HowDoesTheHorseMove's Blog

    • On chess variants

      Note: I wrote this for an audience not terribly familiar with chess. I don't mean to insult anyone's intelligence by explaining who Capablanca was, or other things that might seem unnecessary in this venue. In modern times some have begun... | Read More

    • What's wrong with this picture?

      White is mated, but something fishy is going on. First to say what gets a cookie. | Read More

    • Variants

      Yesterday, in a moment of boredom, I decided to watch the computer play chess against itself. It occured to me that the first handful of moves are probably as rapid as they are for the same reason that openings can move so quickly in human games: ... | Read More