Today I'd like to share a bit of research I did when learning from Vlastimil Jansa's great book "Dynamics Of Chess Strategy", which I thoroughly recommend if you are a middle to advanced chess player.
http://www.amazon.com/Dynamics-Chess-Strategy... | Read More
What is Bullet chess about? Why would people be crazy enough to play it? Do you have time to think what you are doing?
More importantly - what can you learn
Below is a game I played recently on chesscube.com against gazmir rated 2441 with comm... | Read More
I've always heard the Petrov Defense is a drawish opening, but in the hands of a suitable player - such as Anand - Black can manage to lose in 6 moves!http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1018015
In league chess I'd sometimes play 1.e... | Read More
Do you like Bullet Chess?
The thrill, fast thinking, opening knowledge and tactical shots required?
Or maybe you have played me and think I'm a pre-moving idiot who wins on time. If so, I can't blame you ;-) Or maybe you like balancing adrenal... | Read More
I was in Riga, Latvia, for a computer conference and found this statue of the great Mikhail Tal in a central park honouring their great chess player.
It is near http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=56.952224,+24.118386&num=1&vpsrc=0&sll=56... | Read More
This is an awesome article
http://blog.palantirtech.com/2010/03/08/friction-in-human-computer-symbiosis-kasparov-on-chess/ | Read More
Hi, I'd like to share some advice on how you, as a novice player, can improve your chess rating quickly.
This is based on a lot of years playing chess, learning chess, and making all those mistakes I hope you don't have to repeat.
The quickest... | Read More
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-14013115 | Read More