I've been noticing that I'm using the analysis board as a crutch when playing correspondence chess and struggling with calculation. It's just so damn easy to click that Analyze link while playing to get a little help visualizing and calculating th... | Read More
So, with my lousy rating (out of 57 players in this Slow Swiss, I'm #57 -- cripes), in a first round, I'm paired with someone much stronger. There are no expectations that I will win -- in fact, that's supremely unrealistic to think.
So if y... | Read More
Chess4Him: We were on track until your h3 move
Chess4Him: Trying to keep my Knight off g4?
Chess4Him: Or, limiting my LSB
nate23: to keep you knight off of g4
nate23: the light squares are open so I would be glad if you traded your bishop... | Read More
Greetings, chess-lovers!Well... It's been a while since we made any major (well, obvious) enhancements to your favorite chess site, but today's updates make the wait worthwhile! There is SO much great new stuff to see today! Let's jump right ... | Read More
I have started experimenting with blindfold chess in an attempt to improve my visualization and over the board strength (I use the analysis board extensively in online games and it has become somewhat of a crutch). I fully expected to have severe ... | Read More