"What is chess, do you think?" -- Ben Kingsley (as Bruce Pandolfini) in the movie "Searching For Bobby Fischer"
Chess has continued to evolve, just as chess players continue to evolve. Some say it began in India as the game chataranga. Others say... | Czytaj więcej
I seriously think the Vienna Game is very underestimated.The best part about it can be a King's Gambit if wanted to(i don't play king's gambit simply because there is too much risk or i can't seem to think the lines are good or simply because it... | Czytaj więcej
One of the oddest, yet intriguing variations in the King's Gambit Accepted is one discovered by Louis Eisenberg.
Louis R. Eisenberg
On page 293 of "Emil Kemeny: A Life in Chess," John Hilbert quote... | Czytaj więcej
In the King's Gambit (after 1.e4 e5 2.f4) there are many ways to decline the free pawn. Some are:The Classical variation: 2...Bc5Norwalde Variation 2...Qf6Panteldakis Counter Gambit 2...f5Nimzowitsch Counter Gambit 2...d5 3 exd5 c6Adel... | Czytaj więcej
This long weekend I participated in my first OTB tournament, the Ryde Eastwood Open. It was a 7 round Swiss event over 3 days, the first day having 3 games and the others 2 each. The time controls for the event were 60mins + 10sec per mo... | Czytaj więcej