Chess Goes to School

How, and Why, the Game Caught on Among Young Americans.By Ann Hulbert In January of 1958, three months after Sputnik triggered an educational panic in America much like today’s angst about the global talent race, a...

Is Chess 99% Tactics?

(RR) IS CHESS 99% TACTICS? According to Richard Teichmann this is the case..What do you think? Lets take a look at the following position: White to move. White wins with a remarkable Rook sacrifice! Try to find it…...

A Chess Princess: Olga Capablanca

A MEMORY REDISCOVERED: OLGA, A CHESS PRINCESS I used to write a chess column for two spanish newspapers in New York City back in 1990-91. One of the articles that I wanted to write, was about Jose Raul Capablanca, who wa...