So I have not been looking at games of masters the past week.Chess related all I have done the past days is messing around a bit. Making a couple off moves on chess.com, blitzing some games without really paying attention on FICS and watching some... | Read More
Who is Natalia Pogonina? Honestly I must say I don't really know. I have never met her and unless she drops in at the tournament in Wijk aan Zee (aka Hoogovens/Corus/TataSteel) I won't anyday soon. But not really knowing her in person doesn't stop... | Read More
Here in The Netherlands my sister just returned from the hospital thanks to a team of surgeons and doctors. Overseas in the USA over 30 people are taken to the hospital and 12 to their grave due to one single idiot. All the best to everyone hurt p... | Read More
Here is a miniature I recently played, it shows an openingerror and offcourse the exploitation of it. Enjoy
I uploaded this game to Youtube, in which I share thoughts and sidelines:
Opening mistakes 09:01
Enjoy and feel free t... | Read More
I just posted the following on my website, for the full article click here.
The horrors of the drawoffer. In many sports draws are very rare. In most races for example it almost never happens, in boxing and other fighting sports it occasiona... | Read More
This is my first blogpost. And more of a tryout then anything else.
However to give it some content, here you see a personal video I made on the knightsac in the Damiano Opening. There might be a 5-10 seconds commercial before the chessvid starts... | Read More