Knights are tricky little pieces. Often seen dancing around the board like little mischievous imps, knights have the power to bewilder and confuse even the strongest of grandmasters.
I want to take a deeper look at one particular knigh... | Read More
One thing nearly all chess players have in common is that they hate to lose.
Losing, while it might be good for our long-term chess development, is a short-term disaster for our ego.
Unlike games such as Monopoly or poker, luck is not even a t... | Read More
The mobile platform now dominates the Internet.
Many more YouTube videos are watched on mobile devices (mostly smartphones) than on desktop and laptop computers combined. Two months ago, Google announced that the majority of its search... | Read More
In my last article, I gave you five tips to improve your tactics. If you did your homework and practiced your tactics (either Tactics Trainer, or my Chess Genie app) you will see the benefits right away!
However, learning strateg... | Read More
We've known for a while that the former world blitz number-one GM Maxim Dlugy would play in this month's Death Match 32. Now we know his opponent: blitz maven and past Death Match champion IM Yaacov Norowitz.
The match will be three hours of bli... | Read More