Early June I played in the Swiss Rapid Chess Masters, a well organised one day tournament in Pfaffikon on Lake Zurich. I received a pleasant surprise on arrival with a gift of a bag of Swiss chocolates waiting for me in my room. The weather was ... | Leggi tutto
A new technique for analyzing positions at the interface of strategy and tactics will considerably improve your playing and prevent you from making blunders.
The PDF book is available at: http://www.neoneuro.com/downloads/chuzhakinssystem.pdf
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The latest changes to the official FIDE laws of chess have taken the hard-line of banning mobile phones from playing venues completely.
This will apply to all FIDE rated events, although there is dispensation for individual tournaments to specify... | Leggi tutto
If you’ve been around the site for a while, you may have noticed Staff or other users talking about “V3.” Often you’ll see it used in a sentence like this one:We’ll get around to thinking about adding that [insert coo... | Leggi tutto
(This is a short story/guide on the best way to install ChessBase on a Mac, including Macs without a DVD drive.)
Recently, I decided to embrace my inner hipster and get a Mac. (If you don't know what a hipster is, this handy flowchart from th... | Leggi tutto