This is the week of Halloween, a time when we dust the cobwebs, ressurect the dead and free the whispy ghosts of the departed.I thought this would be an appropriate time to open my own vault into the not-so-distant...
Some chess players love to play offbeat openings.
I knew one class-A player who was a die-hard devotee of the Vulture Defense (1.d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 Ne4?!). He was showing me a book (why do they kill trees to...
My birthday is on Oct.30 and that's just a day before halloween.So here's how it's special:
I get cake and presents,and on the day after I get CANDY!!
I get to do nothing but relax!
It will be delicious.
Here's a quick game in the Halloween gambit where black makes a common inaccuracy that I was able to capitalize on thanks to my preparation!
1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nc6
3. Nc3 Nf6
My favorite dubious...
The Halloween gambit is a very tricky Gambit and follows the phrase 'Trick or Treat". It is a variation of the four knights game and if played into can be a very brutal start for black.
This is the...