In the previous article we saw a number of ways in which a game of chess could end in a draw. One of the most comical ones however is the classical stalemate. Stalemate occurs when one side’s king is not under check and that side has no legal moves to play. Few examples can beContinue reading “Stalemate”

A call from Obama’s Desk

April, 2016. It was time for the Bangkok chess challenge. A short flight later I checked into the Yindee hostel, Bangkok. I highly recommend it for the budget traveler. I got to meet some amazing people in the 9 days that I stayed there. One of the positions that arose in one of my gamesContinue reading “A call from Obama’s Desk”

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