A nice game demonstrating some of white's plusses in the Scotch/Spanish (exchange) endgame. White's chances come on the kingside and are often more dangerous than it first seems.
It's a little more complex than my blog about the f5 theme in the... | Read More
There's a particular user on this site (who I will not name because calling somebody out online should be reserved for young children (you have no idea how many 11 year olds have slept with my mother in xbox land...)), who finds it amusing to writ... | Read More
Link to Part I
My rather hilarious student wanted this blog to be called "The Rise of Todd", so we can pretend it is :).
Here's another annotated game played by the same student (I will use other students, I promise) at a recent tournament. I'... | Read More
My favorite chess.com hero has posted another "useful" instruction - how to find "a risk free position" playing against Latvian gambit.
His instruction has one major problem - it has too many "holes" e.g. opponents moves which may take any >20... | Read More
I found this pretty amusing. The same day I published the original "Just Keep Moving" blog, another player goes into the same variation of the Queen's Gambit Declined against me in another 15 minute game. He played a little bit better, but bla... | Read More