In the November 2014 column, That’s Entertainment: Lasker, Simultaneous Exhibitions, and the Languages of Chess Performance, John S. Hilbert explores how in a simultaneous chess exhibition the performer should bring an understanding of human nature to his performance. A new column is posted the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Bruce Pandolfini presents a block of ten problems that have been given to classes and private students (yes, even some who became GMs). In his November 2014 column, Knight Tricks Bishop, he examines how the knight's special prancing can lead to all kinds of insidious forks. A new column is posted the fourth Tuesday of each month.
There are many famous and fascinating matches in chess history. This is the strange story about one of them: the match between Akiba Rubinstein and Frank Marshall held in Warsaw, October 25 -November 14, 1908. A match not mentioned anywhere at that time. A new Inside Chess column is posted the third Saturday of each month.