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The Beauty of Chess Tricks

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

If tricks were not allowed in chess, the game would be boring. For the last two centuries they were the jewels of chess played in European coffee houses and they were in big demand.

Joys of Chess: From Krabbé to Hesse

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 01.17.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

Christian Hesse's book The Joys of Chess is a compilation of chess stories, biographical sketches, games and fragments with references to art and science. It resembles work previously done by Tim Krabbé.