It sometimes happens in chess that a significantly weaker player than you beats you regularly, ie "he has your number". This is true even for grandmaster level players.
In my case, I can drop upto 100 plus points at a stretch, losing game after g... | Lees meer
As of today (or maybe it was yesterday), Fabiano Caruana (who dropped below 2800 and down to World No. 5 in the live rankings because of Norway Chess) officially changed federations from Italy to the United States. In Dortmund, he will be displayi... | Lees meer
Original entry date 13 April
After all of these years, I'm finally flirting with the fact that I need to seek out some "real people ratings". Playing on line for fun is a marvelous thing, but I'm now finding that when people hear ... | Lees meer
Magnus Carlsen starts out with 0.5/4, the worst in ten years. And there are still so many people out there who are throwing hatred at him. Really? Logic says not. (But he is back down below 2860. Blast it.)
-There's much more motivation for... | Lees meer
I felt like making an Article about my beginner chess repertoire. To demonstrate how my repertiore evolved through out my chess journey. I also wanted to share in how my beginner chess repertoire got created. Which I believe is actually a very co... | Lees meer