Doh. There are a several.… More All the times I missed Nxf7 (aka I can see Matt Phelps rolling his eyes in disdain)
Like me, link me
Tweet me, Digg me
Favorite me, fan me
Poke me, spam me… More Barry White could have made this work somehow
Eureka! Years ago I noted that Bizarre Foods TV host Andrew Zimmern can eat almost anything. Almost. But not durian, fried mullet roe, or tofu from the House of Unique Stink. (That post lives on and on. It’s been viewed hundreds of times this year, though it was written seven years ago.) But tonight …… More The fourth thing I’ve seen Andrew Zimmern spit out
This one here is me losing $200 or so :)
Last round, 1st board, a Mechanics Institute G/45.… More Fifth position
Chessloser? Lost. Takchess? Leftchess. Likesforests? Clear-cut. BlueDevilKnight? Night night. SamuraiPawn? SamuraiGone. Drunknknite’s final post from 2012 (or maybe 2011) is titled Back in Action and says “I’m going to start updating my blog again.” You never know, though… sometimes blogs lurch back to life. Maybe mine should be retitled Reanimator.
Long ago (2008) in a galaxy far far away (New England) * , Howard and I played a tournament game. Afterwards we thought it might be interesting to do a joint annotation, showing the thinking process of both sides of the board. Howard did a pretty extensive commentary after going over the game with a 2200-rated coach. Then… More Searching for Howard Goldowsky
In chess, maybe you think of computers as tactics-checkers.
The big revelation to me, as I started using an engine in the past few months, is that tactics are generally the least-valuable thing Stockfish shows me. The really invaluable thing is having a positional-evaluation-checker of 2400+ strength.… More What Stockfish saw* Part 1