In chess, ego is king. Thus one often hears a player who just lost saying, “I beat myself!”
The old “I beat myself!” is often a way to convince yourself that you could have beaten your opponent if it wasn’t for this... | Read More
Humans long ago relinquished their claim as the world’s best chess players to the computer engines that now play the most accurate version of chess and who now exclusively probe the leading edge of game’s discoveries.
While play... | Read More
The following piece was written by Paul Hugo Little, a rather diverse writer and a chess expert himself. Many people have probably encountered someone like the chess expert described in the story below.
(The diagrams... | Read More
Q: What do Leigh Franklin James, Paul Hugo, Paula Little, Paula Minton, Sylvia Sharon, Kenneth Harding, Marie De Jourlet, Lana Preston, Paul H. Little, Jack Warren. D.R. Mason, Hugo Paul, Jack Warren, Dr. Lamb Library, Dr. Guenter Klow, Dorothy D... | Read More
As beginners, we learn myriad principles that guide our chess development and steer us away from common positional vices:
Develop knights before bishops.
Do not move a piece twice in the opening unless strictly necessary.
Knights on the rim ... | Read More