 

Wade Defence Click-Here-B-Web


 

Ware Opening Click-Here-B-Web