As a man that has many interests (UFOs, martial arts, philosophy, various forms of history [chess and non-chess], literature, art, film, music, and even criminology), I recently began reading an excellent book entitled "Shady Side: The Life and Cr... | Read More
Miles of String by Marcel Duchampfrom the "First Papers of Surrealism" exhibition New York 1942,
for the benefit of the French war relief societiesPhoto by John Schiff hangs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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About a decade ago, WilhelmThe2nd, from Chessgames.com sent me this article by Fedor Bohatirchuk about his personal memories of Efim Bogoljubov. The article, which had no accompanying pictures, is given below with some elaboration ... | Read More
Every great chess master agrees that time spent with endgame studies is time well spent!
Courtesy of Yochanan Afek, grandmaster for composing endgame studies, Chess.com posts a new puzzle each week for your enjoyment and chess enrichment. ... | Read More
Throughout the years there have been hundreds, maybe thousands, of brilliancy prizes offered. Some are just games, albeit extremely clever ones, while others have their own stories. Some even have stories that hove... | Read More