The Vienna Chess Tournament of 1898, one of many tournaments sponsored by Albert von Rothschild, ran from May 31 to July 25 and was played at the Vienna Chess Club. It attracted many strong and now-famous masters. Tarrasch and Pillsb... | Read More
There are many definitions for the concept, "killer instinct." One of the better ones I found, from Dictionary.com, tell us it's "an aggressive and ruthless determination to win or attain a goal." Maybe it was an eventual p... | Read More
The mobile platform now dominates the Internet.
Many more YouTube videos are watched on mobile devices (mostly smartphones) than on desktop and laptop computers combined. Two months ago, Google announced that the majority of its search... | Read More
In my previous articles, I discussed two "chess boxing" combos, "The Chess Uppercut" and "The Chess Sucker Punch."
Today, I'll show you "Fischer's Jab."
The definition of a jab is "a quick, sharp blow, especially with the fist... | Read More
Last week, we presented the first part of my intermediate-level blitz chess game, annotated by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili and checked by Stockfish 6, in an effort to learn from my predictably subpar play.
Now, let’s proudly conclude th... | Read More