Losing To A Chick

There’s nothing more embarrassing than losing a game of chess to a chick.

Well said Rachel, though I’m not so sure about your choice of chess set or calling knights and rooks ‘horses’ and ‘castles’. Nevertheless this is a nice clear video for beginners:

Fortunately I have a pretty good score against chicks (wins versus Maya Chiburdanidze and Pia Cramling, no major losses that I can remember). But many GMs do not, some even becoming serial victims.


Author: NigelD

Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: