Throughout the years there have been hundreds, maybe thousands, of brilliancy prizes offered. Some are just games, albeit extremely clever ones, while others have their own stories. Some even have stories that hove... | Read More
"You might not be able to fight like a samurai, but you can at least die like a samurai." -- Kill Bill, Vol. 1.
The Berlin Defense in the Ruy Lopez is a very peculiar opening.
Spectators hate it, most chess players hate it (coun... | Read More
Avenida de las Palmeras, Habana, ca. 1904
A large island in the Caribbean, this former Spanish colony lies just 93 miles from the state of Florida. Its proximity to the United States, the inherent beauty of the... | Read More
Part 1 of our previous instalment offered a theoretical framework for blunders. This second part suggests a way to combat impulsiveness and blunder-tendencies.
Chess players are often encouraged to read chess books and watch DVDsto improvetheir ... | Read More
His whole life, Robert James Fischer was fighting against someone or something. Thousands of books, articles and videos have been produced to describe the outlandish behavior of the chess genius. It is difficult to count all the social, moral... | Read More