Two of the questions on today's show were:
1) Give us an example of how you evalute a position, and
2) What do you think about the line 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 b6 (a fairly rare variation of the French Defense, Tarrasch Variation)?
I did not have... | Read More
One of the final questions on today's show was "What do you consider the game in chess history that, if I study, I will learn the most?" (I paraphrase)
This question raises three important issues:
An unannotated "pure" game is only worth what th... | Read More
The game begins, and within a few moves your opponent pitches a pawn. It’s not considered the most correct gambit, and might even fall into the category of “cheesy”. But by taking the pawn, you are playing “his” game.... | Read More
For the last few months I've been working on a new book on the Blackmar Diemer Gambit. This gambit is sort of a Rodney Dangerfield of chess openings, it just doesn't get any respect. Statistically, it performs quite well especially if you consult ... | Read More
Gambit Hΰbsch Antidote or Leurre?
Collection savoir faire
$17.12 Euros from http://thebookedition.com/gambit-hubsch-antidote-ou-leurre--eric-jego-p-79387.html
As far as I know, this is the first b... | Read More