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> Chess book for a beginner
Win a chess game. Yes, you can win!
Chess Game in an old movie
~~~~ The Seventh Seal - 1957 film
~~~ “A Little Game” — a film revolving around chess
>> Recent film with a lot of chess
>> Grandmaster Akiba Rubinstein
~~ Think big when you play chess ~~
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Nonfiction book review “How to Beat Your Dad at Chess”
> "How to Beat Your Dad at Chess"
Ropen pterosaur: not extinct!
At least one species of pterodactyl is still alive: the Hammerhead Ropen
* * * Informal chess game outdoors
Category Archives: Tactical
What do some chess books have to say about tactics? A great deal! The following brief book reviews relate to tactics in the royal game. We’ll stick to simply quoting from these five books. Beat That Kid in Chess (by … Continue reading
First we need to separate two sources of error: Tactical ignorance for a particular position Temporary weakness of body or mind (including fatigue) This division of cause does not mean a blunder must come from only one of the above. … Continue reading
Many chess books teach the tactic of the knight fork. Let’s examine two puzzles from the 1955-published book 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combinations, by the well-known chess author Fred Reinfeld. (Most of the problems in this publication are more challenging that … Continue reading
A few recent chess books may have outdone 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combinations, by Fred Reinfeld, in the numbers of their diagrams, but the older publication lead the way. It still stands as a classic in this form of chess … Continue reading
How can a raw beginner win a game of chess against another raw beginner? I have a few suggestions: Read my book Beat That Kid in Chess; when you play chess, apply what you learned Learn to imagine a move, … Continue reading
Chess Book Review It was the best of books; it was the worst of books. For average chess beginners or the lower-intermediate-level players, how can this book simultaneously be the best and the worst, this bestseller on the royal game: How to Beat Your Dad at Chess? It’s … Continue reading
Have you ever heard that chess is 95% tactics? That’s close to the mark, for most chess games are won or lost because of tactics more than strategy. So what’s the difference between tactics and strategy? Strategy is like arranging your living room for … Continue reading