I know that at the start, I meant for this to be a statistical based blog, but I wanted to share my opinions of a topic that has been the talk of the chess world in the last few days.
GM Magnus Carlsen, the World No.1 and the current World Champi... | Read More
Just over a week before the start of the Sinquefield Cup, Magnus Carlsen dropped a small bomb on his Facebook page when he commented, "I felt it important to share with you something I have been thinking about a great deal: the World Championship ... | Read More
Here is a program great for tournamen players. It will analyze your games and make you a better chess player.
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This blog is part of a concerted effort by me to analyse my own game, without the use of a computer.
This is the hardest part of chess study for me, as it's difficult to aim for self reflection.
I managed to fit this blitz game in whil... | 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