Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.
White to play and mate Black
Cayeste v Nielsen, 1957
Not too hard: a single, forced line. 22 more words
A Zen idea is that of that to do nothing is already to be doing something. And this is what I have been doing for so long a lapse of time: thinking about Chess, thinking about Chess programs and how to counter them at CC, winning games and some events, losing games and ending bordering disaster, drawing games too. 646 more words
Over the last twelve days, I have published my pick of the 12 best moves from 2016, taken from 11 games (since I included two separate moves from Caruana-Nakamura). 221 more words
I am starting the New Year with a fairly random selection of moves seen during 2016: skewed to the last few months, since I only thought of making such a selection in December, and then had to try to recall some of my favourite moments. 156 more words