We had a pretty cool discussion at chess club tonight about chess books. A rapidly improving young player (very strong tactician, the rest of his game will catch up eventually if he's anything like I was...) was asking about which chess books ar... | Read More
By Hans Kmoch
Kmoch's translation (appeared in English in 1951) in the American Magazine Chess Review.
Anderssen started the sacrificial style, Morphy and Grunfeld the pure attacking style, Steinitz the positional style, Tarrasch the scien... | Read More
Not my post, I'm just posting here for easier access for me
We play chess because it seduces our intellect, is an analogue to life itself, and represents the ever-elusive quest for mental and emotional elegance.At least that’s why I play c... | Read More
This one is a puzzle from "My System" which is featured as a diagram but I thought it would be nice to put it here as a puzzle!
The game is Nimzowitsch - Amateur , Nuremberg 1904.
The theme of the puzzle is creating strong passed pawn and open f... | Read More
When it comes to fighting viruses and malware, there is nothing better to have then more 1 scanner on your computer. (as long as they are not conflicting) A few of the scanners I've tested out were rogue viruses and didnt own up to what they adver... | Read More