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
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In 1882, Australian cricketers came to London and won a test match in England for the first time ever. "The Ashes" of English cricket tradition were transported back with the victors to the Southern Hemisphere.
The two countries continue t... | Read More
I have a question about a certain line in the accelerated dragon Maroczy Bind. 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 d6 7.Be2 Nxd4 8.Qxd4 Bg7 9.Be3 0-0 10.Qd2 Be6 11.f3 Qa5 12.Nb5 Qxd2+ 13.Kxd2 a6 14.Nc7 Rac8 15.Nx... | Read More
I used to think that Grob attack was the worst possible chess opening. However, there is only so much damage you can do to your position with one little move. I'm now inclined to think that the cabbage attack is the worst possible chess opening ou... | Read More