Tag Archives: checkmate

Bruce Lee & Chess

Bruce Lee the Ever lasting Dragon – The way of the intercepting fist/foot Jeet Kune Do translates to all things, including chess. Expand when the opponent contracts, contract when the opponent expands and when there is an opportunity, I do not checkmate, it checkmates all by itself

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Knowing your team’s desires – Ignore them at your peril

The knight stands proud as it knows it has many ways of bamboozling your opponent. Its not too proud to take an exchange for a bishop or knight, but hates being jammed on the A or H files. The knight loves nothing more than disturbing the centre of the board, trapping a stray Queen gives …

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Chess and Leadership…A heavenly blend

Leadership concepts can be taken from everyday things that we are involved in, take chess for instance.

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Reverse Psychology of Chess play

  See also Rookie Chess Play 5 Chess Diary of Learning

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Rookies Chess Rating Mystery

My Chess journey has reached a plateau of queries around the rating structure and how this can improve or hinder my development especially in the short play blitz type games. I’ve been a novice short blitz player for a while now and have noticed that when a game is won, my rating can jump upwards …

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