"At the root of all advances in the science of chess-play lies the necessity of discovering an intelligible system of notation, by means of which the squares of the board may be easily defined and the moves of the pieces recorded." — H.J.R. M... | Read More
I stumbled upon the following article while reading through the March 1903 edition of "Checkmate: Monthly Chess Review." It looked familiar and I was able to determine I had seen it before in "Pollock Memories," a collection of his ... | Read More
Caveat: The terms I use in the below essay are strictly my own invention and are not, by any means, generally accepted nomenclature.
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\ Chess Comes of Age /
Around the end of the 15t... | Read More
Q: What do Leigh Franklin James, Paul Hugo, Paula Little, Paula Minton, Sylvia Sharon, Kenneth Harding, Marie De Jourlet, Lana Preston, Paul H. Little, Jack Warren. D.R. Mason, Hugo Paul, Jack Warren, Dr. Lamb Library, Dr. Guenter Klow, Dorothy D... | Read More
This is the story of Kārlis Ozols that should be called, "When Chess Players Go Bad." The story is one of amazement, puzzlement and disgust.
Kārlis Ozols had been a chess player in his native Latvia. Like Tal, Ozols was... | Read More