I promised last time to discuss some of the arguments both for and against in regards to chess 960. It didn't take long for me to find some, especially against. Some of the arguments have a certain logic, others are just plain whoppers. I wou... | Read More
Hello Chess Fans,
This article is for those who regularly play the Sicilian Defense against 1.e4. A lesser known sideline of the Sicilian Wing Gambit called The Portsmouth Gambit. Their website touts "Quick wins for White" and I mean quick.... | Read More
The Sole Purpose of this blog is to inform beginners the importance of creating a plan and try to help beginners create a plan that can help them improve their chess. The plan can be simple, easy, and suited to their individual needs.
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Shapes of pieces
Under Christianity, the shapes of the pieces, originally Islamic nonrepresentational (see piece values in shantranj), changed. Carved images of men and animals reappeared. The shape of the rook, originally a rectangular blo... | Read More