How to Improve
The most common question I hear from chess students and friends is some version of "How can I improve?". Every strong player has heard this question countless times, and every aspiring player has asked it. My stock answer is to sol... | Read More
Origins of the modern game
The queen and bishop remained relatively weak until between 1475 AD and 1500 AD, in either Spain, Portugal, France or Italy, the queen's and bishop's modern moves started and spread, making chess close to its ... | Read More
Now it begins, the change.
Now as I mentioned in Part 1 (which if you haven't read click here: http://www.chess.com/blog/KaydenTroff/the-end-of-one-road-beginning-of-another-part-1), I will now talk about the changes I made from a few tournam... | Read More
1. The number of possible unique chess games is much greater than the number of electrons in the universe. The number of electrons is estimated to be about 10^79, while the number of unique chess games is 10^120.
2. The longest chess game... | Read More
I've got plenty of emails recently asking how to love a girl, specially if that girl is your soulmate, a girl who also knows how to play chess. I can tell that there are several ways to show your love to the person whom you love. One way around is... | Read More