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  • Judicious Use of the Clock...

    Coronus Jan 3, 2017, 5:59 PM

    Playing White in a 15 5 u game on freechess.com, I took my time developing my pieces, thinking carefully about every move. As usual, in no time at all I was down to the last minute or so, while Black was still luxuriating...

  • Black Attacks Relentlessly

    Coronus Jan 2, 2017, 2:31 PM

    Here's a game (15 5 u) I played as Black on freechess.org. A nice example of how simple but aggressive development easily thwarts a premature White attack and leaves him without options...  

  • Chess for linux – Jin review and Download

    mschosting Apr 6, 2016, 1:24 AM

    When you switch from Windows to Linux, you will miss some “commercial” software. To be completely honest most of them does not have a Linux version, but do not despair! All software you run on Windows can eventually...

  • The Earth Moves

    Coronus Aug 30, 2015, 12:23 PM

    Here is a game I played recently on freechess.org (unrated,15 5). White (that's me) launched a tactical onslaught that unnerved Black to the point of distraction, allowing a bold White pawn to back the Black Queen...

  • My FICS Games

    Coronus Aug 11, 2015, 12:49 PM

    Here are a few games I played recently on freechess.org, all unrated with a 15 5 time control. In this game I was White, and Black resigned after 8 moves. In the next game, I was Black... And playing Black...

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  • FICS Teamleague

    Torkil Oct 1, 2016, 4:52 AM

    Hello Obsessives! As most of you probably are aware, there's an offshoot group of OCD dedicated to playing live chess: OCD -Live. Recently there has cropped up the idea to enter a team in the teamleague competition...

  • How to install chess engine in the winboard

    lavin_arrt Nov 6, 2014, 6:35 AM

    To install engines in the Winboard you must pay attention that WINBOARD files and ENGINE files are set in specific folders and should not be removed from there. Once you have learned how to install the engines...

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