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Baseline Chess, Hedgehog and Magnus Carlsen

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 03.15.2014 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

The title of the world champion is a frequent topic of conversations about chess and bringing in Magnus Carlsen is inevitable these days. But did Carlsen do anything unique to win the title?

Chess Puzzles: King Tut in Studies

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

This week we present another variation of the "King Tut motif." Entombing the king in chess studies is usually done at the edge of the chessboard and often leads to spectacular stalemates. It can save draws in tournament games.

Chess Puzzles: Richard Reti's Marvelous Squares

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

A chessboard is a square, divided into 64 black and white squares. But there are more squares in chess, mostly invisible, as part of an amazing chess geometry hidden in chess players' minds.