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General Chess Discussion - How is this checkmate?#2

The only legal move for white is to take the black queen with the king – which would explode white's king.


sigvei
General Chess Discussion - Pieces' names #6

@lovlas: I think the origin of “springer” in this context is the old meaning of 'springe', ie., jump or bounce. Some commentators on tv have actually switched to hest – that is ‘horse’ – to make the c…


sigvei
Game analysis - Lichess 45/45 Round 2#3

Think it's named like that because some GM said that Bd2 obviously slipped, it was supposed to end up at b4. Bd2 does lose a pawn (after Bxc3 bxc3 dxe4), but that's not a very good line for black anyw…


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Reconnecting