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    • Does a Mistake Have to be Made to Use a Trap?

      Somewhere a person wrote that a trap is just the opponent making a mistake. I have a problem with how that is written... Maybe in Lazard's wonderful small game, a mistake (or two) were made... White resigned because not taking the Knight meant ... | Read More

    • Christmas Facts

      Xmas Facts - Who was born on Christmas Day? 1642 - Sir Isaac Newton (mathematician) 1821 - Clara Barton (nurse: founder of American Red Cross) 1887 - Conrad Hilton (hotel magnate) 1899 - Humphrey Bogart (Academy Award-winning actor: The Afric... | Read More

    • State of the Chess Improvement Blogosphere

      A little over six months ago, Liquid Egg Product wrote a provocative post The demise of chess blogging I've been thinking about this topic lately...The following is a revised version of the comment I left there at the time, with a new bit on the s... | Read More

    • I finally won against sigma chess!

      Finally! I was reading Loomis's blog post about greek gifts (http://blog.chess.com/Loomis/two-more-greek-gifts) and liked the idea of putting the knight on g5 and then planting my queen on h7 for the win.  This idea lead me to my first wi... | Read More

      • arisser
      • | Jun 16, 2008
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    • Two More Greek Gifts

      A while back I posted on the thematic Greek Gift sacrifice (Bxh7+). In the games I posted black could have drawn with proper defense but failed to find some difficult moves and lost. I have to more examples now. One where the sacrifice was temptin... | Read More

      • Loomis
      • | Jun 15, 2008
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      • | 6 comments