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"Should I try every sacrifice I can't refute, or should I only sacrifice when I can calculate its soundness?" Is this a fair rephrasing of your question? If so, I'd say that in the long-run it's proba
Cool story bro. Thanks for sharing.
Is this a real consipiracy or just a made up dream?
It was the night of January 16th, 2014 when I got a call from my friend telling me to beware a slew of emails he expected I'd receive in the next few weeks. He was right. My friend, Mr. Flint, is the
Rating indicates only how good you play chess. Sometimes everybody has a good mood for chess where he/she sees a nice combination which might be risky to take. There is a difference of course betw
I often find the most creative and powerful combinations come from a nonchalant intuition; hesitated only by a fear to take risks that will make me lose points. Are ratings really as important as beau
Silman's "complete endgame course" covers all the important endgames
Logical Chess, is sort of a cross bread of a group of annotated games and chess theory. It isn't just like, "Hey, this move is good because ..." It says stuff like, "Hey, a player wants to get contr
Thank you! I like books that explain the "building blocks" then go into the logic of each variant option...im not a big fan of just annotated game books with opinions on whats the best move. I like to
Try Logical Chess: Move By Move (I would underline it, but that is not an option) it goes over some really famous games, but also explains EVERY move.