Earlier this year, Nigel Short, one of the United Kingdom's greatest chess players today, created quite a bit of controversy when he stated that men are "hardwired" to be better chess players than their female counterparts.
Speaking in an interv... | Read More
"YOU CAN'T PLAY CHESS WITHOUT CALCULATION!"
That was a very concrete advice that an angry chess teacher gave me when I was a young boy. He was angry with me because I wasn't calculating and simply moved my piec... | Read More
Last Saturday I participated in the Alabama Dual-Rated Championships. The tournament is so named because with the time control of 45|10, both classical and quick USCF ratings are affected.
Recently I had become an Expert after h... | Read More
Rudolf Spielmann, The Art of Sacrifice in Chess, 21st century edition, revised and expanded by Karsten Mueller. (Russell Enterprises, 2015.) 272 pp., $24.95. Reviewed by Dennis Monokroussos.
Austrian grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942) was ... | Read More
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Bobby Fisher teaches chess
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