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A sequence of forcing moves and a retreat — A Pagan’s Way of Thinking In most positions where you’re up material, you want to trade down. But, this position is completely winning due to the material loss, but how would you put it away quickly and most effeciently? Think Like a Pagan. So, pawn takes, […]
A solid game with brutal, tactical finish. If white plays then the game goes on… but …. white blunders: Black has one move that wins on the spot … and only one… he fails to save his queen, but bails properly: He takes the knight and the rook for the queen. The game winds down […]
Colloquialisms and the untranslatable in literature, the Bible, Quran and the problem of translation generally. In learning Biblical Hebrew and reading the book of Ruth, I came across a segment which appeared to be … sexually suggestive. Now, I’m sure to many scholars who work with these materials in their native language consistently, but this […]
An interesting, near perfect classical game to reach 2070 in live rating.
A knickknocking carpenter so into its work that its beak Doubles as a sledgehammer and in Hollywood we find the nestling grounds of a number of Carolina whites; They burrow in the dead trees throughout Sumter National, a protected land where entropy is allowed to flourish And the forests rattle like a put of rattlers, […]