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On Moving On!

It was supposed to be easy. After all, it was always easy. But it is not the case right now.

What have you done to me? 374 more words


Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #411

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and mate Black

Medina v Sanz, Olot 1975


Nice today: 1 Nf5+ is fairly obvious, when 1…Kh5 is best. 35 more words



A small example of Simba’s quirkiness.

Four in one

Chess has been traditionally a men’s sport, and still the difference in the number of players from each sex is sharp. However, many efforts are done to attract more women to play, and little by little it is becoming more popular among girls. 61 more words


Chess in Ruby


For my first blog post, I decided to create a simple command line chess game for two human players.  The game draws a chessboard using unicode symbols for the pieces.   988 more words