There’s cheating in chess?
What a silly question. Of course there is, and the transgressions are many and varied. But when I came to the game as a callow youth, I didn't pay much attention to it. Naturally, I knew certain practices were i... | Read More
Paul Morphy, Spring Hill College, 1854
This is a highly unusual article for me. I have no love for chess engines. Additionally, I have severe reservations about trying to compare modern players with 19th cenutry players. It h... | Read More
Hi! Firstly, thanks for the positive comments on Part 1 of this series. I do hope to continue to have your support.
Before I continue showing some more swindles concorted in this part of Asia, I would like to make a distinction between the '... | Read More
It is time to summarize our discussion about all the positive and negative aspects that computers brought to our game and see which side outweighs.
One of the biggest positive sides I see is that computers really enhanced our chess knowledge. So... | Read More
In the last week's article I touched the subject of cheaters who use computer engines during their games. To my great surprise, judging by reader's messages, many of you are not aware of this problem. I was asked how can cheaters possibly us... | Read More