The already famous game So vs Kasparov played in the Ultimate Blitz Challenge is both fascinating and puzzling. Not only did GM Wesley So produce a game of unbelievable beauty, he did it against the arguably strongest chess player in the... | Read More
ih8sens (real name: Matt Nicholson) is a national master rated 2329. He asked the following:
“I have a position that I’m curious about. The majority of players I’ve asked believe that Black should not play 18…Bxg3.&... | Read More
In all sports, you play much differently when you are winning easily.
In baseball, if you are leading 8-0 in the 8th inning, you would not pull your fresh relief pitcher out of the game to pinch hit and try to get another run.
In soccer, if y... | Read More
“My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge in our beautiful game. Was i... | Read More
The most sacred of all pieces is the king, a piece we must care for and nurture. Right!?
In this article we are going to take a look at kings on steroids.
The kings below are drugged up to their eyeballs and ready... | Read More