We are supporting two round robin tournaments in Denmark this year. A GM- and an IM-group played in one of Copenhagen’s nicest chess clubs. Drop by the website for live games if you need distraction from your work… The tournament starts the 3rd of June.
In my book I wrote that “over the board it is clear that the King’s Gambit is effective at all levels up to and including 2800+.” Maybe I should revise that to “all levels up to and including 3100+.” At the recent clash of the best engines in the world (the “TCEC Supermatch”) Stockfish
Juicing I have small confession. I love my juicer. It is a Matstone Masticating juicer. It put me back about £150 five years back and has needed a few spare parts over the years. Maybe another £50. Juicing is the process of extracting the liquid from vegetables and fruits. The hard ones. You cannot juice
I will take this one up front. No, there was no room on the list for Watson or Silman. But also, there was no room for Kasparov, Karpov, Kotov, Reti and so on. John and I agreed our way to ten books and I have put them in order of quality, as I see it.
A few points about the sliding schedule. And this is really to the authors. 3-400 pages does not mean when exported from ChessBase! It means once we have diagrams put in and formatted the text!!! Yeah, we are working through a number of tough ones. But they will be worth the wait. First the list,
I will put up a publishing schedule in a moment, but I just wanted to address the slide of THINKING INSIDE THE BOX. Basically, I am a bit worn out after doing ENDGAME PLAY, which as I have already attested, I will have spent about 1000 hours on preparing. This includes: finding positions, analyse them,
Things are moving far better with the Forward Chess app (finally!). New books are being added all the time. In NIC 4/2014 we will carry a full page add for the app on page 3. Sales are slowly picking up, making it feasible to do the conversions (though this was not the reason for the