Playing chess in Russian will help, I know from experience. Ze Ruskies are strong as Stalin. Do it in Russian & play from ze heart!!
Meet dark_bober, who I felt was chess engine-ing me. He denied it; though since he's Russian, ... | Read More
Last week I played in the Motor City Open, held at the Motor City Casino in downtown Detroit over Thanksgiving weekend.
I drew a 1950 rated player in round 1, after hanging a piece for nothing in the early middlegame (Now you know why I am #1 on ... | Read More
A lot of wise people (including Botvinnik) said that, in order to progress, the chess player has to, among other things: 1. analyse his own games; 2. publish the analysis. So, here’s my first attempt at that. (Actually, the second attempt; I alr... | Read More
Learning chess is quite a journey. If you have a bit of a talent, you will progress quickly in the beginning. But what next, since the topic is so vast and the amount of material so intimidating?
Well, your tournament games can be ... | Read More
So, it's been a while since I played a rated game of chess. I finally started playing again when I got a friend to start playing...and he kinda stopped but I'm still going. I thought I'd share this game, one of the first after I restarted; I have ... | Read More