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Bicycling Blog - In Season

7/27/11 — I haven't written a Blog for awhile. During the winter months when the days were short and cold I spent a lot of time thinking and writing about cycling. I had several Blogs “in the can” but some computer issues resulted in those Blogs being lost and made writing new ones difficult.

Chess Corner - Checkmating Nets

In the last two columns, I discussed some tactics that are not usually used for checkmating your opponent. In this week’s column, I will show some checkmating tactics. These tactics are called checkmating nets (or sometimes checkmating patterns).

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Chess Corner - Basic Tactics, Part 2

Last week, I showed some of the more common chess tactics. This week, I will show a few more.

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First, I would like to mention removing the guard, also known as undermining. Removing the guard is quite literally removing the guard, because you remove a defender before you capture a piece. There are two ways to do this: destruction and deflection.

Chess Corner - Basic Tactics, Part 1

In the previous few columns, I discussed the basics of chess. Now, it is time to start a new unit: how to play well. In this column, I will show some basic chess tactics. These are tricks people use in even the highest level. There are lots of these little techniques, so in this column I will only show the ones that are used the most. Next week, I will show some more.

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Chess Corner - Advanced Moves and Chess Notation

 Last week, we saw a majority of the moves. There are also three other moves that are harder to understand than the rest. They are called castling, en passant, and pawn promotion. Here is an explanation of each move:

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Chess Corner - Advanced Moves and Chess Notation

 +Last week, we saw a majority of the moves. There are also three other moves that are harder to understand than the rest. They are called castling, en passant, and pawn promotion. Here is an explanation of each move:

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Chess Corner - Advanced Moves and Chess Notation

Last week, we saw a majority of the moves. There are also three other moves that are harder to understand than the rest. They are called castling, en passant, and pawn promotion. Here is an explanation of each move:

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Chess Corner - Basic Moves and Rules

In the last column I discussed the goal of the game – to trap your opponent’s king while protecting your own. I also introduced some basic rules. In this column, I will go over those rules in more detail.

Chess Corner - Basic Moves and Rules

In the last column I discussed the goal of the game – to trap your opponent’s king while protecting your own. I also introduced some basic rules. In this column, I will go over those rules in more detail.

Bicycling Blog - A Trip to the Mountains - Part 1

April 2011

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