Hello. This guide is for winners.1. Only play as white. Abort every game as black, create seperate accounts if need be. 2. Open every game with d4. I have it on good authority from a time traveller that this is the first move in solved chess (whi... | Read More
I'm here to expose cheats who don't play by the rules. Here are the chess engine user's to avoid.
1, Heisenberg59 , this idiot here, admitted to using a chess engine in chat. How this guy isn't banned, I don't know.
3, Night_Sh... | Read More
Short’s article was not as controversial as it has been made out to be
Short based his claims on two recent academic contributions – one statistical comment and one study on FIDE data – that suggested that gender gaps cannot be exp... | Read More
Third and Fifth Women’s World Chess Champion
Elisabeth Bykova was the third was a Sovietchess player and the third and fifth Women's World Chess Champion, from 1953 until 1956, and again from 1958 to 1962. Rudenko wa... | Read More
(See also the second, more technical follow-up: Men, Women and Nigel Short 2: An academic response)
Much to my amazement, chess has hit the front pages of the mainstream media for the third time in a fortnight. This time, however, it's mor... | Read More