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Fog of War

Chris Torres and his student Nico play through the Fog of War on chess.com. Also known as Dark Chess, Fog of War is a popular chess variant where players can only see what is contained on the squares their pieces are threatening. Though new to Fog of War, Chris thinks out loud while developing strategiesContinue reading “Fog of War”

The Best Chess Analysis

Chess games are a lot like feature movies. For instance, the chess moves can be thought of as the dialogue, strategic themes are the plot, and tactics are the fight scenes. Sometimes endgames are the final battle and other times just an epilogue. The average movie goer, much like an amateur chess player, often catchContinue reading “The Best Chess Analysis”

Analyze That! October 20, 2020

Here is the notation for the games in the October 20, 2020 Analyze That! This is helpful if you want to play along. Site chess.com White KarinRibeiro Black manujlc Result 1-0 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bc4 Bb4 4…Nxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 5.Ng5 O-O 6.Qf3 6.d3 h6 7.Nf3 6…Nd4 7.Qd3 c6 7…d5 8.Bb3 8.exd5 Bf5Continue reading “Analyze That! October 20, 2020”