Friends, in the last times nobody cares about nothing else, but only from one thing - who is this player, who is this person - the member of Chess.com - PrezidentPutin ( https://www.chess.com/members/view/PrezidentPutin )
What is this so big mist... | 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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Just last weekend, I played in a 5 round tournament at the local chess club. It consisted of 24 players, and I was the third seed.
I had to take a round 1 half point bye due to prior arrangements, but scored two wins and two draws in the games I ... | Read More