Anyone who is following the super tournament Norway Chess is probably surprised to see that the world's number one and triple world champion Magnus Carlsen is having an extraordinarily bad tournament, and is currently close to last place. Several... | Lees meer
The title came from a Tweet that I saw (though it was later deleted, I suspect). It made me laugh.
Anyways, maybe whoever thought that up was right...
Since Magnus gave up on the (low) chances of Hikaru blundering due to exhaustion, he can no lo... | Lees meer
I searched the internet for a 1 0 rating list of chess engines, what I did find were rating lists for standard time controls or blitz time controls but engines perform different under bullet time controls by that I mean engines that are very stron... | Lees meer
In this part, I will give you a supremely effective "hack" for playing the middlegame strongly from a strategic perspective. I'm not the first to suggest this method.
First, let me provide my rationale for discussing strategy before tactics. Afte... | Lees meer
After reading some comments on Nigel Short's article about difference between men and women, I realized I had surprisingly strong feelings about this issue.
I, frankly, don't see Short's comments as sexist, but that's probably because of my diffe... | Lees meer