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  • "Queer Moves in Chess"

         I stumbled upon the following article while reading through the March 1903 edition of "Checkmate: Monthly Chess Review."  It looked familiar and I was able to determine I had seen it before in "Pollock Memories,"  a collection of his ... | Read More

  • 6 Things You Should Always Do in Blitz

    Playing live online chess can be great fun, but sometimes you just want to play another person over the board. As we all know, playing over-the-board chess has its own set of rules and guidelines that must be followed in tournament play. Breac... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #53: In Passing

    Professor: Bonjour, class. Class: Bonjour, to you as well, Professor. Lucian: What’s with the French? Thomas: Were you trying to confuse us? Professor: No, not at all. Zephyr: Then why use French to say good afternoon? Ryan: Do... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #46 - The Fortress and the Cage, Part 1

    Professor: Good evening, class. Lucian: Good evening? But it’s only one o’clock in the afternoon. Professor: Oh, forgive me. I’ve just flown back from Phnom Penh and I forgot to reset my watch. Here, the class wasn’t sure if the ... | Read More

  • Stalemate

    S T A L E M A T E _______________________________________________________      The existing rule has this in its favour, that it appeals strongly to the sporting instincts of mankind; and the last chance which it affords to a player who ap... | Read More

    • En Passant

      The last rule about pawns is called “en passant,” which is French for “in passing”. If a pawn moves out two squares on its first move, and by doing so lands to the side of an opponent’s pawn (effectively jumping past the other pawn’s a... | Read More

    • En passant Rule should Apply to Long Castling?

      Say a Bishop or queen is attacking the Queen Knight square,i.e., b1 or b8, chess rule allow long castling (as long as the king does'nt come under check, castling is allowed). My question to you is "should'nt the rook be allowed to be captured En... | Read More

    • Journey of a Patzer

      Hi Friends!! Recently i took part in the first rated tourney of my life "GTC Chess Classic" , really had an awesome experience and got to learn so much about chess. It was an international event and players from neighbouring nation were seen in f... | Read More

    • The Infinity Gambit

      In this blog, I talk about a new opening that I created called the infinity gambit. There are six main variation of the Infinity Gambit Accepted.   Of course white course capture the c pawn en passant and transpose into the Tan G... | Read More

      • jackfast
      • | Jul 23, 2015
    • Millennium Chess - The Pawn

      Hello everyone. I'm sorry it's been so long since my last post, but I've been very busy. In this last post in my series on Millennium Chess, I will explain the motion of the pawn. The pawn's motion uses the concepts we have already learned for t... | Read More

      • ijgeoffrey
      • | Jul 19, 2015