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)


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


A good beginning

September 11, 2016


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“A good beginning makes a good ending.”

Louis L’Amour (Louis Dearborn LaMoore), American writer (1908-1988)

This quote is a tribute to the young players of the London MSO Korean team.


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Belgian daisy, 8th move, White to play: a good beginning for Black!

Aba-Pro notation for this opening:

Belgian daisy
1.a1b2 i5h5 2.a2b3 i6h6 3.c2c3 a5b5 4.b3c4 b5c5 5.g7g8f6 b6c6 6.b2c3c2 c7d7 7.b1c2 h4g4 8.h7h9g7