My husband and I were planning on taking a trip next month to Hawaii for our 25th wedding anniversary, but my mother refuses to watch the kids ever since Timmy put her cat in the refrigerator. Bill, my husban... | Read More
Tschigorin had written in 1880: "In the chess world there are not a lot of names with such a wide and well-deserved reputation as the that of our compatriot Carl A. Jaenisch."
Carl von Jaenisch (1813-1872)
Jaenish, a rai... | Read More
Chess Informant has launched new chess openings database system called DiamondBase PRO, that should compete with popular database choices on the market.
What is all about?
We believe that Chess Informant database is first-rate chess database th... | Read More
Most people even remotely interested in 19th century chess know about Mrs. John W. Gilbert and her extremely long announced mates. What seems to be less appreciated today is the sheer strength of this lady chess player. Part of the p... | Read More
John Watson and I are finishing our new book Taming Wild Chess Openings, and I will be posting some of our analysis, starting with this offbeat way of handling the Russian Game with 4.Nd3!? This is not a scary line but it can catch Black by surpr... | Read More