Here's a new video introducing the 2010 U.S. Chess Championship that will be held later this month at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis.
Hey, they forgot to mention Bhat. (I'm rooting for the GM House.)
And where can y... | Lees meer
Project Gipf is a set of six abstract games invented by the Belgian designer Kris Burm. Individual games in the series have won numerous awards including Games magazine's "Game of the Year".
Tamsk was originally part of the series, but has si... | Lees meer
Here's a link to the video and commentary on the final game in the 2010 Arimaa World Championship between Karl Fritz Juhnke and Jean Daligault. This game features an early breakthrough and goal on the c file.
http://www.motionbox.com/videos/d49... | Lees meer
Here's a video of a nicely commented Arimaa correspondence game. This video provides some good ideas about Arimaa strategy and tactics, and gives an indication of just how complex the game is. Commentary is by Karl Fritz Juhnke (Fritzlein)... | Lees meer
Here is a video of last year's title game to determine the Arimaa World Champion.
Although to a chess player the moves will probably appear downright bizarre, Arimaa is a serious and deep challenge, with a logic all its own.
For more information... | Lees meer
Updated 12 May
Here's an e-mail game of Navia Dratp that I'm playing online with a friend.
Navia Dratp is a chess-like game inspired by shogi. I'm basically presenting it without comment, but if you are interested in finding out more about... | Lees meer
I'm not much of a solver of chess problems, shogi or otherwise. However, some shogi mates strike me as extremely beautiful. I'm presenting this four-knight mate simply as an introduction to the amazing tactical resources shogi provides and as ... | Lees meer
Playing shogi with bicolored chess pieces is an interesting approach to internationalizing the game. I've never seen that idea before.
Here's a short video showing how this type of shogi set is used. Note that promoted pieces are placed on sm... | Lees meer
Yoshiharu Habu, among the greatest shogi players of all time, is also a FIDE Master (FM) and a top chess player in Japan.
Here is one of his chess games.
In a ChessBase interview with Joel Lautier, Mr. Habu stated that he found the most diffic... | Lees meer
Here's a link to a German website with a shogi game of Garry Kasparov. You can replay the game using the controls on the Java shogi viewer. (The viewer make take a few seconds to start loading.)
http://www.shogi.de/games/shogiviewer_davin/kas... | Lees meer