"For the crime of stealing a basket of dried fruit, I hereby sentence you to death." The King trembled in fury, for he was rather fond of dried fruit. The prisoner, for his part, trembled in fear and the courtiers trembled in awe. There was a lot ... | Read More
USCF Rating: 1752
Year to date: +222
At the beginning of the year I identified several of my chess shortcomings that I thought were holding me back from crossing the 1600 level. They included:
Misunderstanding the positi... | Read More
Recently, we have seen some Caro-Cann games on the top-master level with black scoring well.
The comments on the moves are from Alejandro Ramirez Alvarez, I did only lookup in the database to find novelties.
Please note how black grabs the ... | Read More
A. R. Rahman is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician, multi-instrumentalist and philanthropist.
Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by Time, his works are notable for integrating Eastern c... | Read More
RASHID GIBIATOVICH NEZHMETDINOV(born Dec-15-1912, died Jun-03-1974, 61 years old) Russia
Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov was born in Aktubinsk, then part of the Russian Empire and now known as Aqtöbe, in Kazakhstan, into a poo... | Read More