4th_Aug_09 Attack and Defence
Items from the initial list of areas for improvement:
28th_July_09 Tactical surprisesTactical surprises: a preliminary sketch
Let's have a look at an example:
Our esteemed colleague Dan Frean asked me recently about teaching
chess in Maths lessons. In the spirit of BBC's Any Answers, I
don't think ignorance should be any barrier to trumpeting my ideas... I'll just dump the e-mail here, and add the links and the examples in later when I've got a bit more time.
I'm anxious not to use chess in a way that emphasises existing
in chess ability...
I prepared a sort of road map on the Sicilian and ended up talking around some positional themes...
Anyhow, here's the road map and I'll see about making it web-friendly and incorporating some of the chat.
I did talk about how to win with the Maroczy Bind: here are a couple of games:
Ish provided a welcome list of computer programmes that he has found useful: