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General

How do Chess-Players Think?

Knight's Tour

Gunno Toernberg tells me he has been working on a computer approach to the problem: you can see his endeavours at: http://w1.859.telia.com/~u85905224/knight/eknight.htm where you can have ago on his Java board.
Comments on: Martin Loebbing and Ingo Wegener, The Number of Knight's
Tours Equals 33,439,123,484,294 --- Counting with Binary Decision
Diagrams

Comment by the authors, May 15, 1996:

The number of knight's tours given in the paper is incorrect, since
the correct number must be divisible by 4.

Semi-Random Baseline Chess

Chess and Psychology

Is there luck in chess?

A chess glossary

What makes a difference?

"There is really only one mistake in chess - underestimating your opponent"
-- TARTAKOVER

 


I found this session hard to prepare, and might try again! I have tried to find mistakes that are typical of a certain level of player - that is, mistakes of a characteristic kind, that better players no longer (or only rarely) make.

  The hope is that these are the sorts of error most easily avoided. This document is subject to two caveats:

Shakespeare Annotates

Shakespeare annotates a chess game Pinched wholemeal (as opposed to piecemeal) from Irving Chernev.
"In a book called Chesslets, by Dr. J. Schumer, all the games are annotated by quotations from various writers.

 

  Here is one of the games, with comments by Shakespeare:"

-- CHERNEV, Wonders and curiosities of chess

(27) Atkins - Saunders [E90]

  Stratford-Upon-Avon, 1925

 

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Assess Your Chess

The Improving Annotator


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Chess Quotes

Playing a game of chess
"Chess is 99% tactics"
— Richard TEICHMANN

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