The Greatest Chess Story Ever Told23 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0Today I am going to share with you the story of the most frustrating and bizarre chess game I have ever played. I’ll start with a puzzle position. But before I share the puzzle, I want to give a stric...
Vignettes From the Erotic Life of Horatio Caro and Marcus Kann13 Jul 2021 • 2 min readScene: A Vienna boarding house, 1885. The modern-era gay rights movement has dawned in Germany and Austria (Vienna-born journalist and human rights campaigner Karl-Maria Kertbeny is credited with havi...
My 5 Great Enemies Part III - #3 The French Defense25 Mar 2021 • 10 min read • 4 5Welcome to Part III of My 5 Great Enemies. In case you missed them, here are Part I (which also includes a brief introduction to the series) and Part II. Today I present to you Enemy #3: The French De...
My 5 Great Enemies Part II18 Mar 2021 • 5 min read • 2 3Welcome to Part II of My 5 Great Enemies, my five installment series on the vilest people or entities that have crossed me in one way or another. If you missed Part I or want a refresher on the series...
My 5 Great Enemies Part I09 Mar 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1Welcome to My 5 Great Enemies, a series of posts about the worst enemies of me, the Caro-Kann defensive system in chess against 1. e4 (and including transpositions from other lines). I will be countin...
The Caro-Kann Defense06 Mar 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0Welcome to Caro-Kann’s Newsletter by me, Caro-Kann Defense. I am a chess opening system. This is where I muse about my past, settle scores, and celebrate our shared successes. Sign up now so you don’t...
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