The greatest chess blunder is resigning when you were winning.
Okay, I didn't make this mistake, but I made the second biggest chess blunder. Offering a draw (perpetual check) when I was winning.
Above all, this highlighted to me a major... | Read More
About a week ago, I decided to give Crazyhouse a try. I found an opponent, leanValdes, who was willing to play five or six 5|0 games, and we both got to win some of them.
After the sixth game, I had an idea. "Do you want to try to make 18 que... | Read More
I learned to play chess when I was 5 or 6 years old during my last year at preschool. In fact I don't remember it and I have to trust my parents for this :) That's a shame because:
I don't remember the joy to discover this wonderful game
I can't ... | Read More
Chess grandmaster, Bobby Fischer, once said, “Chess is life”. While some of his ideas and opinions were backwards and downright ridiculous, he did get one thing right; chess encompasses so much of life. Not only is chess an incredibly powerful... | Read More
The late Larry Evans was a living legend in US chess, having won five US Championships and served as Bobby Fischer's second as he battled the former Soviet Union. He was also a long time columnist for Chess Life and This Crazy World of Chess (by ... | Read More