What is the
Clarendon Court Defence?
The (CCD) is a black opening that is Extra-Sharp.
The (CCD) is considered unsound.
However, It does offer a very interesting game.
The (CCD) is played against 1.d4 (Queen Pawn Opening... | Read More
I picked up the book "Chess Openings: Traps and Zaps" B. Pandolfini, Simon & Schuster 1989 at the local used book store. I have since been studying the King's Gambit lines. In the book Panolfini is a big fan of the moves Bxf7+, Kxf7, Qh5+ ... | Read More
Two years ago, I wrote a post entitled “Before Thirty” in which I detailed plans to complete some of my life goals. One of them was to publish a book before my thirtieth birthday (by the way, I got to that handstand in the end). The book was t... | Read More
After taking a lesson from International Master Attila Turzo, I have decided to begin making blog entries detailing my goals and what I've been working on to achieve those goals.
My studies will be divided into several distinct areas. First, I ... | Read More
Correspondence ChessResearch is a central pleasure of correspondence chess. Using opening books, databases, and both print and electronic versions of Chess Informant elevates my play in the short run and expands my over the boar... | Read More