Tag Archives: Chess

Chess: Polish (Sokolsky) opening

The Sokolsky Opening (also known as the Orangutan or Polish Opening) is an uncommon chess opening: 1.b4 Do you know why Tartakower named it the Orangutan? Tartakower said he got the idea at a zoo Black to move 1. …, … Continue reading

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Everyone has their own opinion of Bobby Fischer

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Chess: Introducing Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine BBC Interview 1938 Alexander Alekhine was one of the most glorious and tragic of the world’s great Chess Champions. This segment covers his birth in Moscow, 1892 until the eve of his World Championship match with the legendary … Continue reading

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