Hello Chess Fans,
Black's strongest weapon against 1.e4 is the Sicilian Defence 1...c4. The Dragon and Accelerated Dragon are Black's most direct counterattacking schemes in the Sicilian, where a fianchettoed bishop on g7 exerts a powerful inf... | Read More
At Chess Geeks, we’re driven by a single purpose: to bring you the Best Chess Set Ever in the history of the world.
To make this dream a reality we traveled to the far corners of the earth, examined ancient descriptions of early chess sets, a... | Read More
A long period of traveling is behind me. I'm finally back home after attending the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, the Zurich Chess Classic, the European Championship in Jerusalem and the Reykjavik Open. Yes, in just two months I've crossed Eu... | Read More
Played my first "ratings whore" or "rat-ho" as I call them. Here's the jist of what happened.
First, about me. I'm a total hack. My ratings reflect my skill level. I hopefully "may" get better with time but fairly certain I'll never appro... | Read More
Here is a fledging idea, that could take several directions for a chess variant. You may want to use 3 chess sets per side, and also change certain move patterns. The concept though is to use:
1. a cube one story high.2. a cube two stories hi... | Read More