As we move along in our exploration of the endgames that defined the battles for the world championship, we come to the 1894 match between Emanuel Lasker and Wilhelm Steinitz, which took place in New York, Philadelphia, and Montreal.
In the year... | Read More
Professor: What do you say, class?
Class: (Mumbled voices.)
Professor: It’s great that I have a captivated audience.
Hale: Captivated or captive?
Professor: Now that I’ve captured your attention, let’s talk a... | Read More
Professor: Good day, class. It’s wonderful to see you.
Zephyr and Lucian: It’s wonderful to see you, too, Professor.
Professor: As different as the two of you are, you always seem so connected.
Lucian: You mean like emotionally awar... | Read More
Professor: Good afternoon, class. I hope this past week has been spectacular.
Zephyr: It was for me. I got to go to a concert. I heard Beethoven’s "Symphony No. 9". It was glorious.
Professor: The Ninth Symphony! I wish I could have been ... | Read More
Today we'll talk about the positions with the shortest possible checkmates. I almost hear your question: “Are you talking about checkmate in one move?” No, we actually discussed this kind of checkmates here, but today we will talk abou... | Read More