This week, I am reading Tal vs Botvinnik - 1960. Pretty interesting read on kindle for $10. Getting into Tal's mind as he goes from round to round against the systematic and positional Botvinnik.
Also got a new cell phone, a Driod Note II. Very... | Read More
Since yesterday everytime I need to use Mobile Chess it keeps giving me ''invalid password'' even as I enter the right one. Could it be a system bug? | Read More
Mobile Chess with Hiarcs on iPhoneIf you had told me when I first started playing chess that one day my phone would be able to beat me at chess I would have thought you were mad. Phones used to be made of bakelite and had two real bells inside tha... | Read More
(image from 21 Oct 2010 BBC News Middle East)
I've been keeping up a few online and mobile chess games at once, which is still relatively new to me. This got me wondering about just how often people play online as opposed to face-to-face.
The... | Read More
Gentle reader, do you actually get a little thrill when you see the Chess.com Maintenance page? Maybe, you think, as you play 1. e4 against Little Chess Partner, …maybe they went off-line so they can FINALLY add Blindfold ... | Read More