Browsing through Lasker's book about the St. Petersburg 1909 tournament, I came upon a position in the game Znosko-Borovsky vs. Salwe that reminded me of a win by Petrosian in his WC match with Spassky in 1966.
As you might know, many times o... | Read More
This game is a good indication of the pitfalls of silly openings. Here, black does nothing to influence the centre, nor do they develop quickly. In the end, they timed out when the position was getting untenable, but it was looking pretty desperat... | Read More
So after reducing my number of games (I was working on my openings), I am back to play on a regular basis!Feel free to comment and criticise anywhere. There's plenty of room for improvement in so many moves!
Game 1 was a 30-minute game against a ... | Read More
Hi Chess Players,
Lots of people are calling the way I play chess boring (actually just Mr_Penings). I'm going to show everyone how to play boring chess.
- c3 Sicilian (not boring, but everyone thinks it is for some strange rea... | Read More
There have been many blog posts lately, each player writing about their own experiences with openings. Here is mine.
When I go to Redmond High School chess club, I often play Daniel He, Samuel He, or Anshul. We all know that the He brothers ar... | Read More