Monday, March 29, 2010

The Alterman Gambit Guide

Some might argue that I am bending my ”No more buying opening books longer than a haiku rule” but this title has been on my wanted list for quite some time. The fine chaps on Quality Chess are keen to point out that this is not an advanced book on gambits. Check out the extract and judge for yourself.

A book on gambits for black is also in the pipeline. Yummi!
I will post some first impressions as soon as the book appears in my mailbox and a review later on! Promise!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Training Report

February has been a rather wasted chess month. The whole family has been enjoying a majority of the colds/flues known to science. Still, My Chesstempo rating is only six points short of an all time high and the most recent slow games have had their bright moments even though I lost them all.

The fpawn-site gave me some much needed inspiration to how to defend against d4. I just might give the dutch a try.

Goals for March: