Puzzle Rush Experiment: Results

Puzzle Rush Experiment: Results

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29 days ago

'Youth is typically proud of its deep, accurate, and rapid calculation of variations. At that time, Tal was already famous for this quality, and I had no wish to be left behind.' - GM Lev Polugaevsky A couple of months ago, I ran an experiment...

Chill with the Yaac Attack

Chill with the Yaac Attack

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Aug 16, 2020

'I have a unique approach to chess, which I use in my own games as well as to teach my students. I call it the Dacha Approach. It's based on building light and dark in harmony, With the pieces as builders and the pawns as bricks. Both the pieces a...

Join The Puzzle Rush Experiment

Join The Puzzle Rush Experiment

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Jun 27, 2020

"In general terms, I consider that everything in chess rests on tactics. If strategy is the block of marble, then tactics are the chisel with which a master operates to create a work of chess art." - GM Tigran Petrosian (Former World Champion: 196...

Understanding Overprotection in Chess

Understanding Overprotection in Chess

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May 11, 2020

"Each time I leaf through the Chess Praxis, the book that I literally kept under my pillow and read in my childhood like fairytales, I rediscover Nimzowitsch's maxims that, as I understand now, had become the basis for my chess views a long time a...

How I Became A National Master

How I Became A National Master

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Dec 16, 2019

Like Dvoretsky, I think that (all other things being equal), the analytical method of studying chess must give you a colossal advantage over the chess pragmatist, and that there can be no certainty in chess without analysis. —Garry Kasparov ...