Category Archive: new material

Oct 07

New Chess960 Article

I have written a new article on “Chess Game Improvement” about a variant of chess called Chess960 or Fischer Random Chess. Though not the original inventor, the variant is named after 11th World Champion Robert James Fischer, who refined the modern rules. This variant is a useful tool for chess training and receives the seal …

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Sep 12

New Live Chess

I have embedded a new Chess Friends Live Board on the website. I had tested it out twice and was very impressed with the interface. Chess Friends has also organised simultaneous exhibitions by Grandmaster Jan Markos.

Aug 05

New Chess Website

I have published a new chess website called Chess Game Improvement. The site is mainly geared towards beginners. I find teaching this ‘simple material’ quite rewarding, especially given how far a player can go if he starts off with a strong foundation. The main GeniusProphecy Chess website will still be continually updated, although often with …

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Jun 14

Coaches, Chessmaster and The Art of Learning

I have written two new related articles. A review of the excellent book The Art of Learning, by American International Master Joshua Waitzkin. Waitzkin is also the main spokesperson for Chessmaster, one of my all-time favourite chess programs. I have reviewed the Grandmaster Edition of Chessmaster. I have added acknowledgements to my past coaches on …

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May 14

Chess Lessons with Grandmaster Efstratios Grivas

Apologies, I haven’t published articles in a while. I have been busy with some other projects. Efstratios Grivas is an author, highly experienced trainer and a chess grandmaster. He recently presented a highly informative series of articles on the world’s most popular chess website, ChessBase. I am going to summarise his tips as well as …

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