Generally speaking, when you are in a bad or losing position, you should not count on finding a single miraculous move — a hail Mary — to save your position. Hard-nosed, patient defense will save more games than prayers will. But on the other hand, you should keep an eye out for the rare case […]
The Muzio Gambit is a chess opening that every attacking, tactical player dreams about. There are few openings where you can sacrifice a minor piece on move five, but the Muzio Gambit allows you to do just that. White must not fear entering the Double Muzio Gambit with Bxf7+ Black can delay the capture on […]
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained, you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.