Abalone Academy

January 22, 2017



“Wer von Geometrie nichts versteht, hat hier keinen Zutritt.”


“Let none but geometers enter here.”

(Motto over the entrance to Plato’s Academy)

Plato, Greek philosopher (428/427 BCE – 348/347 BCE)



1 marble (black): a point
2 marbles (black): a line
3 marbles (white): an equilateral triangle
4 marbles (white): a rhombus
5 marble (black): a trapezoid
6 marble (black): a rhomboid
7 marbles (white): a regular hexagon


All quotes in the Dictionnary of quotes.

Find a realizable plan

December 4, 2016

Eugene Znosko-Borovsky, circa 1910.

“It is not a move, even the best move that you must seek, but a realizable plan.”

Eugène Znosko-Borovsky, Russian-born French chess master (1884–1954)


All quotes in the Dictionnary of quotes.



boulet (Black) should not have lost this game 26926 against MLA (White)… (^_-)—☆
Just ask me and I will show you (: