Valer Eugen Demian

Last updated: 13-Dec-2018

Over the years I have been a regular contributor to a few chess projects. This page keeps track of these past and current contributions. It will be updated regularly. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for your interest!

The Chess Improver - Blog of GM Nigel Davies (UK) and friends
Week Articles Tags Date
117  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (20)  #Endgame 11-Dec-2018
116  Teacher's Delight (3)  #Endgame 4-Dec-2018
115  My Checkered Road  #Demian 20-Nov-2018
114  Must Save the Queen  #Tactics 13-Nov-2018
113  Need Sure Points? Sicilian Defence Edition, Accelerated Dragon,   Maroczy Bind  #Sicilian #Dragon #Maroczy 6-Nov-2018
112  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (19)  #Endgame #Zugzwang 30-Oct-2018
111  Need Sure Points? Sicilian Defence Edition,
 Closed Variation
 #Sicilian #Opening 23-Oct-2018
110  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (18)  #Endgame #Zugzwang 16-Oct-2018
109  Need Sure Points? Sicilian Defence Edition,
 Alapin Variation
 #Silician #Alapin #Opening 9-Oct-2018
108  Bad Ideas (3)  #Planning 2-Oct-2018
107  Need Sure Points? Caro-Kann Defence Edition,
 Steinitz Variation
 #Caro-Kann #Opening 25-Sep-2018
106  100% Tactics  #Tactics 18-Sep-2018
105  "Need Sure Points? Caro-Kann Defence Edition,
 The Panov-Botvinnik attack
 #Caro-Kann #Opening 11-Sep-2018
104  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (17)  #Endgame 4-Sep-2018
103  Need Sure Points? Pirc Defence,
 Austrian Attack Edition
 #Pirc #Austrian Attack 28-Aug-2018
102  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (16)  #Endgame #Strategy 21-Aug-2018
101  Need Sure Points? Alekhine's Defence Edition  #Alekhine #Opening 14-Aug-2018
100  Going 100, Going Places  #Strategy #Piece positioning 7-Aug-2018
99  You know what to do. Why don't you?  #Strategy #Endgame 31-Jul-2018
98  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (15)  #Strategy #Endgame 24-Jul-2018
97  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (14)  #Strategy #Tactics 17-Jul-2018
96  Ride On  #Checkmate #Tactics 10-Jul-2018
95  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (13)  #Strategy 03-Jul-2018
94  Fighting In The Trenches (3)  #Endgame 26-Jun-2018
93  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (12)  #Tactics #Backrank 19-Jun-2018
92  Teacher's Delight (2)  #Tactics 12-Jun-2018
91  Fighting In The Trenches (2)  #Endgame 05-Jun-2018
90  Fighting In The Trenches  #Endgame 29-May-2018
89  Teacher's Delight  #Evans #Gambit 22-May-2018
88  Need Sure Points? Scandinavian Defence Edition  #Opening 15-May-2018
87  Fair Assessment  #Endgame 08-May-2018
86  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (11)  #Endgame 01-May-2018
85  Missing Once, not Missing Twice  #Perpetual 24-Apr-2018
84  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (10)  Storming the #Castle #SPFGI 17-Apr-2018
83  Need Sure Points? Volga-Benko Gambit Edition  #Gambit #Draw 10-Apr-2018
82  Need Sure Points? London System Edition  #LondonSystem #Draw 03-Apr-2018
81  Girl Power 2018  #SPFGI 27-Mar-2018
80  Need Sure Points? English Edition  #EnglishOpening #Draw 20-Mar-2018
79  Reductio ad Finis (Latin)  #Endgame 13-Mar-2018
78  Puzzles at Every Move  #Puzzle 06-Mar-2018
77  A Case for Castling  #Castle 27-Feb-2018
76  Imbalanced Material Conclusion  #Blockade 20-Feb-2018
75  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (9)  Opposite color #Bishop 13-Feb-2018
74  Going Back to the Basics (4)  #Pawn structure 06-Feb-2018
73  Going Back to the Basics (3)  #Strategy 30-Jan-2018
72  Going Back to the Basics (2)  Storming the #Castle 23-Jan-2018
71  Going Back to the Basics (1)  #Material 16-Jan-2018
70  Stalemate Tuesday  #Stalemate 09-Jan-2018
69  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (8)  #Endgame 02-Jan-2018
