chess

Irregular Chess

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I’ve been patting myself on the back for making my life easier by choosing chess data as a domain to write programs against. Chess produces tons of well-structured, predictable, meaningful …


Chess Drills A La De La Maza

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Concentric Squares (forks and skewers):


Working on my chess skills

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Philidor’s position for queen vs rook.

kb8-rb7-kc6-qa5


Elephant Gambit

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Yesterday a friend was demonstrating how to mess with your opponent, so after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 he played 2...d5.

I’ve definitely seen the position before and probably even figured out the correct …