Chess Puzzle

Apr 282012

Have you ever tried the knight’s tour on a chessboard? Simply place your knight on one of the four corner squares (the easiest place to start) and try to visit each square on the board only once. An interactive board can be found here and it will color the squares you’ve already visited. A perfectly-completed knight tour […]

Apr 262012
Assembling a Repertoire: Resolving a Problem in the QG Exchange

The Queen’s Gambit Exchange Variation is a highly flexible opening used by GMs of both positional and tactical styles.White is able to control to a large degree the kinds of positions that result. Black often keeps his bishop on e7 and aims for normal development. He is happy that the exchange of pawns has freed […]