This is very important

This is very important

Zeitnot17
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23 days ago

Like I said in my last post, always put first things first. When you do so, the solution to this puzzle (which popped up in a 15/10 rapid game today) jumps out at you.

Put first things first

Put first things first

Zeitnot17
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Dec 7, 2018

In his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey advises us to "put first things first." This puzzle (which is inspired by a position that popped up in a recent 15/10 rapid game) is a helpful reminder of this simple yet powe...

Winning a won game is the hardest part of chess

Winning a won game is the hardest part of chess

Zeitnot17
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Oct 27, 2018

As Frank Marshall reportedly said, the hardest part of chess is winning a won game. While I’m still working through the five quizzes in my most recent post, Play the Catalan like Magnus, I thought I’d put up a quick post following u...

Play the Catalan like Magnus

Play the Catalan like Magnus

Zeitnot17
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Oct 15, 2018

In my first post as a Top Blogger (@SamCopeland, thanks for the honor!), I'd like to try my hand at an exercise that one of my many favorite bloggers, FM Michel Coto (@Michel2426), recommends. If you're not already reading Michel's posts and ...

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