As an average chess hobbiest, I can find myself completely obsessed with chess; however and (possibly) unfortunately, I sometimes find myself feeling that chess can be tedious and boring. And so, due to my natural bias towards to game, I aspired t... | Read More
I got bored.
1) Suicide chess (2 player)
Basically you try to get rid of all of your pieces. If you can take, you must take
2) Bughouse (4 player)
Everyone knows this so I'm not explaining.
3) 4 board chess (2 or 4 player)
Combine 4 8x8 ... | Read More
I've had the opportunity to play a couple of rapid tournaments recently, in a weak attempt to shake off the rust before the European league season starts. There was a nice 'holiday' rapid in Luxembourg, whose chess community is super fun and soci... | Read More
No, it is not ratman11581. It's a rule of chess. How interesting when the person claiming perpetual check is cowardly is the one who in a winning position allows one to occur. It seems to me like he doesn't understand the game, or his position. Ev... | Read More
I'll admit that, when Robby asked me if I'd attend his camp this year, my initial state was one of confusion. Somehow flying (literally!) across the country for a jam-packed week of chess was a bit of an unusual proposition to me, but, of course, ... | Read More