A few years ago, I would say about 10 or so, when I still played 1.e4 and blitz with regularity (I seem to be playing 1.b3 and correspondence theme tournaments most of my time), I noticed that everyone approached my play with the white pieces prac... | Read More
Not too long ago I wrote an entry on how chess is in such disarray on the Mac platform. Sure, there are options such as HiARCS and Shredder, but nothing beats the power and utility of ChessBase. Unfortunately, ChessBase remains exclusively a ... | Read More
Deep Fritz is a VERY good program ... with an incredibly high rating.
I have given up all hope of ever defeating the bloody machine ...
For about a week, due to problems, I had no Internet access ...
So I had little to do. I got bored one... | Read More
It's fun to look at a victory every once and awhile!
After move 10. Fritz11 claims White's position is already lost, and indeed the winning moves are easy to find. It seems to me that many problems arise out of the opening. I am positive after a... | Read More
(born Dec-11-1969, 45 years old) India [ what is this? ]
Vishwanathan Anand ("Vishy" to his fans) was the 15th
undisputed World Champion, reigning from 2007 until
2013. He was also FIDE World Champion from
2000-2002. H... | Read More