What is the London System, Poisoned Pawn Variation?
The Poisoned Pawn Variation is a line played as black which trys to exploit the undefended b2 pawn in the London System.
Take a journey with me into the Poisoned Pawn Variation.
The startin... | Read More
Cheating in chess is widely deemed to be the greatest threat to the future of chess. Many amateurs and even many professionals regularly state that cheating is rampant. Accusations pervade every level of chess from the lowest levels of online ches... | Read More
I've had plenty of people ask me, "Who is/was the best chess player ever?"
If I had to pick one person... Oh, but that is difficult! Considering modern chess and eliminating the non-chessboard-related actions of the person, my answer would probab... | Read More
This is my first blog, and will probably be pretty boring, but to all those who are still reading...
I have started a tournament in Lucas chess with its 34 default chess engines, and in this tournament each side gets 120 minutes. As my computer s... | Read More
In this post I’ll follow on from my previous post and introduce an engine which is perhaps my favorite engine for training games.
It has highly tweakable parameters, a refined and realistic human-like playing style and best of all, is 100% FREE... | Read More