Archive for the 'Puzzles' Category
I still am coming to grips with losing this one. I HAD IT. I HAD IT. Oh well. Comments are appreciated.
In which Heath overcomes adversity and doesn’t suck too bad.
SORRY DAVID BOOTH. But my archives don’t go very deep and this was easily the only game I had that I felt would make a good video. So right now I’m ranked around 1250 and I literally haven’t lost a game in about 4 months while still constantly challenging people stronger than me. It will [...]
Okay, the checkmate will be familiar if you watched the previous episode. Again, pick this apart, I love your commentary. This was a blitz game. I’m probably not going to play another game for a couple months or so because I lost 5-6 games in a humiliating fashion after this one. My brain just needs [...]
Hey gang. Not everybody is going to find this interesting, just a caveat. It’s impossible to succeed at anything unless you sit back and analyze your own work. In chess, this means going over the games you’ve played. One of my fave chess channels on youtube is a guy that started annotating his own games [...]
What is the most interesting ‘sport’ to read about? Chess, definitely. Or is it Mancala? The jury’s out. Kasparov Against the World is about the former. Let’s take a trip back to 1999. Times were simpler then. Microsoft wanted to show the power of the internet and Kasparov wanted to bring a lot of traffic [...]
We all know the story. Bobby Fischer went crazy, did not defend his title and started hating Jews, dying in Iceland in 2008. His most recent game was played in 1992 against Spassky. Or was it? I just dug up this article, which alleges that at the turn of the century, Fischer would log onto [...]