Monthly Archives: August 2012

Chess Dance, beginning Chess is learned in small steps

When learning to play chess, it is difficult to know who to play chess against. After friends and family, I started playing on FICS the Free Internet Chess Server, but I found I play well below almost everyone who played … Continue reading

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Pawn’s worth on the Chessboard

My first ah ha! moment was realizing Pawns as part of my chess army, are useful for a lot more than canon fodder. In the past, I would simply march my pawns off to their death when I thought I … Continue reading

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Chess and getting to 1000

I do not know where this blog will end up, but for now, I am interested mostly in chess. I want to become a reasonable chess player. Reasonable to me is being able to hold up my half of the … Continue reading

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