1.1. The 4rd FIDE Online Grand Prix will be held on FIDE Online Arena platform hosted on web address: http://arena.myfide.net on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016.
The players who can participate in the Grand... | Read More
It's that time of year again, a time of costumes and tricks, a time of scary end games and traps, and best of all, tons of caffeine and free candy! Well kids, I'm Vaperchess formerly Kinglybingly, you may remember me losing countless times to th... | Read More
After the rather mundane super Grandmaster tournament the Sinquefield cup (please see Radio Jans caustic satirical expose of the gloom) the Olympiad came as refreshing drops of dew on a parched and scorched land. On open tournament with the wor... | Read More
I can hear the groans already: "Oh no, not another Tactics-Solving Recipe promising to solve all my tactical woes!" (They're tucked in dark alleyways worldwide, after all.) But maybe -- just maybe -- this checklist/recipe/theory/whateveryouwannac... | Read More
I'm Terrible. I'm Terrible. I'm Terrible. That would make my English teacher happy for two reasons.
1. I make so much fun of them that they are happy that I finally realize that I'm terrible, and
2. I just used a literary device! Repetition!
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