People are obsessed with chess openings. Amazon shows 28,265 books listed when you search for "Chess Book", but I expect the number of books written on the game is well over 100,000. If I were to hedge a bet, then I would also guess that... | Read More
Picking the correct opening repertoire is one of the most important decisions that a chess player makes. There is no point starting the game with a series of moves that will lead you into a situation that you find unc... | Read More
Today, we continue our investigation (started in this article) of the weirdest, funniest and trickiest moves ever played. This time, we'll talk about knight moves.
To tell you the truth, I thought knights were going to be the easi... | Read More
Master vs Many: IM Daniel Rensch: Game 1
Danny took the white pieces in the first edition of Master vs Many and elected to give 1.e4 a try! That masses fought back with the ever popular Sicilian Najdrof eventually proving the knowlegde ... | Read More
There are basically three ways a tactic can occur, both for and against you:
The opponent makes a threat for a tactic (or a check or capture), which either can't be met, or can be, but is missed.
There is no existing threat of a tactic, bu... | Read More