How are you today? It is hard to believe that winter is already around the corner and will soon be upon us, but the signs … Read the rest
Top Players Boycott Covid Restrictions
Here’s an interesting story. Some six Dutch chess players took their federation to court when the latter tried to insist … Read the rest
“Woman was God’s second mistake” – Friedrich Nietzsche. Perhaps, but LIFE goes on anyway…… Read the rest
How should White capture on d4?
The second round of the US Championship in St.Louis saw an important theoretical fight between grandmasters Lenier Dominguez and … Read the rest
50th Anniversary: The Making of History
Buenos Aires has deep significance to both chess fans and modern chess historians. The site of some of the
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Is coffee SEXIST? No, I don’t think so. Coffee is coffee is coffee. Everybody drinks coffee. But – and this is the point that I … Read the rest
Bad Day at the Office
Some days are like that. In the following game, played at the Croatian Team Championship, Black – an experienced IM … Read the rest
Have you taken the jab? The pressure to take it is immense! Regardless of your status, you need to see the above video … Read the rest
So you think that you are free?
The pandemic has seen an unprecedented push by governments and Big Tech to work hand in hand to … Read the rest
Isn’t Women Chess’ Image already Sexist Enough?
Associating the already struggling image of women’s chess with a breast enlargement company might be well intended, but … Read the rest
Dracula on Covid-tyranny
No doubt Dracula is referring to endless lockdowns, booster shots and masks! Covid tyranny will be worse than death for the vampire … Read the rest
The Russian youngster Kirill Alekseenko played another theoretically important game yesterday at the European Club Cup (against the Spanish gm Jaime Santos Latasa). This time … Read the rest
It is every Black player’s nightmare come true! You seem to do everything correctly — ‘by the book’ — but very soon you find that … Read the rest
The 36th edition of the European Chess Club Cup got underway on the 17th in the city of Struga, in North Macedonia. The strong team … Read the rest
The irresistible smile of Czech born (1991) Tracy Lindsay. Model and adult actress. “That which is done out of love is always beyond … Read the rest