27 December 2001

SP725 - RKBBNQNR

19 December 2001

SP717 - RKQBNNBR

  • Gambling Moves • There is lots of opportunity in chess960 for creativity

SP718 - RKQNNBBR

05 December 2001

SP703 - RQKNNRBB

  • Nakamura's 1.h4/a4 • GM Nakamura opened with 1.h4 or 1.a4 in three games recorded on ICC

11 November 2001

29 October 2001

SP666 - RNKRBBNQ

18 October 2001

07 October 2001

SP644 - RBBNKRQN

23 August 2001

SP599 - RQBNKRNB

  • The KID Family • Three moves into the game the position looks a lot like a King's Indian Defense (KID) in traditional chess.

29 June 2001

SP544 - BBRNKNQR

  • Nakamura's 1.h4/a4 • GM Nakamura opened with 1.h4 or 1.a4 in three games recorded on ICC

20 June 2001

SP535 - RNBKQNRB

19 June 2001

SP534 - RNBKQBNR

03 June 2001

17 May 2001

SP501 - RQBBNKNR

  • Nakamura's 1.h4/a4 • GM Nakamura opened with 1.h4 or 1.a4 in three games recorded on ICC

07 May 2001

SP491 - QRNKBNRB

05 May 2001

SP489 - QRNBBKNR

  • Breaking the Symmetry • A Queen in the corner nearly always requires special consideration to determine how the piece will get into the game.

14 April 2001

SP468 - RBBNNKRQ

  • Deferring the Castling Option • One advantage to thinking deeply about castling is not having to revisit the decision over the next few moves

02 April 2001

SP456 - RBNNBKQR

29 March 2001

SP452 - RBBNNKQR

  • Nakamura's 1.g4/b4 • Was there any particular characteristic of the start positions that led him to choose these moves?

28 March 2001

SP451 - BRNNKQRB

25 March 2001

SP448 - BBRNNKQR

  • Chess960 Twins • also SP703, its twin; making a plan for the initial development

08 March 2001

SP431 - RNQNKRBB

24 February 2001

SP419 - BRNQNKRB

21 February 2001

13 February 2001

31 January 2001

SP395 - QRNNBKRB

29 January 2001

SP393 - QRNBBNKR

24 January 2001

SP388 - QBBRNNKR

  • An Imperfect Understanding • The Queen is in the corner and the three diagonal pieces on adjacent files are aimed at the enemy King.

12 January 2001

SP376 - NBRKBRNQ