Hi at all,
I hope that you enjoyed the simul yesterday, I played 18 games against people from all the world and at the end the final result was 13.5-4.5
My first idea was play 30 games, but I publicized the event only the same day! To help me w... | Leggi tutto
1-It don't protect your king.
2-Your queen attacking force is not very strong.
3-Control of center can be better using another openings such as the French defence.
4-It doesn't afford mate quickly if the opponent is strong.
5-Defence is poor. | Leggi tutto
The French Defence is named after a match played by correspondence between the cities of London and Paris in 1834 (although earlier examples of games with the opening do exist). It was Chamouillet, one of the players of the Paris team, who pers... | Leggi tutto
White first moves other than 1.e4, 1.d4 (A00–A39)
1.d4 without 1...d5 or 1...Nf6: Atypical replies to 1.d4 (A40–A44)
1.d4 Nf6 without 2.c4: Atypical replies to 1...Nf6 (A45–A49)
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 without 2...e6 or 2...g6: Atypical Indian syst... | Leggi tutto
Rudolf Spielmann, The Art of Sacrifice in Chess, 21st century edition, revised and expanded by Karsten Mueller. (Russell Enterprises, 2015.) 272 pp., $24.95. Reviewed by Dennis Monokroussos.
Austrian grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942) was ... | Leggi tutto