2017
68  Boxing Day Challenge  #Endgame 26-Dec-2017
67  Two Rooks on the Seventh  #Strategy 19-Dec-2017
66  Wanna be an English Trapper?  #Opening #Tactics 12-Dec-2017
65  The wrong Rook (2)  #Endgame #Tactics 05-Dec-2017
64  Dependency on Technology  #Engines 28-Nov-2017
63  Sacrifice for Beginners  #Sacrifice 21-Nov-2017
62  The Mongolian Tactic Origin  #Endgame #Tactics 14-Nov-2017
61  Inexplicable endgame play  #Endgame 07-Nov-2017
60  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (7)  #Tactics #Opposition 31-Oct-2017
59  Missing the obvious  #Tactics 24-Oct-2017
58  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (6)  #Tactics 17-Oct-2017
57  Mednis principles (2)  Opposite color #Bishop 10-Oct-2017
56  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (5)  #Tactics 03-Oct-2017
55  Draw or no draw?  #Draw 26-Sep-2017
54  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (4)  #Endgame 19-Sep-2017
53  Sicilian Alapin surprise  #Sicilian #Opening 12-Sep-2017
52  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (3)  #Endgame 05-Sep-2017
51  The Mongolian Tactic  #Endgame #Tactics 29-Aug-2017
50  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge (2)  #King and #pawns 22-Aug-2017
49  Bad ideas (2)  #Planning 15-Aug-2017
48  "What say you?" The 1 minute challenge  #King and #pawns 08-Aug-2017
47  How to play with the Bishop pair  #Bishop #Strategy 01-Aug-2017
46  Endgame play (5)  #King and #pawns 25-Jul-2017
45  Endgame play (4)  #King and #pawns 18-Jul-2017
44  Piece activity  #Piece activity 11-Jul-2017
43  L-shape pawn formation  #King and #pawns 04-Jul-2017
42  Sac or no sac?  #Tactics 27-Jun-2017
41  ChessEssentials, level 5  #App 20-Jun-2017
40  Frech defence - c'est bon!  French defence 13-Jun-2017
39  Storming the Castle (2)  Storming the #Castle 06-Jun-2017
38  Opening Blunders  #Opening 30-May-2017
37  ChessJournal App  #App 23-May-2017
36  A Poisoned Pawn  #Opening #Najdorf 16-May-2017
35  "Hodor!"  #Study 09-May-2017
34  Quick decisions  Storming the #Castle #SPFGI 02-May-2017
33  Endgame play (3)  #King and #pawns 25-Apr-2017
32  This is for you Mom!  Top players #coaches 18-Apr-2017
31  ChessEssentials, level 4  #App 11-Apr-2017
30  ChessEssentials, level 3  #App 04-Apr-2017
29  ChessEssentials, level 2  #App 28-Mar-2017
28  ChessEssentials, level 1  #App 21-Mar-2017
27  Endgame play (2)  #King and #pawns 14-Mar-2017
26  MF Marius Ceteras  Top players #coaches 07-Mar-2017
25  100 Chess Tests, Basic Tactics  #Puzzle #Tactics 28-Feb-2017
24  The Chess Connection  #Zugzwang 21-Feb-2017
23  Space advantage  #Space 14-Feb-2017
22  Activity versus material  #Piece activity 07-Feb-2017
21  Mednis principles  Opposite color #Bishop 31-Jan-2017
20  Volga-Benko gambit line busted (2)  #Gambit 24-Jan-2017
19  Tactics sample  Deserted #King 17-Jan-2017
18  Volga-Benko gambit line busted  #Gambit 10-Jan-2017
17  Endgame play  #King and #pawns 03-Jan-2017
2016
16  How we almost drew it  Opposite color #Bishop 27-Dec-2016
15  Simple play is strong play  #King in #Center 20-Dec-2016
14  Deja vu (2)  Storming the #Castle 13-Dec-2016
13  Queen sacrifices  #Tactics 06-Dec-2016
12  Baffling decisions (1)  #Planning 29-Nov-2016
11  A French miniature  French defence 22-Nov-2016
10  Storming the castle  Storming the #Castle 15-Nov-2016
09  Bad ideas  #Planning 08-Nov-2016
08  Quiet moves sample  #Strategy 01-Nov-2016
07  The wrong Rook  #Checkmate 25-Oct-2016
06  Choose your weapon  #Endgame 18-Oct-2016
05  Dvoretsky to Lucena connection (2)  #Endgame 11-Oct-2016
04  Dvoretsky to Lucena connection (1)  #Endgame 04-Oct-2016
03  Mate or no mate  #Checkmate 27-Sep-2016
02  The dreaded closed Sicilian  #Opening 20-Sep-2016
01  Learning from your students  #Teaching 06-Sep-2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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