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The Return of Handicap Chess
Everything old is new again
by GM Larry Kaufman
"Just as around 1860 Paul Morphy proved so dominant over his ri... | Read More
Beginner can hear many names of tactics, many variations of the main theme.
It does not help much.
It is nice to hear some theory from time to time, but you want to play now and you want to win immediately. Things does not go like that. After so... | Read More
Vijay pressed his temples. He came to know that he is going to lose. The blunder he had made in 23rd step left him on the edge of losing position. In just 4 or 5 steps, he is going to get ‘checkmate’. He has been think... | Read More
Before my semifinal against Albin I predicted him to choose black wich would give him the spot in the final if the game went to a draw. This is the Öland Master rules, the lowrated player chooses coulor and black win if its a draw. Before I had s... | Read More
A long, long time ago in a Europe far, far away, there were two chesses. For an idea of what this means, imagine chess. Now, imagine another chess. What makes this other chess unique, and the whole concept more magical than a glitter-coated, ... | Read More