Note: I intend this article to be a bit tongue in cheek; the tone is taken from the pedantic stylings of Emily Post. I genuinely enjoy stylish piece movement, but of course, the only important thing is to be respectful of your opponent.
One of th... | Read More
I was recently watching an excellent lecture by Yasser Seirawan on youtube. He was discussing the Pirc Defense. He started by explaining each move in the following line.
Seirawan explained that before he tried his novelty idea of 8. ...O-O follo... | Read More
The 76th Tata Steel Chess Tournament is underway and so far I think the participants in the Masters and Challengers have been treating the audience greatly with attractive attacking chess. As a Dutch chess fanatic I have the privilege following th... | Read More
Hi All !!!
Welcome to my first blog post to chess.com. This article is "honestly" dedicated to all my patzer friends who are reading more that one book simultaneously on chess Openings and have no idea about the endgame, which is a term heard o... | Read More
"I know people who have all the will in the world, but still can't play good chess."- Bobby Fischer
"Nowadays, when you're not a grandmaster at 14, you can forget about it."-Viswanathan Anand
"I started by just sitting by the chessboard explorin... | Read More