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24/08/2020

Online Chess vs Over-the-Board Chess

Is it true that online chess encourages us to make a move quicker than when playing over the board?! Is it true that when playing online we tend to choose ‘to do’ rather than ‘to be’ (The definition of these two concepts can be found in Jonathan Rowson’s book ‘Chess For Zebras’ here https://dagnechess.co.uk/shop-for-recommended-chess-books/) ?! And it may well be, that we go for the attack on our opponent’s king more often in the online chess game than in our over-the-board or face-to-face, as they call it, game!!!

25/07/2020

Dagne’s Blog

Chess Olympiad

I will be playing here soon https://www.chess.com/news/view/fide-online-olympiad-2020-chess

A rotating puzzle or quadruplexes by Jeff Coakley from http://coakleychess.com puzzling side!
Four puzzles in one!
Add a white pawn to the board so that White (South) has a mate in 1.
Once you solve it, rotate the board 90 degrees [...]