If white has a king, a queen, a rook, and a pawn and black has a king, a queen, a bishop, and a knight. Do you think white will win, black will win, or draw. To find the correct answer, go to my profile and go to about me and then find the answer ... | Read More
GM Bojkov reviwed my loss on the Black side of a Grob defence, which I annotated in the following link.
He shared many great insights which can be summar... | Read More
The face of all the board is changed, I think,Since first I heard the footsteps of thy soulMove still, oh, still, beside me, as they stoleBetwixt me and the dreadful outer brinkOf obvious death, where I, who thought to sink,Was caught up into thou... | Read More
“A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.” Philip Sidney
The knight as a tactical piece
The knight with its weird movement and mysterious routes, is one of the most dangerous pieces of the chess boa... | Read More
After our wonderful time in New Zealand we had a week to recover before I was off again. In the three weeks we were away new tenants had moved in and I spent a lot of the week tidying up after the mice and making the house habitable. Hopefully we'... | Read More