The King's Gambit misunderstood or re-invented? Either way, don't try this at home, the stunt you are about to see was performed by a trained professional International Master!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nspi9exM--k | Read More
Be sure to check out the Smith-Morra madness from the earlier blog post where Marc Esserman plays several Smith-Morra bullet games with black and white vs the same opponent.
This time around it was time for Kingscrusher and again Esserman was rea... | Read More
I streamed the other night and was kibitzing mostly on Marc Esserman playing bullet matches.
The match you'll see in the following video his opponent allowed and played the Smith-Morra himself, resulting in a masterclass from the author of "May... | Read More
Some recent blitz games played in LIVE chess on Chess.com
Two London games:
And finally on... | Read More
I've picked up somewhat of a fascination with the London System. I noticed some games by Boris Grachev on ICC and then I half-heartedly picked up a book by Lakdawala on the opening while playing in the UK at the beginning of the year.
I almost on... | Read More
There was a fun live event yesterday here in Iceland. We played an unoffical Icelandic Bullet Championship. This is the 2nd year that The Reykjavik Chess Academy has a day full of events and festivites and it's all part of Reykjavik Cultural Day/N... | Read More
So decent simul tonight, 2 hours notice and a confusion about the starting time. Next week I play a big simul vs Iranian group so wanted to get more experience with a lot of games.
The simul can be watched at: http://www.twitch.tv/zibbit64/b/4428... | Read More
I am gonna give a simul later tonight....in just over 2 hours from posting this. So what 17:00 Eastern, 22:00 on my clock which is UTC (Monrovia/Reykjavik).....
Time Control 35+25
If you want to play, show up in LIVE chess and challenge me to t... | Read More
Had a bit of crazyness going on yesterday while streaming a live session of me playing blitz.
More for entertainment obviously than for instructional value ;-)
(*warning* may contain language that s... | Read More
I will start a simul in about 15 minutes so just a few minutes over 4 pm Pacific and 6 pm Eastern.
I am going to try and stream it on www.twitch.tv/Zibbit64
Those interested please challenge me in the LIVE chess with timecontrol 25 15..... | Read More