Joe Bihlmeyer wins National Donut Day Chess Open 3-0.
Photo: Ken Desrosiers, left, vs. Joe Bihlmeyer.
Check out the launch trailer below and hopefully you’ll agree that our new internal development team has put together a stunning-looking simulation. We’ve poured everything we can into making the environments, boards, pieces and materials as beautifully realistic as possible, all in 4k resolution. From the wood grain and varnish on the antique mahogany board in the library, to the luxury felt on the bottom of each piece, you’ve simply not seen a board game this gorgeous.
What do you do in a tie position (draw) in which you have the initiative:
1) Play until the end by repeating moves
2) do you offer a draw, quickly
New Massachusetts Champion Lawyer Times
This article is a good introduction to the positional exchange sacrifice, with some games from the masters who practiced it!
I found some simple endgames that even GM level players got wrong. They come from real games, and I shared them in this article:
Just arrived... this vintage Spanish set. Used for decades in Spanish tournaments. Beautifully proportioned and rugged for play. Judging from the golden patina and the Lardy Lean of the White King and Black Queen, I'd judge this to be from the sixties...