When you first start playing Chess the idea of playing 1 e4 can seem intimidating due to the vast amount of responses there are for black. For that reason, when I first started playing, I steered clear of 1 e4 settling for simplier opening ideas f... | Read More
In the last year I have gone from a beginner (know how to move the pieces, understand checkmate, played the odd game) to..strong novice?..weak intermediate?...it doesn't matter how I categorize my current ability, the point is I am much better tha... | Read More
As part of my improvement program I am looking at some of the greatest games in history. See my blog for other games. The games and commentary for each move are taken from the book, 'Winning Chess - Brilliancies' by Yasser Seirawan.
The whole ... | Read More
As part of my improvement program I am looking at some of the greatest games in history.
The games are taken from the book, Winning Chess 'Brilliancies' by Yasser Seirawan. Yasser gives a thorough examination of each move which I have shortened f... | Read More