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
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
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
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
Let me start from the very end of this story.
Sousse Interzonal 1967 will always be remembered for Fischer's withdrawal after ten rounds. At that point he had seven wins and three draws. Even though the participants were supposed to play 22 game... | Read More