Lots of messages lately are about requests for training with Jacob. So, you will be happy to know that there will be a seminar in Germany 10-13/5/2018 in the Wewelsburg. The entry fee for adults is 259€ and for youngsters (U-18) is 229€. If there are more than 3 from one chess club, each of […]
I was playing tennis Monday with three friends. Two good players and a great talent, the 12-year-old son of one of them. He is a small kid, but easily has the best forehand of us all. His downside is that when he makes a mistake, he is not letting go of them easily. We played
We have had a nice debate between the blog readers about various lines and how to approach playing for a win for Black deep in the comments section of the looking into 2018 post. I doubt everyone makes it to comment #297, so I will make my own little point here as an independent post.
Those who have read Thinking Inside the Box may have noticed that there are a few pages in the end where I make the case for following a plant based diet. This is sometimes known as a vegan diet, but there is a substantial difference, as veganism is about ending animal cruelty, which I am
A few years ago we were made aware that some of our books had problems with the binding. Before this, we had heard about maybe 10 books out of hundred thousand, which is not enough for being worried. Now people told us it was ten out of the hundred books they had bought from us.
Here is an idea for players who have a tendency to give up on solving (Critical Moment thinking – view it like a math problem, you cannot guess, you have to work it out) and just make a move. I did this with Sam Shankland over the holidays and we found it quite entertaining. (Especially
We are continuing our special offer – if you buy three books or more and live in the normal European Union zone (as defined by UPS – for example, they exclude some islands and remote areas) we will send you an extra book free. Please note that if you buy a Special Offer and are