Nothing Is Over!


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There is a dangerous “mind virus” being propagated by Paul Anderson, and his ilk, here in the chess community of Colorado Springs. And I am not referring to the unsolicited “Evolution is a Myth” creationist propaganda that the Anderson clan … Continue reading

No Triple Crown? Have a Triple Pawns Chess Tactic


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I was disappointed to learn today that “I’ll Have Another” won’t be competing for the Triple Crown this year. From the AP: I’ll Have Another’s bid for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended stunningly Friday when the chestnut … Continue reading

The “I Already Know That” Problem


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One problem that I often see with the study of chess tactics is what Eben Pagan calls the “I get it mechanism”. What happens is that a chess player decides that they are going to learn chess, and so they … Continue reading