“How to learn openings”
Perhaps there is no such a chess lover who would not want to learn how to play better, would not seek to get rid of the flaws in his game.…

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How to play with a computer
This article is primarily addressed to all those who are ready to give up home comfort, part with peace and sound sleep and fork out for online chess battles. For…

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“How to learn openings”
Perhaps there is no such a chess lover who would not want to learn how to play better, would not seek to get rid of the flaws in his game.…

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My ideal self

Indian parable.

Four blind people walked around the city.
“Stand back,” they shouted to them, “they are leading the elephant!”
– What is an elephant?
The driver stopped the elephant and allowed it to be touched so that these people had an idea about
what an elephant is.
“Well, now do you understand what an elephant is?”
“Yes,” answered the first blind man who touched the elephant’s foot, “the elephant is like a large column!”
“The elephant is like a fat snake!” – said the second man, touching the elephant for the trunk.
– An elephant is like a big barrel! – said the third, because he touched the belly of an elephant.
“An elephant is like a rope,” retorted the fourth, for he touched the tail of the elephant. Continue reading

Errare humanum est
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In 1946, freshman at the Law School of the University of Amsterdam, Hein Donner went to Groningen at the Staunton Memorial. Student Donner was rarely seen in university auditoriums: captivated…

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A rook in chess - how does a piece move?
A rook in chess is one of the most powerful pieces. Best of all, the potential of the rook can be realized if there are no obstacles in its way…

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