FIDE WWCC 2015/Rd3

FIDE WWCC 2015/Rd3     Round 3 game 2  The Russians Fight back[Kosteniuk,  Pogonina] after round 3 game one disasters ..now on to the tie breaks. The exception is now the eliminated Alisa Galliamova(RUS),who lost both games to India’s Humpy Koneru,who will take on Ukraine’s WGM Mariya Muzychuk..[Rd4]  E. Kublashvili  Rd3/G2 Harika, Dronavalli… Continue reading

Chess and Go: Proverbs

Chess and Go:  Proverbs A Chess and Go comparison assembled by Richard Bozulich  Introduces ideas and principles that guide a player to make sound strategic moves in Go and Chess ..Which helps the beginner master the game.. Most Go philosophy is in proverbs but they’re other strategic principles which make up Go theory example :… Continue reading

FIDE WWCC 2015/Rd1

FIDE WWCC 2015/Rd1 : The “Knock-Out” World Women’s Chess Championship is now underway you can can go through the games: http://sochi2015.fide.com/en/component/turnuva/?task=fileview&kid=4   The game listed below are round 1 ..1st game B. Dolmatovsky   Rd 1 Krush, Irina (USA)     Milliet, Sophie (FRA) 1-0 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6… Continue reading

19TH ANNUAL MID-AMERICA OPEN /Final

  19TH ANNUAL MID-AMERICA OPEN /Final Clayton /Saint Louis Crowne Plaza: 7 section[s] ,261 players Top 10 in Open Section: 1 | ILLIA I NYZHNYK                 |4.5  |W  25|W  17|D   3|W  15|W   6| MO | 15477488 / R: 2748   ->2748     |     |     |     |     |     |     | —————————————————————————– 2 | PRIYADHARSHAN… Continue reading

Queen’s Indian Defense

 by National Life Master Loal Davis The Queen’s Indian Defense has often been thought of as a “poor cousin” of the Nimzo-Indian Defense.  Black doesn’t always get to pin that Knight on c3 and if Black isn’t going to fall back into a regular Queen’s Gambit, then the Queen’s Indian… Continue reading

What Luck

What Luck: Richard Rory has gone to Vegas, broke, and ends up finding a single token on the ground He puts it in the slot machine and instantly wins the jackpot. How much? 50k! Of course, the casino doesn’t want him to walk out with the money so they send… Continue reading