Which Chess Opening Move is Best? Part 3

In Part 1, we discussed 1.e4. Part 2 was all about 1.d4. Now it’s time to talk about the so-called Flank Openings. Since I have discussed 1.c4 previously, I’ll focus on other moves, starting with…   1.Nf3 — Definitely NOT for keeping things simple Unless you are married to 1.e4 until death-do-you-part, opening with 1.Nf3

Chess Tactics: Bisguier — Larsen, 1965

A Dean of American Chess Arthur Bisguier (1929-2017) was a grandmaster (1957) from New York. The 1954 U.S. Champion won clear or shared first place at the U.S. Open five times between 1950 and 1969. He also represented the USA in five Olympiads between 1952 and 1972. As an author he wrote, among other works, The

How to Get Better at Chess: Chess Masters on Their Art

Wide-Ranging Opinions by Chess Pros How to Get Better At Chess contains answers from Grandmasters and International Masters about their thoughts on chess improvement, motivation, study methods, etc. I can’t remember how I discovered this book, but I’m glad I did. It was hard to put this book down, and I read it all in a