This article is about four interesting positions. Much of this is moderately advanced to very advanced, so hold onto your hats and see if you can meet the storm head-on!
I've also discovered some incredible tactical possibilities in one of ... | Read More
Once upon a time, Alexander Roshal, who was the chief editor of the famous Soviet weekly "64," called Mikhail Tal and asked for some original material for his publication.
Tal answered that he would be happy to help his old friend and told ... | Read More
“Real magic can never be made by offering someone else's liver. You must tear out your own, and not expect to get it back.” ― Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
Magic does happen on the chess board; that is one of the... | Read More
The recently concluded Sinquefield Cup was a true celebration of chess. Great players, high-quality chess, and outstanding live coverage — What else a chess fan can dream about? Apparently not everyone is happy. According to the Presid... | Read More
Occasionally I run into players who think that Bobby Fischer "did it all by himself." I.e. he locked himself in his room, studied chess until he was world class, and then burst onto the tournament scene.
Every day after school, Bobby w... | Read More