This game was in the Modern Defense. I (playing White) had more pawn influence and space in the center. Black was in turn playing to undermine it without occupying it, with the idea to later blow up the position to get sharp attacking options as i... | Read More
By: Adisa Banjoko and Grandmaster Maurice Ashley
I don’t play either side or the king, I play God/ Heavenly wars played out on hand carved boards –Rakaa Iriscience, 64 Squares in the Cipher
Thinking Like A King
About seven years ... | Read More
There was a grandmaster called Bronstein who took 35 minutes to make his first move with white in a major tournament..
During the time of the hypermoderns, viz. Reti, Nimzovitch and others, who preached control of the centre without occupation, i... | Read More
The English Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move:
1. c4A flank opening, it is the fourth most popular and, according to various databases, anywhere from one of the two most successful to the fourth most succ... | Read More
Aron Nimzowitsch was a Russian-born, Danish leading chess master and a very influential chess writer. He was the foremost figure amongst the hypermoderns ...
Ross Jackson (Raumati South, New Zealand) owns a 17-page article handwritten by Nimzowit... | Read More