Tag: chess

The Case for Fischer Random Chess (Chess960) and Chicken Games

“Please put aside your barbaric talk about Fischer Random 960. It obliterates the ability of the viewer to make sense of the board, so why bother?” — Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution Top-level classical chess has become so clean that draws are the norm when both play a memorization game of

The Best Chess Moments In Queen’s Gambit

“My tranquility needs to be refurbished.” Alma Wheatley When you play a lot of chess, you start recognizing what “Hollywood” dresses up in films to increase drama or exaggerate details to cue the audience what is happening in a game. So when Queen’s Gambit arrived on Netflix, it went to

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