“I would like to understand the type of games I am interested in playing. I am a beginner, and I thought that maybe I might make a database of every game certain people played with a certain opening. My idea is ... | Read More
Chess has had some difficulty throughout the years in presenting itself as a form of public entertainment. There has been some isolated cases where chess made good TV and even a few instances where chess was limelighted and managed to ca... | Read More
Professor: Class, how wondrous to see you!
Here, the burble of garbled voices seemed to say pleasant prattling things back to the professor.
Professor: They say all good things must come to an end, and that’s the case today.
Thomas: Are you l... | Read More
Yet not reading latest Chess Informant 120 Maracana? Seriously?
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Book: Paperback, 340 pages, English language. CD: in ChessBase format (with PGN).
Our four times-a-year publication aspires to be an arena that g... | Read More
Usually an article discusses a particular player, or tactics, or some positional concept. When I teach tactical motifs, you know that all the puzzles are going to be about tactics. If I am discussing a particular idea concerning a pawn structure, ... | Read More