This has been a rough few weeks for me in online and correspondence chess. I recently matched my live chess losing streak of eight games in standard time control (15|10), which was incredibly disappointing given that I had improved so much over t... | Read More
Time controls were 120/40, SD 30. The first game was a G/25. I was really happy with my result this tournament and overall happy with my play. Although I still have some things to work on (endgames possibly) I feel myself playing at a higher level... | Read More
Welcome to my second opening puzzle game !
If you haven't already tried my first one you can find it and give it a try.
So lets start with our first opening.
1st Stonewall attack
2nd Grand Prix attack
3rd Albin counter gambit
I hope yo... | Read More
Domenica 7 dicembre il Grand Prix a fatto tappa a Leno. Presso l’anfiteatro della biblioteca comunale, con l’organizzazione del Circolo Scacchi Ghedi, 47 giocatori (34 nell’open e 13 nel torneo Under) hanno dato vita ad una manifestazione be... | Read More
The Petroff defense has often been labeled as drawish, symmetrical, and boring. While it can transpose to the two, three, or four knights openings, it also has its own opening trap: the Marshall Trap.
This game is from the 2008 FIDE Grand Prix i... | Read More