Archive for December 17th, 2015

At approximately 5.49 am this morning, I sat by the window on the bus to work as it drove across the desert in the gloom and had an epiphany. Not yet awake, I was staring at the following position on my smart phone.


I am white and it is from a correspondence game which I started last week. I love the grand prix attack and spent a quiet few mins deliberating over whether to kick the knight with e5 or play the more standard f5. But instead of being able to perform basic calculations I was struck by the beauty of the position and how imbalanced it is.

Just thought I’d share that.

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