I recently took a train from Amsterdam to the quaint little Belgium town of Bruges. Looking for a book to keep me occupied for the four hour ride, I remembered my review copy of Richard Pert’s Playing the Trompowsky, which is certainly thinner t... | Read More
Professor: Bonjour, class.
Class: Bonjour, to you as well, Professor.
Lucian: What’s with the French?
Thomas: Were you trying to confuse us?
Professor: No, not at all.
Zephyr: Then why use French to say good afternoon?
Ryan: Do... | Read More
Chess has had some difficulty throughout the years in presenting itself as a form of public entertainment. There has been some isolated cases where chess made good TV and even a few instances where chess was limelighted and managed to ca... | Read More
Yet not reading latest Chess Informant 120 Maracana? Seriously?
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Book: Paperback, 340 pages, English language. CD: in ChessBase format (with PGN).
Our four times-a-year publication aspires to be an arena that g... | Read More
Professor: What do you say, class?
Class: (Mumbled voices.)
Professor: It’s great that I have a captivated audience.
Hale: Captivated or captive?
Professor: Now that I’ve captured your attention, let’s talk a... | Read More